This archived article was written by: Chase Dâ€™Ambrosio
The Internet has made Eagle staffers somewhat of celebrities, as their stories are viewed each month by people from at least 37 countries. The information is tracked daily on their website at eagle.ceu.edu.
Within a period of six and a half months The Eagles’ web pages were visited by approximately 11,101 people. April 2006 had the highest visitation with 2,103, followed by May with 1906, August 1903, July 1,798, June 1,717, September 1,101 (as of press time September 12) and March 573.
April 2006 had the highest hits with 57,364, followed by August’s 38,744 and July’s 33,366.
During the first 12 days of September 2006, statistics showed 1.41 hits per visitor who viewed an average of 4.93 pages per visit.
Tuesday was the top most viewed day of the week in September with 2,380 hits followed by Saturday with 1,618 and Sunday with 1,578 hits.
September 7 had the most number of visits with 178; followed by September 8 with 164; September 3, 161; September 5, 148; September 12, 152; and September 11, 138. The only newspaper of this academic year was published August 31, 2006.
What time do people view the Eagle online in September? The most hits comes at 4 p.m. followed by noon, 3 p.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 1 p.m., 6 and 7 p.m. tied, 8 a.m. and 11 p.m.
The Eagle registered more hits from the United States in September with 20,379. Canada was the next highest country with 567, Australia 244, Great Britain 239, Germany 81, Netherlands 46, India 44, Hungary 43, China 42, Japan 38, South Africa and Spain 36, Sweden 31, Greece, Hong Kong 26, Thailand 25, Mexico 18, Italy 17, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and Iran 16, Philipines, Norway, Singapore, Kuwit, Switzerland and New Zealand 15, Croatia and Portugal and Israel 14, Taiwan, Poland and Malta 11.
Eighty percent of those visiting the Eagle site (1,256 visits) look at the pages for 0 to 30 seconds. Five percent (74 visits) look for 30 seconds to two minutes, four percent (58) look from two minutes to five minutes, three percent (47) look from five minutes to 15 minutes, 1.4 percent (23) look from 15 minutes to 30 minutes, 1.6 percent (26) look from 30 minutes to one hour and four percent (63) visit for over an hour.
Operating systems show Windows has the highest percentage of traffic with 66 percent, followed by Macintosh 15 percent, and coming in last are Linux, AmigaOS and Sun Solaris.
The top browsers are MS Internet Explorer at 54.7 percent, Safari 13.4 percent, Mozilla 13.1 percent and Firefox 11.5 percent.
The top search key “phrases” are Alice Cooper, Tyler Kepkay, coyote ugly dance, sports, Nathan Zilles, Ben Shroud, The Eagle, Bo Brady, CEU volleyball, CEU Eagle, bug chasers, Michael Kirkpatrick basketball, gym, logo site ceu.edu, Angela Oliver, Kaylyn Fager, Halo 2 tournaments in Utah county, Jessica Juliano and Marco Biava.
The top search key “words” are Utah, of, Alice, Cooper, Eagle, the, CEU, college, volleyball, to, bug, in, Kepkay, online, s, Tyler, 2006, site, ugly, a, on, Stroud, coyote, Ben, for, students, pride, enrollment, school, sports, print, chasers and Angela.