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Locally Grown site traffic report for August, 2009

Locally Grown site traffic report for August, 2009 LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for August was up 3-6% from July, according to Google Analytics.

August compared to July:

  • 6,548 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 6,305 (+3.85%)
  • 16,569 Visits; Previous: 15,727 (+5.35%)
  • 35,589 Pageviews; Previous: 33,554 (+6.06%)

Participation

We had 75 different commenters during the month of August. We’ve been averaging approximately 800 comments per month (by 60-80 different people) since March, 2009.  Our all-time record was 1900 comments in October of 2008.

PageRank

Our Google PageRank value is 5 out of a possible 10 points according to PRChecker. (PageRank uses a base-10 logarithmic scale, same as the Richter scale. So a site with a PageRank of 5 has approximately ten times the traffic of a site with a PageRank of  4.)

Referrers

Where did our traffic come from? The top 50 (we thank you!) of the 265 referrers: (continued)

Continue reading Locally Grown site traffic report for August, 2009

Locally Grown site traffic report for July, 2009

Logrono July 09 statsLoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for July was down 12-18% from April, according to Google Analytics. (I missed doing the stats from May and June.)

July compared to April:

  • 15,727 Visits; Previous: 17,966 (-12.46%)
  • 6,305 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 7,725 (-18.38%)
  • 33,554 Pageviews; Previous: 39,511 (-15.08%)

Participation:

We’ve been averaging approximately 800 comments per month (by 60-80 different people) since March, 2009.  Our all-time record was 1900 comments in October of 2008.

Locally Grown site traffic report for April, 2009

lg-webstats-april-2009 LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for April was down 11-12% across the board, according to Google Analytics.  The reason? I have no clue.

  • 17,966 Visits; Previous: 20,572 (-12.67%)
  • 7,725 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 8,695 (-11.16%)
  • 39,511 Pageviews; Previous: 44,500 (-11.21%)

The blog posts of the month getting the most pageviews:

  1. The Natalie Smead story painfully continues 
  2. How atheist-friendly is Northfield? (also, religious vs. legal views on marital rights)

Participation:

Number of people commenting during the month: 84 (previous, 97).

Number of comments posted during the month: 627 (previous, 607).

Locally Grown site traffic report for March, 2009

LG-stats-march-2009-sshot LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for March was a mixed bag, according to Google Analytics.  Site visitors set a record, with another 500 beyond last month’s record. Visits were up slightly; pageviews were down slightly; comments, and commenters were down significantly.

  • 20,572 Visits; Previous: 20,206 (+1.81%)
  • 8,695 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 8,169 (+6.44%)
  • 44,500 Pageviews; Previous: 47,056 (-5.43%)

The blog posts of the month getting the most pageviews:

Participation:

Number of people commenting during the month: 97 (previous, 126).

Number of comments posted during the month: 607 (previous, 878).

Locally Grown site traffic report for February, 2009

Locally Grown site traffic report for February, 2009 LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for February was a mixed bag, according to Google Analytics.  Site visitors set a record, going past 8,000 for the first time; pageviews and visits were down 8-10%. That may be because I’m now able to prevent pageviews and visits by me, Ross, Tracy and Bonnie from adding to the totals.

I’m comparing Feb. to Dec., as we lost the stats for a good chunk of January when I forgot to replace the code in the footer during the site changeover to a new theme. I’ve since installed a plugin to prevent a reoccurance (continued)

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Locally Grown site traffic report for December

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LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for December declined significantly, according to Google Analytics.

  • 22,185 Visits; Previous: 25,918 (-14.40%)
  • 7,545 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 10,075 (-25.11%)
  • 52,832 Pageviews; Previous; 63,137 (-16.32%)

Why the big decline? Two national/international stories back in Oct/Nov drew a huge number of new (one-time) visitors: Continue reading Locally Grown site traffic report for December

Locally Grown site traffic report for November: a record for unique vistors, however…

Back in early October, I blogged that we had a record September for unique visitors (6,921) and comments (1,211). I was expecting we’d do even better in October because of the elections, but alas, when we unveiled a new look to LoGroNo in mid-Oct, we forgot to put back the Google Analytics code that tracks our traffic, so all of October’s stats were lost.

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LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for November was a record-setter for unique visitors, according to Google Analytics.

  • 25,918 Visits
  • 10,075 Absolute Unique Visitors
  • 63,137 Pageviews

Why the big jump from 6,900 visitors in September to 10,000 in Nov.?  Two national/international stories:

Participation: Number of people commenting during the month: 117.

Number of comments posted during the month:  933.

Locally Grown site traffic report for September: a record for unique visitors, comments

Locally Grown site traffic report for September 2008 

LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for September was up over the previous month, according to Google Analytics:

  • 22,911 Visits; Previous: 21,680 (+5.68%)
  • 6,921 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 6,321 (+9.49%)
  • 54,907 Pageviews; Previous: 54,748 (+0.29%)

The number of unique visitors was just shy of 7,000 for the month, our highest ever.

#1 blog post for September was Presidential election 2008: candidates, campaigns, issues.

Participation: Number of people commenting during the month: 107. Previous: 130.

Number of comments posted during the month:  1211 (highest ever). Previous: 966.

Locally Grown site traffic report for August

LG traffic for August

LoGroNo (Locally Grown Northfield) traffic for August was down slightly over the previous month, according to Google Analytics:

  • 21,680 Visits; Previous: 23,510 (-7.78%)
  • 6,321 Absolute Unique Visitors; Previous: 6,555 (-3.57%)
  • 54,748 Pageviews; Previous: 62,071 (-11.80%)

Traffic was 85-95% higher than August of 2007.

#1 blog post for August was Were Citizens Mean to Administrator? with 1,680 Pageviews, 1,389 Unique.

Participation: Number of people commenting during the month: 130. Previous: 118.

Number of comments posted during the month: 966. Previous: 1,038