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Urban Art Core: How to be better?

Since I launched Urban Artcore with that great Urban Photo Contest in August 2009, a lot happened. I wrote 358 articles about graffiti, street art, urban life, abandoned places, exhibition, art shows and festivals, drew up 474 tags and made interviews with a large number of famous artists.

Although the number of visitors and also the number of feed readers are continuously increasing, I’m a bit impatient of the number of comments…

In my opinion, comments make a blog more vibrant and allow more controversial discussions or changes of views. For that reason I thought, that it is time to originate an Urban Artcore question time! Now I would like to know what I can do better!?

Are there any special topics, artists, art movements or other things (e.g. technical improvements, like a “Post to Facebook” button), which can be taken up or improved? What do you lack on Urban Artcore and what do you like most?

I would appreciate some honest answers.
Best, Brenna.

6 total comments on this postSubmit yours
  1. Man this site is amazing .. its inspired my art ever since I discovered it a few months ago .. and as long as the site exists ill look to it for more creative artistic ideas and designs

  2. First of all about the comments: I have my own blog too and I am on Tiwtter and what I have been noticing about ‘my’ comments might be true for your comments as well: They are moving/have moved across the web and certainly to Twitter. And that’s why I decided to use a plugin that directs Twitter-discussions and Retweets about my blogposts ‘back’ to my blog. Maybe you could give this a try too?
    Furthermore I am totally happy with your blog the way it is, so keep up the good work!

  3. As I already have answered you ar doing a really good job but i will probably keep commenting on Twitter and i hope that my comments will make sense as well.. ;)

    Keep it up.. bg thumbs up.

  4. thanks for your nice answers!
    yeah, you are right, twitter is a real authority today…i will try to collect twitter comments on this blog. any other opinions? how could I make Urban Artcore more vibrant?

  5. I love the design of your blog and much more the articles you write. I like the mix of your topics and that you have some fresh and really good ideas. The pictures are always great and all in all you have inspired me a lot – especially for my journeys to Berlin. (So much, that I dare to write this comment in English..)
    So just keep on!

    Cheerz from Vienna

  6. This site is so dope. I visit it almost daily to see every update. You do an incredible job of covering street art events, artists, and documenting works. What I truly love is that you cover more well-known artists, but have a huge perspective and have introduced me to countless artists I would have never seen.

    I can’t think of a way to really improve this blog. I agree that more comments would add to the site, but that effort needs to come from us, the readers. Having the article archive is probably the most important feature I wanted, and the blog has that now. Keep up the amazing work, people truly appreciate it.

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Urban Art Core is your independent, international source for street art, graffiti and urbanism from around the world, mainly focused on stories, news and actions taking place in urban environments.

It spreads the urban Berlin voice loud and clear to metropolises far and wide and celebrates the urban arts, urban exploration movement and guerilla art interventions with news about artists, trends and exhibitions, since 2009.

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