Surpasses Half Million Visits

December 31, 2007 will end 2007 with over a half million page views after being online for less than two months. As of midnight December 30, had 533,860 page views recorded.

A page view is simply one person viewing one page on the site. That does not mean that a quarter million people have viewed the site…one person will usually view more than one page per visit. The photo gallery pages are not included in the 533,860 page view total.

There were over 210,000 page views in November, and there were over 323,000 page views in December.

Many inquiries have been received by concerning the availability of advertising on the site. Ads are not currently available on the site, but there is a waiting list for potential advertisers. There are just a few slots remaining when advertising is available. If your business would like to be on the list to possibly advertise on, let us know by filling out our contact form.

Some interesting facts about visitors:

  • The most viewed story involved the death of an Escambia County Deputy in Walnut Hill.
  • The second most viewed story involved an accident and manhunt in McDavid.
  • The third most viewed story was about the shooting of a suspect by deputies in Century.
  • The fourth most viewed story was about the Molino Christmas parade.
  • The fifth most viewed story was about the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department fish fry.
  • The number one “referrer” (a site or link sending visitors to the site) was email…meaning many, many people emailed somebody the link to the site and they visited it.
  • The second greatest source of visitors was Google. Yahoo was the second most popular search engine sending people to the site.
  • Other links sending lots of visitors to the site were in the Pensacola News Journal’s forums and from the Northview High School web site.
  • 77% of visitors are running Windows XP. 6% are running an Apple Mac, one person is still running Windows 95 and a handful are running Linux and WebTV.
  • The most popular day of the week for has been Monday; the slowest day has been Sunday.
  • There have been visitors from Israel, Brazil, the Seychelles islands off Africa, Germany, Japan, China, Taiwan, Canada, France, England, Maylasia and Switzerland.
  • The greatest number of visitors have come from the Frontier internet service (they provide dialup and DSL in Walnut Hill and Molino), followed by Cox high speed, Road Runner, Bellsouth and AOL.
  • The site also popular with users within the Escambia County Schools, Wildblue satellite users, Escambia County and the U.S. Government, including the U.S. Northern Command.
  • Several local media companies (TV and newspapers) visit the site on a regular basis.

In case you are wondering from all that…we don’t know who you are when you visit the site unless you fill out our form and tell us. The server knows that someone from a particular internet provider visited the site, what pages were viewed, their operating system (Windows XP, Linux, etc.) and where they came from (such as Google, another web site, etc.). Again, we don’t know who you are personally.


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