|There are more
Step Into sites to come. And we can do more
Step into History
is the first of a series of web sites under the Step Into Places,
Inc. banner. Each will provide in-depth information about a specific
kind of destination or experience. See the descriptions below for
a brief explanation of what each site will do.
preparing the Step Into History Site, it became apparent that there
are many places in this country where history is important in the
life of local communities. Most
of them are not the closed campus of a museum. "Old
Towns" will provide information
about towns that take their history seriously.
historic places are
more limited in scope than those featured on this site, and focus on a particular person, family, or
even business. "Historic Houses" will focus on house museums, as well as
buildings such as factories and mills.
are more than 7500 telephone listings for museums across the country.
(And that doesn't count those listed as parks, tourist attractions,
or government branches.) When we've collected and sorted more
of these, well give you a site that will let you know where they are and what is in
museums, aquariums, zoos, planetariums, and other science-oriented places
and activities will be the focus here.
fun to do with your kids? You'll be able to find it here.
Zoos, parks, kids museums, theme parks, tours and more.
departure from our other sites, this will be a place where those who
have experience to offer in the form of internships, specialized education
programs, docent opportunities, or participation in on-going activities
can find those who want to know more
you would like to contribute information or have questions about one
of the sites described above, contact
us. Plans are still being made, and your input could
change the contents of a site, or even help us decide which site to
as RAR Information Services, Inc., we can provide you with research
and planning services for your site.
We specialize in working with site owners to determine what you
expect of your web site.
So many sites have been created
because "everyone has one."
Why not sit down and figure
out what goals your web site is supposed to achieve, how ready you
are for the technology and organizational changes that might be
required, and create measures to determine how well you are reaching
Is your existing site doing what it is supposed
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what a site could do for you?
Learn how to look for web
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RAR does not design or implement sites, and has no
ties to any specific technology or vendors. The only concern is
helping you define and refine your expectations.
Need to know about something? Know it's out there somewhere? Don't
have the time to find it? RAR can research and report, even
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you? Link Tender is a service to minimize that irritation for visitors
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automated software, each link is periodically checked
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Each link is also periodically reviewed live to see if the
destination site has changed format or emphasis.
recommendations about what action to take (remove, replace, or
revise) are prepared regularly.
ongoing research will uncover new links that can enhance your site,
either to replace links that have gone dead, add to those already at
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generate some income without interfering with the operation of your
us and let's talk about what you want to do.
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