Australian scene News, Android pages and how NOT to get media offside
Preview day of the World Championship of 52 Super Series on March 4th, 2013 in Miami, USA. Xaume Olleros/52 Superseries
Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo 2013 - the second staging of the sail expo to be hosted on the grounds of the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, Newport over the week-end of the 16-17 March.
A large range of sailing boats will be on display at the Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo - Club Marine Pittwater Sail Expo 2013 Damian Devine
We also cover exclusively news of the imminent decision on the application by GKI Resort (Tower Holdings) for $600m redevelopment plans on Great Keppel Island including a 200 berth marina. Once approved - according to Federal Tourism Minister, Martin Ferguson, as soon as two weeks from now - it would be the first new significant tourism infrastructure in Queensland for over 20 years and a major facility for boats on Queensland coastal passages.
Put us on your Android - Recently Sail-World provided instructions on how to add our icons to our bookmarked websites onto the IPhone and IPad home screens. Now here is how to add icons to Android mobiles home screens.
As we are the largest sailing news source in the world, we get literally thousands of media releases each month from events, clubs and classes keen to reach our 220,000 readers.
When events, clubs and organisations send out media releases, it's presumably because they want media publications to use their content... But gosh some of them make it hard.
The quality of the material is to say the least variable, a lot of it is very good, some brilliant, some with English as a fourth language and in between we have to deal with content delivered in a whole slew of different ways.
We realise that if we don't give feedback on what we are receiving, it won't get better so rather than just hitting the delete button, and we are explaining the do´s and don'ts. Here is the skinny on another Don´t.
Why annoy Media, if you want their help? Today we explain just why it's important NOT to use PDF's for Electronic Press Releases.
If you liked this newsletter, do nothing, we will send you another .. Naa, please don't send me another.
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