LDV doesn’t do statporn, but if we did (August ’10)

by Stephen Tall on September 3, 2010

… We’d say a big thank you to the 47,689 ‘absolute unique visitors’* who read Liberal Democrat Voice in August.

Though that’s a touch down on our July figure of c.50,000, it’s up some 143% on the equivalent figure for August ’09 of c.20,000.

This brings our absolute unique visitor readership for the last year to date (1 Sept 2009 – 31 August 2010) to 636,846, some 89% higher than the equivalent figure for 2008-09 of 336,902.

The 5 top-read stories during the month were:

  1. Knowsley Council pays Labour over £250,000 for conference appearances (11) by Mark Pack
  2. Coalition puts up strong defence on IFS report (84) by Iain Roberts
  3. Tim Farron MP writes … Labour’s staggering hypocrisy on the Alternative Vote (66) by Tim Farron MP
  4. Opinion: why we should wish Labour well (102) by George Kendall
  5. Those Kennedy defection rumours (38) by Iain Roberts

And the top 5 traffic sources for Lib Dem Voice in July were:

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* Google Analytics’ term: it broadly means people using about 48,000 different computers visited LDV at least once. Some people may be counted more than once (eg, home and work computer), whilst some people may not be counted (eg, two different people use the same computer, or someone reads the site through a feed reader without ever actually visiting it).