In the Cove launched our website six months ago. The ITC website has enabled us to reach more of Lane Cove! We could not have achieved this without the support of our fabulous Sponsors and Business Directory members and YOU (yes the person reading this article).
Here are some current stats on the ITC website and related social media platforms:
|Platform||Number of Visitors||Link|
|In the Cove website||10,624 Site Users and 32,793 Page Views
(based on March 2016 Google Analytics Figures)
|In the Cove Facebook Followers||6681||www.facebook.com/inthecove|
|Newsletter Subscribers||835||To subscribe to the newsletter you just go to inthecove’s homepage and fill out the form on the bottom of the page.|
In the last six months, we have been involved in some really interesting community events and issues. Such as:
Raising Awareness of the Public Transport Issues in Lane Cove;
Working with Delvena Women’s Refuge to source specific items and donations;
Reuniting Lost Pets and Items to Lane Cove Residents;
Raising resident’s concerns and issues with the Lane Cove Council (We would like to thank the Lane Cove Council for the way they work with ITC to allow us to update you on issues and events); and
Raising issues with Government authorities and public utilities.
Interesting facts about what you are reading and what you are searching for on In the Cove
Top Ten Blogs on ITC:
- About Life to Open in Lane Cove;
- New Community Garden in Lane Cove Hughes Park;
- Delvena Women’s Refuge Needs Your Help;
- Is this the Most Dangerous Intersection in Lane Cove;
- Warning ATM Fraud in Lane Cove;
- Lane Cove Business Round Up December 2015;
- Lane Cove Break and Enter Incidents
- Easter Trading in Lane Cove;
- Things to Do in Lane Cove from A to Z;
- Repair Cafe in Lane Cove.
Most Popular Lane Cove Local Identity Article
We have interviewed some fabulous, quirky and interesting people in the last six months. We hope you are enjoying our Lane Cove Local Identity series. To date, our most popular Lane Cove Local Identity blog is about Natalie Panzarino and her friend Lauren the creators of Got a Pen. Natalie and Lauren started this group to distribute stationery to children who attend school without even having a pen or pencil. You can read this blog here.
Most Popular Recipe on Foodie Tuesday
Are you getting the most out of In the Cove – here is a summary of our website features
|Website Feature||What is this Feature?||Link
|Business Directory||Our business directory includes 150 Lane Cove Businesses or Businesses with a Lane Cove connection. Please support these businesses as their financial support is funding In the Cove.
If you own a business in Lane Cove and you are not listed in our directory – you can add your listing online (rates start from as little as $15,00 per month – payable yearly). If a business you like is not listed on ITC – why not suggest they contact In the Cove?
|Events Calendar||It’s free to list any community, charity, church or sporting event on In the Cove. If you’re involved in a local community group, charity or church group or sporting club – please feel free to list your event.||https://inthecove.com.au/events/community/add|
|Local Lane Cove Jobs
|In the Cove likes to promote local Lane Cove jobs. If you’re looking for work or are a local business that would like to hire a local use our job board – It is free to list on In the Cove.||https://inthecove.com.au/awpcp/place-ad|
|Lane Cove Lost and Found||We are asking people to list their lost and found items on the website first and then we will share to Facebook. Why? Because that means you get more people looking at the Lost and Found (ie not just Facebook followers)||https://inthecove.com.au/awpcp/place-ad|
|Buy and Sell and Free Stuff||List for free anything you want to buy or sell or giveaway||https://inthecove.com.au/awpcp/place-ad|
|Lane Cove Garage Sale||Let people know if you are having a garage sale||https://inthecove.com.au/awpcp/place-ad|
|Local Lane Cove Information||Are you a local charity, church, sporting organisation or residents’ association leader?– let people know about your group by listing your group for free on In the Cove||https://inthecove.com.au/local-info/submit|
Thank you to our Foundation Sponsors – the businesses below funded the development of the ITC website without asking any questions or requesting any guarantees on a return on their investment, they just wanted to help promote Lane Cove and the community. Please support these businesses and our business directory members – it would be appreciated if you would thank them for supporting ITC.
Thank you for your support – we look forward to our first birthday (and hopefully some surprises for you)
Jacky and Sue (aka the ITC Team) xx
Do you have a local issue you would like help with? ITC is here to help just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can subscribe to our newsletter by filling out the form at the bottom of our homepage. Our newsletter is sent our every Wednesday Night at 7.30pm and includes details of Lane Cove Events for the next seven days or so, and articles you may have missed during the previous week.