Archive | March

Test Results: Comparing 11 Free Web Analtyic Services

A few weeks ago I ran an extensive test of a number of free analytic tracking packages.  Hopefully nobody noticed the added load time from the extra scripts being run?  It’s taken me a few weeks to find the time to write up the results but I think they provide some very valuable insight.  I think [...]

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Links of the Week March 28th, 2008

This week saw two big announcements.  First, as Brad reported yesterday YouTube releases Stats for Videos.  You can read more about this over at Official Google Blog.  This is great news for analytics junkies like myself.  I post some of Wofford’s more general videos to YouTube so it will be nice to get some more insight [...]

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Introducing Wofford’s new Sights & Sounds Page

I just wanted to write a quick post to promote Wofford’s new Sights & Sounds page.  Previously we had one page for Sights & Sounds and one for our Videos.  In an effort to consolidate and rebrand the sections we went through a redesign and yesterday the page went live! 

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Google Analytics 101: Some Basic Setup Tips

Since coming back from Google Analytics training last week finding the time to setup all the wonderful new tricks that I learned has presented a challenge.  This post is a nice little introduction to some of the basics that I learned last week.  This is part one in what will be a continuing series about Google [...]

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Happy Easter: A New Blogger Has Risen, My Father

I hope that everyone had a great Easter weekend?  I have a little quasi Easter story that I wanted to share.

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Links of the Week March 21th, 2008

Some interesting data came out this week about the first two weeks of Yahoo! Buzz. From initial reactions it looks like Buzz could be what takes social bookmarking fully mainstream. Two good articles to read Yahoo Buzz: Yahoo Reveals Stats From The First Two Weeks and Yahoo Buzz is a Game Changer for Social Media; And [...]

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How much is a new student worth to your institution?

Today and tomorrow I’m out in Durham, NC for Google Analytics training that ROI Revolution is hosting.  ROI is a Google Analytics Authorized Consultant and AdWords Qualified Company.  ROI Revolution are also trained professionals in Google’s Seminars for Success program as this training can attest.  Through day one I am very impressed with their training program.  About a month [...]

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The Changing Face of Public Education

On Friday I had the honor of talking to 7th and 8th graders at Bell Street Middle School in Clinton, SC.  Bell Street Middle is your quintessential public school in a regular town in the southern United States.  A group of hard working teachers attempting to educate young minds in a world that is changing so quickly [...]

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Links of the Week March 14th, 2008

A couple nice things happened this week.  For those that haven’t heard BlogHighEd, which this blog is a member of, was chosen to be syndicated on a new startup site Alltop.  You can read some reviews about alltop here, here, and here.  I’m pretty excited about this and hopefully this will increase exposure to this blog [...]

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Do you monitor your Institutes online identity? Here are some tools to help.

In the last few weeks a few new tools have come out to help in monitoring an online identity.  Because of this I think it’s important to take a deeper look into what to monitor.  As if you didn’t already have enough things to do in a normal day, there is a whole list of things that require regular monitoring.   Although this article [...]

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