Project Accelerator Website Has a Makeover

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Paul Naybour
Paul is a project management consultant and account manager with particular expertise in the analysis, process development, and implementation of change program management, risk management, earned value management, and bespoke project management training development and delivery. Paul is the Business Development Director of the company Parallel Project Training

I have been running this project management news website for over 10 years now, the domain was registered in 2008. Today we have 570 posts, which is an average of once a week for each week in those ten years. Over the years we have seen many changes.

Why Project Accelerator?

The site started as a site looking to help project managers to get their projects off the ground faster, hence the name. I have been on too many projects that have a slow start and never make up for the lost time. I had an idea to support organisations with effective project start-up. I used the project accelerator website to test out the market and see if anyone was interested. I started writing content, originally using Joomla as a content management system. However, while it’s a great idea people are more willing to buy training courses linked to a knowledgeable professional qualification such as APM or PRINCE2. So that was when I set up Parallel Project Training in 2009.

What to do with Project Accelerator?

It was at this time that I thought about converting the site I have been running as a hobby for over a year. Well why not convert it to a news site and invite guest contributions from across the project management community. At the time there were almost no PM news sites. It was years before the idea of guest blogging. Our first guest post was by Lyndsay Scott in 2011. Today we have 59 contributors, some who write for use quite regularly, and we are always looking for more great and unique content. So if you have something to say about project management, and you want a platform that has great traffic then do get in touch.

Why do a makeover?

We have never done any offsite SEO link building for project accelerator, all it’s links, and it has some great ones have come through organic content. We do try to meet Googles on-site requirements. This year we have been trying to imporve the speed performance of the site, especially for mobile users. So I do hope you like the new look and please do comment below to let me know what you think.

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