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WayNet Director's Report - October 15, 2020


Changes/Additional Fees:

  • (-$300) Removed ReCare for non-payment
  • (-$300) Total Memberships

  • ($250) Donation from Dakota Collins
  • ($ 25) Photo Sale to Rails-to-Trails
  • ($275) Total One Time Sales / Donations / Credits

Advertising/Marketing/Community Relations

  • Wayne County Connections TV Show (Viewers directed back to website /Page)
    • Our host was unable to tape a show for September/October.
    • Next week will feature George Philhower, Superintendent from Western Wayne Schools.
    • The WC Connections page received 7 pageviews from 7 users from Septenber 14 through October 13 Google Analytics.
  • Twitter - we now have 2,436 followers. (Twitter no longer notes total tweets sent.) During September, we had 2,777 impressions, and gained 3 followers.
  • Facebook - 1,998 people "like" our Facebook page, and 2,009 are followers. 77% are female, 22% male.
  • Our Flickr account regularly receives 500 to 2,900 views daily. Occasionally, we will have an anomaly and it bursts up to 20,000+ in one day. Our 17,516 photos have received 5,077,313 views since we joined in 2005. We have 204 followers.
  • Our Instagram account (@waynet_org) has 185 posts, 588 followers and 387 following.

Issues & Projects for September - October

  • For health and safety reasons, I have continued doing most of my work from home, going into the City Building once every week or so to check mail and deposit checks via the Library.
  • We are out of letterhead, but since we haven't met to confirm the direction for the organization, I have been printing "letterhead" with my personal color laser printer.
  • Working with the Marketing Dept. at Reid Health to try and figure a way to import their events.
  • Continued work on updating rotating images on website pages.
  • Met with James Hensley of Coldwell Banker Lingle. Thanks, Richard for helping set up this meeting!
  • Did a current site backup to the computer at the office.
  • Reviewed a variety of reponsive design layouts/services/options. Nothing is "easy and perfect"!
  • Attended 1/2 of staff development day for MRL.
  • Project Hours

Photo Sessions:

  • Fall photos on 10/11
  • Rural Wayne County
  • Pumpkin Day
  • HolmanPhotos.com shared usage of some photos with WayNet.

Website Maintenance:

  • Found a solution (less than perfect, but workable) for including images on our sidebar. Using Flickr's "include" code on indiviual pages. Probably about 1/2 way through with the update. These images are indivualized for each page, so I often spend some time updating links while I have the page open, making it a fairly slow process.
  • Slowly reviewing pages for dead/broken links, URL's needing updating.
  • Technical issues:
    • 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
  • 2019 Reports

    Google Analytics Report for 2019 / Comparison to 2018
    Note: we added a fix for our "https" mid-year 2018, which made Google happier.


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