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WayNet Director's Report - November 21, 2019

Membership

Changes/Additional Fees:

  • (+$ 0) 0
  • ($ 0) Total Memberships

  • (+$150.00) Photo Usage - Leigh Brady
  • ($150.00) Total One Time Sales / Donations / Credits

Advertising/Marketing/Community Relations

  • Tried posting in "Speak Out Richmond!" on Facebook to generate more knowledge of our calendar.
  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Viewers directed back to website /Page)
    • November show taped 11/19 and will feature Cambridge City. Our guests are Beth Leisure of Cambridge City Chamber of Commerce and Karen Bays-Winslow, Library Director at Cambridge City Public Library.
    • The WC Connections page received 54 pageviews from 46 users from October 17 through November 17 per Google Analytics.
  • Twitter - we now have 2,379 followers. (Twitter no longer notes total tweets sent.) During October, we had 4,616 impressions, and 5 new followers.
  • Facebook - 1,948 people "like" our Facebook page, and 2019 are followers, with 110 page likes and 111 new followers from October 21 to November 17. 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 (5058 on October 31) Our 17,153 photos have received 4,733,788 views since we joined in 2005. We have 204 followers.
  • Our Instagram account (@waynet_org) has 154 posts, 477 followers and 373 following.

Issues & Projects for October / November

  • Discovered a major glitch in the Calendar on 11/18 - multiple events just went missing. Sent in a tech support ticket right away, but they are slow to respond.
  • Met with Kate Kotan to review the information she learned at the financial seminar she attended that might be useful to WayNet.
  • Took vacation on October 25-26
  • Extra updates to keep "featured" section current during election, trick or treat, etc.
  • My computer continues to get slower / lock up and I spend a significant amount of time waiting for it to respond, rebooting, etc. This, in addition to the fact that Microsoft Windows 7 will no longer be supported by the end of the year means we need to get serious about a possible upgrade.

Photo Sessions:

  • 2019 Safety Village Trick or Treat
  • 2019 Veterans Day Parade
  • Fall Scenes

Website Maintenance:

  • Technical issues:
    • Several issues surrounding the calendar. Working with tech support.
    • 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 transferring 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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    Did You Know?

    The Levi Coffin House in Fountain City is recognized as the "Grand Central Station" of the Underground Railroad. Levi and Catharine Coffin were legendary, helping more than 2,000 former slaves escape to freedom in the North.