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Cascade Exchange: Social Media Mashup

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  • CMS 101

Cascade Exchange

This is the 10th blog post in our ongoing Cascade Exchange (#CascadeXC) Series, where we’ll be highlighting a different resource every week. Check out last week’s blog on the SEO Sitemap.

Internet media has evolved and become more mobile. Information is being shared in a variety of ways through a plethora of sites and apps. It’s a simple, fast, and easy way to connect with people on the go.

Combine all your social media content into one place and put them all on one easy to digest page This example will allow your students to find and interact with all your social media accounts in one place Show off your updates

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Customer Spotlight: Northern Virginia Community College

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  • Marketing Mojo

Customer Spotlight: Northern Virginia Community College

After a thorough CMS evaluation process, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) decided on Cascade Server back in the spring of 2007. The College engaged BarkleyREI to design their site, which was launched in 2008. As a natural extension of the successful partnership between the College and the vendor, NOVA collaborated with Barkley in 2014 when it was time for a new website design.

Goals

The first step in the discovery process was to identify the main goals of the project:

  1. Increase the recruitment of new students

  2. Drive student success and retention

  3. Enhance the College’s brand perception

Once those goals had been

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Webinar Alert: What Does Moz's New SEO Study Mean for Higher Education?

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  • News

Webinar alert

It’s been a great summer for webinars. Thank you to everyone who has been participating in our series. We’re happy to announce another high caliber session by one of our favorite presenters, Becky Vardaman.

Here are the details:

Moz, an industry leader in search engine optimization tools and education, has released their bi-annual Search Engine Study Part industry expert survey, part correlation study, this report provides a fantastic look into what works and what doesn't for ranking on the search engine results pages Becky will help you decode what this means for higher education and find key takeaways on the latest and

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Evergreen content - What, why, and how?

  • Marketing Mojo
evergreen

What is evergreen content?

Content creation is an essential part of a good marketing strategy Publishing great content will result in more visits to your website, more people sharing your content on social media, more subscribers to your mailing list and (hopefully) more inquiries from your prospects  But creating content takes a lot of time  This is why “evergreen” content should be an important part of your content strategy What is evergreen content, you ask Simply put, evergreen content is content that is constantly relevant and stands the test of time A reader will find evergreen content just as useful a

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Cascade Exchange: SEO sitemap

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  • CMS 101

Cascade Exchange

This is the 9th blog post in our ongoing Cascade Exchange (#CascadeXC) Series, where we highlighting a different resource every week. Check out last week’s blog on the Faculty Directory module, which, of course, you can download for free, just like all the other resources on the Exchange. .

An XML Sitemap can tell search engines information about your site that they otherwise may not know, such as the location of pages that aren't well linked to or when the site was last updated. The SEO Sitemap example can help improve your search engine optimization by making sure they know which pages to crawl.

Our example XSLT and Velocity code is

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Webinar Recording: Designing for the Enterprise

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webinar recording announcement

A big thank you to Ryan Gray of Hallelujah Creative Group for hosting our latest webinar, “Designing for the Enterprise: How to Create Consensus and Cooperation in Design”. In this session, Ryan discussed a massive project that his firm spearheaded for the Florida Department of Health. With Ryan’s help, the Department architected a design strategy to consolidate 67 disparate county websites into a brand-consistent, retooled suite of custom sites built on the Cascade content management platform.

In this session recording, you’ll learn how to provide the best possible service to your stakeholders and how to build

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How to get the most out of industry conferences

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Cascade User Conference

The 2015 Cascade User Conference is almost here! For our clients, the User Conference offers two full days of learning, connecting, sharing and playing, starting with a welcome reception on Sunday night, September 20th and ending with the last session on Tuesday afternoon, September 22nd. So, regardless of whether you're an Administrator, Developer, Marketer, or Content Contributor, the benefits of attending are plentiful.

Attending conferences is one of the best things you can do for your career, so you should make it a goal to attend them on a regular basis Track your professional growth over time, and you’ll be amazed at

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Cascade Exchange: Faculty Directory

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  • CMS 101

Cascade Exchange

This is the 8th blog post in our ongoing Cascade Exchange (#CascadeXC) Series, where we highlight different modules that you can download and customize to your needs. Check out the previous post on QuickEdit.

A faculty and staff directory can help anyone find contact information and learn a little more about your employees. Whether it’s helping people put a face to a name, allowing faculty and staff to personalize their information, or featuring a key staff member, an online directory offers a place to list all of the knowledgeable and important members of your team.

The Faculty Directory Site makes it easy to get started managing

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ONE Week Until Registration Closes for #CUC15!

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Oneweekart

Time flies! Only a few more weeks until we're kicking off our 10th annual Cascade User Conference. Note that you only have one more week to register, as the deadline is Friday, August 15, 2015 at 11:59PM. 

Here are some of the many reasons to attend the conference

1. You’ll enjoy two full days of learning, connecting, sharing and playing.

2. Meet the Hannon Hill team in person (and if you’re lucky, maybe you’ll even get a bro-hug from Tim).

3. Get a sneak peek of Cascade 8 and find out what's on the product roadmap

4. Fun networking opportunities and the chance to make some valuable industry contacts

5 The Cassie

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CUC15 Session Spotlight: Digital initiatives, collaboration, and Cascade Server

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CUC presentation

We’re getting increasingly excited about our upcoming Cascade User Conference, especially since it will be our 10th one It’s always such a fantastic experience to spend face to face time with our customers and partners and to see some of the powerful and creative ways in which they’re using our products to better their organizations This year we have three tracks that are jam-packed with sessions Today, we’d like to highlight some of the presentations that focus on building a collaborative content management environment across departments and putting processes in place to ensure that project deadlines are met and

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