Website Committee

The website committee is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the web site, including the Repository and Quick Shopping Cart.

Check here for the latest Website Committee committee reports to the WSO Board.

WSO Web Site November 2015 Report

Web Usage Highlights (from Google Analysis):
Overall November 2015 Activity remained consistent with that of the previous month (October)

  • Overall inquirers (site visitors): 47,089 visiting the site, up 1.9% from October.
  • Number of new inquirers: 62% of total visitors, basically unchanged from October.
  • Inquirers using mobiles devices: 45% of total visitors, basically unchanged from October.
  • Overall Bounce rate still slowly increasing (percentage of single page visitors; those who left the entry page visited at the site without further interaction with the site): 65%, up 3% from October.
  • Most visited pages (after home page):
    • Lit-Laundry List, Find-a-meeting, and Lit-Problem (same top three as in October)
  • While most of the visitors are from the United States, we’re also getting a substantial number of visitors from other countries (128 different countries in total). Here’s the top five countries (same countries as in October, though the order has changed):
    • United States: 82.6% of total
    • Canada: 3.2%
    • Russia: 3.0%
    • United Kingdom: 2.9%
    • Australia: 1.1%

Read more: WSO Web Site November 2015 Report

WSO Web Site October 2015 Report

Web Usage Highlights (from Google Analysis):
Overall October 2015 Activity remained consistent with that of the previous month (September)

  • Overall inquirers (site visitors): 47,767 visiting the site, down only 1.7% from September.
  • Number of new inquirers: 61.7% of total visitors, basically unchanged from September.
  • Inquirers using mobiles devices: 43% of total visitors, basically unchanged from September.
  • Higher Overall Bounce rate (percentage of single page visitors; those who left the entry page visited at the site without further interaction with the site): 62%, basically unchanged from September.
  • Most visited pages (after home page):
    • Lit-Laundry List, Find-a-meeting, and Lit-Problem (same top three as in September)
  • While most of the visitors are from the United States, we’re also getting a substantial number of visitors from other countries (125 different countries in total). Here’s the top five countries (same countries as in September, though the order has changed):
    • United States: 82.5% of total
    • Canada: 3.2%
    • United Kingdom: 3.0%
    • Russia: 2.9%
    • Australia: 1.0%

Read more: WSO Web Site October 2015 Report

WSO Web Site August 2015 Report

Web Usage Highlights (from Google Analysis):
Overall August 2015 Activity was down, as compared to previous month (July 2015)

  • Overall inquirers (site visitors): 50,686 visiting the site, down 11.5% from July
  • Number of new inquirers: 31,154, down 7.9% from July
  • Inquirers using mobiles devices: 21,798, down 8.4% from July
  • Higher Overall Bounce rate (percentage of single page visitors; those who left the entry page visited at the site without further interaction with the site): 60%, up 15%

WSO Web Site October 10, 2015 Report

WSO Web Site Report:

Web Usage Highlights (from Google Analysis):
Overall September 2015 Activity was generally about the same as the previous month (August 2015) 

  • Overall inquirers (site visitors): 48,574 visiting the site, down only 1.4% from August.
  • Number of new inquirers: 61.5% of total visitors, basically unchanged from last month. 
  • Inquirers using mobiles devices: 43% of total visitors, basically unchanged from last month.
  • Higher Overall Bounce rate (percentage of single page visitors; those who left the entry page visited at the site without further interaction with the site): 63%, up from 60% last month.
    • Note: The bounce rate is still considered good by most in the industry. The concern is the apparent increasing trend in the bounce rate.  
  • Most visited pages (after home page): 
    • Lit-Laundry List, Find-a-meeting, and Lit-Problem (same top three as last month)
  • While most of the visitors are from the United States, we’re also getting a substantial number of visitors from other countries (131 different countries in total).  Here’s the top five:
    • United States: 81.5% of total
    • Russia:  4.5%
    • Canada: 3.5%
    • United Kingdom: 2.5%
    • Australia: 1%

Read more: WSO Web Site October 10, 2015 Report

Web Site Report July 2015

WSO Web Site Report:

July 2015 Activity Highlights/Concerns, as compared to March 2015 (Google Analysis)

  • Good news: Number of visitors to the site is increasing
    • Overall inquirers (site visitors): 37, 907 inquirers visiting the site, up 24%
    • Number of new inquirers: 33,817, up 11%
    • Inquirers using mobiles devices: 23,798, up 31%

      Read more: Web Site Report July 2015