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Finding your nearest Diet Club

Posted: April 7th, 2011 | Author: Scott Barnham | Filed under: portfolio | No Comments »

A few months ago we developed a simple proximity search or “find your nearest” site for online marketing consultants OLCM. The site helps you find the nearest diet class from clubs like Weight Watchers and Rosemary Conley.

I’m pretty happy with the project. It was done in a short time and reasonable budget, but made to be reusable across different niches.

We used Django with some customisations to admin so that data can be uploaded from csv files. The proximity search uses a postcode-to-lat/lng database for when a postcode is entered and geocoding from Google Maps when a place name is entered.

The site is proving popular so far and we hope it will be a great success.

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