Monthly Archives: May 2010

Search engines are how people find out about stuff

It’s an easy thing to forget when you’re building a website: people find stuff using search engines. Most of the the time they won’t remember the name of your website and decide to go there. They’ll look something up on Google or one of the miriad other search engines and it will haphazardly lead them […]

Posted in Development | Tagged , | Leave a comment

PlanningAlerts – going back to basics

Back in December of last year, we launched PlanningAlerts. It was a massive rush getting the site up and running. We had only seven weeks to build the site, including the scrapers, the bits of software that get all the planning data from the local council websites. We had applied to the Government 2.0 Taskforce […]

Posted in Development | Tagged , , , | 5 Responses

Blog definitely not forgotten

It’s been way too long since I’ve written anything on this blog, which is very poor. Time to turn that around. There’s lots to talk about. Because I haven’t written anything in ages I don’t really know where to start. Hmmm…

Posted in Announcement | Leave a comment