CEP’s website, CEPOhio.com, and ChampaignWorks.com, a website supported by the CEP to post local jobs and share positive local news, continue drawing more visitors. Champaign Works newsfeeds runs on screens throughout all county schools and communities sponsored by the CEP as well as We Spend Local screens located in local businesses.
“Our growth for both CEP & Champaign Works is amazing,” says Staci Wisma of Berry Digital Solutions, which developed both of the sites.
Champaign Works is averaging 1,000 unique visitors each month, with new users up 413% and return users up 304%. “Users are also spending double the time on the site,” Wisma adds.
The jobs page is the most visited of Champaign Works. “Job postings have increased significantly throughout COVID,” she reported. Job seekers can find Champaign County jobs at champaignworks.com/jobs. Local employers can submit jobs here: champaignworks.com/hire.htmlwww.champaignworks.com/hire.html
She encourages more businesses, organizations and individuals to share good news – awards, business expansions and other accomplishments – on Champaign Works. Visit champaignworks.com/share.html to upload your news with a photo.
Visitors to CEPOhio.com are up 21% over 2019. Top pages visited are Available Properties and the CEP Business Playbook, a guide to starting a business in Champaign County. “This speaks to the interest in growth and development in our county,” Wisma said. She added that nearly 90% of the traffic comes from finding the CEP through Google searches.