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ANN: GoodRelations Annotator 2.0 + New Webcast

From: Martin Hepp (UniBW) <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:34:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4AFD1A00.9010504@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Dear all:

We are happy to release a significantly improved version of the 
GoodRelations Annotator, a tool that helps any business in the world to 
create a rich description of its line of business, opening hours, 
payment options, and the like in RDF.

The new version creates a handy RDFa snippet of the data. Now, it is 
sufficient to copy and paste that snippet right before the closing 
"body" elements of the main Web page. This will work for anybody who can 
see and access a page's source code,i.e. even in Content Management 
Systems or Wikis, etc.

To our knowledge, this is the easiest approach of creating rich business 
descriptions for the Web of Linked Data.

Please check it out! And please spread the word to any site owner in 
your address book:

     http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/tools/goodrelations-annotator/

A step-by-step tutorial of 13 minutes complements the tool and is 
available at

     http://vimeo.com/7583816

By the way, once you will have published respective meta-data, you can 
check the improved appearance in future search engines immediately using the

     http://igoogr.appspot.com/

application.

Simply enter search terms that will bring up the respective page among 
the top five hits in Google, and you will see the effect of 
GoodRelations within seconds.

Best wishes

Martin Hepp


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martin hepp
e-business & web science research group
universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen

e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
www:     http://www.unibw.de/ebusiness/ (group)
          http://www.heppnetz.de/ (personal)
skype:   mfhepp
twitter: mfhepp

Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!
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Project page:
http://purl.org/goodrelations/

Resources for developers:
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations

Webcasts:
Overview - http://www.heppnetz.de/projects/goodrelations/webcast/
How-to   - http://vimeo.com/7583816

Recipe for Yahoo SearchMonkey:
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations_and_Yahoo_SearchMonkey

Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
"Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"
http://www.slideshare.net/mhepp/semantic-webbased-ecommerce-the-goodrelations-ontology-1535287

Overview article on Semantic Universe:
http://www.semanticuniverse.com/articles-semantic-web-based-e-commerce-webmasters-get-ready.html

Tutorial materials:
ISWC 2009 Tutorial: The Web of Data for E-Commerce in Brief: A Hands-on 
Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo! SearchMonkey
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/Web_of_Data_for_E-Commerce_Tutorial_ISWC2009

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