Archive | October

Happy Halloween - Comics Time

No links of the week, sorry.  Instead here are some rather amusing Halloween Comics.  Hopefully you find them more enjoyable?  Also you Higher Education Web people out there don’t forget about the .eduGuru Blogger Search Contest.  We’ll keep accepting applications until November 10th.  I’m glad to say we already have a range of applicants so [...]

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.eduGuru New Blogger(s) Search Contest

Karlyn, Fienen and I have been loosely talking about expanding the old .eduGuru again.  This time it’s going to be a little more creative.  Who’s up for a Blogger contest!?

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Getting There: Successful Goal Setting

Yesterday I had an interesting discussion with our other web guy.  We recently underwent a fairly large redesign of our web site, which included the addition of new features and tools (read: more work for everyone).  One of these is the addition of a home page centerpiece linked to stories about the people of the [...]

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Comparing the Obama and McCain Emails

One week from today, the 2008 Presidential election will finally come to a close.  No matter who you vote for, it’s been a campaign of milestones.  As an e-marketer, the most fascinating to me has been watching all of the emails coming out from either side.  Comparing the two makes it clear why Obama has [...]

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Four Types of Web Analytic Data

So did you know that there are different ways that analytical data about your website is collected?  Of course you did you just might not have really thought about it before.  I mean who stays up thinking about this sort of stuff besides Shelby Thayer, myself and a few other people that I will leave [...]

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Links of the Week October 24th, 2008

Did you miss me?  It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a Links of the Week…  I’ve been busy.  Honestly I’m finding it harder and harder to identify unique and outstanding mind stimulating reading material.  Maybe that’s because I’ve been reading so much especially over the last ten months?  Maybe it’s because I’m not [...]

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.eduGuru Gear, Get It Now!

So a few weeks ago I promised a .eduGuru shirt was coming soon and even tossed out a few lines for potential shirt quotes to let people vote on them.  I’ve had a lot of fun building .eduGuru.  I’m always trying to think of new ways to build this blog that is starting to becoming [...]

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Quick Observations About Browser Resolution Design

The other day I was going through eduStyle.net looking for site ideas and one thing that instantly stood out and annoyed me was sites that are left aligned.  I realize this is a personal opinion and I totally respect other individuals who believe in a left aligned site, but I am still going to present [...]

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What the heck does Webmaster mean? Specialized Skill Sets of the Web

The web definitely isn’t as simple as it used to be.  Back in the ‘90s you could get away with one person who kept up with a website and everything that went into it.  This one Webmaster could handle everything.  I have the job title of Webmaster at Wofford and I have a hard time [...]

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Why do email marketing?

Why do email marketing? Mark Brownlow’s post on of that title on Email Marketing Reports presents an excellent argument about why email marketing is still relevant, despite all the claims of its death.  Here are the highlights: 

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