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Offline Lyn and Malcolm

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Visitors to our Wpg
« on: September 14, 2009, 07:07:56 PM »

Last month (August) our website stats showed the following figures for Entry page HITS to our WPG.

896 to  /plantmenu.htm
843 to  /plants.htm


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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2009, 09:24:43 PM »
thats good, how do you know that, did you put in a hit counter?

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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2009, 10:21:26 PM »
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Our webspace supplier (Supernames) has Webalizer installed on it, you can get loads of info from it. Even indicates the most frequently searched for words that have bought visitors to our site, on a mothly basis.

Total Hits for the whole of our website in August 54,682

At least 201 hits from Georges pages

The most used search words were Garden Pictures


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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2009, 08:17:28 AM »
Interesting statistics, Malcolm, and thanks for posting them.
I'm delighted that the WPG website has contributed in this way.

Do you have statistics for individual pages on your WPG?
e.g.
http://www.plantguide.lynandmalc.co.uk/plantguide1999.htm
I'd like to think that surfers are directed to that page when they search on:
Hibiscus 'Newbiscus Mauvelous'
and
http://www.plantguide.lynandmalc.co.uk/plantguide0228.htm
when they search on:
Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud'

However, Ive done a quick Google and find that Hibiscus 'Newbiscus Mauvelous' is on page 3 and Clematis 'Comtesse de Bouchaud' is not on the first pages. Disappointed in that :'(


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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2009, 03:43:23 PM »

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Do you have statistics for individual pages on your WPG?
e.g.

Not with webalizer, but I have 4 individual pages that can have a counter on, courtesy of Bravenet, so I can move those about.

The Hibiscus newbiscus page will only have been on our wpg since about June this year, so I guess can't really expect to be up too high in the searches yet, but no excuse for the Clematis. Going back to a discussion we have had on here before, would key words on each page help.
I don't know much about the workings of search engines, but how have we got to number 6 when anyone searches for "Garden pictures" in the whole world?
We do have lots of keywords on our home pages of all 3 of our websites, have recently added Bees and Butterflies to those keywords, as we have lots of plants that attract them. Will be interesting over time to see if we get into the ratings with that.
Google trawls our pages about every month, so won't be on there yet.

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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2009, 04:27:15 PM »
I'm hoping to have more time to look into search engine positioning over the next few months Malcolm.
I loath the websites which have only one agenda -to fish for clicks on their sponsored links.
In fact I think they pollute the internet by "clouding" the results of surfer searches. How many times have you clicked a link only to find the information you expect is not there? I find I have to pick my way through their presence (there are always some on page 1) before finding something genuine.
I'm sure you get loads of emails from them asking to exchange links. I don't.
If Google rank web sites higher for linking to them then I'd rather not get hits.
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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2009, 09:19:28 PM »
I had a look on my magic seeder c panel website control panel thingy and on it is a section for webstats which i have now enabled  ::) did not do it from start as i thought it was enabled, if i do a search for magic seeder i am on the first page on google and yahoo and i to have no idea how i got their, do keywords help in search engine rankings ?, i have no idea how these things work,

If i cant see it i have no idea how web things work  ???

just luck to be on the first page i think, or is it

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Re: Visitors to our Wpg
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2009, 10:47:19 PM »
« Last Edit: September 16, 2009, 08:23:26 AM by Lyn and Malcolm »