In my continuing series of turning advice e-mails into blog posts. I recently received this request:
I’m working on setting up a local-politics site for my area of the world. I was wondering if you had any words of wisdom on launching a local-politics site. What challenges have you encountered? What good/bad decisions have you made along the way? What kind of time/money is involved in running the site? Is this at least a break-even venture for you, money-wise? Any other suggestions or insights you may be able to offer would be great. Thanks in advance.
Continue reading “So you wanna start a local politics blog”
The fine folks who started NPOblogs.org have decided that they cannot maintain the site, and I have offerred to host it here at lotusmedia.org .
Soon I hope to receive the files from Kathy and Carnet and start re-building the site.
Meanwhile, here is a post and discussion Announcing the launch of NPOBlogs.org (TechSoup.org).
And here is some more thinking about Non-profits and Blogging (Groundspring.org).
OrangePolitics.org is a multi-author community blog. The purpose is to encourage residents of Orange County, NC to get involved in their community by offering education and perspectives on local and regional issues.