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iaTURF

  1. 1. iaTURF Blogs and other e-resources to enhance your facility
  2. 2. iaTURF Blog <ul><li>Started June 24, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>5,122 visits </li></ul><ul><li>1,648 visitors </li></ul><ul><li>7,917 pageviews </li></ul><ul><li>01:08 avg. time </li></ul><ul><li>69 articles in 2009 </li></ul>www.iaturf.blogspot.com
  3. 3. iaTURF Recieves National Press
  4. 4. Visits across the globe
  5. 5. Visits by Region 3245 382 287 177 156 93 78 51 50 42
  6. 6. Visits in Iowa Ames - 1,304 Des Moines - 527 Muscatine - 212 Cedar Rapids -162 Ft. Dodge - 135 Urbandale - 97 Grinnell - 73 Sioux Center - 62 Logan - 58 Rock Rapids - 56
  7. 7. Visits to the blog July 1 – Dec 31
  8. 8. Type of Visitors
  9. 9. Superintendent and Industry Contributors <ul><li>John Ausen, CGCS, Hyperion Field Club </li></ul><ul><li>Daryl Clingerman, Pine Lake CC </li></ul><ul><li>Luke Dant, Syngenta Professional Products </li></ul><ul><li>Pat Franklin, CGCS, TCI </li></ul><ul><li>Ty McClellan, USGA Agronomist </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan Madden, WingHaven Country Club </li></ul><ul><li>John Newton, CGCS, Veenker Memorial </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Newton, Royal Meadows </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Schuknecht, Talons of Tuscony </li></ul><ul><li>Neric Smith, ISU County Extension </li></ul><ul><li>Rick Tegtmeier, CGCS, DMGCC </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Vos, CSFM, Alex Olsen, Bos Landen </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago District Golf Association </li></ul>
  10. 12. A Growing Trend?
  11. 17. Thinking of Starting a Blog? <ul><li>Find a Blog Service Provider </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger (Google) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LiveJournal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typepad </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xanga </li></ul></ul>
  12. 18. Thinking of Starting a Blog? <ul><li>Name your blog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iaTURF </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greensuper Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandstone Area Golf Course Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choose an address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// .blogspot.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://sandstonegolf.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choose a pre-made template </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Various layouts, colors, ect… </li></ul></ul>
  13. 19. Thinking of Starting a Blog? <ul><li>Choose your settings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public vs. Private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permissions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Single or Multiple Contributors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can comment? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enabling mobile capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Install gadgets </li></ul></ul>
  14. 20. Other Things to Consider <ul><li>What is the purpose of the page? </li></ul><ul><li>What kind of material will it contain? </li></ul><ul><li>How often will it be updated? </li></ul><ul><li>Information is public domain </li></ul>
  15. 21. Other e-resources
  16. 22. Shutterfly.com
  17. 23. turfdiseases.blogspot.com
  18. 24. ITI on Facebook
  19. 26. Turfgrass Management App <ul><li>iPhone & BlackBerry app </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Downloadable from iTunes and BlackBerry App World </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weeds, insects, and diseases information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures, presentations, and popular articles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lite version is free </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete version $19.99 </li></ul></ul>
  20. 27. Irrigation App <ul><li>Toro NSN Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Access SitePro from your iPhone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make on-course program changes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost – Free </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download from iTunes </li></ul></ul>
  21. 28. Irrigation App <ul><li>Rain Bird MI Control System </li></ul><ul><li>Compatible with any web-enabled phone with data plan </li></ul><ul><li>Requires an internet connection to central computer </li></ul>
  22. 29. Triple D App <ul><li>Guy Fieri – Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives </li></ul><ul><li>Find the closest restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>$1.99 download from iTunes </li></ul>

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