WoodworkingNetwork.com Re-Launch: What Do You Think?

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 07/21/2013 12:58PM

 

WoodworkingNetwork.com re-launched June 10, a mere 30 months after the previous version of WWN debuted.

The short-lived former site served us well as evidenced by the double digit monthly year-over-year page views that the site recorded. But the fast advance of digital communication technologies compelled us to make changes all geared to improving the visitor’s experience to the site.

To this end, the newWoodworkingNetwork.com features a new cleaner less cluttered design, improved key word search capabilities and one-click access to individual content channels geared for Production Woodworking, Custom Woodworking and Home Storage. There also are dedicated content channels for major North American trade shows such as the AWFS Fair this week in Las Vegas and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS) taking place Oct. 24-26, 2013 in Toronto.

The new site better showcases some of the bells and whistles that were incorporated into its predecessor including woodworking videos, slide shows and cross-links to related stories.

If you are a frequent visitor to WoodworkingNetwork.com, I trust you have noted these changes and that you agree that they represent noteworthy improvements.

Please take 30 seconds to share your opinion of the new WoodworkingNetwork.com in our poll. In addition, feel free to comment on what you most like and/or you feel is most in need of improvement.

How do you rate the new WoodworkingNetwork.com? Vote now.

Guest Blogs Welcome
Got a viewpoint you would like to share with our online woodworking community? Woodworking Network welcomes guest blogs from wood products professionals. Submit your opinions to Rich Christianson, Editor at Large, at rchristianson@vancepublishing.com.

 

About the Author

Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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