Director's Report for March 16, 2006
for fee waiver:
- Added Elks Lodge and
Country Club as a Basic member.
- Added Tendertime
Daycare as a Business member.
- Added Whitewater
Acupuncture as a Basic member.
- Ad placed in the
Chamber insert of the Palladium-Item on January 24th.
- Link to WayNet
placed on Morrisson-Reeves Library's home page.
- Participated in
Community Information Systems meeting set up by Wayne County
- Met with Dennis
Andrews of the Richmond-Wayne County Chamber of Commerce to discuss
- Had lunch with
John Dalton, Robin Henry & Kim Poinsett to discuss possible
partnering opportunities for WCTV & WayNet.org.
& Projects for January/February/March
- Web site locked up.
Did a complete re-install on January 20th. (Thanks, Randy!)
- Do to numerous &
continuous problems with crashes on former Windows 98 system, I
researched and purchased a new computer system for WayNet.
Expenses were as follows:
- $ 35.00 - Sam's Club
- $949.77 - HP System
with 250 Gig HD & 1 G RAM, 19" flat screen monitor
- $ 47.42 - APC
Battery Backup & Surge Protector
- $269.58 - Microsoft
Office Professional Software
- $169.00 - Adobe
Photoshop Upgrade to Photoshop CS2
- $110.98 - Microsoft
- $ 54.99 - 1 Gb
Flash Drive to facilitate moving files.
- $487(retail) vs
$95(student) still needed for Adobe Illustrator
- Saved $299 by
locating freeware to create Adobe .pdf files.
- Still need to
purchase: Anti-Virus program & (maybe) Adobe Illustrator
- Met with Marketing
Committee to discuss various strategies of increasing both our reach and
our membership base.
- Created a HTML
- Located free
software that performs a daily backup of my hard drive to my portable
- Met with Summersault
& began beta testing of new community calendar software.
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take
were created by the
AWStats program offered online by our web host.
Monthly figures are now being posted on the
Top Twenty page. We are currently averaging
user sessions per month. Web page views (hits) are
Users were down 2% in
November and 7% in December - a normal occurrence during the holiday time
period. Page views increased by
December after a 6% decrease in November, resulting in a level user
- Quarterly figures for user sessions increased by 8% over 3rd
Quarter. Page views increased by 2%. User sessions increased by 21% over the same time period last year.
2005 Yearly Figures
show a 14% increase to 463,839 users requesting 1,419,408 pages
as compared to 407,300 users requesting 1,157,890 pages in 2004. This is
a 14% increase in users and a
23% increase in page views over 2004.