A Report on Our Website and Blog
OREC’s newly designed website and blog have been up and running since the spring, to rave reviews. Here are some things you should know about our site:
–We installed an open source Google based calendar on the front page which lists activities and conferences of interest to the marine renewables community on the front page. If you’d like to add an event, please let us know.
–We have stocked with website with a number of Reports and Papers that you won’t find elsewhere, and we continue to grow the list of resources. If you’re interested in other reports, you can also check out there reports (embedded in posts) from the FAQ section so that you can answer basic questions on wave and tidal energy.
–Our site is hosted by DreamHost, a carbon neutral company.
–We’ve been tracking website stats; we average about 50 visits per day. More interestingly, average time spent at our site is 2 minutes and 22 seconds, at least four times longer than the 50 seconds that is typical for most sites. That means that people coming to our site and finding value and staying around for it.