As is tradition with our unconferences, at the end of #TAL12 we held the much-awaited Unawards ceremony to mark the very best in hyperlocal innovation and excellence. Below is our list of winners, who were rewarded with some very special prizes … [Read more...] about The #TAL12 Unaward winners
Drimnagh is Good from Athena Media on Vimeo.Pauline Sargent contacted Talk About Local in early 2010 when she was looking to create a community website for her home town of Drimnagh, a residential area on the outskirts of Dublin. Talk About Local … [Read more...] about Drimnagh is Good: 'to talk Drimnagh up rather than down'
Hyperlocal sites across the British Isles are using their Google juice to help define the area in the face of a bad reputation in the traditional media. When people want to find out about an area they search for it online - they don't pick up the … [Read more...] about Drimnagh is Good – a great illustration of the power of Google
Pauline Sargent from Drimnagh, Dublin contacted the talk about local team in January of this year asking for advice on a new community website she was thinking about starting for her area, which we were more than happy to give her. Later in March … [Read more...] about Ten Questions: Pauline Sargent of Drimnagh is Good
A bit of local history or heritage on your site makes for some lovely content that often gets people reminiscing in your comments box. You could try including an element of this in your site by:Talking to a local resident or ex-resident about … [Read more...] about Content idea: local memories