1 July 2011

State of the Riot. Q2 2011

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While tree killing news outlets wallow in a well deserved slough of despond it’s up, up and away here in the wild blue yonder of the internet.

So here are the key stats when comparing Q2 2011 to Q2 2010 thanks to Google Analytics:

    Visits: 807,248, up from 522,933.
    Pageviews: 2,641,070, up from 1,366,800
    Absolute Unique Visitors: 295,233 up from 201,026.

But what were they looking at? Here’s the 20 most viewed stories of the quarter:

    1. Road Rage Attack. Information wanted
    2. The Commodores of Wanniassa
    3. New Acton Burning.
    4. Sex scandal at ADFA
    5. Is there a law saying you aren’t allowed to build on someone else’s land?
    6. Cam and Lisa boned?
    7. The deck dispute hots up.
    8. Update to the road rage story
    9. Don’t have a domestic in your growhouse
    10. The Red Herring kaput
    11. Canberra police shooting victim awarded $8 million.
    12. Slutwalk comes to Canberra
    13. I just lodged a formal complaint against my guvvy house neighbours…
    14. Canberra in the 80s. Then and now.
    15. Public Art….it’s a Hoot!! (Belconnen gets an owl)
    16. How to catch a milk thief in the public service?
    17. Squeegee Men at the Lights? How much to pay in Canberra?
    18. Chief Minister Stanhope to depart.
    19. Borders gone!
    20. Glenloch Morons

And now the bit you’ve all been waiting for… What were people searching for when they came here?

    1. brodburger
    2. alex beddows
    3. red herring cafe canberra
    4. police shooting wanniassa
    5. brand depot
    6. griffith vietnamese
    7. erin molan
    8. joel monaghan
    9. rebecca massey
    10. costco canberra
    11. central cafe gungahlin
    12. adfa sex scandal
    13. goulburn canberra bus
    14. brumbies home games
    15. ginninderra medical centre
    16. solar panels canberra
    17. michael steep
    18. canberra strip club
    19. red hill lookout cafe
    20. dickson dumpling house
    21. crust pizza
    22. disposal stores canberra
    23. triple j tuggeranong
    24. total traction services
    25. gowrie pharmacy opening hours
    26. cam and lisa
    27. 2cc
    28. massage canberra
    29. chickens for sale canberra
    30. breakfast in canberra
    31. cotter dam
    32. u brew it
    33. narrabundah crime
    34. spina bifida
    35. mini skip canberra
    36. canberra goss
    37. johnboy banned from wig and pen
    38. aoli canberra
    39. best+childcare+canberra
    40. peri crust pizza recipe
    41. cooking classes canberra
    42. jim murphy
    43. pilates canberra
    44. glenloch interchange
    45. rao murder
    46. honeysuckle creek camp grounds
    47. canberra historic photographs schools
    48. belco pride
    49. master plan for gungahlin suburbs
    50. corinbank festival 2011

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I should go look, but I’m too lazy. What happened on Jun 23 to explain that spike?

johnboy said :

Oh we get many public service readers during work hours.

Really?? I never would have guessed….[/sarcasm]

interested_bystander1:08 pm 01 Jul 11

Solidarity said :

If anyone searches for “Belco Pride” can they automatically get IP banned?

Hey! I searched for that…but it was so I could laugh at them, not with them! And also to find that great picture of the tattooed lads so I could post a copy on my Facebook and taunt my brother, who has recently moved to BP heartland, Charnwood.

Oh we get many public service readers during work hours.

johnboy said :

Reader visitation tends to run around the clock with higher visitation around the times most people are awake 😉

Right, so that would mean non work-hours for the average public servant…

BTW thanks JB for a great site, wrt both content and function! ;*

I mentioned “The Great Unpleasantness” with the wig last week on 666, I imagine that’s what drove it, or the story on the bar going up for sale. (Anyone heard more?)

Reader visitation tends to run around the clock with higher visitation around the times most people are awake 😉

Interesting – if I search for “johnboy banned from wig and pen” I only come up with this very thread. Does that mean that it was simply a baseless rumour that visitors were trying to validate?

Incidentally, am I right in reading the peaks and troughs of the bar graph that most hits occur Mon-Fri and there’s a lull over each weekend? Would be interesting to find out what times of day are most popular … is it a lunchtime hangout or do people sit on here all work-day long at their employers’ expense??

14% bounce rate fall?
Is that from after the new layout?

Also “7. erin molan“…
When a media personality even a year after their departure still has the number one Google hit on their name as this creepy thread where even the people opposed to their creepy stalker still don’t support the media personality


If anyone searches for “Belco Pride” can they automatically get IP banned?

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