An idea was posted on the BBC Backstage Idea Store asking whether it was possible to search for stories that happened around the posters house – basically to get as local as possible. It was posted by www.richardsprojects.co.uk and basically said: Sometimes I would like to find news that is happening in a certain area. This area might be quite small and I might be less interested in how recent [...]
When you go to bbc.co.uk at the very top of the page is a search box. This isn’t particularly unusual as there is a search box at the top of almost every page – including this one. What is different, or at least slightly more important about the BBC search box is the fact that it sits on top of the third most visited site in Europe. This fact alone [...]
As part of my job I often find myself searching for Jersey on Google, Google News or Google Blog Search – I’ll even occasionally look up the island on sites like IMDB, Wikipedia, TV.com and others.
I’ve recently installed the WordPress.com Blog Stats plugin and it’s very good – it gives me pretty detailed stats from within my WordPress Dashboard and much more reliable stats for the blog than I get from the stats system my host provides.