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Web Analytics Report 1/10/10 - 1/16/10

1/16/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 29469 visits. It had a bounce rate of 48%, higher than it’s long term average of 41%, and new visitors 70% of the time, higher than the long term average of 66%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page shows that the website has returned to its pre-Marraige Equality performance.

The live webcasting has drawn over 500,000 views since it’s adoption and the archived footage has followed that growth very closely. The views of short clips on the NYSenate Youtube account continue to surpass total views on Livestream. NYSenateUncut videos remain about 19 times less watched than short clips on NYSenate.

February 1, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 12/20/09 - 1/02/10

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 16970 visits. It had a bounce rate of 50%, higher than its long term average of 40%, and new visitors 78% of the time, higher than the long term average of 66%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page shows that the website has returned to its pre-Marraige Equality performance.

January 25, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 12/06/09 - 12/19/09

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 29509 visits. It had a bounce rate of 47%, higher than its long term average of 40%, and new visitors 74% of the time, higher than the long term average of 65%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page continues to show that the Marriage Equality debate garnered unprecedented attention for nysenate.gov and demonstrates the potential for online public engagement.

January 25, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 11/22/09 - 12/05/09

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 103,032 visits. It had a bounce rate of 43%, slightly higher than its long term average of 39%, and new visitors 74% of the time, higher than the long term average of 65%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page show that the huge increase in the number of visitors was due to the Marriage Equality debate which garnered unprecedented attention for nysenate.gov and demonstrates the potential for online public engagement.

January 25, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 11/08/09 - 11/21/09

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 41,819 visits, down from last period’s 55,568. It had a bounce rate of 46%, higher than its long term average of 38%, and new visitors 72% of the time, higher than the long term average of 63%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page shows that, after a lull through August, September and the beginning of October, visits are increasing on average.

January 25, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 10/25/09 - 11/07/09

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 55,568 visits. It had a bounce rate of 52%, higher than its long term average of 38%, and new visitors 78% of the time, higher than the long term average of 63%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page shows that, after a lull through August, September and the beginning of October, visits are increasing on average.

January 25, 2010
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Web Analytics Report 10/11/09 - 10/24/09

This is the bi-weekly report on the New York State Senate’s web presence. This week the website received a total of 35,758 visits. It had a bounce rate of 46%, higher than its long term average of 38%, and new visitors 75% of the time, higher than the long term average of 63%. The all time graph at the bottom of the first page shows that, after a lull through August, September and the beginning of October, visits are trending upwards.

The live webcasting has drawn over 80,000 views since its adoption and the archived footage has followed that growth fairly closely. However, the short clips on the NYSenate Youtube account are about 4 times more watched than the full videos of session and events posted on the nysenateuncut account.

January 25, 2010
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New Senate Website Expands Information Available to Public

State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) today announced a substantial expansion of publicly available Senate legislative records on the chamber’s website at Open.NYSenate.Gov, continuing the Senate’s commitment to making government more transparent, responsive and accountable.

January 21, 2010
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Senator Jose M. Serrano And NYS Senate Launch Revolutionary Open Legislation Website At Harlem High School

Today, Senator Jose M. Serrano launched the Senate’s new Open Legislation  website through an interactive presentation to students at the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics. The students participated in the first demonstration of the new, user friendly search engine which allows individuals to easily search, navigate, share and comment on all Senate legislation. 

November 5, 2009
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Web Analytics Report 8/30/09 - 9/5/09

NYSenate.gov and Internet Analytics Office of the CIOfor 8/30/09 - 9/5/09

The information below shows the status of the New York Senateʼs web presence as well as an overview of how, in general, of how the Senate is engaging across Social Media.

The website has been experiencing a healthy amount of traffic even though the average level of visits has declined since session finished. The most obvious trend is the peaking of visits during the week and the lulls that occur over the weekend. In Social Media, many Senators have been growing their networks on Twitter and Facebook and have found attention through the most popular, most emailed and most linked sections of nysenate.gov. The online video has also been popular. The live streaming channel has accrued over 1 million viewer minutes watched and both YouTube channels have garnered thousands of views.

Through Crowdsourcing the Senate has engaged constituents and garnered several ideas and thousands of votes.

Internally, the CIOʼs office has been keeping on pace with itʼs development cycle. Nearly 60% of all new features currently requested have been implemented and 70% of all bugs reported have already been fixed. Over 80% of all requests for support have been addressed.

Please direct all feedback to ciodesk@senate.state.ny.us

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Crowdsourcing Data

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Livestream Data

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Youtube Data

September 24, 2009
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