Local El Dorado County Newswire website surpasses 1 million Local Hits in November.
"In El Dorado County" (InEDC.com) is a news and events aggregation services that provides outbound links to originating sources. In El Dorado County has met the need of busy Internet users seeking a fast review of local news and events. In El Dorado County is operated by PRpond and powered by the the Placerville Newswire.
In El Dorado County website has been online less than one year but has passed all local stand alone websites in the county. Alexa, an independent website research service ranks In El Dorado County as the 321,079 busiest website in the World and the 53,445 busiest website in the US. Over the last three months they show a 390% growth rate.
A key metric in measuring a website's popularity is called "stickiness" by the industry. Bulk traffic to a website is not the only measure because traffic can be bought with paid advertising and other means that drive large number of user to a website, even if they are not interested in the website's content. "Stickiness" measures how users react when the arrive at a website. The two key measurements are "Page Views" per visit and "Time" spent on a website during the visit.
Alexa rates In El Dorado County favorably in both metrics. The third party research firm measures that each visitor to In El Dorado County views 6.8 pages daily. Alexa also Estimated daily time on site for inedc.com users at more than 36 minutes per day!
All this means that many people are going to InEDC.com and they are finding what they want there. This is most impressive when taken in consideration that In El Dorado County provides thousands of outbound links taking the user off site. Even with this feature, users still spend more than 36 minutes on the site.
Alexa's public analysis can be found here: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/inedc.com#
Of the total 1,487,295 hits, 1,190,135 are known to be of U.S. origin with 198,171 of unknown origin.