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February 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Higher ed 2009 events and conferences for web and marketing teams

I maintain a Google calendar of higher ed events and conferences where I keep track of anything interesting for web and marketing teams.



It's a useful tool, but sometimes a good old post does the trick as well - especially when it highlights deadlines for registration, call for proposals and other interesting information like registration fees.…

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Added by Karine Joly on February 27, 2009 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Introduction to Management by Edward Cleary

Hello all,

I am just thinking maybe some of you are interested on this one :)

Thanks!



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Added by Alfajri Alwis on February 26, 2009 at 5:51am — No Comments

Large Sites and Information Architecture

"I apologize in advance, because this is going to be more of an article of philosophy, than a technical how-to. A while back I wrote a piece on the subject of breadcrumbs. In it, I made a comment about how breadcrumbs are a tool that helps expose the information architecture (IA) of a site to a visitor. A discussion ensued where a rebuttal was offered that visitors simply don’t care about a site’s IA. David Poteet said about IA (or rather a breadcrumb’s effect on IA) that certain ideas “…make… Continue

Added by Michael Fienen on February 23, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

WordPress for Site Management

We are moving off our Windows servers over to a LAMP environment. You know how when you move you not only move your stuff, you start re-thinking Things In General?



So, one of the things we've been thinking about is a fundamental change in how web presence is managed. Put simply, there is a move from client-side to server-side. In the older model, people ftp files down to their desktop, use an editor to make changes, ftp the files back to the server, and view them. Rinse and… Continue

Added by Skip Knox on February 19, 2009 at 11:50am — 5 Comments

Social networking web design

Social network design

When relationships matter and your business need a boost, choose building a social network for your company, that your prospective customers and employees can use with ease. We offer social networking services including software, web site design, web development, logo design, and ecommerce. What are you looking for? Just ask-we know this business and want to be your design team! We are more than just a web design company; we deliver web solutions with all search… Continue

Added by social networking web design on February 10, 2009 at 8:21pm — 1 Comment

Just a hello

Just a hello, sitting and chilling, scanning for useful information and ideas.
Not a lot to contribute at this point. So with that... have a good week!

Added by shopvipemporium.com on February 9, 2009 at 12:25am — No Comments

Social network software

what are some of the social networking software applications you are using with your custom social networks?

Added by social networking web design on February 2, 2009 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Introduction to "Cloud" Computing

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Added by Alfajri Alwis on February 2, 2009 at 2:12am — No Comments

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Digital Content Manager at Westminster College

Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT is looking for a talented Digital Content Manager. Join our Agile web team and manage content for our high-traffic website, which recently won Sitefinity's Website of the Year 2016 award.View the full job description and apply today: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/westminstercollege/jobs/1767574/digital-content-managerSee More
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Web accessibility is an important aspect of any website. But where do you start when it comes to making your higher ed site accessible? Read on to see how easy it is to begin. "
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
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Allison Howard is now a member of University Web Developers
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"When thinking about valuable content for your higher ed site, try testimonials and quotes to attract prospective students. Download the latest E-Expectations report today. "
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
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Fabio posted a discussion

Top 200 Universities in Facebook

Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
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Lauren Zakich commented on Lynn Zawie's group OmniUpdate
"New blog post! Find out what prospective students are wanting to find on your website."
Apr 28
Kathy Nix posted a discussion

user levels

Is there anyway you can edit a user level?  We have level 8 users and want to add "Add to Dictionary" without opening every user and clicking on the Add to Dictionary box.See More
Apr 26
Doug Thompson posted a discussion

Solution for deluge of daily emails?

So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Apr 21
Andrew Soderberg replied to Mark Greenfield's discussion The UWEBD Social Network Will Live On
"Mark, Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"
Apr 21
Christopher Snizik is now a member of University Web Developers
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