WSO Website and Database Committee report presented at the September 2017 Meeting

  • The Database and Website Committee meets every few months.  We had a meeting on Saturday August 26th. The website look and feel was discussed and possible ways to make it better. The next website/DB committee meeting will be held Saturday October 21th, 2017 at 2pm.
  • Support was provided to the finance team by getting sales history information to help understand what products are being bought and where and how they are being shipped.
  • An extract of the meeting list database was provided to review what meetings are missing contact information
  • General support for email accounts was provided
  • The MPS special working Job Posting was published on the website home page – tell your friends!
  • Assisting with the Quick Books Integration Project
  • Did some juggling with the Drop Box accounts to allow users to work within their 2GB personal limit

August Website usage numbers:

  • 49,495 User Sessions in August down from 50,248 in July
  • 34,577 Unique users down from 35,180
  • 98,046 Page views, down from 99,267
  • The bounce rate (users leaving the site immediately) was 65.20%, up from 65.05%
  • 55% of users accessed the site with Mobile devices, 37.30% with a desktop, and 7.71% with a tablet
  • The pages accessed the most often were
    • Laundry List – 19,072 views, 19% of the total page views
    • Find a meeting – 7,175 views (7%)
    • Find a meeting Search results 4,716 views (5%)
    • Literature – 4,331 (4%)
    • The Problem – 3,466 views (3.5%)
  • Users continue to come from across the globe with the top 5 session counts from:
    • United States – 83% of users
    • Canada – 3.81%
    • United Kingdom – 3.62%
    • Australia – 1.69%
    • India – 0.68%