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WayNet Director's Report - July 19, 2018

Membership

Changes/Additional Fees:

    Photo Sales

  • (+$ 100) Descon
  • (+$ 100) Town of Centerville
  • (+$200) Total Income

Advertising/Marketing/Community Relations

  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Viewers directed back to website /Page)
    • Taped 2 show segments:
    • June show featured Karen Shank-Champam, Executive Director for Wayne County Historical Museum.
    • July show will feature Joseph Moore Museum, shot on location.
    • The WC Connections page received 71 pageviews from 47 users from May 18 through July 18 per Google Analytics.
  • Twitter - we now have 2,291 followers, a .01% increase. Have sent 3,956 tweets. During
    May, we had 5,574 impressions, 161 profile visits and 20 new followers. In June, we had 6,359 impressions, 116 profile visits and 8 new followers.
  • Facebook - 1,387 people "like" our Facebook page (.09% increase), 75% are female, 24% male.
  • Our Flickr account regularly receives 500 to 1,600 views daily. Occasionally, we will have an anomaly and it bursts up to 20,000+ in one day. Our 15,256 photos have received 3,803,700 views since we joined in 2005.
  • Our Instagram account (@waynet_org) has 78 posts, 310 followers and 342 following.

Issues & Projects for May / June / July

  • Still working on transfering data from Access into a Google Spreadsheet so we don't lose the information.
  • Updated the links for Wayne County Government to their updated look/location.
  • Studies articles on GDPR. Made educated guess that we won't be that affected, so putting this on hold for now to work on other pressing issues.
  • Large invoice runs in July - working overtime to get them out before I went on vacation the 1st of July.
  • Updated the software for XML sitemap. Add Every Child Can Read to volunteer listings.
  • Filed Business Entity Report with the State. Good for 2 years.
  • Researched, installed and then troubleshooted issues that arose from installing an SSL certificate. We now have a "secure" site - mostly. There are still some rogue scrips on the site somewhere that I have yet to track down, so Google is still dinging us, but we get the "lock" in Firefox. Will continue working on this one.
  • The installation of the SSL certificate broke the script that ran "Talk of the Town" and I haven't been able to figure out how to fix it. Since the only feature we were really using was for our News Releases, I transfered that over to a straight HTML page. Pluses and minues, but in general, I think this works better for our visitors.
  • Continued research and finally figured out it was our .htaccess file that was causing the site not to show up if the "www" wasn't included in the address. That's been fixed.
  • Had to update all the Flickr scripts as they were out of date and causing the security https not to work properly.
  • One day of troubleshooting webhosting problems that caused the entire backend of the site to disappear - only the home page was showing. Fixed by amhosting.com.
  • Took one week of vacation from July 2nd through 9th.

Photo Sessions:

  • Hagerstown Fly-IN
  • Picnc Me Up Concerts / Food Truck Extravagana
  • Model T Parade, Cardinal Greenway Tour and Homecoming
  • Reid Ride
  • Richmond Farmer's Market
  • Wayne County 4-H Fair
  • Richmond Community Orchestra Concert
  • Richmond Rose Garden / Balloon Glow
  • Color Run
  • Storytime at Centerville Library
  • Ford Tri-Motor & Aerial Shots

Website Maintenance:

  • Clean broken internal links.
  • Update logos, links, as requested.
  • Review and update page links & calendar events, and press releases as necessary. Take photos.
  • Technical issues:
    • Still need to purchase & set up SSL Certificate

    My To-Do List:

    • Website Overhaul - continue transferring pages to new layout - New, Spotlight and Minutes are still outstanding to transfer. Often viewed spotlighted items are transferred as they receive notice.
    • Research updated calendar software options
    • Ongoing: Schedule guests for County Connections.
    • Ongoing: Make calls on members/potential members
    • Ongoing: Continue to review & update web pages.
    • Prepare & Mail invoices and statements each month, Accounts Receivable
    • Ongoing - Review files for clean up using Screaming Frog SEO spider and Optimizr.com.
    • Set up Internship/Volunteer Program

    Log Analysis

    2017 Reports

    Google Analytics Report for 2017 / Comparison to 2016

    Behavior Flow - Via Landing Page - 2017

    Aquisition 2017

    Devices 2017

    Top 100 Landing Pages 2017

    Traffic 2017

    Current Reports

    Current Google Analytics Report, compare previous period

    Current Google Analytics Report, compare same period/previous year

    Behavior Flow - Via Landing Page - Current Period

    Behavior Flow - Via Default/Home Page - Current Period

    Note that our unique visits are down significantly, likely due to our site being "dinged" by Google for not being "mobile-friendly".

    Historical Background

    The figures that were formerly in this section were created from the statistics generated by the AWStats program offered online by our web host.

    One of the major changes that occurred when AMHosting moved our site to a new server was that we no longer have access to AWStats, the statistics program we used for years.

    The downside is that we can no longer compare apples to apples when looking at our historical data. The good news is that we have had Google Analytics set up on the site for some time, so we can still maintain a long-term overview by looking at this service.

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