Category: Web Strategy & New Media

Blogging Community Update: A Success!

Last Friday, Trinidad Gomez and I successfully updated the to the most recent version of WordPress. I also gave the blogging community homepage a fresh look, featuring a photo of students from the International Bazaar. I hope we can feature a new photo and color scheme for every season, much like Middlebury does with […]

Web Strategy Meeting 07.28.11

Vacation! Does anyone want to have a short training on creating html emails sometime next week since I’ll be on vacation for the next scheduled web strategy team meeting? Google Analytics Does everyone have access to the Institute’s analytics account? We can use Google Analytics to run reports on the broken links in each department’s […]

Blogging Community Update Scheduled for 07.29.11

Dear MIIS bloggers, We will update the blogging community to the most recent release of WordPress on Friday July 29th. Along with this update, we will delete the less-popular blog themes and plug-ins listed below next Monday July 25th. Additionally, we will delete all blogs that have been inactive since 12/31/2009. Please keep in mind […]

Web Strategy Meeting 06.30.11

Google Analytics Training How does Monday July 11th work for everyone? We would have this training instead of our regularly scheduled web strategy meeting. Friendly Reminders Empty your Recycle bin after you delete web content. When you name the URL of new pages, always separate words with dashes and use lowercase letters. Also, please don’t […]

Web Strategy Meeting Notes 06.16.11

Web & Social Media Updates If you missed last week’s meeting and would like a copy of the audio recording of our conversation with Kristina Simmons, let me know. Follow the Summer in the Field blog, with a whopping 15 posts and counting. New Knowledge Base articles How do I add a Facebook Like button […]

Web Strategy Meeting Notes 06.02.11

Welcome to June! Hopefully, soon the weather will actually remember it’s not winter, but late spring. Middlebury’s Events Calendaring System Download the full interview with Middlebury staff member Kristina Simmons (Coming Soon.) 3 Step Process Schedulers enter the event information into the R25 database and tag the events for the appropriate calendars. Through 25Live, you […]

Web Strategy Meeting Notes 05.19.11

MIIS Website Error Please let me know if you find other pages that are displaying the global navigation instead of their section navigation (Ex. MBA Faculty page). Academics: New “Short-term Programs” Section This new section would mirror the “Language Programs” section. Its right-hand navigation could include: Executive Education Program, Development Project Management Institute, Frontier Market […]

Web Strategy Meeting 05.05.11

Facebook Integration We now have the ability to add Facebook boxes (See Admissions), like buttons (See Class of 2011 Challenge), and comments to webpages. The like buttons allow visitors to like the webpage, and it posts this information to their Facebook profiles. The comments feature allows visitors to leave comments on your webpage, and […]

Web Strategy Meeting 04.21.11

Web & Social Media Updates Clearing the Path The International Environmental Policy program will be publishing degree track pages shortly; they took the time to include photos and captions on each of their pages. Student Power The Translation & Localization Management students have self-organized, forming a team of project managers, localization engineers, and translators, to […]

Web Strategy Team Meeting 04.07.11

Web Updates New look for the News Room 3 New Videos on the Homepage: Four Students Test their Skills at the Asian Winter Games Fumihiko Tominaga: Ganbare Nippon! Kate Bollinger: Exploring Nepal for the First Time 2 New Dropup Menu Stories Class of 2011 Scholarship Challenge Call to Action Buttons There are a few design […]

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