News for our member photographers.

Analytics: May 2022

Analytics: May 2022

Ashley Vaught 8 June 2022
With the migration of Google Analytics from UA to GA4, we have been thinking about how to change our monthly analytics report.
Analytics: April 2022

Analytics: April 2022

Ashley Vaught 9 May 2022
Google Analytics for WonderfulMachine.com were quite schlimm, as the Germans say, for April 2022. That means not good. However, the blog saw improvements. So with the ups and downs, we learn that the ship does rock with the tides.
Analytics: March 2022

Analytics: March 2022

Ashley Vaught 13 April 2022
Due to some changes in our web ads campaign, Wonderful Machine’s analytics numbers were pretty rosy during the month of March.
Analytics: February 2022

Analytics: February 2022

Ashley Vaught 9 March 2022
During the month of February 2022, Wonderful Machine saw a decline in some of the same numbers that it celebrated only a month ago. What a difference 28 days can make!
Analytics: January 2022

Analytics: January 2022

Ashley Vaught 8 February 2022
January 2022 saw gains in the numbers of users to wonderfulmachine.com as well as all of the features of the site.
Analytics: December 2021

Analytics: December 2021

Ashley Vaught 7 January 2022
According to December 2021’s analytics, the quantity of users and pageviews decreased in relation to the previous month, but almost all of the quality indicators for the website showed improvement!
Analytics: November 2021

Analytics: November 2021

Ashley Vaught 3 December 2021
During November Wonderful Machine’s website saw modest increases in certain areas and modest decreases in others. It was neither the best nor the worst of times.
Analytics: October 2021

Analytics: October 2021

Ashley Vaught 9 November 2021
Despite warmer than usual temperatures, October’s analytics report showed that photography clients were busy searching our website for photographers — all traffic indicators were in the pink, as they say.
Analytics: September 2021

Analytics: September 2021

Ashley Vaught 12 October 2021
During the month of September we were finally able to begin tracking photographer engagement — namely, how often users interact with a photographer’s numerous links.
Analytics: August 2021

Analytics: August 2021

Ashley Vaught 3 September 2021
Wonderful Machine’s analytics saw significant increases in searches as well as improvements in general traffic during the month of August.
Analytics: July 2021

Analytics: July 2021

Ashley Vaught 10 August 2021
The weather cooled off (in Philadelphia), and more users visited the site during July 2021. The site’s traffic numbers improved — and our fortunes.
Analytics: June 2021

Analytics: June 2021

Ashley Vaught 8 July 2021
During June users conducted more photographer searches at Wonderful Machine’s site, and they spent longer on the site!
Analytics: May 2021

Analytics: May 2021

Ashley Vaught 2 June 2021
Perhaps this May’s dry weather made Wonderful Machine’s users seek the outdoors, rather than staying by their computers and visiting the site — May was not good as far as numbers go.
Analytics: April 2021

Analytics: April 2021

Ashley Vaught 12 May 2021
While the overall number of site visitors was down from March, April saw increases in a plethora of other key statistics. See how Wonderful Machine did during its first full month with the new website.
Analytics: March 2021

Analytics: March 2021

Ashley Vaught 7 April 2021
As in February, we saw gains across most of the basic site metrics during the month of March, the last month our site was hosted on Expression Engine. Starting at the beginning of April, we’ve switched over to WordPress.
Analytics: February 2021

Analytics: February 2021

Will Good 10 March 2021
February’s traffic report shows considerable increases in users and user experiences across the site — more photographer searches and profile views, especially. After we going through the analytics report we will talk a little about running web ads campaigns and how they can increase your site traffic.
Analytics: January 2021

Analytics: January 2021

Will Good 10 February 2021
In addition to reading up on our January analytics report, learn how we’re customizing the way we display the numbers to put all of our most pertinent data in one place.
Analytics: December 2020

Analytics: December 2020

Will Good 7 January 2021
Wonderful Machine’s December 2020 Analytics report explains how to create custom reports in Google Analytics and displays the most recent data on the site’s usability.
Analytics: November 2020

Analytics: November 2020

Will Good 3 December 2020
No one was sad to see the month of November leave, except lovers of pumpkin pie and turkey gravy. The numbers for Wonderful Machine’s website during the month reflect the same disquietude experienced politically across the country.
Analytics: September 2020

Analytics: September 2020

Will Good 7 October 2020
September’s analytics report — by itself optimistic — explains how to understand Google Analytics Acquisitions data. In the words of the Dude, there’s lots of ins and outs. Prepare to be edified!
Analytics: August 2020

Analytics: August 2020

Ashley Vaught, Will Good 15 September 2020
The month of August brought modest increases in visitors, sessions and session durations, as well as valuable gains in our social media presence.
Analytics: July 2020

Analytics: July 2020

Ashley Vaught 14 August 2020
Analytics from Google shows Wonderful Machine continuing trends from June during the month of July, with modest increases in site events and slight decreases in traffic as a whole.
Analytics: June 2020

Analytics: June 2020

Ashley Vaught 7 July 2020
During the month of June Wonderful Machine’s photographers received more click-throughs, photographer searches, and specialty searches than in the May.
Analytics: May 2020

Analytics: May 2020

Ashley Vaught 16 June 2020
During the month of May Wonderful Machine’s site saw modest increases in users both in relation to April 2020 and May 2019, although pageviews and sessions decreased. In short, it’s a mixed bag.
Analytics: April 2020

Analytics: April 2020

Will Brown 4 May 2020
During the month of April Wonderful Machine’s site saw an increase in traffic over the previous month, perhaps because professionals are setting into the routine of working at home.

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