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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…

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Added by social networking web design on February 10, 2009 at 8:00pm — 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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