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Friday, April 27, 2012

Keys to Port Douglas Supporter's Badge

If you see this notice in the Port Douglas shops they are participating in a the community project, Keys to Port Douglas information for our visitors on their phones.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

ANZAC DAY at Port Douglas

Port Douglas attendance was estimated at 2000 for the 1020 am march. Earlier there were Dawn Services at Mossman and Cow Bay.
There was a distinct feeling of unity at the gathering and all ages were well represented.

Monday, April 23, 2012

The Keys to Port Douglas

"In addition to the financial benefits, the free Wi-Fi installation would enable the town to collect valuable data from users via short online questionnaires resulting in targeted marketing campaigns, allow businesses to offer last minute promotions, deliver information on upcoming events, and provide greater visitor satisfaction." Quote from Newsport 24 Apr 2012 about the MBS report.

The Keys to port Douglas can do this now (today) and do it for free.

Just let your visitors know about the Keys and put the Keys on their phone:

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Keys to Port Douglas

A revitalise Port Douglas Project has been put forward to unite the community.

Give our visitors the keys to the city. Give them something that they can use whilst they are here and take with them when they go. 99.99% of visitors have a mobile device of some kind and we can put a visitors guide on it. A mock up is at
How do I remember where it is? It is easy, qwe are the first 3 letters on a keyboard, we already remember, and 4877 is Port's post code.

See the screen button? Once you are at the keys "add it to the home screen" for iPhone/iPad or bookmark first for Android and "save shortcut to home".

What can locals do? Show the visitors they will do the rest.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

What our phones reveal about us

It is comforting to know that people read this blog. Blog reader Dollie Todd has asked me to post a link to them about mobile phones. It is very topical as this super tool takes over our lives.