Executive Director's Report for July 9, 2009
for fee waiver:
- (+ 60) Added
Richmondwoman77.com as a Basic Member
- (- 60) Removed
Comcast as a Basic Member
- Total Change:
approval to set up a "Include" calendar for the EDC website.
- Wayne County
Connections TV Show (Mentioned as "Producer"/Page)
- Ad in the 2009
Richmond/Wayne County map. We receive 50 maps to hand out, but
more importantly, 3,500 to 4,000 are sent/given to area visitors at
the Tourism Bureau, Police Dept., etc.
- we now have 125 followers - up from 77 followers at May meeting.
& Projects for May/June/July
- Research Captcha
solutions for the e-card section, which has been receiving unusually
high traffic, indicating misuse.
- Receive approval
from Executive Committee to invite Summersault to quote on installing a
Captcha ($100 cap).
- Summersault counters
with an offer to write a revised program from scratch, with a Captcha,
that would incorporate our Flickr photos.
- Donation value =
- Working with the
summer intern for the Richmond Rose Garden to update the page.
- Research, follow-up
on ICNA dissolution. Balance as of 12/31/2009: $42,887.49 -
approximately 5-8 organizations still involved.
members as required.
- Add links to
Social Networking Sites to home page.
listing - Add & Remove as required
link checker software
& assistance from the board, I am reviewing and fixing broken and
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take
My To-Do List:
- Finish setting
up new Ecard system.
- Set up a child
calendar for the EDC
- Complete the
re-do of the Rose Garden page.
- Work with the
Executive Committee to identify and nominate open board positions
- Continue ICNA
- Review & update
members email addresses - send "Member's Only" info.
- Continue to
review & update web pages.
(as of June 30, 2009)
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 66,133
user sessions per month. Web page views are
Users sessions decreased 15% in June after a
slight 3% dip in May. Page views
increased by 25% in June after a small 7% increase in
- Quarterly figures for user sessions increased 14% from 1st Quarter. Page views
increased 40% in the second quarter following a small 4%
increase in the
1st Quarter of 2009.
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 2009 = 396,798
2008 = 1,960,314
2009 = 1,249,763