Director's Report for March 8, 2007
for fee waiver:
- (+ 60) Added
Friends Fellowship Community as a Not-for-Profit Member
- (+ 500) Added Eaton
Computers as a Sponsoring Member
- Signed contract
for a sidebar ad on the Palladium-Item web site. $175/month
for 12 months.
- Ongoing: Business card size ad in the Centerville News newsletter for
12 months (cost $25 membership + $100/12 ads)
& Projects for January/February/March
- Figured out a way to
get the web site to back up nightly. (SyncBackSE - will purchase for $35).
- Received $775
insurance bill - researched, found policy with VanVleet/Bartel for $286.
- Perform requested
updates on the Wayne County Genealogical Society page.
- Create a web page
for Step Up Wayne County, a Wayne County Vision committee.
- Work with regarding move to 501(C)(3).
- Research and
follow-up on discussion at 2 special board meetings.
- Letter requesting
withdraw of WayNet's 501(c)(3) application sent.
- Researched and
added captcha's to forms to help reduce spam issues.
- Begin researched
on Drupal (content management system) and WordPress (Blogging
- Download and
begin exploration of Microsoft Web Expressions.
- Update footer
pages (change translation links to Google.)
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take
(as of February 28, 2007)
were created by the
AWStats program offered online by our web host.
Monthly figures are now being posted on the
Top Twenty page. Due to an anomaly in
usage of the back end of the Talk of the Town program, our usage spiked
in March and has slowly dropped off since then. AMHosting had an
issue/moved our server at the end of October. As a result, we lost
5 days of log information. Current
average is 50,810
user sessions per month. Web page views (hits) are
Users sessions increased 3% from January to
February. Page views
68% in January, then came dropped 41% in February, giving us a total
gain of 27%.
- Quarterly figures for user sessions decreased by 13% over 3rd
Quarter but are up 20% from the 4th Quarter in 2005. Page views
decreased by 16% but are up 5% from the 4th Quarter in 2005.
2006 Yearly Figures
show a 42% increase to 657,784 users requesting 1,693,456 pages
as compared to 463,839 users requesting 1,419,408 pages in 2005. This is
a 42% increase in users and a
19% increase in page views over 2005.