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40% of our Bandwidth goes to visitors form the USA with half that going to UK visitors.

There have been one page visits from such far away places as Paraguay and Madagascar and even Iraq. Despite Google's entry into China we are seeing relatively few visitors form there but I guess that will take time to develop.

Naturally we were also visited by 28 different robots during March - several of the larger ones come every day and it is interesting to note that Yahoo's bot made twice as many hits as Google bot. Is it just inefficient or is the number two just trying harder?

Like any global business our site is working round the clock with a peak at 15.00 UK server time when both Europe and the Eastern seaboard of the US are awake. This peak is four times the trough at 07.00 hours when both the West Coast and Western Europe are still asleep.

For reasons that passeth our understanding Friday is the slack day of the week for us but there isn't really much of a day of week or day of month pattern.

We have now started to use the Macromedia template facilities that we have introduced over the last few weeks to most of the pages of our site and next we need to have a fresh look at the multi track/volume discount shop where we might do some more pricing experiments as well as update some of the content.

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