The Website Manager's Handbook

The original guide to online management

The Website Manager's Handbook is the original guide to online management. It describes how to create successful operations for any website, intranet or other online venture.

It has sold hundreds of copies & appears on the reading lists of several universities. (Find out more about the author, Shane Diffily).

The original aid for online managers

Top selling guide to online management!
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Hundreds of copies sold worldwide.
Thousands of previews downloaded.

Gerry McGovernThe Website Manager's Handbook is described by leading commentator Gerry McGovern as "Very clear and well written...a lot of practical depth...I'm sure that someone managing a large website, would find it genuinely useful."

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Online Management & Governance Manual

A fully-editable document that lists & describes all the practical elements of an online management system, including:
- Roles & Responsibilities
- Processes & Procedures
- Key Activities
- Tools & Technology

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Torben Rytt

"Shane is extremely knowledgeable. His ability made working a no-brainer."

TORBEN Rytt,
CEO Siteimprove USA
Gerry McGovern

"A lot of practical depth. Someone managing a large site would find it genuinely useful."

GERRY McGovern,
Web Content Strategist

Free preview: Chapter 2 Website Maintenance

This simple guide provides insight to the key tasks of Website Maintenance. Most useful to a new online manager who needs to know what to focus on, this document is abridged from The Website Manager's Handbook Chapter 2.

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Web Content Production Calculator

PDF of the roadmap

The Web Content Calculator can help you plan the time & effort needed to write, migrate and review online content. (Watch a short video about how it works on my blog.)

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Free preview: Chapter 3 Website Development

As with the document above, this clearly structured guide introduces the Web Development Cycle, the 8-steps you need to follow to create a new site or redesign an existing online presence. This document is abridged from The Website Manager's Handbook Chapter 3.

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The Website Manager's Handbook
ISBN 978-1-4116-8529-1
392 pages
9 inches x 6 inches
Copyright © 2006
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Read a biography of author, Shane Diffily.

3 most recent sales . . .

Tabitha in Canada, 19-Jul
Ray in USA, 15-Jul
Mattias in Finland, 9-Jul


Reviews & comments . . .

"Very clear and well written...a lot of practical depth"
Gerry McGovern (author)

"A sound, all-round framework that will help many organisations...to establish a better management structure."
Inside Knowledge Magazine

"A very useful book...does address a serious gap in the market"
Les Morss (lecturer)

"Excellent. Very comprehensive"
Anthony Hobbs (lecturer)


Published references...

Research Challenges in Management & Compliance of Policies on the Web
by Kienle & Muller, University of Victoria (Canada)

Global Website: Webdesign im internationalen Umfeld
by Oliver Meidl (Germany)


University reading lists...

University of Northampton
University of the West of England
University College Cork
Napier University (Edinburgh)
National College of Art & Design (Dublin)
Dublin City University