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• Beatrice in NZ, 20-Oct
• Sinead in Scotland, 14-Oct
• William in US, 12-Oct
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)
Research Challenges in Management & Compliance of Policies on the Web
by Kienle & Muller, University of Victoria (Canada)
University reading lists...
Now on the reading list for web studies at University of the West of England, University College Cork, Napier University (Edinburgh), National College of Art & Design (Dublin) and Dublin City University.
• New Analytics of Governance
Dublin, Nov 22nd New!
• Govern & Optimise Your Website
London, Oct 15th & 16th 2013
• A New Governance Framework
New York, Oct 7th 2013
• Managing Online Complexity
KFW Business Seminar, 2013
• Being Successful Online
KFW Business Seminar, 2012
• Getting Web Basics Right
DLRC eBusiness 2010
• Content Strategy
T44U CMS Conference 2010
• Social Networking
UCD Smurfit MBA 2009
• Web Governance Defined
DCU Multimedia 2009
• Numerous workshops at iQ BootCamp 2006, 2008 & 2009.
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The Website Manager's Handbook
The Website Manager's Handbook (by Shane Diffily) helps you create a successful system of Web Governance for any website, intranet or other online venture.
The Website Manager's Handbook has sold hundreds of copies & now appears on the reading lists of several universities.
The essential governance aid!
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Over 600 books sold worldwide.
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A practical manual & work-aid
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:
- How to structure a web team
- Guidelines for allocating roles & responsibilities
- A framework for managing maintenance, design & development
- Advice on selecting web tools & other services
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...genuinely useful'
The Website Manager's Handbook is described by leading web-commentator Gerry McGovern as "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".
It has also received many other positive reviews from industry journals & university lecturers (see side panel).
Free preview: Chapter 2 Website Maintenance (abridged)
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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Free preview: Chapter 3 Website Development (abridged)
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 4 Primary Activities of Web Governance
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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