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Wine bloggers–are people finding your content through Outside.in?

by TrevR on March 1, 2007

If you’re out there writing about localized wine regions, I have a question for you: Are locals finding your blog content through Outside.in? If they’re not, you’re missing out!

Outside.in is a new community tool that takes content localization to a whole new level. Here’s how it works:

You log-on to Outside.in, enter your city, neighborhood or zip code (U.S. only for now) in the field below the map, and start exploring your community. From there you’re able to view the latest news and opinions from people who literally live in your neighborhood.

By clicking the “add a blog” button, anyone is able to submit a blog from their local area to the site. By doing that, whenever that blogger writes a new blog entry, outside.in will include an excerpt from the entry on the site, with a link back to the original entry. Nice little way of further distributing your content, don’t you think?

Surprisingly, we’re only seeing ourselves and Goosecross Cellars in the 94558 zip code at this point…

[techtags: wine, blog, Outside.in, Web 2.0, community, local]

About the Author

has written 716 posts on The Cork Board. He was born and aged in the Napa Valley and has a passion for wine, writing and social media, which led him to co-found this blog in early 2007. Follow him on Twitter @TrevR.

  • http://outside.in/ Chrysanthe

    I’m so glad that you’ve discovered outside.in! We love to hear that niche blogs such as “The Cork Board” are utilizing our site to find out about other vineyards in the area. Just to let you know, in addition to adding blogs and story links to the site, you can now add locations (live a vineyard!) by adding Place pages, and also set up your own profile (including a link to your URL) on the new Neighbor pages. See here[http://outside.in/blog/2007/02/27/understanding-neighbors-and-places/] for a more thorough explanation of our new features.
    Thanks for being a fan!
    Chrysanthe
    Neighbor Liaison
    outside.in

  • http://outside.in Chrysanthe

    I’m so glad that you’ve discovered outside.in! We love to hear that niche blogs such as “The Cork Board” are utilizing our site to find out about other vineyards in the area. Just to let you know, in addition to adding blogs and story links to the site, you can now add locations (live a vineyard!) by adding Place pages, and also set up your own profile (including a link to your URL) on the new Neighbor pages. See here[http://outside.in/blog/2007/02/27/understanding-neighbors-and-places/] for a more thorough explanation of our new features.
    Thanks for being a fan!
    Chrysanthe
    Neighbor Liaison
    outside.in

  • http://www.uncork29.com/ TrevR

    Thanks for the update/info Chrysanthe, very helpful!

  • http://www.uncork29.com TrevR

    Thanks for the update/info Chrysanthe, very helpful!

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