Has anyone here come up with a decent policy outline for blogging?
We're trying to formulate one here to help regulated our responses, but the sheer variety of content used by other higher education institutions is overwhelming.
Have you ever seen the Harvard policy?
Google's year-end Zeitgeist list is in
And it is global
By Emma Hughes
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:01
GOOGLE'S YEAR-END Zeitgeist listing features for the first time search data from over 30 different countries, and it shows which search queries are globally popular and which are unique to certain cultures.
What the Zeitgeist compliation found was that searchers in this global village had mainly a strong interest in socialising and… Continue
Nine Ways to Build Your Own Social Network
218 Commentsby Mark Hendrickson on July 24, 2007
The news may overflow with stories about the social networking giants, such as Facebook and MySpace, but a horde of companies are doing their best to reduce the fundamental features of these websites to mere commodities. These up-and-coming companies provide so-called “white label” social networking platforms that enable their customers to build their own social networks (often from… Continue
In today's highly competitive global
economy isn't just about what you know, but who you know. Top website designer
Mega Star Media, Inc. gives businesses, entertainers, retailers and
professionals the tools they need to expand their network exponentially,
developing custom made websites and social networking sites designed to
increase their social networking capabilities and put their company at the top
of Google's list.
"(Our) web design company is all over… Continue
MarketingExperiments is a research laboratory with a simple (but not easy) seven-word mission statement: To discover what really works in optimization. We focus all of our experimentation on optimizing marketing communications. To that end we test every conceivable approach and we publish the results (at no charge) in the Marketing Experiments Journal (subscribe).
Learning to Work with Social Networks
DECEMBER 2, 2008
A developing medium offers new targeting options.
While many marketers want to use social networks as part of their strategies, they still have no clear list of best practices for the medium. Getting friends to spread a marketing message to each other is a great goal, but how is that best done?
A November article in Ad Age detailed efforts to use the connections between social network users. Paul Moore,… Continue
TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008
It's here!! TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008. Completely new and updated presentations!
Here's the latest in our renowned Lunch And Learn Series of presentations. TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008 collects 15 new ready-to-deliver presentations along with speaker's notes, handouts, and preformatted e-mail invitations. Use them as-is or customize them to meet your organization's specific needs.
This series helps you… Continue
Mega Star Media INC founded by Sandy Rowley in 1999. A BBB member, Honorary Judge for the International Academy of the Visual Arts, two time Webby Award Honoree.
"Sandy Rowley is an angel and artist extraordinaire!" declares Joanne Sherif, Director of Deaf Africa Association. "Two minutes into our initial phone conversation, Sandy generously offered to donate the site to Deaf Africa Association. One can clearly see that she put her heart in the design. After seeing the site for the… Continue
Pownce has been acquired by the blogging company Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, TypePad and Vox. To find out more about the acquisition please read the announcement by Six Apart CEO Chris Alden, and the announcement by Pownce Founder Leah Culver.
Pownce.com will be Shutting Down
Pownce.com will be shut down by December 15, 2008. If you would like to keep your content, we have created an export tool to assist you under Settings >… Continue
"Implementing a content governance plan, complete with workflows and approvals, is essential when building a digital strategy for your site. Register for our upcoming webcast with Stamats to learn best practices for content governance. "
"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…"
"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?"
"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."
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
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