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Executive Director's Report for February 17, 2011

Membership Changes/Additional Fees:

  • (-      60) Removed Go Wayne County
  • Total Change: ( - 60)

Advertising/Marketing/Community Relations

  • Sent WayNet News
  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Mentioned as "Producer"/Page)
  • Twittering - we now have 301 followers.  Have sent 785 tweets.
  • Facebook - 151 people "like" our Facebook page
  • Participate with the Richmond Social Media group - presented at the 2/11/2011 meeting.
  • Serve on Technology Committee for Morrisson-Reeves Library

Issues & Projects for January/February

  • Sales emails, letters or discussion regarding membership with:
    • Bobbie Gardner for I Care Wayne County
    • Wayne County Veg*n
    • Pet Crematory Service
    • Olde North Chapel
  • Meet with Nancy Green at Ivy Tech Community College
  • Planning/communication for Wayne County Connections
  • Explore WP as platform, continue exploring Dreamweaver.
  • Read: Teach Yourself Visually: Web Design, Ongoing: Professional Photoshop - Color Correction, CSS-The Missing Manual
  • Content:
    • Check for broken links on multiple pages.
    • Finish Richmond Walking Tour section
  • Administration:
    • Continue work on an "Operations Manual" to facilitate knowledge transfer
  • Website Maintenance:  
    • Continue update backend items for 2011
    • Added/Removed members as required.
    • Update logos, links, as requested.
    • Review and update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take photos.

My To-Do List:

  • Website Overhall - review updated CMS possibilities.
  • Set up Internship/Volunteer Program
  • Review Communication Options for Members/Share benefits.
  • Ongoing: Schedule guests for County Connections.
  • Continue Blueprint & Usability testing in preparation for site redevelopment.
  • Make calls on members/potential members
  • Continue to review & update members email addresses - send "Member's Only" info.
  • Continue to review & update web pages.
  • Create volunteer program for calendar entries, content creation, news releases, etc.

Log Analysis (as of January 31, 2011)
These figures were created by the AWStats program offered online by our web host.  We also track usage with Google Analytics. For comparison, visitrichmond.org shared that their site received 3,678 visits in January 2011.

Monthly figures are posted on the Top Twenty page.  Current average is 55,518  user sessions per month.  Web page views are averaging 255,452.   Users sessions increased 22% from December figures after not-unusual drop due to the busy holiday season. Page views experienced a 10% increase in January. 

4th Quarter 2010 - Quarterly figures for user sessions decreased 11% from 3rd Quarter.  Page views decreased  by 7% in the fourth quarter following a steady third quarter. 

2010 Yearly Figures show a 5% decrease to 689,268 users requesting 3,146,660 pages as compared to 723,398 users requesting 2,781,969 pages in 2009.  This is a 5% decrease in users and a 13% increase in page views over 2009. 







2009 = 723,298 2010 = 689,268


2009 = 2,781,969 2010 = 3,146,660


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