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A Lay Persons Guide to The Conservative Campaign Leadership Race Online

Ok before I start , yes I thought I'd put my layperson tuppence say, into the conservative leadership contest. Well you've seen how the UK media got it so wrong with Brexit vote, Why ? because the people of the United kingdom decided and not the autocratic media mindset, so take this article or leave it ,with a pinch of added salt too!

Forget the bookies and forget the media  " either camp " 

Whether you're in a train, car, bus or parked car, these days we are all connected in some shape or form 24 hrs a day via a tablet, laptop or mobile phone a bridge to the digital world. We have evolved through work and leisure into a online info searching culture with withdrawal symptoms when the wifi connection is down. 

A laypersons DIY guide to the a Tory Leadership race . 

To WIki Be or To Wiki Not  that is the Google  ? 


Ah yes a good place to start , everyone's , once favorite encyclopedia Britannica has truly been consigned to the back of the book shelves or thrown into skip to make way for more room ?  with the shelves to boot.Wikipedia has been the modern, info gap filler for those truly flummoxed moments, when you just can't get the grey matter to retrieve the answer.

Today's digital world allows everyone to analyse , cogitate every scrap info and data generated to gain the competitive edge. Elections are prime examples. 

Geography / languages / Countries   

Now I'm not saying that any countries or nationality of person speaking those languages prefer a particular conservative candidate ,the key online influencers are national news papers and news sites / broad casting channels who can also pay for heavy search engine optimisation, to get a candidates lead story out into the digital world. I guess it's also heavily dependent on how well oiled your PR machine is and connected with media circus.

*Please bare in mind pages and data will change as you, me and everyone else generate more data as the campaign continues until September the 9th 

Theresa May has 600 more daily views in German 

Andrea has over 1000 more page views is English for latest  

Page View Analysis Wikipedia Andrea Leadsom

From 6/16/2016 - 7/5/2016Total Views 336,202 /16,810  Daily Views 

  • Andrea has lower daily views though interest has not fallen like Theresa below 

Page View Analysis Wikipedia Theresa May

From 6/6/2016 - 7/5/2016 >Total Views 741,410 / 24,714 Daily Views 

  • Theresa show largest daily views and monthly currently her daily views have drop also a sign people know who she is already

  • Notice how page views for both candidates rocket, the day after EU referendum result 24 /06/2016

Wikipedia Revision History Edits 

Theresa May Wikipedia Profile 06/07/2016 
Edits in the past 24 hours: 32
Edits in the past 7 days: 193
Edits in the past 30 days: 242
Edits in the past 365 days: 418

Edits made by the top 10% of editors: 938  · (50.2%)

Andrea Leadsom Wikipedia Profile 06/07/2016 
Edits in the past 24 hours: 62
Edits in the past 7 days: 142
Edits in the past 30 days: 166
Edits in the past 365 days: 187

Edits made by the top 10% of editors: 117  · (36.2%)

BBC NEWS main articles containing Theresa May 

BBC News Search & 7 pages listed

Theresa May appeared 69 articles  in 7 Pages the BBC Search , Theresa May full Name / surname was mentioned 46 times main title of article.

Andrea Leadsom New search  

BBC News Search 7 pages listed Andrea Leadsom >

Andrea Leadsom appears 71 articles in 7 BBC search pages of results with her full name /surname appearing 22 times in main article title

Zodiac star signs[ what the hell , why not ?]

Taurus Traits Andrea Leadsom
The Taurus personality is one of the most easily recognizable of the zodiac. Positive Taurus traits include reliability, practicality, ambition, sensuality, and independence. However, they also have some negative traits and can be very lazy, stubborn, materialistic and possessive at times

Libra Traits Theresa May 
Libra are kind, gentle and lovers of beauty, harmony and peace. However, in their effort to keep everyone happy, they find it difficult to say 'NO' to anyone, and as a result, they end up getting stressed. They have a lot of positive traits, but some negative ones, too.

Chinese Horoscope determined by your birth Year,might as well seeing as we're here 

Andrea Leadsom Rabbit 1963 
Popular Rabbit is known for good manners and restraint. Chinese astrology considers your sign a luck magnet. No matter the challenge, have faith you'll land on your feet.

Rabbit's calm exterior hides a complicated inner life. With super-confident Monkey whispering in your ear, you can be tempted to extremes. 

Your greatest success will come through hard work and patience in the face of frustration. Things really begin to flow in your favor after the September 22 Equinox.

Theresa May Year of Monkey 1956  

2016: Year of the Fire Monkey 
Fasten your seatbelt! In the Year of the Fire Monkey, February 8, 2016 to January 27, 2017, the confident and impulsive energy of Fire meets Monkey's joyful, curious, and inventive nature.

Monkey natives practically have to be nailed down in this exciting time. Opportunities and inspiration are everywhere. Big dreams are within reach. This year's energy sparks heated competition. Detailed planning attracts success. Be prepared to work hard and stand up for what you deserve.

The powerful March 8 Solar Eclipse encourages many, particularly Rabbit, Goat, and Pig natives, to dust off old dreams and reassess what's possible. The more willing you are to boldly reconsider your comfort zone, make new friends, and put yourself out there, the greater your rewards.

Google Trends

Conservative leadership election: hourly search interest in the five candidates

twitter snaps shot most popular tweet so far 

Theresa May  214 RT / 305 Fav

Andrea Leadsom 310 RT / 500 Fav 

Most likes of facebook profile

Andrea Leadsom FB 19,669 likes

Theresa May FB 5,084 likes [no official page yet] 

Official Candidates Campaign Site simple seo analysis 

Andrea Leadsom

Theresa May

Well I hope that got the ball rolling....

May [ really did you think I'd stoop that low with that pun ] let the best candidate win on September the 9th !


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