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WayNet Director's Report - September 19, 2019


Changes/Additional Fees:

  • (+$ 60) Wood Block Press, Inc.
  • ($ 60) Total Memberships

  • ($ 11.74) Total One Time Sales / Donations / Credits

Advertising/Marketing/Community Relations

  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Viewers directed back to website /Page)
    • September show taped this week and will feature food insecurity - both Wayne County Food Council (represented by Ted Chalk) and Mary Scott Orchard (represented by Jay Barbre.
    • The WC Connections page received 55 pageviews from 31 users from August 15 through September 17 per Google Analytics.
  • Twitter - we now have 2,370 followers. (Twitter no longer notes total tweets sent.) During August, we had 6,825 impressions, and 1 new follower.
  • Facebook - 1,791 people "like" our Facebook page (2.0% increase), 77% are female, 22% 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 (44,597 on August 4th after Band Day posts!) Our 16,909 photos have received 4,493,362 views since we joined in 2005. We have 203 followers.
  • Our Instagram account (@waynet_org) has 138 posts, 446 followers and 369 following.

Issues & Projects for August / September

  • Transfered calendar to 2.0 version of software. The hosting company imported events, but they did so by using one of our "feeds", so all events from September 3rd on had to be manually deleted and then re-imported using the one-time import. Not all organizers/venues were imported, so I'm re-adding those manually.
  • Also, price went up on the software. MUCH cheaper by the year, so we did the yearly subscription. ($450.00/year which works out to $37.50/month, which is a signifiant savings from the $49.00/month. The original price was $29.00/month.)
  • The calendar page has received a 60% increase in pageviews over the past year.Graphic: Calendar Comparison

Photo Sessions:

  • International Festival
  • Potterypalooza
  • Pumpkin Day at the Wayne County Produce Auction
  • Fountain City Fall Festival & Middlefork Reservoir
  • Kids Parade
  • RHS Homecoming Parade

Website Maintenance:

  • Technical issues:
    • After last windows update, the printer issue fixed itself.
    • Still searching for fix for "robots.txt" issue that Google is returning for our calendar section. Any help appreciated!

    My To-Do List:

    • Still need to work on transfering data from Access into a Google Spreadsheet so we don't lose the information.
    • Website Overhaul - review log analysis, research technical options and trending layouts
    • 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

    Current Reports

    Current Google Analytics Report, compare previous period

    2018 Reports

    Google Analytics Report for 2018 / Comparison to 2017
    Note: we added a fix for our "https" mid-year 2018, which made Google happier.


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    Cambridge City, Indiana was once home to a wild west show, headed by Buckskin Ben Stalker.