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London Hyperlocal Rankings. I’ve revisited the numbers that I did two years ago because people found them very interesting first time around and there were some serious omissions, one of which I spotted last week.

London Hyperlocal Rankings

It’s just for fun so please don’t get cross if I’ve missed your site out. Will be happy to amend these numbers on receipt of new data. I’ve made an attempt to work out comparative revenue and traffic numbers this time but as you see it is very broad brush. Top Twenty London Hyperlocals by Twitter Followers Site Name – Followers 2012 – Followers 2014 – 15,500 – 26,422 Brixton Blog – 6,660 – 16,189 Hackney Citizen – n/a – 14,219 yeah! When I did this last time my list was woefully inadequate and I missed out a significant number of sites. London Top Ten Hyperlocals By Registered Membership *Apologies again to Mark at East Dulwich Forum for missing him off last time. **James at SE1 points out that his site has two membership lists – one for newsletter subscriptions and one for the forum Kevin.

BBC Academy - Journalism. News writing tips for beginners. The essential building blocks for news stories A journalist writing a news story is the author, organiser and decision maker.

News writing tips for beginners

Without them the story may never be told. They assemble the material they have at hand and which they have researched and uncovered, and then they make the most important decision of all by asking the question - is there a story? Thousands of possible stories disappear each day because they fail to make it through this first stage of the production process, let's try to make sure that yours don't. If you decide that there is a story, you then need to think through which part or parts of it are of potential interest. This affects how should you tell the story, what angle you should take and the main points you should try to get across. There is almost never enough time or space for all your material. Knowing what can be left out is a skill There are as many ways to write a story as there are people prepared to do it.

The source: The subject: Does it fit my output? Who. The Art Of Writing News. By Sharon News writing is a key skill for journalists, but it helps with other types of writing as well.

The Art Of Writing News

That’s because news writing is about telling a story quickly and concisely. Anyone can learn to do this, with a bit of help. Here’s how you can write the news and get your story across. The technique also works well for writing press releases. News Writing Structure News writing has its own structure. Google Analytics - Mobile, Premium and Free Website Analytics – Google. Stats. Your stats page includes a bunch of nifty graphs, charts, and lists that show you how many visits your site gets, what posts and pages are the most popular ones, and much more.


You can access your stats from the My Sites tab on the home page: or from your WP Admin dashboard: You can also access your Site Stats page via the tiny stats chart in your toolbar called a Sparkline. The chart consists of 48 upright bars representing the last 48 hours of page views for the current blog, with darker lines indicating nighttime page views. The number that appears when you hover over the Sparkline is the highest amount of views per hour. Insights Your Stats Insights page includes an overview of your site’s stats: Your Insights page also includes recent stats about comments on your site, popular tags and categories, and your site’s followers. ↑ Table of Contents ↑ Views and Visitors The two main units of traffic measurement are views and unique visitors.

Views by Country Referrers. Understanding the Use of Hyperlocal Content Through Consumer Search. This report collates the findings of research we commissioned to better understand how audiences use search engines to find hyperlocal content.

Understanding the Use of Hyperlocal Content Through Consumer Search

Key findings Independently-owned, online native hyperlocal services have the potential to be leading destinations for news and information about their local areaThe 35-49 age group are making larger numbers of searches about local news and information than other age groupsAppropriate search engine optimisation with appropriate keywords is criticalThere are opportunities to place certain types of hyperlocal content on national platforms In early 2013 we commissioned some research from Mavens of London to better understand how audiences use search engines to search for and access hyperlocal (very local) content. This builds on our existing consumer research into audience demand for hyperlocal media. Our consumer survey (carried out in January 2013) showed search engines are used to access hyperlocal content by 56 per cent of hyperlocal media users.

SEO. Talk About Local. The Communications Market 2015 (August) WalesOnline: News, sport, weather and events from across Wales.