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Examples of landing pages in Higher Ed
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Going for two questions in one day ( I have been saving them up)I am looking for examples of landing pages in higher ed, especially direct response or PPC landing pages.So, jailed pages, semi jailed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Pooley Apr 22, 2015.

Google Maps Contact

Hi All,I am throwing this out there as we have tried most everything else and it has not gone well.In short: we are looking for a contact inside Google, specifically Google Maps, if you know someone,…Continue

Started Mar 25, 2015

Anyone using the Panopoly drupal distro, or even more specific Open Academy

We are in the process of moving our site off of an dead ended legacy CMS to something drupal flavoured. ( Happy to talk about that if any one is in the throes of same decision making)We have been…Continue

Tags: academy, open, panopoly, drupal

Started Mar 28, 2014

Working with the presentation layer of a Jenzabar based portal

This may, or may not be a long shot, I returned to higher ed web management in January. One of the joys I have inherited is refining the UX for our student services portal. While I am a long time php…Continue

Tags: .net, Jenzabar

Started Mar 10, 2014

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Ken Pooley replied to Ken Pooley's discussion Examples of landing pages in Higher Ed
"Good question....having spent a little time, between stops in highered, in a business which was pretty cut throat competitive and really leveraged direct response marketing and jailed landing pages at a high level, I have been surprised how little…"
Apr 22, 2015
Chris Paddock replied to Ken Pooley's discussion Examples of landing pages in Higher Ed
"Hi Ken,  Can I ask, are you trying to get better perspective on the experience, construction, something else? Just curious.  Chris "
Apr 20, 2015
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Mar 25, 2015
Ken Pooley replied to Emily Gravell's discussion What CMS are you using?
"Have been on Joomla 1.6 since god was a child, now moving ( probably) to Drupal. Wordpress was also considered pretty seriously, but there was more internal comfort with Drupal."
Apr 1, 2014
Ken Pooley replied to Loren Leonard's discussion Commercial Hosting
"I have been using a sandbox account on Pantheon:  https://www.getpantheon.com/ It actually has a bunch of really nice features, like the ability to stage dev, testing and production as well as the means to have a software repository in git as…"
Mar 31, 2014
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Anyone using the Panopoly drupal distro, or even more specific Open Academy

We are in the process of moving our site off of an dead ended legacy CMS to something drupal flavoured. ( Happy to talk about that if any one is in the throes of same decision making)We have been looking hard at any established resources specific to .edu that we can find.Yesterday I happened on Open Academy, and in doing research for that backed into the Panopoly flavor of drupal, upon which Open Academy is based.I am both attracted to and wary of subset distributions of any project, I have…See More
Mar 28, 2014
Ken Pooley posted a discussion

Working with the presentation layer of a Jenzabar based portal

This may, or may not be a long shot, I returned to higher ed web management in January. One of the joys I have inherited is refining the UX for our student services portal. While I am a long time php abuser, I have less experience with .net based applications...are there people out there who are dealing with same? Does anyone want to trade experiences/answer occasional questions?Thanks,Ken PooleyWebmaster Southern Maine Community Collegehttp://www.SmccME.eduSee More
Mar 10, 2014
Ken Pooley is now a member of University Web Developers
Jan 23, 2014

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Southern Maine Community College
Website:
http://www.smccme.edu
Personal Website:
http://www.wickednifty.com
List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Content and site logistics, site management, SEO, User Experience evaluation & design
What CMS are you using?
Was Joomla, about to be Drupal or Wordpress
What department or office are you in?
Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Design and maintain public facing web site
Number of students at your institution
6700+

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Catherine Donnelly replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"I would support using LinkedIn for this group (and have confirmed that I am a member over there).  Generally I  follow highered topics/people on twitter, but long-range/complicated discussions are impossible on that platform. A combo of…"
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Neil Joellenbeck replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"This is the first time I have been here in a long time. Selfishly, I would hope that you would be able to continue the site, but I understand realities. As I re-acquaint myself, I'm seeing a lot of value in what you have tirelessly built.…"
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Gareth J M Saunders replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Hi Mark, in line with many others who have posted, first a big thank you for providing this resource for so many years. I was a keen reader of it and occasional poster a good few years ago. And I loved my Website Hero mug until I dropped it and had…"
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Genevieve Howard replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"I want to chime in along with the others in thanking you for being a leader in our niche group! I appreciate your effort. I lean toward LinkedIn. "
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A. Watson replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"I was a recent addition and did not find too much activity here that I could leverage but LinkedIn does seem to be the logical destination.  Perhaps there is interest here and you can crowd source the migration. Migrating the content could…"
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Eloine Chapman replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"I would be very sorry to see this resource go. I am just a one person shop at my college and feel quite a alone as far as anyone understanding the complexity of what I do. It's a wonderful thing to see people facing the same challenges I face…"
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Christopher Spires replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"I wouldn't feel necessary to stick with Ning if the cost isn't a burden. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Slack are all satisfactory options in my opinion. Slack is a great option for more instant communication, and you'll probably find a lot…"
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Mark Lawrence replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Thank you Mark, this has been an invaluable resource - particularly for seeing how our cohorts at other institutions approach the problems we all face. But, as many people have said today, I haven't visited in a while. I think that's…"
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Charlie Lindahl replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Ah. Thank you. I've just sent a request to have TAMU.EDU added to the list."
Sep 13
Laurie Trow replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Is this for the Slack? If so, you need to email leta@berkeley.edu to have your edu domain added."
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Hugh Jarvis replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Regardless of where this goes, Mark, thanks for setting it up and running it all these years! I find it quite useful myself, lurking mostly, but occasionally joining in where it might help us, or I might be able to provide value. I like having this…"
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Charlie Lindahl replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"OK, I give up. I am at Texas A&M, and @tamu.edu is not listed among those allowed to create userids. Can someone either (1) add TAMU.EDU or (2) send me an invitation to uwebd slack? (clindahl@tamhsc.edu). Thanks, Charlie"
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Jay Massey replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"Mark, I agree that the paid Ning site may have outlived its usefulness in light of other group media apps. Like many have stated, Slack and FaceBook / LinkedIn groups. are good options. Slack may not have as much adoption as FB or LI yet. Consider…"
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David P. Dillard replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"If you decide to leave Ning, please consider as an additional place to have this discussion group at no cost, the GROUPS.IO discussion group network which is free and of a very high quality. It also provides a wiki to those who have discussion…"
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Tiffany Broadbent replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The Future of the UWEBD Social Network
"There is already a uwebd.slack.com Slack group that was created back in May so that is something that folks could transition to now if they'd like (http://cuwebd.ning.com/forum/topics/is-there-a-university-web-developers-slack-group). I…"
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