BigBendNow.com averages more than 28,000 visits a week and an average of 1,000 to 2,000 page views per day.
There are spikes in views on Thursdays, when the majority of the articles are posted online. The website receives more new visitors than returning by 17 percent. The main page gathers the most views, with more than 11,000 page views, followed with obituaries, Top Stories and news pages. The source of web traffic comes from Google searches and Facebook referrals. Most online readers are from the United States, with more than 27,000 views. Mexico is the second county to view the site with close to 500 views. The majority of U.S. readers are from Texas, specifically from Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Midland, Odessa and El Paso. Other high-traffic readers are from California, New York and New Mexico. The website gets more than 2,800 recurring views from readers in the tri-county area.