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May 4, 2011

Traffic patterns to this website

Filed under: Blog,Traffic — Razib Khan @ 9:51 pm

Since I’ve been on the Discover Magazine website for one year I thought I’d look at some patterns in Google Analytics. Specifically, over the interval from April 1st 2010 to April 30th 2011 (alas, I lost access to the ScienceBlogs traffic data). For example, what institutions are people coming to this website from? To do that I just filtered for “university” and “college” in Google Analytics. Below are those institutional addresses which sent 500 or more visits to this website over the year.

Institution Visits HARVARD UNIVERSITY 2568 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 1973 STANFORD UNIVERSITY 1372 BEIHANG UNIVERSITY 1359 COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 1283 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO 1188 OXFORD UNIVERSITY 1169 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH 1009 YALE UNIVERSITY 990 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON 974 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS 958 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA 936 PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 893 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 879 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 842 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES 841 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 840 YORK UNIVERSITY 835 UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO 805 UPPSALA UNIVERSITY 802 BOSTON UNIVERSITY 784 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA 784 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO 746 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 732 DUKE UNIVERSITY 724 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE 723 UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI 710 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DAVIS 700 UNIVERSITY SIEGEN CAMPUS NETWORK 670 CORNELL UNIVERSITY 669 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 665 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY 654 OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY 650 SMITH COLLEGE 637 BROWN UNIVERSITY 626 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 614 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND 611 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL 589 THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY 583 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY 552 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY 532 SAINT JOHN S UNIVERSITY – COLLEGE OF SAINT BENEDICT 518 MCGILL UNIVERSITY 505 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS 501

Now let’s look at visitor loyalty:

Visit that was the visitor’s nth visit % of all visits 1 times 824746 62% 2 times 114278 9% 3 times 51544 4% 4 times 32629 2% 5 ...

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