ExplorOz Newsletter - Issue 250

Edition 250: 8th December 2011

Hi ExplorOz Reader,

It's been a hectic couple of weeks in the I.T. Beyond office. The change over to our new Shop went so smoothly that we've taken this change across to Classifieds and Blogs too, as you'll read below.

Don't forget that you have until 18th December to get your orders in using your Xmas discount promo code to get 10% discount off online orders.

And we announce the winner of our November random prize draw for submitting a shop product review. Member - Shell P (WA), is the lucky winner of a $100 voucher. Yep, that's all you've got to do to win. There will be another prize draw for December reviews, but remember you've gotta be in it, to win it!

New Articles

We've just created a new topic containing 7 articles about Photography.

Why not have a read to pick up some useful tips to improve your travel photography skills.

Coming soon: Australiana

Have the Members Lost their Voice?

No, but due to some shifts in our newsletter schedule, we have moved the next Members' Voice Newsletter to 15th December. This will be the last edition before the Christmas break so if you are a Member and want your message published in this special Members-only newsletter please send contributions to info@exploroz.com

Classifieds Workover

The second stage of the ExplorOz site upgrade is now complete. We have made significant changes to both the look and functionality of the Classifieds section, which at first glance you will see now follows the style of the new shop. Among the improvements are the ability to text search for particular items and to sort the order of results by Listing Type, Submitted Date, Most Viewed, or Price. You can also further refine search results by state to find products for sale located in the area you define.

Blogs Workover

Blogs have also been upgraded to follow the new style. You'll notice that in this style makeover we have aimed to make things clearer and less cluttered on the Blogs Index page. The actual blog page itself, has not changed ... but we do have plans to improve that at some point soon too. Don't forget that we have re-installed the ability for you to add document files to your blogs too. We've also written some new articles about how to use blogs in our new Photograpy topic so refer to those articles for our latest tips.

What's Next?

Member Profile pages will be the next site area to be given the complete overhaul. So all those suggestions you've given us over time, have been kept, and will be reviewed and considered in this update. However, as always you are very welcome to give us your suggestions for tools/layout/ideas for your public Member Profile page.

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