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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.

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

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
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
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Mar 25
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
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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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UX Analyst at University of Wisconsin-Madison

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