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

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.…

a review of Melbourne traders association websites

a review of Melbourne traders association websites

Prior to the publication of the Business on Smith St (BOSS) traders’ association website in May 2009 I wrote a critique of the inexplicable delays in its release and the waste of ratepayers’ money in funding it. Since then I’ve decided to write a series of posts about locally oriented and community focused websites in Melbourne.…