Another client’s site included descriptions and demos of products and services under development. We were able to recommend to the client which services they should develop first based on the relative interest expressed by site visitors.
The difficulty with quick polls that appear on your intranet home page or your external web site is how to interpret your results. The main thing to realize is that these surveys are not based on a representative sample of your total audience.
Once these elections are over, you could contact the staffs of the candidates and ask them about their outcomes from political websites, both in terms of fundraising and volunteers.
Many people mistakenly believe that anything published on the Internet is in the public domain. To avoid a lawsuit, get a legal opinion on the specific information you want to use for a specific purpose.
Q: Are you aware of any statistics I can borrow from that would help us predict the effect of a press release on Web traffic? Sounds like an easy question, but my own research has come up dry. Thanks. Jill Shuman, Managing Director, Imagitas A: Dear Jill: That doesn’t sound easy at all! My first
Rather than look at statistics overall, you can always install website measurement software that will tell you exactly how many people access various pages like your help screen at your own organization.