EatDrinkBlog – the Australian food bloggers conference

EatDrinkBlog – the Australian food bloggers conference

I’d like to congratulate all the amazing people who organised EatDrinkBlog (the Australian food and drink bloggers’ conference) held at Essential Ingredient in Prahran on Sunday 21 March 2010. They included Ed of Tomatom (opening the conference, below), Reem of I am obsessed with food, Mellie of Tummyrumbles, April of My Food Trail, Jess of That Jess Ho and Tammi of Tammi Tasting Terroir who moderated the conference.…

a review of Melbourne local government websites

a review of Melbourne local government websites

In recent months I’ve written critiques of a series of different websites, including traders’ associations, local guides and more local guides. This post will examine and compare the 8 local government sites (listed below) that cover approximately the same geography as the 10 local news sites I publish for inner city Melbourne.…

volunteer roles available for local news site editors and publishers

As I reported recently, the 10 Melbourne local news sites I have established are all now receiving regular contributions from diverse sources. Each site receives sufficient content to be considered a viable project. It’s now time for the next planned stage of the project.…

how your Melbourne blog would benefit from location data

how your Melbourne blog would benefit from location data

I have been publishing 10 local news sites for inner city Melbourne for several months now. The local news sites aggregate posts from over 300 contributing sites, collectively syndicate over 5000 posts and new posts are being added nearly every day.…