No Ads or Spam

Cheryl recently commented about pyxlin on Blooking Central. She posed this question:

Since pyxlin makes a very big deal about keeping private journals private AND they want you to start and end with pyxlin, they charge you for it. It’s only $30 a year [It is actually $20], but still … why would you?

I also responded to this comment about an ad based system in an earlier journal entry:

“…Rather than a monthly fee, some ad content may be acceptable as a way to generate revenue. If I live for 80 years, an annual fee over that timeframe is a big commitment, so less likely to commit to it.”

I suppose that if pyxlin were a blog this would make a great deal of sence. But pyxlin is nothing like a blog.

Personal journals or diaries contain the MOST personal information that any of us have. BBC just reported that proper ad based systems, like Google’s, are not so private at all.

There is the possibility that pyxlin could be more profitable if it would let spiders comb through your journal and then sell it for advertising purposes. But we care most about your security. Security is part of why pyxlin is has OpenID.

We are going to be offering you a very secure, encrypted, option that will not include ads. We want you to know that your journal is yours.

After a lot of privacy and security concerns we added this question to our survey:

What kind of security would you need to feel comfortable keeping your private journal online?

Here is the response (note: of the 1200+ people surveyed over 65% of them are bloggers!):

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So our answer is easy. We must make pyxlin secure.

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July 16, 2007. discussions, features, journal research, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

pyxlin vs blog

There seems to be some confusion about pyxlin and blogging. Here are some examples:

“If you charge too much for the actual journal service (which is, essentially, a blog) you won’t get any members because the service is available free elsewhere.”

“A very interesting concept that I had never though of before. (IE the ability to have a hard copy of your online journal/blog)”

“good idea, but sell the book – not the blog.”

“The only real difference between this and the LJ [LiveJournal is a blog] I use now is the drag and drop pictures and the ability to print it hardbound- but Im cheap and probably would pay for it and would stick with LJ. I also dont feel like I really blog/journal enough to make it worth my while- if I want something to keep private and on paper, I’ll write it in my journal notebook by hand (which I prefer anyway).”

“I consider my written personal journal a completely different animal than my blog. What makes my written journal unique is the fact that it’s handwritten and unproofed, which makes it most personal to me. I would never want it to be electronic, it would lose the qualities that make it special.”

It is apparent that some think that pyxlin is another form of a blog. Today, I will dispel this myth by showing you that although pyxlin is as cool as any blog, it is a far different animal.

Lets take a look at some screen shots of a blog and then pyxlin:

This is a screen shot of me editing this pyxlin blog:

wordpress screenshot

As you can see the WordPress editor is pretty technical. It would scare my mom right away. As you read this you can see what it looks like published. It is all in web form.

This is a screen shot of my own pyxlin journal:

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As you can see pyxlin is far different from my blog. I showed it to my mom on Sunday and she said, “Wow, this is so easy to use. ” Tell me the last time your mom said that about blogging.

Pyxlin is bookmaking application. Pyxlin will be able to import blog entries. Pyxlin will be able to import MS Word docs. Pyxlin can import photos from Flickr. Pyxlin is a typesetting system. Pyxlin takes all the good bits of self-publishing and traditional journals and mixes them with the even better bits of the web.

July 16, 2007. discussions, features, journal research, personal-publishing, typesetting, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

turk survey, getting noticed.

Today I noticed a small stream of visitors coming from Turker Nation.  There is a thread (conversation) posted about the turk survey we have been running.

One of our turk friends (a “Young Turker”) said that he/she felt a little “foolish” giving us all that data so cheaply.

Another turk friend, I assume older, “Grizzled Turker” responded:

Why should it have cost him plenty? People “give away” their e-mail addresses and opinions all the time. 

I think it’s great that he found an innovative use for Mturk and I’m sure the survey data he gained will help. After the dust settles, though, I hope he steps back and puts what he has in perspective. He has 2,300 surveys from the Mturk community. There is nothing that would indicate that these results would represent those of the general public or any other user group.

Marketing 101: know your target audience.

We understand that Turk users are just ONE demographic. We are a startup and have very limited funds. As time moves on we will add more depth to our research, but this Turk survey is more data than most startups begin with. We will do more in depth research as our resources grow.

Thanks Turkers for all the advice and help! We are grateful.

June 19, 2007. discussions, journal research, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk converts 26% of surveys into solid leads!

About two months ago, I started a survey on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk. This survey started as a small school project. I never expected it to turn into an Internet marketing asset. It has now blossomed into two other academic projects, and we have collected over 4500 surveys resulting in:

  • The price point for launching our product (The survey told us what people are willing to pay).
  • Over 1100 solid email addresses! 26% of those surveyed asked to be informed when pyxlin is released (that is a higher conversion rate than I get from Google Adwords, Yahoo Panama, Amazon ClickRiver or MSN Adcenter).
  • A few blog posts about pyxlin.
  • One person interested in getting us Venture Capital funding.
  • A whole bunch of fantastic data! (unscientific I know, but most start ups would kill to get the kind of data we now have about our product)
  • To date, the whole project has cost only $250 dollars! WOW!

How it started

It all started when my attention was grabbed as I was walking down the seventh floor hall of the Tanner Building at Brigham Young University. Jeff Barr, Evangelist for Amazon.com, was speaking on Amazon S3, EC2, and Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (mturk). This caught my attention because pyxlin is currently run on S3 and EC2’s servers. I stopped and listened from the back of a large group of web commerce students as Jeff Barr explained the concept of mturk.

By the time he had finished, I figured that I could take a few simple steps to make mturk work for my school project.

How to use Mturk to Conduct a Survey

Mturk is a system that allows you to either pay workers to complete small tasks, or to get paid for completing other peoples tasks. The task I created was a simple 20 multiple choice question survey on personal journals (click here to go through and see one of the surveys).

1 – Creating your survey

If you are a programmer, you can use mturk to put a survey right onto Amazon. I am not a programmer so I choose a different route.

I wrote the survey up on a Google Doc. Then I weeded out and consolidated any unnecessary questions. I used QuestionPro‘s survey service to create my survey (I also looked at SurveyMonkey, and FreeOnlineSurveys, but QuestionPro fit my needs best). QuestionPro only charges $15 a month. QuestionPro gives your more control over the html on your survey and they produce individual confirmation codes for each survey. They also produce very nice reports.

2 – Posting your survey to Turk:

Posting a “HIT” (a HIT is what they call the tasks that you assign) to turk is easy so I am not going to explain it. You can post your HIT by clicking here. I played around with $0.15, 0.10, and 0.05 per survey taken. In the end, there was not enough difference in returns on surveys to justify going above $0.05.

Here is the hit that I first posted to Turk:

HIT

3 – Make adjustments as needed

I didn’t create a perfect survey. It was my first time and even after a full day of refining it, I still had more changes and additions as I analyzed the results flowing in. I watched the reports on QuestionPro like a hawk. I would make minor changes where I could see that people didn’t understand my questions. My most recent change was when I added a security question just a week or so ago.

I know that changing the survey after it is started is forbidden by the Survey Nazi’s, but I don’t care. I believe it is more important to change things around a little to get the information we really need to serve our customers than to freak out and say, “We are going to skew our data if we change anything!” Anyways, a lot of people loved the survey!

Unbelievable Results!

I was shocked when I saw that more than a 25% of those taking our mturk surveys were asking for more information! That means that we are currently paying about $0.20 per email address! LET ME MAKE MYSELF VERY CLEAR, EACH EMAIL ADDRESS WILL ONLY RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION OF WHEN OUR SYSTEM IS RELEASED. WE HATE SPAM! But I realized that I had accidentally stumbled upon a little piece of gold. Take the following into consideration:

  • Each turk user who left their email address was just taking a survey. My email address is precious. If I was taking a survey I would have to be very interested to leave my email address.
  • 65% of those surveyed keep blogs. I am certain that pyxlin will be the kind of product people want to talk about on their blogs.
  • Each and every person who left their email address had an average of 5 minutes of education on pyxlin and how it will work. When is the last time you got people to intently learn about your product for an average of 5 minutes.
  • Each email address only cost $.020!

In the end, this was nothing more than a survey with some pleasant unexpected results. I am certain that the data we gathered in our survey was worth far more than the 1100 + email addresses we gathered. But, those email addresses will help give us a little jump start to help get pyxlin off the ground.

June 6, 2007. discussions, journal research, Uncategorized. 10 comments.

Question & Answer

Yesterday we got a fantastic comment from a Turk user. I have split the comment up into sections so I can respond to each suggestion one by one.

Comment: “Interesting idea, but of course people may keep a journal in a Word file, back it up on their usb key, and use desktop search tools so you need to add value beyond that.”

Response: Actually, we have learned that about 26% of journals are on Mac or PC. Even still, 13% of those surveyed said that they have lost a personal journal due to a computer crash. Pyxlin will be a solution for those who want to save the hassle of always making sure you have a backup of your journal on hand.

Comment: “…Ideally have some free-form layout like a DTP [Desk Top Publishing] package rather than fixed layouts.”

Response: When pyxlin is first released it will have some limited customization options. As time moves on pyxlin will give you more options. Even though pyxlin will give you the beauty of TeX typesetting, pyxlin is created as a journaling system not a desktop publisher. Comparing pyxlin’s DTP “free-form” abilities to InDesign, QuarkXPress, or any other professional DTP system, would be like comparing Google’s Picasa to PhotoShop. Picasa is a simple photo editing system that provides beautiful results to even the dumb people like me. To use Photoshop you will need to go back to school.

DTP is a different universe from word processing! If you think you can pick it up as you go along, like Word, you are wrong: graphic design is a profession which people spend 2-3 years at college learning about. “Having a go” with DTP is the biggest timewaster, for the smallest gain, that you can imagine in IT! – Newcastle University

Pyxlin on the other hand will be as simple to use as your handwritten journal, even more simple to use than MS Word yet resulting in a book as beautiful as one designed using a DTP system. We expect that those who love to use DTP systems like InDesign or QuarkXPress will continue to use them.

Comment: “…I’d suggest the journal be mirrored on 2 or more diverse servers so the service is NEVER inaccessible.”

Response: Pyxlin operates on Amazon’s server systems, S3 and EC2 (pyxlin is a BETA tester for Elastic Cloud 2). In normal people terms this means that your journal will be stored on one of the most reliable server networks in the world.

Comment: “…Also the facility to keep a copy of your journal offline on your own media so you have it always even if the journal hosting company goes bankrupt etc, which could be a concern losing my memories.”

Response: This is a great idea. Currently, the system is built to allow you to download a full-quality PDF of your journal at anytime. You can save this to your computer.

Comment: “…If you’re going to let people share portions with friends, the private sections should also be selectable for printing eg book with and without certain entries.”

Response: We have thought about this a lot. Because with pyxlin you will be able to keep multiple personal journals simultaneously, I recommend you keep two (or more) personal journals. One, that you can show off to friends right now. Another, that is just for you and your posterity after you die. And perhaps another, that has ramblings that you will never publish.

Comment: “…Ability to go back and modify or update entries for particular dates.”

Response: Your journal will be modifiable forever. You can even come back after you publish and reprint with something you just missed in your first printing.

Comment: “…Rather than a monthly fee, some ad content may be acceptable as a way to generate revenue. If I live for 80 years, an annual fee over that timeframe is a big commitment, so less likely to commit to it.”

Response: We are considering a less private ad based version of pyxlin. Regardless, we are looking into the idea of giving you a very secure, encrypted, option that will not include ads. BBC just reported that proper ad based systems, like Google’s, are not so private at all. We want you to know that your journal is yours.

Comment: “…An off line composing/viewing application which uploads a copy might work best.”

Response: This is a great idea. We may have to create a feature like this in the future. For now, you can just keep your journal on a word processor and then copy and paste when you are by an Internet connection.

Comment: “…Some reassurance about privacy helpful eg under what circumstances law enforcement may force access to encrypted private entries, for similar reasons which country are servers located?”

Response: We operate in the US. Here is our privacy policy.

Comment: “…Offer a range of price options eg hardback library bound or inexpensive binding like a “perfect bound” quality magazine like Custompc in UK which is similar size about 100 pages.”

Response: We are also looking into a perfect bound option. I will be posting on book quality soon. Great idea!

Comment: “…Rapid order turnaround. Realistic shipping options to territory outside USA. Interesting survey!

Response: Currently we can only have a bindery in the United States. There are two options for those outside the US. One, we can ship it to you and you just pay the shipping expense. Two, you can print it at a bindery near you. With Pyxlin you will be able to publish at any bindery. You don’t have to publish with us.

Thanks for the great comments!

June 4, 2007. discussions, features, journal research, typesetting, Uncategorized. 1 comment.

25.9 millions blogs are used as personal journals. Pyxlin will turn them to “blooks”.

Considering that the ONLY concern of over 2000 people that we have surveyed was security for their personal journal online, this following statistic seems unbelievable! How could anyone feel comfortable with so much personal information on a blog?

A recent study showed that 37 percent of blogs are personal journals. Technorati’s most recent estimate of blogs world-wide is over 70 millions blogs! This means that approximately 25.9 millions blogs are used as personal journals.

For the same reason that pyxlin is going to include a MS Word Import, we hope to create a blog import for the purpose of easily sucking in digital personal journals and converting them into readable books for your posterity. This is the only reason we have created an import for bloggers, or “blooks” (blog + book). Pyxlin will turn your personal online diary in to a “personal journal blook”.

Related post: pyxlin vs blurb

May 31, 2007. discussions, features, journal research. Leave a comment.

pyxlin vs blurb

MattD commented on Catherine’s blog entry about pyxlin’. Here is what he wrote:

blurb logo…Blurb just released (a month or two ago) a “blog slurper” which is meant to do almost exactly what pyxlin seems to want to do: automatically create a hardbound book of your blog. I wonder what pyxlin will offer to make it different.

Great question Matt. I can see why you think these two applications might be the same, both Blurb and pyxlin print hardbound books and both have the ability to publish a blog or a blook (blog + book). Beyond the blook, pyxlin is different from blurb in pretty much every way.

Similarity – Blooks (i.e., blog import)

A recent study showed that 37 percent of blogs are personal journals. Technorati’s most recent estimate of blogs world-wide is over 70 millions blogs! This means that approximately 25.9 millions blogs are used as personal journals.

For the same reason that pyxlin is going to include a MS Word Import, we are creating a blog import for the purpose of easily sucking in digital personal journals and converting them into readable books for your posterity. This is the only reason we have created an import for bloggers. Pyxlin will turn your personal online diary in to a “personal journal blook”.

Blurb’s primary purpose in creating a blog import is to give the opportunity for bloggers to sell their countless hours of blogging in book form. For example, I would love to buy excerpts of Seth Godin’s blog in the form of a book. I hate reading on a computer all day. My eyes just begin to wig out on me.

blooks vs blooks

Beyond the fact that pyxlin’s personal journals are for personal use while Blurb’s books are made primarily for resell, there are significant differences between pyxlin and blurbs typesetting abilities. Typesetting is the part that makes the text and photos in your book look nice.

To help illustrate the differences I created a book on blurb and then copied what it looked like with pyxlin. As you can see below the differences in margins, leading, kerning, ligatures, small-caps, paragraphs, justification, headers & footers, captions, widows, orphans, and so on are extreme.

Here is a screen shot of Blurb’s system

(click to see a full image and break down of the differences):

blurb - click to enlarge

pyxlin’s professional typesetting system powered by TeX:

pyxlin - click to enlarge

*I used Latin Filler Text to create these example books.

Pyxlin is all online

Because pyxlin is all online, there is nothing to download to your computer. Sharing is easy. So is publishing because you don’t have to wait for a 2 hour upload when you are ready to publish, it is already there. Most surprising is that because it is online, it is actually even faster than blurb’s application when you are working with more than 100 pages of text.

Even though it would be difficult to consider pyxlin’s journals a direct competitor to blurb’s books, I hope that this post helps you understand the differences between the two companies.

Overall blurb is a sweet company—located in San Fransisco— with a great name, great prices, and loads of funding. I am excited to see how they turn out against our friends at LuLu, their main competitor. Blurb is an On-Demand self-publisher that is really built primarily for authors to create and resell their books.

Pyxlin is simply a journaling application that allows you to keep your personal journal online, drag in your favorite photos, and then publish a beautiful hardbound journal.

Pyxlin is owned by FamilyLearn Inc. FamilyLearn is a small family history company founded by Neal Harmon. Neal grew up on the potato farms of Idaho. What little funding we have comes from family and close friends. Half of us are still students at Brigham Young University. We are probably just too stupid to know better but we hope to make pyxlin work without venture capital funding.

May 30, 2007. discussions, features, journal research, typesetting, Uncategorized. 2 comments.

Security Questions

In the 2000 surveys we have conducted between Turk users and BYU students, the only concern has been whether or not pyxlin will be secure enough to keep a personal journal online. Here are the comments (My responses are below):

…HOWEVER I find it very interesting that your survey did not address one of the most likely concerns of its users – namely, that of online security. Journals are private, intimate things and it will be paramount to completely convince users that their private writings, photos and data are not going to be plastered all over the internet by an ex-employee with a grudge.

I would not want an online journal, because if someone found out my password, they could break in and read my journal. I would literally rather die!

The way I feel about it, it sound like a good idea but won’t other people who would remain nameless (government) want to have access to this; and if so how personal is this personal journal?

I would like my personal journal to be personal, hence would not want to archive it online. I guess a lot of people would share my view.

A journal for me is very private. I would not be comfortable if it were on the net.

Anything I would put in a journal would be too personal and computers are too public – that’s why I’m not interested.

Slightly worried about hackers being able to obtain personal details with this system

Keeping a paper journal private may be difficult, but I rarely worry that some technical error will make it public to millions of people! This would terrify me unless I was writing for the purpose of having other people read it.

Journals are private. I’m sorry, but in this day and age of cross-site-scripting, SQL injections, identity thievery, and other malfeasance on the Internet, I wouldn’t trust my deepest, darkest, personal secrets, to a third party. …Then there’s the topic of security. How can you guarantee that your geeks and DBAs won’t read my journal?

Interesting for people who want to share their journals. I prefer to keep mine to myself.

Good luck in your venture. It sounds like a neat idea. The only thing I’d be worried about is how people would feel about privacy concerns. Either way, good luck.

Main reason for not digitizing – privacy. Nothing stays private once on internet. Old Deep Blog is more likely your audience. Those entries are generally unconcerned with privacy.

Service sounds great. But for me to use it, it would need to be secure. I don’t keep an online journal currently due to privacy. Still, sounds interesting.

Please get in touch by email on intro of this service. Sounds good. But you must offer guarantee of sorts on confidentiality of information from these journals.

Neat idea saving a journal online. How private would it be though? Would be worried that the hosts of the service are reading my journal and laughing 🙂

One thing to keep in mind is the personal nature of a journal. Some things are too private to be put on the internet, or printed out where one’s child might read them 10 years in the future. If the journal only includes happy, non-private things, what is the point?

You say that one of the advantages of the site is that it allows you to keep things completely private. Isn’t that lost when it is printed out?

I would never put such private information where others could potentially read it.

It sounds like a nice service, but I would be very concerned about privacy. Being able to access my journal from anywhere in the world with an internet connection is great, but I wouldn’t want anyone else to be able to access my journal… the idea that my journal is out there on some server somewhere is a bit scary.

I would be interested in a free trial of this product with security measures in place so others couldn’t read my journal.

How would it be completely private? Would there ever be any way that someone else could read it? How would it be organized if there weren’t specific topics like ‘Trips’? It sounds like a really cool idea though!

As I previously mentioned I would be concerned about the public access and safety of my journal online. Otherwise it sounds like a great service.

What are the chance of someone hacking into the system? It may happen!

I would be concerned about the privacy. My journal isn’t something I want the whole world to have internet access to.

pyxlin – the security YOU want

These are all excellent concerns. Security for your journal has been the topic of many water cooler conversations at FamilyLearn (parent company of pyxlin).

Due to these concerns, a couple of days ago we added a new question to our survey. Interestingly enough, we have not had a single comment about security sense we added this question. Here it is:

What kind of security would you need to feel comfortable keeping your privatel journal online?
  • I don’t keep a personal journal.
  • O encryption – As public as your blog, the whole world can read it.
  • 128 MB encryption on login – as secure as your email.
  • 128 MB encryption all-the-time – as secure as your online banking.
  • 256 MB encryption all-the-time – more secure than most banks (highest possible level of security)
  • I will never keep my journal online.

It is important that YOU decide what kind of security pyxlin will offer. So YOU vote here and we will listen.

funny security stuff

Your comments reminded me of a classic story about my grandpa in Burley, Idaho. I was visiting his house for a family gathering and I asked him if I could use the Internet. He passionately declared that he had no Internet and no plans to ever get it.

Grandpa, who had never used the Internet in his life, proceeded educate me on his superior Internet conspiracy knowledge. One: anyone with Internet can be spied on in their house by government agents. Two: if you have the Internet, technology pirates will come and take the money out of your bank accounts.

Moving On.

Here is comment on the survey that made me think:

“Keeping a paper journal private may be difficult, but I rarely worry that some technical error will make it public to millions of people! This would terrify me unless I was writing for the purpose of having other people read it.”

Last Fall I was inspired to start a blog by Paul Allen’s Internet marketing class at BYU. Two weeks into class Phil Windley, an early blogger, visited the class as a guest speaker. Phil was asked, “I can’t get anyone to come and read my blog. How do I get people to come to my blog?”

Phil first pointed out that it takes time to build “Google Juice” for your blog. He suggested that for the present we send our blog URL to our moms. Your mom will always read your blog.

In my enthusiasm I went home and emailed every family member I knew a link to my blog, including my mom. I posted regularly as I imagined that moment when the traffic would just flow like magic from Google. That moment never came. When you are competing with over 76 million other blogs it can be difficult to stand out. I can’t even get my mom to read my blog!

This reminds of the above t-shirt:

If I can’t get anyone to care about my blog, I can’t imagine that anyone would really care about my personal journal. Even if I did post my personal journal to the public I would never get “millions” of readers.

pyxlin – more secure than your traditional journal

Considering that 37% of journalers have had a journal lost or destroyed. Your private journal is probably more secure with pyxlin than your standard handwritten journal buried at the bottom of your dresser. Let me give you a comparison:

The Standard Journal

Your Private Online Journal

  • Only as private as the place you put it. Drawer, backpack, under your pillow. Your only security is your bad handwriting.
  • 128 MB Encrypted Password Protected.
  • Easy to lose, forget, or misplace.
  • Impossible to lose, forget, or misplace anywhere in the world.
  • Erodes, fades, and can be damaged over time.
  • We upload and preserve your journal perpetually. Your kids, grandkids, and great grandkids will enjoy this forever.
  • Your journal can be destroyed by: Housefires, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Floods, Tornadoes, Landslides, Terrorist Attacks, Avalanches, Volcanos, your kids, siblings, or friends.
  • Multiple servers in multiple countries back up your every file. If your home town ges destroyed by an earthquake you can feel safe that your journal is secure.

May 26, 2007. discussions, journal research, Uncategorized. 3 comments.

A little more about TeX and pyxlin.

26 percent of journal (or diary) keepers use a Mac or PC. We are safe to assume that the vast majority of computer diaries and journals are kept on Microsoft Word, considering that Macs have only 5 percent of the market share.

Aside from computer crashes and other dangers we have previously discussed, typesetting is the greatest difference between MS Word and pyxlin which is powered by TeX.

Example 1 – Common Ligatures

Example 2 – Real Small Caps

Example 3 – Real World Example

TeX (professionally typeset) Microsoft Word (many errors)

When typesetting just one small example of words in Alice in Wonderland, note three major differences between professional typesetting, powered by TeX, and Microsoft Word. First, look carefully how TeX uses contextual intelligence to determine that a ligature is needed to combine the “f” and “i” in the word “finishing.” Second, TeX avoids placing “So” on its own line, making the sentence easier to read. Finally, TeX also produces a more balanced text block by extending the last sentence out on the final line, instead of leaving “been” hanging. Professional books are built upon this attention to balance and detail. If MS Word makes this many mistakes in a simple 86 word excerpt of Alice and Wonderland, how many mistakes are their going to be in your whole journal?

Pyxlin not only looks more professional but it will also be much easier to use as a journal tool than MS Word.

Related Post: History of TeX

Related Post: pyxlin – powered by TeX

May 18, 2007. discussions, journal research, typesetting, Uncategorized. 2 comments.

37% of journalers have had a journal lost or destroyed.

Here are some other interesting stats on how many of these journals are lost:

  • 21 percent of journalers have lost a journal by misplacing it (these are probably mostly handwritten).
  • 13 percent have lost their journal to a computer crash.
  • 2 percent have been destroyed in an accident (e.g. House fire, water)
  • 0.5 percent have been lost in a natural disaster (e.g. tornado, flood, hurricane, earthquake)

This is a total of 36.5 percent! Wow, who would have thought this many people have experienced losing their journal?

Can your journal survive this? Pyxlin can.

Could your personal journal/diary survive this? pyxlin can.

May 14, 2007. discussions, journal research, Uncategorized. Leave a comment.

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