Oops, that second point should end , "...which goes along with the spike the
the interactive map and maps TOC."
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Peter Wiringa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That is an interesting question...
> After a quick look, it appears there may as small spike that Monday for TC
> homepage. The norm tends to be in the upper 1/4 of the 80Ks for Mondays, but
> we were at nearly 95K that Monday, however this could have been driven more
> by the mix of finals and the game, rather than the game itself. Some
> screenshots from GA included.
> - There was a much more pronounced spike on campus maps. Looking at the
> maps table of contents page and interactive map pages (not including the
> static building detail pages), we see a spike consistent with what we see at
> the beginning of fall and spring semesters. Note that the large spikes in
> late 2009 were due to load testing.
> - The Maps & Directions link in the footer of the home page, a very
> pronounced spike, which goes along with the spike to the inter
> - The Parking & Transportation link in the footer of the home page also
> received a notable spike.
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 9:58 AM, David Peterson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hey Web Standards:
>> Since it is a short week before a holiday, I thought I'd pose
>> an interesting (to me at least) question to the people on this list who
>> track analytics and web usage:
>> The Minnesota Vikings vs Chicago Bears ESPN Monday Night Football game
>> was played at TCF Bank Stadium here on campus, as I'm sure everyone knew.
>> The game received lots of national exposure after the Metrodome caved in on
>> itself, so the interest was high. This was reflected in the national ratings
>> for the game, which came in at 27.5 MILLION viewers (source cited:
>> http://kstp.com/article/stories/s1892947.shtml). That means that 27.5
>> million people had the University of Minnesota on their radar last Monday.
>> My question is, did any of the sites you administer see a traffic spike
>> that may correlate with this exposure? It would be great to share anything
>> you might have found, specifically if anyone on this list works directly
>> with the umn.edu domain...
>> David Peterson
>> IT Professional
>> Office of Institutional Research
>> University of Minnesota
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> Peter Wiringa, Electronic Communications Specialist
> University Relations, University of Minnesota
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