Executive Director's Report for January 8, 2009
for fee waiver:
- (+ 60) Added
Richmond Family YMCA as a Not-for-Profit Member
- (+ 60) Added Quaker
Hill Conference Center as a Not-for-Profit Member
- (+ 0) Added
Richmond Young Adult Professionals as a Division of a Sponsoring Member
(Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce)
- (+ 60) Added
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp Public Library as a Not-for-Profit Member
- (- 60) Removed Debra
Cordine as a Basic Member
- Set up
Facebook page for WayNet.org.
- 1 column x 4 in
ad in Palladium-Item touting December New Member Introductory
- Sales letter to
current members and ~300 targeted businesses to promote the new
member introductory discount for December.
- Met with Sharon
Bradley of Palladium-Item, RE: ad options/membershipOngoing: KICKS96
promotion - "Exclusive Partner" on KICKS96 community calendar
(supplied by WayNet.org), 20 mentions/month and 5 -:30 promos per
week. $125/month 1/08-12/08 - 11/07 & 12/07 Free. (Update
- they have updated their website and now link to us under the "Kicks
Cares" heading.) - Will be reviewing this partnership with the
new sales person, Bob Johnson, soon.
& Projects for November/December/January
- Donated Sony Mavica
Camera to Morrisson-Reeves Library. They will loan it to patrons.
- Create, merge,
print, and mail marketing letters as detailed in the
11-13-2008 minutes. Special
thanks to Jodi Johnson and Pam Merchanthouse for their assistance with
this project. (Mailed on 12/1/2008)
- Updated member and
potential member database in preparation for this mailing.
- Set up new forms
featuring this discount.
- Received 4-5
applications...from current members. All chose to credit their
- Created ad for the
Palladium-Item to promote this opportunity.
- Review and update
our Atomz Search Service.
service to our Community Calendar.
- Set up
Twitter account for WayNet.org.
- Update folders,
copyright, etc. on website for new year.
members as required.
Earnings Report (Received check for $104.59 in December.)
listing - Add Rally's, Remove Ruby Tuesday's.
- Added a "captcha"
to the volunteer form to slow down the form spam I was receiving.
- Using link checker software, I am slowly reviewing and fixing outdated
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take
(as of December 31, 2008)
were created by the
AWStats program offered online by our web host. We also track
usage with Google Analytics.
Monthly figures are now being posted on the
Top Twenty page. Current
average is 65,012
user sessions per month. Web page views are
Users sessions decreased 10% in December after a
in November. Page views
16% November but rebounded by 31% in December.
- Quarterly figures for user sessions decreased 9% from 3rd Quarter. Page views
held steady in the fourth quarter following a 13%
decrease in the
3rd Quarter of 2008.
2008 Yearly Figures
show a 17% increase to 780,140 users requesting
as compared to 668,203 users requesting 1,772,590 pages in 2007. This is
a 17% increase in users and a
14% increase in page views over 2007.
2008 = 780,140
2008 = 1,960,314