Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by brasscrest, Nov 10, 2006.
tMP has reached a rather significant milestone - 7500 registered users :clap:
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Great news!!! Except there are some people out there who, for one reason or another, have more than 2 usernames. Some even have 3!! You know who you are you naughty people!! :tongue:
So working on the estimate that there are in the region of 3500 bands in the UK, that's about 2 people per band on here! :clap:
(Nothing like a sweeping generalisation, is there?! :tongue
Ah but then consider the bands from europe and ireland then u really cant go under the esstimate u have given! There is brass outside uk as well and people interested in it
Goes to show I/we have a long long way to go yet
Hence my sweeping generalisation comment! :tongue:
What about this if u just look at the uk bands there is 3500 bands with 30 memebers average u get total 105000 and there is 7500 that really puts it into perspective
Yes, you are right. Hold the celebrations chaps, our work here is not yet done! :frown:
The 7500 figure actually represents tMP user accounts and not true visitor statistics or page view statistics for these numbers of user accounts. I could inform you of another statistic i.e. unique visitors per month which is based off IP - but then I'd have to kill you. OK, it's not the 105,000 figure you mention, but half that and you're neary there.
As for the page views/impressions created by these visitors, well across the year, from quieter times (Christmas/August holidays) through to busy times (Regionals/Pontins/Nationals/Open) the figures range is 4 to 12 per month.....
errrrm, thats MILLION, yep 4 to 12 MILLION pages delivered by tMP per month - hence the need for a high performance, massive and expensive server !!!!
At Pontins the "Master of Ceremonies" mentioned tMP and said there are at least 3000 members - think he understated a little!! - Well done though! I love the site! :clap: I had said to myself - if I used it regularly I would become a supporter - payment coming shortly then!!:tup
That's an amazing statistic John. Do you have any idea how many of those hits are genuine visitors, rather than googlebots and spiders etc?
I asked him the same question when we met it Birmingham a while ago.
It's my understanding that these figures exclude the arachnids and such - they're 'real' page deliveries.
wow!!! thats amazing!
i can remember back to the "old" days when we were celebrating our 500th member!!! so this is a truly amazing feet in such a short time.
well done to John and his amazing team of mods:clap:.( and of course us mere mortals)
or 7500/3500 = 2.14 tmpers per UK Band.
Appreciate that some bands have more members than others but it does raise the question - are there UK Brass Bands who do not have any members on tMP?
I would say defo because there are many tmpers not from the uk im one for a start but there are im sure people from across europe as well and even maybe even australia it might be interesting to acctually do a survey and see where all tmpers are from i would assume maybe 80% would be uk but still would be cool to find out!!!
Yup I can think of a couple locally to me, so I guess over the whole country there are more than a few. So, you all know what to do - spread the word!
7500 registrations is quite an achievement in four years. But there is another, probably more significant milestone looming: that of half a million posts (currently on about 485000). Half a million eh? I bet John didn't figure that 4 years ago when he set this up!
I certainly didn't Ian, I certainly didn't, I must admit that I will be a very proud man when this occurs - whis will be sometime quite soon, this will indeed be some accomplishment everyone on here can be proud of.
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