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  • Storrs Mansfield, CT
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Ringtones
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Started this discussion. Last reply by BlueNorma Oct 28, 2009.

Should students be able to opt out / unsubscribe?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bradley Livermore Apr 7, 2009.

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Alexa Biron replied to Claudia Snell's discussion Tweeting Presidents?
"For those who reply... Of those presidents who have Twitter accounts, is your president actually tweeting or is someone doing it for him/her?"
Nov 30, 2011
Alexa Biron replied to annalisa's discussion YouTube Partnership Program
"It's not an option for those of us at public universities, but we are part of YouTube.EDU which I highly recommend if you choose not to go with the partnership program. We've been able to customize our page and become part of the EDU…"
May 5, 2010
Alexa Biron left a comment for Mark Greenfield
"Mark - An update from yesterday on the Ning story if you haven't already seen: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/ning-planning-to-remain-free-for-teachers/?nl=technology&emc=techupdateemb2"
May 5, 2010
BlueNorma replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Ringtones
"Gotcha. I haven't used a service like that."
Oct 28, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Ringtones
"Thanks for your reply! The functionality that we had with the previous company was that users could fill out a form on our site including name and cell phone number. They were then sent a text message which included the ringtone file. This seemed…"
Oct 28, 2009
BlueNorma replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Ringtones
"Is there some reason you don't want to create the ringtones yourself and just host them? They're small files."
Oct 28, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Lisa Brennecke's discussion Flip Books for PDFs
"How is searching handled for these services? We have looked at a few similar products and are still trying to find one where the content is search-friendly. It's one thing to search from the site, but we want the content within to be found…"
Oct 26, 2009
Alexa Biron posted a discussion

Ringtones

Does anyone have a recommendation for a company that provides ringtone downloads? The company we have been using seems to be going out of business and we're looking for a new provider. The company should be focused on B2B sales (a focus on education works too, but just not as likely to find) as opposed to selling ringtones to individual customers. We are looking to create ringtones from approximately 10 MP3s and offer them as downloads to alumni, fans, students, etc.
Oct 26, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Ken George's discussion Web Office Structure
"My area, Internet Services, falls under University Communications. We work very closely with Design and Marketing Services which also fall within the Univ. Communications office. Internet Services is made up of 3 (hopefully soon to be 4) staff and…"
Oct 26, 2009
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WordPress

This group is for all those using WordPress as both a blogging platform and as a CMS
Jul 27, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Charlie Triplett's discussion Repurposing Magazine Content to the Web
"On a related note, the key to tools like zmags.com is to look into whether the pages can be searched for key words and also whether the magazine and its pages/articles can be found in search engines. We looked at a few different companies that…"
May 19, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Charlie Triplett's discussion Repurposing Magazine Content to the Web
"We follow almost the same process, except right now the magazine site isn't in CMS. This summer, we are going to skip the print version and push the magazine online. Not sure what the long term plan is... We have looked at Zmags as a possible…"
May 18, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Steve LaBadie's discussion Enhanced Photo Galleries
"Just tried Slideshow Pro's site to see if it seemed to be down. It's working for me... Is this the URL you're using? http://slideshowpro.net/"
Apr 9, 2009
Bradley Livermore replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Should students be able to opt out / unsubscribe?
"I dunno, I think e-mail is such a poor method of communication that it should serve as a backup instead of being a primary means of contact. Especially since you deemed these e-mails critical."
Apr 7, 2009
Alexa Biron replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Should students be able to opt out / unsubscribe?
"@Charlie Triplett - We don't currently have control over the opt-out message being displayed. We are migrating to a new version of CRM, however, that does offer some customization. I'll be able to add an "unsubscribe message" and…"
Apr 7, 2009
Sayaka replied to Alexa Biron's discussion Should students be able to opt out / unsubscribe?
"absolutely. we did countless focus groups with current students about the state of email. it took them about 20minutes to vent about what they called "uni-spam" and the result was that the students simply refused to use their university…"
Apr 7, 2009

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University of Connecticut
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http://uconn.edu
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List three areas of expertise or specialization.
Marketing, Social Media, Web Standards
What CMS are you using?
Wordpress
What department or office are you in?
University Communications
Primary Job Responsibility
Managing social media and special projects.

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