Director's Report for July 17, 2003
Applied for fee waiver:
- Removed Basic
Member, Deborah K. Rummel
- Removed Basic
Member, John McCreery
Basic Member, AndersonIN.net
Basic Member, ThomasBartel.com
Business Member, Rhett Baumgartner Commercial Real
Not-for-Profit Member, Community Builders of Richmond
Shared brochures with local real estate agencies.
Attended Grab-a-Byte Lunch to share how WayNet.org integrates with other
community web sites.
Signed 6 month advertising agreement with the Palladium-Item.
Worked with them on new ads.
Working with Misty Hollis of Step Ahead to get press on our Social
- Submitted agreement
to run ads on KICKS96 in August/September/October. (Still waiting for
KICKS96 to renew membership.)
Completed Membership Survey.
- Complete tax forms.
Create Calendar posting and photo sharing policy. Meet with
Executive Committee for approvals.
Begin work on Web Encyclopedia of Wayne County - explore database
options, content management software (Content DM).
Begin to explore ideas about using volunteers by reading the book
"Volunteers: How to get them, how to keep them".
Update calendar software to latest version. Tweak to show only 2
weeks at a time. Tweak to show date and time on event listing.
Created the Social Services Directory in partnership with the Salvation
Army and Step Ahead.
Created a section for Running in the Recreation area. Posting
information from the Wayne County Challenge.
Added information on the 4-H Fair as a service to our visitors.
- Review and
update page links & calendar events, as necessary. Take
Ran weekly and posted on the Members Only
page. We are currently averaging 43,938 user sessions per month.
Web page views (hits) are averaging 135,032.
2nd Quarter 2003
- Quarterly figures for user sessions rose by 3%. Page views
decreased by 3%. User sessions rose by
35% over the same time period last year.
2002 Yearly Figures
show an outstanding 413,253 users requesting 1,291,024 pages as
compared to 260,875 users requesting 930,554 pages in 2000. This is
a 58% increase in users and a 39% increase in page views over 2001. Our
actual figures may have been slightly higher than this due to logging
problems in January of 2001.