October 3, 2016

September 2016 Reports

September has been an excellent month!

We moved into our office, which is terribly exciting! I’ll now be able to be more productive than ever before. We have a room designated for video recording and a room designated for audio recording. We can literally work here 24/7 if we wanted to. Such a blessing!

The past month we’ve continued to pump out a lot of mission surveys and develop the browsable, embeddable video player that will enable people to easily browse all the Prepare to Serve mission videos on the website itself. It will also be embeddable which will help us get more backlinks from missionary blogs and other relevant LDS blogs. We will continue to develop Prepare to Serve as the most comprehensive mission prep website and YouTube channel.

PreparetoServe.com – Traffic Report

Website Analytics – September 2016

  • Users: 67,476 (last month=58,763)
  • Sessions: 85,803 (last month=77,158)
  • Page views: 144,384 (last month=142,762 )
  • New visitors: 69.4% (last month=66.2%)
  • Returning visitors: 30.6% (last month=33.8%)

Top Cities (visitors):

  1. Salt Lake City
  2. Provo
  3. Los Angeles
  4. Quezon City
  5. Orem
  6. Phoenix
  7. West Jordan
  8. Makati
  9. Boise
  10. South Jordan
  11. Rexburg
  12. Lehi
  13. Logan
  14. St. George
  15. Layton

Traffic Sources

  • Search visits: 53,026 (last month=53,090)
  • Referral visits: 3,052 (last month=1,690)
  • Direct visits: 9.430 (last month=10,158)
  • Social visits: 20,295 (last month=12,220)

Top Referring Websites:

  1. Facebook
  2. LDS Missionaries
  3. Pinterest
  4. YouTube
  5. Sugardoodle
  6. Blogger
  7. Mormon Missions Exposed
  8. ExMormon
  9. Reddit
  10. LDS Media Talk

Website all-time stats (November 2012-September 2016)

  • Users: 1,522,248
  • Sessions: 2,295,545
  • Page Views: 4,733,940

YouTube Analytics

YouTube Analytics – September 2016

  • Total subscribers: about 28,400 (last month=27,300)
  • Total video interview segments: about 11,694 (last month=11,694)
  • September video views: 709,230 (last month=717,221)
  • September view time (in minutes): 1,488,971 (last month=1,606,901)

Lifetime YouTube Analytics

  • Total video views: 18,987,966
  • Total view time (in minutes): 42,204,110