Together with the introduction of the blog, creation of a community driven, local, online, media website is created so much easier than it was by using a conventional website. sports
Install WordPress in your new domain or a subdomain of your existing domain. A new domain for your community driven, local, online, reports website is preferable for indexing, ranking and easiness of search purposes.
Select and install a WordPress plugins, well suited for your community driven, local, online, media website, from the hundreds freely available on the internet.
Design your header and customize the appearance of your community powered, local, online, news website.
At the most basic, your new community powered, local, online, news website is actually ready to spin.
Of course, there’s much search engine optimisation (SEO) work that can be done to further improve your indexing and ranking. At the very least, you’ll need to get a web link from a page somewhere on the web that gets regularly spidered, so that the search engines can find a new community driven, local, online, news website.
A website link in your own home page will do the trick.
Alternatively you can join one or more of the blogging, social support systems and submit your online, news website. Submitting your community driven, local, online, news website URL to several directories would also be helpful. These distribution of your community influenced, news website will not only get you listed but the backlinks will increase your SEO credit score and so help with your ranking in the search engine results pages (SERPs).
So, with this much development work done, your local, online, news website is ready to be spidered, indexed and rated in the SEs when you get started publishing community driven, news items from where you live.
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Apart from writing your own news tales, there are two main sources of community reports:
* Press releases.
2. Community group submissions.
In Australia there are three levels of government: local, state and federal. Each will concern frequent press releases. Government and state government press releases will come, not only from the respected government websites, but also from the several party’s websites and the particular politician’s websites.
Take notice of the press releases of your local member, both state and federal, whether in the government, competitors, a minor party or an independent. Also regularly check out the press releases of government ministers with responsibility for portfolios of interest to your readers or fitting in with your editorial slant.
There will probably be various business and professional concerns in your local area as well as special interest groups such as environmental lobby organizations, that issue pr campaigns.
Community Group Submissions
Obtaining community group submissions for your local, online, news website is much more work. But these will have the most interest for your readers and the contact established with local people will build your readership. And, naturally, community group news submissions are at the heart of your explained objective of providing a community led, online news service.
Identify a listing of local sport and community teams. E-mail the groups if e-mail addresses are offered. That they probably won’t be.
Create to them by snail mail if need be. Your e-mail address for news submissions will be in front of these, trimming down the chances of errors.
Speak personally to community group secretaries, offering them a business credit card or flyer with your e-mail address.
Phoning community groups is the at a minimum valuable option due to troubles for these people in finding your community driven, local, online, news website on the net or getting your e-mail address right.