Whew, 2013 was a whirl wind! We thought we’d take some time to review the most popular posts of 2013 and check out some site statistics (nerd alert!). BUT before we do that, we’d like to show our appreciation for our readers by offering a coupon from our premier Partner, Rugby Athletic. Use code ‘RAYSC2013’ for 50% off RA Collection Tshirts now through January 13th.
Now the stats and most popular posts:
- We are nearing the 4,000,000 unique views mark…as of today unique views are at 3,915,762…
- We recorded visits from over 140 countries, top five countries were USA, United Kingdom, Russia, Canada, and South Africa. The most obscure countries were Swaziland, Sudan, and Rwanda. Rugby is truly growing across the whole word!
- 25% of our traffic comes from Facebook, 15% from Twitter, 25% of it is direct and the remaining 35% is split between search engines and referring sites.
- The Results and Fixtures scores page is the most popular on the site by far. We will update it with 2014 upcoming games and results soon!
The best performing posts of the year are below, they range from the USA Rugby National Championship event coverage to an article about Deaf Rugby Players. The best performing article of the year was on Jul y29, 2013; featuring Australia’s Sharni Williams being a complete bada$$.
Deaf Rugby Player Identification
Why Play Rugby? By: Amy Perfors
2014 is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! Our New Years Resolution remains steadfast since 2011, we will continue covering women’s rugby and are are anxious counting the days down until the 2016 Olympics.
What is your New Year’s Resolution? YSC challenges you to help spread women’s rugby and prepare the world for the 2016 Olympics. Get involved! Become a part of the YSC team YSC is opening its doors to aspiring news reporters, photographers, videographers, or simple rugby junkies. It’s a big job, and YSC could use your help.
If you would like to write articles, take photos/videos, find/research stories, conduct interviews, tally scores, help administrate or anything else…let us know via this form.
We’d also like to take a second to thank our Partners. Without their support this site would suffer and we greatly appreciate their gracious support.