We wanted to share a free 30-minute webinar we're putting on later this month:Moving from Broadcasting to Community BuildingWant to create a more meaningful social media experience for your audience? Hoping to get your followers to do more than just like your posts or favorite your tweets? Sign up for our free 30-minute Webinar entitled "Moving from Broadcasting to Community Building".Learn how to:Be a…See More
We just released our 4th annual Facebook and Admissions White Paper. It contains data collected from 147 colleges and universities about how they use Facebook in their recruitment and yield efforts.It's packed with great data on:What admissions offices are doing on FacebookWhat resources they are dedicating to these effortsHow schools are using current studentsHow they're measuring the impact of their Facebook effortsWhere…See More
We're conducting our annual survey on Facebook and Admissions. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at:http://www.varsityoutreach.com/FacebookSurvey/Our GoalOur goal is to explore trends related to how schools are using Facebook to reach out to prospective and admitted students.How Is the Data Used?All data will be shown in the aggregate. Answers from individual schools will not be released and will remain…See More
The 3rd annual Facebook and Admissions white paper is now out! It contains data collected from 160 colleges and universities about how they use Facebook in their recruitment and yield efforts.It's packed with great data on:What admissions offices are doing on FacebookWhat resources they are dedicating to these effortsHow schools are using current studentsHow they're measuring the impact of their Facebook effortsWe also…See More
Position Title:Operations Director of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association Position Overview:Reporting to the President of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (www.highedweb.org), the Operations Director is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Association and its volunteers. The Operations Director will work with the Board of Directors to facilitate the implementation of a strategic plan, and lay the…See More
"We have started the move to make all our sites HTTPS. With our InCommon membership (paid by our State Chancellor's Ofice), we get free certificates, so there is no ongoing costs.
In 2014, Google said they give some SEO bumps to HTTPS sites.…"
"Yep, I got the same messages. Some of our sites use SSL and we've been talking about migrating all the rest our sites for a while now. I suspect we will be doing it rather than just talking about it sooner rather than later now. :\"
I recently got a notice from Google that in October 2017 Chrome V62 with show the warning "NOT SECURE" on all our web pages we have a input field for search. Since on most of our pages there is nothing that would require secure information I've never felt the need for HTTPS. Our class registration pages are secure but not the general information pages. The warning is going to scare people though. Are others upgrading their websites?See More
It’s the last week get HighEdWeb 2017 early-bird registration pricing! When you register for the Annual Conference by the end of Monday, July 31, you save $100 — and who doesn’t love that?!Register by July 31 to save $100…See More
"Hi Samuel – WordPress will be a good choice for this kind of project. Can you let us know more about what features you are thinking of adding? It seems to me that a combination of a WordPress site and tightly integrated social media channels…"