Webstock – the stats!

We thought it might be interesting to post some of the stats for the Webstock site over the past year, since 1 January.

53,601 unique people have visited the site and together they’ve made a total of 76,866 visits. There have been 199,082 pageviews.

Browser breakdown:
Firefox – 56.03%
Internet Explorer – 17.84%
Safari – 16.37%
Chrome – 5.88%
Opera – 1.65%

Breaking down Internet Explorer a little more:
IE 7 – 57.17%
IE 6 – 25.72%
IE 5 – 17.05%

61.09% of the visitors have been on Windows OS, 33.36% on Mac, 3.69% on Linux and 1.44% on iPhone.

Screen resolutions:
1280×800 – 18.02%
1280×1024 – 17.40%
1680×1050 – 16.09%
1440×900 – 14.17%
1024×768 – 10.45%
1920×1200 – 10.37%

50.94% of our traffic was from referring sites, 30.81% came to us directly and 17.88% was from search engines.

We’d proud to say we had no AdWords, Keywords, Campaigns or Ad versions 🙂

About 40% of our visits came from New Zealand and 20% from the USA. The next largest countries for visitors were: Australia, United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. Of New Zealand visits, 12,659 were from Wellington and 11,557 from Auckland.

Pages most visited (aside from homepage):
09 programme
Words for Webstock – Bruce Sterling
2010 programme
09 speakers
2010 speakers

And, finally, the most popular search term that gets people to Webstock (aside from variations of ‘Webstock’)? It’s ‘Sam Morgan’!

Have a great break over the holidays everyone.

Rives coming to Webstock

We’re delighted to announce Rives as a speaker for Webstock 2010!

Rives is a poet, a regular on “HBO’s Def Poetry Jam” and a featured speaker at a number of TED conferences.

Here’s a couple of videos to give you an idea of what to expect.

Rives controls the internet

Rives tells a story of mixed emoticons

Webstock 2010 launched!

We’re delighted to launch Webstock 2010, taking place in Wellington from 15-19 February. It features three days of hands-on workshops followed by two days of conference proper.

Twenty international speakers will be coming to New Zealand for Webstock, including Kevin Rose, founder of Digg; Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva; John Resig, creator of the jQuery library and Jeff Atwood of codinghorror.com. Workshop topics includes start-ups, Agile, mobile, design and networked cities.

We’ll also be celebrating the inaugural ONYA web awards on the final night of Webstock.

We’re excited about Webstock week and hope to see you there!

Tash, Mike, Deb and Ben