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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
Ken Pooley posted a discussion

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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Colleen Brennan-Barry posted a discussion

HighEdWeb Invites Nominations for Board of Directors

The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manage policy, coordinate business issues, and manage the growth and prosperity of HighEdWeb. The Board meets monthly to discuss updates and issues, and works to lead various Association initiatives year-round.There are several open Director spots, due to growth and natural term expiration, and so HighEdWeb is now inviting nominations. Nominations (of yourself or…See More
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Web Designer opening - Columbia, Missouri

Job SummaryThe Web Designer position works closely with various college departments to create and maintain a college website that is marketing focused and content driven. This individual is a talented and creative graphic designer with strong background in designing modern and innovative web pages. The ability to implement the designs into working web pages using front-end development skills in HTML5 and CSS3 is key.Essential FunctionsDesign visually-appealing, innovative web pages and graphics…See More
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Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post from Jim Heiney of Lock Haven University: The Perils and Perks of Outside Consultants "
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Matt Herzberger replied to Doug Thompson's discussion Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...
"More than anything I would suggest focusing on workflow and how you can manage the process similar to that of the offline pdf creation process. So might want to do a proof of concept with wordpress to see if you can pull it off and then also looked…"
Wednesday
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Transitioning course catalog from old-school InDesign/PDF to web-based system...

So, the "powers that be" here are looking into various catalog systems...for next year.In the meantime, we're now working on our (hopefully last) old-school InDesign/PDF catalog, and I got to thinking...maybe it would be a good thing to do some sort of web-based static page (to keep it simple, for now) catalog this time around, to make the transition next year to whatever catalog system the "powers that be" decide upon an easier one.We have a Wordpress instance and then we have our regular…See More
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Edward Terry posted a discussion

Web Designer - Austin, TX

I have this open only for a day or so. Please let me know if I can answer any questions.http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/online_version.php?job_num=1410053See More
Monday
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Join us on Thursday, May 28 at 11 am PT when Becky Vardaman and Robyn Anderson from Converge Consulting and our very own Rich Paul discuss the impact of Google's recent mobile-friendly update. Register now!"
May 15
Ronna Johnston added a discussion to the group Mobile
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Conference Mobile App

We are hosting a large conference in 2016 and looking for a simple mobile app to use, we don't have time to build one in house. Just something with venue info and sessions as a base. Does anyone have suggestions? Thanks much!Ronna JohnstonUniversity of Northern ColoradoSee More
May 14
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Cascade Server CMS

For folks who use (or are interested in) Hannon Hill's Cascade Server CMS productSee More
May 14
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New article featured in Career College Central about course catalogs by Lance Merker: "Going Mobile: Five Steps to a Mobile-Friendly Course Catalog"  "
May 14
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"A BIG OmniUpdate welcome to Iowa Western Community College!"
May 13
Jeff Rauschert replied to Katie Ryan Lambert's discussion Website Redesign - Change Management & Communications
"Katie, we are in the same boat as you. We will be changing to a site that focuses more on prospective students, moving non-related content to SharePoint. We have similar concerns but are going in with a plan of cutting our number of content authors…"
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May 13
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Rogue websites can cause all kinds of problems for your higher ed website, but how do you stop them for good? Check out these steps in today's blog post "Taming the Beast: Rogue Websites in Higher Ed" Taming the Beast: Rogue…"
May 12
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May 7
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Congratulations to University of Michigan School of Public Health for going live in OU Campus v10 with design by Michigan Creative! sph.umich.edu  "
May 7
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Today's blog post sums up the Higher Ed Live Special Edition broadcast, “The Catalog to End All Catalogs,” with Nathan Gerber from Utah Valley University and Dawn Truelsen from Fresno State. Get the scoop! "
May 5
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May 5
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"This Friday May 8 at 10 am PT Higher Ed Live will present "Communication United: Social Media and Your Website" featuring Elizabethtown College and Pepperdine University. Mark your calendars!  "
May 4
Erin Leavitt commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Miss out on your chance to take advantage of Table Transformations in OU Campus? We've got you covered! Watch the latest Training Tuesday now."
May 1

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