Author: Laura Rives


Have you registered for the User Conference yet?

Join us online September 13-15 for the 2021 Cascade CMS User Conference. Claim your spot now!

Tue Jul 27 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


How Can Higher Ed Websites Inspire Students?

In today's blog post, we're highlighting how colleges & universities can utilize ever-evolving digital media trends on their websites to inspire and build emotional connections with their audience.

Wed Jul 21 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


The 2021 User Conference Schedule is Available Now

We're excited to announce the schedule of topics and presenters lined up for the this year’s Cascade CMS User Conference.

Tue Jul 13 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Webinar Alert: What's New in Cascade CMS and Clive

Join us on Wednesday, July 14 for a live webinar to learn what's new and next with Cascade CMS and Clive. We'll leave plenty of time for Q&A.

Wed Jun 30 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Tips and Tools to Increase Content Contributor Engagement

End user buy-in and CMS adoption is critical to website success. Check out the ways in which Cascade CMS encourages content contributor engagement.

Tue Jun 22 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Customer Spotlight: Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering

In our latest customer spotlight, explore how the CMU College of Engineering team has utilized Cascade CMS to fuel their website for the past twelve years.

Tue Jun 15 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Trending Now: Must-Know SEO Tactics

With the upcoming launch of Google's newest search engine optimization (SEO) report, Core Web Vitals, we’re checking in on the must-know SEO tactics of 2021.

Tue Jun 08 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Webinar Recording: How Content Strategy Can Help With Returning to Campus

Please enjoy a recording of a webinar presented by Fastspot and Hannon Hill that highlights recommended strategies for presenting different audiences with the information they need for safely returning to campus.

Tue Jun 01 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


5 Reasons You Can't Miss the Cascade CMS User Conference

The Cascade CMS User Conference is your opportunity to learn from fellow users and hear expert tips from the makers of the software. Here are five reasons you should register today!

Thu May 27 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Kat Liendgens


How are our Customers Utilizing Clive?

Check out these real world examples on how our customers have implemented Clive to power digital personalization on their websites.

Thu May 13 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Webinar Alert: How Content Strategy Can Help With Returning to Campus

Join us on Tuesday, May 25 for a discussion about strategies to communicate with stakeholders returning to campus

Tue May 11 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


The Cascade CMS User Conference Call for Speakers is Open

It’s your time to shine! Submit a proposal to be considered for a speaking slot at this year’s conference and receive one complimentary main conference registration.

Tue May 04 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Customer Spotlight: Chatham University

Dive into why Chatham University decided to utilize Cascade CMS for their university website and how their team continues to benefit from the shift.

Tue Apr 27 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Register Now for the 2021 Cascade CMS User Conference

We’re in full gear preparing for this year’s virtual Cascade CMS User Conference. Register now to claim your spot!

Tue Apr 20 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Maintaining an Effective Omnichannel Strategy

As today’s audience is the most technologically savvy in recent years, many marketers are moving towards an Omnichannel approach. Check out our tips on maintaining an effective Omnichannel strategy.

Tue Apr 13 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Save the Date for the 2021 Cascade CMS User Conference

We're excited to announce that the Cascade CMS User Conference is returning! Join us online September 13-15 for three days of learning, networking, and fun!

Tue Apr 06 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Kat Liendgens


Tips From Our Communication Playbook

Explore five tips from Hannon Hill's recently created communication playbook intended to provide best practices and guidelines.

Tue Mar 30 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


5 Ways to Reach Adult Learners and Promote Continuing Education Programs

Skills and requirements for career advancement are changing, and adult learners are looking for new opportunities to remain competitive in the workplace. Here are five ways to make your continuing ed programs stand out.

Tue Mar 23 11:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Kat Liendgens


Customer Spotlight: Alfred University

After Alfred University switched to Cascade CMS in 2007, they worked within the CMS to create customized templates that integrated with third party vendors creating additional efficiencies specific to their needs.

Wed Mar 17 12:00:00 EDT 2021

Author: Laura Rives


Making the Case for Cascade Cloud

In this blog post we take a look at what's to gain by transitioning to Cloud-based solutions and review the top five factors that make a compelling case for Cascade Cloud.

Tue Mar 09 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


3 Quick Ways to Make Your Google Analytics Actionable

As Higher Ed websites continue to serve as a resource hub for many different audiences, it is important to utilize tracking metrics to serve as a driving force behind evolving your web strategy.

Wed Mar 03 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Laura Rives


How Cascade CMS Supports Current SEO Trends

Search engine optimization is constantly evolving, so it is important to stay on top of metrics to improve your spot in the rankings. Check out this blog post to learn how Cascade CMS supports five SEO trends for 2021.

Tue Feb 23 14:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Three Ways Higher Ed is Successfully Utilizing Social Media

In today’s blog post, we’re exploring three ways higher education experts are effectively using social media as well as helpful tips as social strategies continue to evolve.

Tue Feb 16 11:30:00 EST 2021

Author: Meg O'Connor


New in Clive: File Downloads for Outside Stakeholders, Auto-scroll to Completion Messages, Faster Personalization Logic

We work to continuously improve Clive in small ways every day. Here are the latest improvements from the past few weeks.

Thu Feb 04 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Kat Liendgens


Organizations We Admire: Diversity and Inclusion

In today's blog post, we're highlighting a few of our customers who are utilizing portions of their own sites to educate and spread awareness around diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Tue Feb 02 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Daisy Perper


Customer Spotlight: Colorado Mesa University

Explore how Colorado Mesa University utilized Hannon Hill's Professional Service team to streamline their switch to Cascade CMS.

Thu Jan 28 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Laura Rives


New Year, Fresh Start: 10 Marketing No-Nos to Leave Behind in 2020

Poor marketing strategies, even those delivered with the best intentions, can lead to a host of negative consequences. Use the new year as an impetus to evaluate plans, and make a choice to leave these 10 techniques in the past.

Tue Jan 19 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Laura Rives


7 Content Marketing and Design Trends to Follow in 2021

There is a lot to look forward to in 2021. From how we engage with audiences to the look and feel of our sites, we've compiled a list of seven content marketing and design trends to try this year.

Thu Jan 14 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Kat Liendgens


2020, What a Year!

With a year filled with challenges, major milestones and masks, we are excited to take a look back and celebrate all that was accomplished!

Wed Jan 06 11:00:00 EST 2021

Author: Laura Rives


6 Personalization Tactics to Try in 2021

If you're ready to get started with personalization but feel blocked by lack of time or resources, check out these six easy-to-implement techniques that require no historical data collection or ties to your CRM.

Thu Dec 17 11:00:00 EST 2020

Author: Daisy Perper


The New Normal, Connecting in a Virtual World

As the COVID-19 pandemic has likely paused most in-person recruiting, now is the time to get creative with virtual content and experiences to get in-front (and stay in-front) of your target audience.

Tue Nov 24 11:00:00 EST 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Five Reports to Help Build a 2021 Marketing Plan

In this blog post we highlight five industry reports that can help you build and validate your 2021 marketing plan. All are free to download.

Thu Nov 12 11:00:00 EST 2020

Author: Daisy Perper


Customer Spotlight: Point Park University

The Hannon Hill Services team worked with Point Park University to implement a redesign of the Pittsburgh Playhouse website. Read how Point Park utilized customizations to pre-existing templates to create sitewide efficiencies.

Wed Oct 21 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Calculating the ROI of a CMS

ROI is a calculation that can be used to evaluate the success of a software investment at any stage of the project. Read on for a simple way to calculate the return on investment of a content management system.

Wed Oct 07 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Daisy Perper


What's New in Cascade CMS and Clive Webinar

Join us on Wednesday, October 14 for a live webinar to learn what's new and next with Cascade CMS and Clive. We'll leave plenty of time for Q&A.

Thu Oct 01 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Perfecting Personas: Understanding the Person Behind the Visit

Different people want to be treated differently. Creating user personas will strengthen your marketing efforts and help you deliver targeted experiences.

Thu Sep 24 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


The True Costs of an Open Source CMS

An open source CMS has inherent benefits, but dig a little deeper and you might find hidden costs and hardships that don’t make sense for your business.

Thu Sep 10 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Webinar Alert: 5 Easy and Effective Website Personalization Ideas for Higher Education

Join us Wednesday, September 16 for a webinar highlighting five easy-to-implement personalization tactics with a proven track record of success.

Thu Sep 03 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Five Techniques to Boost Content Marketing ROI

If your pages aren’t delivering desired results, try these five techniques for writing good content and ranking favorably with Google.

Thu Aug 20 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Creating a Strong Remote Culture

As more companies embrace teleworking as a long-term plan, we must remember that culture is key to sustaining a strong remote team. Read on for six tips to keep people engaged and happy.

Thu Aug 13 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Meg O'Connor


What's New in Clive: Default sites, better form exports, state field suggestions, and more accessible forms

We work to continuously improve Clive in small ways every day. Here are the latest improvements from the past few weeks.

Thu Aug 06 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Four Personalization Quick Wins to Try Today

Personalization does not have to be daunting. Try out these four quick wins for any market, industry, or organization size.

Tue Jul 28 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Kat Liendgens


Getting Started With Segments in Clive

Segments, a recently-released feature in Clive, enables you to bundle personalization rules for better reuse. Read on for two examples of how Segments can be used in Clive.

Thu Jul 16 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Making Live Streams Accessible

With a rise in live streaming across platforms, it is critical to reach your whole audience and increase engagement with accessible content.

Thu Jul 09 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


The Power of Adaptive Leadership in Times of Crisis

When solutions are unknown, it’s time to mobilize people and discern a new pathway. Read on to learn how to implement adaptive leadership techniques today.

Thu Jul 02 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Webinar Alert: What's New in Cascade CMS and Clive

Join us on Wednesday, July 15 for a live webinar to learn what's new and next with Cascade CMS and Clive. We'll leave plenty of time for Q&A.

Wed Jul 01 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Daisy Perper


Five Signs It’s Time for a Website Redesign

Does your website best represent your brand story? Dive into five telling signs that it may be time for a website redesign.

Thu Jun 25 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Stand Up to Inequality: What to Do, Who to Follow, What to Read

Join the fight for racial justice. Read on for a list of action items to show support and further educate yourself.

Thu Jun 18 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Meg O'Connor


New in Clive: Visitor segments, form submission actions, and personalized email subjects

Check out new Clive features that work hand-in-hand to help you build and maintain personalized content experiences for your visitors.

Wed Jun 03 11:00:00 EDT 2020

Author: Laura Rives


Faster, More Cost-Effective Marketing

We’ve compiled a list of seven marketing strategies that will produce quick wins without breaking the bank.

Thu May 28 11:00:00 EDT 2020