RE: Cost per page metrics

Subject: RE: Cost per page metrics
From: "Sharon Burton" <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>
To: "'Combs, Richard'" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, "'Bill Swallow'" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Broberg, Mats'" <mabr -at- flir -dot- se>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 08:22:33 -0700

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Managing your content, one topic at a time
IM: sharonvburton -at- yahoo -dot- com
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Sent: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 7:27 AM
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Subject: RE: Cost per page metrics

Bill Swallow wrote:

> I don't use "cost per page" metrics. They are meaningless by modern
> standards.

The first few years I worked here, I significantly reduced the page
count (which is hard work, if done right), thus _increasing_ our cost
per page.

Everyone was pleased with the results. :-)


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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