The evolution of lasvegassun.com’s homepage strategy – more importantly, does a nice design negatively impact traffic?

I first heard Rob Curley talk about this issue at SND ’08 in Vegas, when they were just starting to A/B test the ugly list of stories to see what it would do for traffic numbers. Take a look at this progress report to find out how the Sun’s homepage strategy has evolved.

The evolution of lasvegassun.com’s homepage strategy – more importantly, does a nice design negatively impact traffic?

El Comercio Per煤 | Audios de la corrupci贸n, Paro de la CGTP, Selecci贸n nacional, Temblor en Lima, Noticias Per煤

A gorgeous newspaper.com homepage. They lead with video, follow it with a brilliant breaking news grid that rotates through a variety of sections, then the reader finds themselves in front of a console of information, from soccer schedules (mapped) to stock markets.

El Comercio Per煤 | Audios de la corrupci贸n, Paro de la CGTP, Selecci贸n nacional, Temblor en Lima, Noticias Per煤