Edition 248: 24th November 2011
Hi ExplorOz Reader,
ExplorOz reaches new milestone
We reached a new milestone yesterday, with the number of registered subscribers to ExplorOz.com bridging 60,000. For more information on what this means, see our post in the Forum.
Site Layout & New Shop
In our last newsletter we said we would be working on a better look/feel to our Shop and explained this would include subtle changes right across the site. Yesterday we rolled out the brand new Shopping experience with major improvements at all stages of the process from browsing, reviewing, ordering, and paying. Come and see what all the fuss has been about in the new-look ExplorOz Shop.
How to get your 10% Discount
Subscribers of the ExplorOz newsletter received a promo code for a 10% discount in our last newsletter. This promo code can be used until 18th December. If you haven't used yours yet, simply enter this code into your shopping cart on ExplorOz.com to get 10% off your purchase. Don’t know the code? Last fortnight’s newsletter can be viewed online along with all previous editions.
The Ultimate Surfing Road Trip
Advertorial by Random House Publishing
All surfers dream of shedding responsibilities and answering the siren song of the ocean swells. For most, it is an ideal that recedes as we grow older. But what if you could shelve all your worldly pressures, pack up the family, and a few trusty surfboards, and hit the open road for the great Australian surfing road trip? Bestselling surf writer Tim Baker has done just that, embarking on the Big Lap, with his wife and two children. Surfari documents his family’s adventure, while commenting on the state of surf culture and Australia’s coastline along the way. Read the author's blog on Random House.
See Surfari in the ExplorOz Shop.
Updates in Progress
Whilst the new site upgrade has created many improvements, it has also created a few minor subtle conflicts that we need to address to finalise this stage of the upgrade. Beyond that, we will commence a rollout of the new theme into the subpages of the Classifieds and perhaps Forum, all of which will take place over the next fortnight. Whilst there are many great ideas on the wishlist, we are upgrading page logic that will enable us to get closer to offering a mobile site version.
Improve your Photography Skills
Get tips from Steve Parish
Steve Parish now gives you advice on how to capture great photos of wildlife, landscapes, birds, and flora. Add these items to your Christmas shopping list and buy from ExplorOz for immediate home delivery.