The Maple House venue for this Saturday's #TAL12 unconference is lovely and central but it's not in the very best bit of Birmingham, which is of course Digbeth! (See Digbeth is Good for a million reason why.) That's why the pre-#TAL12 entertainment … [Read more...] about Discover Digbeth before #TAL12!
A little while ago I did a short interview with Lucie Kerley of the MACE Full Circle project. Covering the East and West Midlands regions, it looks to ’realise the potential of films and videos currently hidden away in attics and sheds in your … [Read more...] about Interview with Lucie Kerley of the MACE Full Circle project
Most people love a good love story, and the readers of your community website are no exception. Are there any couples in your local community who have a particularly romantic tale to tell? Might they be willing to share their story with your … [Read more...] about Content idea: local love stories
Here’s some links I spotted recently, which you might find interesting: Legal Resources for Hyperlocal Bloggers - a set of useful links from Philip John following a session on the subject at The London Neighbourhoods Online Unconference 2010. … [Read more...] about Some useful links 27/09/2010
Try writing about any visual art that is on display in your area, such as in a local art gallery, museum or arts centre. This could be a simple notice of a forthcoming art exhibition, as Ventnor Blog did with the Out of the Box photographic … [Read more...] about Content idea: write about art on display in your area
A great way to pull in local content for your site is to do a regular search of YouTube for your postcode or area name and see if there are any relevant videos on there that you can embed into a post on your website. I subscribe to searches for … [Read more...] about Content idea: search YouTube for locally relevant videos to post on your website