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He transfused his online city guides into a powerful mobile solution – Meet Shields Bialasik

Shields brings us an amazing story about identifying the mobile market in time and transfusing his activity into a sustainable business. The city guide apps that shields created are used today by enterprise clients and he is bringing a most needed perspective onto the world of apps. Utilities that curate data from the surroundings and turn them into an… Read more

hyperlocal 101: Should journalists edit community correspondents?

An interesting post for local news journalists and editors in particular on whether reports, articles and posts submitted by “community correspondents” and readers should be substantially edited before publication. Shields Bialasik, who has experience of running a hyperlocal newspaper in the US called LocalsGuide, says he asks for all submissions for sites, such as blogs and hyperlocal sites run by larger news groups, to be ready for publication in terms of format and readability. Read More

Free ice cream awaits Ashlanders

Passport2 is a growing local business with wide spreading plans. Co-owner Shields Bialasik explains Passport2 as, “a travel guide to our own town. We focus on what a community is and what makes it work.”
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