Resources for Potential site

Problem: Creating a recipe site for those on Dialysis

Davita.com

Features: Find a doctor, find a dialysis center, explanations of different types of treatments, forum, recipes.
Recipes sorted by: Appetizers and snacks, Breakfast and brunch, bread, Salads, Beef Lamb &Pork, Chicken and turkey, seafood, Pasta rice and grains, Pizza and sandwiches, soups and stews, sauces and seasonings, vegetables, beverages, deserts.

What I learned I might use in my site: Breaking up the recipes not only in meals, but also the type of food that it is. Also have a featured recipe spot.

How did the website solve the problem or manage the topic? The site not only gave users recipes they can use that are good to eat, but also educate them on dialysis and what exactly it means when their kidneys are not working.

Who was the website targeted to? This site is targeted to those who have kidney failure or those who are caring for those who have kidney failure. The target market also seems to be for those that are above the age of 30, as those on the slide show are above that age.

Ultracare-dialysis:
Features: Treatment options, what to expect, living well (eating well, exercising, mentally, sexually), caregivers
Recipes sorted by: Beverages, Bread/starches, condiments, deserts/snacks, fish, meats, pasta/rice, vegetables

What I learned I might use in my site: Possibly include an eating out link. Looking at meals at popular restaurants.

How did the website solve the problem or manage the topic? Like davita.com, this site educated users on what dialysis is. It also focuses on mental health of the patient and their caregivers.

Who was the website targeted to? Those on dialysis and caregivers.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/325536-diaic-diet-nutrition/

What I learned I might use in my site: Emphasize foods and seasonings to avoid.

How did the website solve the problem or manage the topic? It did not give specific food recipes, but it does explain importance of protein and certain things to avoid.

Who was the website targeted to? Those on dialysis and caregivers.

 

http://www.kidney.org/patients/kidneykitchen/dialysis.cfm

Recipes sorted by: Breakfasts, soups and salads, meat chicken and seafood, vegetables, breads, desserts

What I learned I might use in my site: nothing on the recipe site I have not seen on other pages.

How did the website solve the problem or manage the topic? Educated users and provided food ideas that are safe to eat.

Who was the website targeted to? Those on dialysis and caregivers.

Problem: Creating your own ecofriendly cleaning products

http://www.ecocycle.org

Features: ways to get your work or school to recycle, education on what is hazardous materials

Cleaning products sorted by: Laundry, household, pets, bathroom/kitchen cleaners, air fresheners, furniture, metal

What I learned I might use in my site: Sorting cleaners by type Explaining ingredients that are most used in other products

How did the website solve the problem or manage the topic?
Gave recipes to use for cleaning. At home solutions.

Who was the website targeted to?
Those who want to become more economically friendly

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