The Website Manager's Handbook can help you create a successful system of governance 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).
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The aim of The Website Manager's Handbook is to equip you with a practical model for the management and maintenance of your site. Among the issues explored are:
Whether you are a Designer, Developer or General Manager, it provides all the knowledge you need to oversee any aspect of site governance.
"Very clear and well written...a lot of practical depth...I'm sure that someone managing, particularly a large website, would find it genuinely useful."
Gerry McGovern, leading web-commentator.
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.
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.
This A3-sized poster illustrates the 4 Primary Activities of Web Governance: Leadership, Development, Maintenance & Infrastructure. Use this document to see at a glance all the things a Web Manager is responsible for. Also attached is The Web Management Model which describes in more detail the scope of each activity. (Both these documents are extracted from The Website Manager's Handbook.)
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As you can see, I literally wrote the book on Web Governance & leading companies like Siteimprove have relied on my expertise. You can too.
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"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
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Les Morss (lecturer)
"Excellent. Very comprehensive"
Anthony Hobbs (lecturer)
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