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WayNet Director's Report - July 18, 2013

Membership
Changes/Additional Fees:

  • (+$300) Iron Gate Creative (for Reid Hospital) Photo Usage
  • (+$200) Wayne County Foundation Photo Usage
  • (+$125) Wayne County Convention & Tourism Bureau Photo Usage
  • (+$625 ) Total
  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Viewers directed back to website /Page)
    • Taped show with Mike Shipman, Wayne County Procecutor
    • Taped show with Eric Marsh, WCTV Executive Director
    • Taped show with J.P. Hall, Eastern Regional Director of Indiana Landmarks (also took stills & B footage video that appears on the show)
    • The WC Connections page received 130 visits in May, and 91 in June.
  • Haven't noticed a large increase in visitor numbers after distributing the running postcard, but did see some increase in Facebook/Twitter followers.
  • Twitter - we now have 796 followers.  Have sent 1,698 tweets.
  • Facebook - 526 people "like" our Facebook page (5% increase), 69.3% are female, 29.1% male. 40% are from Richmond, 71% are from Wayne County.
  • Purchased and installed Adobe Lightroom 5
  • Set up Wayne County History Listserve
  • Held community meeting on calendaring needs.
  • Watched over transfer of web host to new location/site down for one day on July 5/6.
  • Twitter feeds disappeared on 6/19. Had to research and update site with new feed scripts
  • Vacation week of July 4th
  • Content:
    • Update Wayne County Connection
    • Transfer pages to new layout:
      • Directory
      • About Us
      • News
      • Business Directory
      • Not-for-Profits
      • News/Local News
      • Discover Wayne County
    • Find It Fast
    • Knowledge Center
    • Things To Do
  • Photos & Videos
    • Main Street Mansions
    • Lemonade Day
    • Stellar Grant Ice Cream Social "Stellarbration"
    • Splash Pad at Glen Miller Park
    • National Road Yard Sale
    • Silly Safaris
    • Wayne County 4-H Fair
    • Secret Garden Tour
    • Huddleston House
    • Potterypalooza
  • Website Maintenance:
    • Update logos, links, as requested.
    • Review and update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take photos.
  • Website Overhaul - continue transfering pages to new layout, reorganize folders and files as appropriate, setup new pages as required for new layout, add auto file transfers to .htaccess as required.
  • Ongoing: Schedule guests for County Connections.
  • Ongoing: Make calls on members/potential members
  • Review & update members email addresses
  • Ongoing: Continue to review & update web pages.
  • Prepare & Mail invoices and statements each month, Accounts Receivable
  • Set up Internship/Volunteer Program

These figures were created by the AWStats program offered online by our web host.  We also track usage with Google Analytics.

Monthly figures are posted on the Top Twenty page.  Current average is 46,468 user sessions per month. Web page views are averaging 234,831. While our numbers appear to have dipped slightly, the majority of the decline is due to a change in Google's algorithms which no longer calls up our turtle page. While the overall numbers have declined, our core local pages have remained strong and we have seen an uptake in new hits to additional pages, thanks to our redesign.

2nd Quarter 2013 - Quarterly figures for user sessions increased by 4% from 1st Quarter and were up 5% over the same time period last year, the first time we've seen an increase in this figure since 2010. Page views increased by 2% in the 2nd quarter, with a 14% decrease over the same time period in 2012. This is a more volatile figure and often sees peaks and dips.

2012 Yearly Figures show a decrease to 557,619 users but an increase to 2,817,973 page views as compared to 604,177 users requesting 2,703,864 pages in 2011.  This is a 8% decrease in users and a 4% increase in page views over 2011, again reflecting the change in usae of our turtle page.

Monthly User Sessions

Monthly Page Views

Unique Visitors

Quarterly User Sessions

Quarterly Page Views

Annual Visitors to WayNet.org

2010 = 689,268 2012 = 604,177, 2013 = 557,619

Annual Page Views

2010 = 3,146,660 2011 = 2,703,864 2012 =2,817,973

Google Analyitcs Dashboard Report for 2012

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Did You Know?

Oliver P. Morton, who served as the 14th Governor of Indiana during the American Civil War, was a Wayne County native. His family home still stands along the National Road on the west side of Centerville.