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ROCKNET MEETING MINUTES
Draft
February 12, 2009

The meeting convened in the Blue Crab Room of City Hall at 7:40.

In attendance: Bob Ekman, Mary Alice McDonough, Roald Schrack, Mike Cannon, Stan Klein, Brian Pierce and Carol Nicholas.

The minutes of the last meeting (January 8,) were read and accepted with minor corrections.

1. Bobís main theme was to discuss the web site. He handed out a package which contained 8 pages of the web site and various aspects of it.

2. Mike continued to describe further changes to the website as he discussed going from Linux to windows cascading.

3. Mike took us into the computer room and we logged on as a group to discuss the web site. Various comments were given as to what would be best on style, function and what would be appealing for the audience as an incentive to log onto our web site.

4. Bob gave us some statistics. They were:

Monthly Report (highest to lowest)
November, October, January, September, February.
It was suggested that due to the holidays and different events this may be the reason for these statistics.

Search query report (highest to lowest) top 5:
Rockville concert band                    192 requests
New mark commons                         101 requests
Md. State Rep.                                   97 requests
Rocknet                                             81 requests
New mark commons Rockville Md   58 requests

Search query Report (highest to lowest) least 5:
Rockville community band           17 requests
New mark commons Rockville    17 requests
Rockville recreation                    16 requests
Science day                                  16 requests
Rockville science day                  16 requests

Referring site report (Highest to Lowest) top 5
www.rocknet.org                     136,792 requests
rocknet.org                               6,385 requests
www.google.com                     4,484 requests
www.rockvillescience.org       3,522 requests
www.newmarkcommons.net    2,420 requests

Referring site report (highest to lowest) least 5
Rockvillesciencecenter.org   147 requests
www.whois.sc                       141 requests
www.google.de                      110 requests
www.msa.md.gov                   99 requests
rockvillescience.org               98 requests