Visits And Page Views During Elections In The Southern Thunderer December 2017

Visits And Page Views During Elections In The Southern Thunderer December 2017

All Candidates Listed Increases Traffic To The Southern Thunderer

Victor P Taffa

During State and Federal Elections all candidates are listed in The Southern Thunderer. Visits and Page Views increase as people are seeking information about the election that is being held.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

During the month of March 2016 all SEO Titles, Description and Key Words had been added to every article that boosted traffic to The Southern Thunderer on a more consistent basis.

Improved coverage of elections has also increased traffic to The Southern Thunderer on a more consistent basis.

During 2010 and in 2014 the States of South Australia and Tasmania held State Elections on the same day.

Visits and Page Views recorded in The Southern Thunderer for March 2011 are the highest ever due to the New South Wales State Election.

Since 2009 traffic to The Southern Thunderer after an election has remained higher for longer periods of time.

Statistics listed are courtesy of Google Analytics. These figures are for General Elections and do not include By-Elections.

Visits and Page Views in The Southern Thunderer from October 2009-December 2017 during the following State and Federal Elections were as follows:

Election                                                                      Visits   +/-                    Page Views     +/-

Western Australia 11 March 2017                          

Month During Polling Day                                         3,118   +703                4,230   +740

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,415                           3,490

Western Australia 9 March 2013                            

Month During Polling Day                                         425      +102                841      +281

Month Before Polling Day                                         323                              560

Victoria 29 November 2014                                     

Month During Polling Day                                         949      +43                  1,735   +73

Month Before Polling Day                                         906                              1,662

Victoria 27 November 2010                                     

Month During Polling Day                                         6,407   +2,834             8,943   +4,389

Month Before Polling Day                                         3,573                           4,554

Tasmania 15 March 2014                                        

Month During Polling Day                                         644      +250                1,455   +255

Month Before Polling Day                                         394                              1,200

Tasmania 20 March 2010                                        

Month During Polling Day                                         3,254   +661                4,831   +103

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,593                           4,728

South Australia 15 March 2014                              

Month During Polling Day                                         644      +250                1,455   +255

Month Before Polling Day                                         394                              1,200

South Australia 20 March 2010                              

Month During Polling Day                                         3,254   +661                4,831   +103

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,593                           4,728

Queensland 25 November 2017                              

Month During Polling Day                                         5,424   +4,125             6,840   +4,993

Month Before Polling Day                                         1,299                           1,847

Queensland 31 January 2015                                   

Month During Polling Day                                         1,846   +1,052             3,136   +1,484

Month Before Polling Day                                         794                              1,652

Queensland 24 March 2012                                     

Month During Polling Day                                         2,486   +225                3,318   +241

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,261                           3,077

Northern Territory 27 August 2016                       

Month During Polling Day                                         1,600   -945                 2,746   -716

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,545                           3,462

Northern Territory 25 August 2012                       

Month During Polling Day                                         1,883   -161                 2,673   -222

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,044                           2,895

New South Wales 28 March 2015                           

Month During Polling Day                                         2,296   +1,133             3,418   +1,437

Month Before Polling Day                                         1,163                           1,981

New South Wales 26 March 2011                           

Month During Polling Day                                         10,437 +3,827             14,386 +5,476

Month Before Polling Day                                         6,610                           8,910

Australian Capital Territory 15 October 2016      

Month During Polling Day                                         1,303   +123                2,166   +317

Month Before Polling Day                                         1,180                           1,849

Australian Capital Territory 20 October 2012      

Month During Polling Day                                         3,378   +1,684             4,502   +2,159

Month Before Polling Day                                         1,694                           2,343

Federal 2 July 2016                                                  

Month During Polling Day                                         2,545   -2,769              3,462   -3,947

Month Before Polling Day                                         5,314                           7,409

Federal 7 September 2013                                       

Month During Polling Day                                         407      -311                 786      -639

Month Before Polling Day                                         718                              1,425

Federal 21 August 2010                                           

Month During Polling Day                                         4,957   +2,530             6,755   +3,342

Month Before Polling Day                                         2,427                           3,413

The Southern Thunderer was first published on 14 October 2009.

 

Highest To Lowest Numbers Of Visits For Any Election

Visits                                                                           Month Before Election

Queensland 25 November 2017                               +4,125

New South Wales 26 March 2011                            +3,827

Victoria 27 November 2010                                      +2,834

Federal 21 August 2010                                            +2,530

Australian Capital Territory 20 October 2012       +1,684

New South Wales 28 March 2015                            +1,133

Queensland 31 January 2015                                    +1,052

Western Australia 11 March 2017                           +703

Tasmania 20 March 2010                                         +661

South Australia 20 March 2010                               +661

Tasmania 15 March 2014                                         +250

South Australia 15 March 2014                               +250

Queensland 24 March 2012                                      +225

Australian Capital Territory 15 October 2016       +123

Western Australia 9 March 2013                             +102

Victoria 29 November 2014                                      +43

Northern Territory 25 August 2012                        -161

Federal 7 September 2013                                        -311

Northern Territory 27 August 2016                        -945

Federal 2 July 2016                                                   -2,769

 

Highest To Lowest Numbers Of Page Views For Any Election

Page Views                                                                 Month Before Election

New South Wales 26 March 2011                            +5,476

Queensland 25 November 2017                               +4,993

Victoria 27 November 2010                                      +4,389

Federal 21 August 2010                                            +3,342

Australian Capital Territory 20 October 2012       +2,159

Queensland 31 January 2015                                    +1,484

New South Wales 28 March 2015                            +1,437

Western Australia 11 March 2017                           +740

Australian Capital Territory 15 October 2016       +317

Western Australia 9 March 2013                             +281

Tasmania 15 March 2014                                         +255

South Australia 15 March 2014                               +255

Queensland 24 March 2012                                      +241

Tasmania 20 March 2010                                         +103

South Australia 20 March 2010                               +103

Victoria 29 November 2014                                      +73

Northern Territory 25 August 2012                        -222

Federal 7 September 2013                                        -639

Northern Territory 27 August 2016                        -716

Federal 2 July 2016                                                   -3,947