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Presentation Notes from Google Wave in Higher Education

Thursday, March 18, 2010

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Presentation Notes from Google Wave in Higher Education

This week I talked to a group at the 2010 HELIX conference, sponsored by MOREnet. MOREnet is one of the high level networking authorities that provides connectivity services for educational entities in Missouri. My presentation discussed Google Wave’s place in the current and future plans of higher education. Below, you can find an outline of [...]

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Where is the fold? Google browser size vs. actual heatmap

Thursday, December 17, 2009

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Where is the fold? Google browser size vs. actual heatmap

Google released a tool yesterday called Google Browser Size in effort to show how users with various screen sizes see your site. They also wrote up a blog post about it.

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Building Your Own Listening Post

Monday, October 19, 2009

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Building Your Own Listening Post

The basic concept of the social web and Web 2.0 is one of conversations and user generated content.  Engagement.  Interaction.  My focus today is on the former, with a dab of latter.  Universities are much like other big brands, people talk about us in a lot of places, in a lot of ways, both good [...]

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Content is More Important than Design

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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Content is More Important than Design

Now I know that some web designers out there can’t wait to get to the comment section to “rip me a new one,” but please humor me and read through my reasoning here.  I hope you will see this is a well thought out and valid argument worth your time.  Then after reading you are [...]

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Offline Campaign Tracking: Presentation Clickthrough Comparison

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Offline Campaign Tracking: Presentation Clickthrough Comparison

So if you have been reading this blog for any amount of time you know that in the last quarter of 2008 I made the Higher Education conference circuit presenting at HighEdWeb, Stamats, and Case V.  At each of those conferences I presented on the subject of Web Analytics.  As I told people at each [...]

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Recapping 2008 and the 2009 Game Plan

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

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Recapping 2008 and the 2009 Game Plan

It’s taken me a little longer than I would have liked to get around to it, but I very much believe in looking back to review the past year and setting goals going forward.  You do the same for your website and professional growth right?  If not or even if you do hopefully you can [...]

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The Top 10 Posts of 2008

Thursday, January 8, 2009

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So this blog was started the beginning of 2008 and since then we have grown to over 600 readers and hopefully helping you actually making a difference in college websites across the country.  I absolutely love the higher education community and the environment this blog has become a hub for over the last year.  I’ll [...]

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4 Takeaway Tips to Build Relationships

Friday, December 12, 2008

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Today is my last day at Wofford.  Kind of surreal, but I wanted to take the time to give you four tips that apply to internet marketing and web development, but if you take a step back they actually apply to life in general rather well.  So take it as development, social media, personal branding [...]

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Tracking outgoing clicks with Google Analytics

Friday, December 5, 2008

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I wanted my first post as a .eduGuru to be something spectacular, unfortunately all the ideas I had were taking too long to write, so here is something short and sweet.

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A Good Starting Point for SEO – Local Search

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

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The following is a guest post by Jeff Howard. This is an introduction post to a 5 part series on his blog about local search for higher education. Jeff is a SEO consultant, and works independently out of www.catchsearchmarketing.com. He has been involved with various higher education marketing projects touching SEO and Interactive Applications. Jeff [...]

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