Analysis of Regional Directory Visits on

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This analysis updates our prior review of patterns in the US and global interests of visitors to according the the choices made to visit various regional economic development directories worldwide. Refer to our market reach for general visit statistics. See our regional and state directories. These preceded the development of our Search: Americas and similar tools in fall 2007.

See our prior analysis of regional visit patterns from 2005 - 2006.

Whether through navigational links on the website or search engine results, the visits to regional directories are a simple indicator of the diverse range of interests among our visitors.

You may also find our 7 year analysis of investment project trends by state to be of interest. Our April 2006 newsletter (4 pages with graphs) summarized such former market research and analysis.

Analysis of

US Economic Development

Directory Visits by State


See Invest USA

for US regional or state directories.

Global directories.

Updates welcome.

Global distribution of regional economic development directory page view on

New for 2008: Search: Americas

US Project Trends

1994 - 2006

Our analysis of the

Business Roundtable

CEO Survey 2002-2007 Results

Other recent trend analysis

about capital investment

project plans worldwide

IBM presentation (.pdf) about global investment trends in September 2007

IBM press release about their latest analysis of global capital investment project trends

It is worth noting that only 3.4% of our total page views during October 2006 - 2007 were to view our home page. By design, most of our visitors arrive through search engines and go directly to the pages with the content which is relevant to their interests at the time, or quickly find the relevant pages through the navigational links. Links on each page typically lead to closely related content. Unlike advertising-driven websites by US magazine publishers, the basic concept behind was to function like a concierge or project referral service in this niche market. We help executives and their advisors to quickly find what they are seeking in any geographic region or professional specialty, or information resources to support capital investment project plans.
Our marketing work directs visitors to special landing pages which are designed to be most relevant to their expected interests, as opposed to just directing everyone to our home page as a starting point. Beyond the basic directories and search tools for quick reference, we also provide personal referral services to support project plans.

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