2015

Dec 29
This blog post from Hannon Hill gives examples of how higher education institutions are leveraging Spectate forms to interact with their audiences and boost conversions.

Dec 22
In this blog post from Hannon Hill, you'll read about seven innovative tactics to break through the noise and communicate effectively with your prospects.

Dec 17
In this blog post from Hannon Hill, we’ll explore what total cost of ownership really means and compare cost structures of open source systems to those of proprietary CMSs.

Dec 15
This blog post from Hannon Hill outlines four questions to ask yourself to determine if marketing automation is right for your organization.

Dec 10
This blog post from Hannon Hill highlights the top four takeaways from the 2016 B2C Content Marketing Report from Content Marketing Institute.

Dec 08
In this blog post from Hannon Hill, you’ll learn channel-specific social media tactics for attracting desirable students to your college or university.

Dec 03
This webinar recording from Hannon Hill and mStoner will teach you about core structures used in IA, how it fits into the realm of user experience, and how to improve your IA work on campus.

Dec 01
This blog post from Hannon Hill will teach you how to avoid the seven most common website analytics mistakes that beginners tend to make.

Nov 24
Hannon Hill's customers have direct input into Cascade CMS, including an Idea Exchange, focus groups, and feedback sessions. Let's take a look at another great way to have an impact on the product: becoming a POP.

Nov 19
In this blog post from Hannon Hill, you’ll learn six of the top functionality and design questions you should ask yourself when considering a website redesign.

Nov 17
This infographic from Hannon hill shows you five remedies to banish your blogger's block and get back to creating fresh and interesting content.

Nov 12
In this blog post from Hannon Hill, you’ll learn about the advanced security features built into Cascade CMS, as well as the key differences between its two deployment options.

Nov 11
Join us for a webinar with mStoner strategist Fran Zablocki to learn about the common problems associated with information architecture - and how to solve them.

Nov 10
This blog post from Hannon Hill outlines four quick tips for ensuring that your website images are optimized, boosting SEO rankings, and increasing conversions.

Nov 05
This blog post from Hannon Hill contains a list of the top six responsive web design resources and tutorials created by industry experts in the past year.

Nov 03
In this blog post, we provide nine quick tips for creating better blog titles. And while there’s no fool-proof formula for boosting readership, these tips will get you on the right track.

Oct 29
This blog post from Hannon Hill explains how to use both formal and informal usability testing to evaluate the readability and organization of your website.

Oct 27
This blog post from Hannon Hill outlines the top five social media challenges that B2B marketers face – and best practice tips to overcome them.

Oct 22
This blog post from Hannon Hill will teach you five quick tips to help your non-technical content contributors be effective content management system users.

Oct 20
If you're in the public sector, you are likely very familiar with RFPs and the processes involved. Here's a look at a few tips for getting the most out of your RFPs.

Oct 15
For this quarter's community service event we decided to volunteer at Piedmont Park through the Conservancy. With an upcoming festival expecting thousands, the park was excited to have us! Read more about it here!

Oct 14
The recording of Bart Caylor's webinar "Creating a Social Media Strategy that Works" is now available online.

Oct 06
The Cassie Awards recognize the amazing work that Hannon Hill's customers do with their websites and with Cascade CMS. Here's a list of the 2015 winners.

Sep 29
Hannon Hill recently hosted the 10th annual Cascade User Conference. It was our biggest one to date. Here are some of the key takeaways.

Sep 22
Learn about one of the hottest trends in content management and content marketing: adaptive content

Sep 15
A quick look at the Atom Feed module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Sep 10
Learn how you can develop a comprehensive and effective content strategy for your organization. Webinar: October 13, 2015

Sep 08
A quick look at the JavaScript Banner module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Sep 03
Moz recently released their new SEO study. Becky Vardaman discusses the impact of the study's findings on higher education.

Sep 01
A quick look at the Left Navigation module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Aug 27
A quick look at the Social Media Mashup module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Aug 25
Northern Virginia Community College, who has been using Cascade Server since 2007, underwent a massive website redesign last year, which included the implementation of a new course catalog.

Aug 19
In this webinar, you'll learn what the results of Moz's SEO study mean for higher education and find key takeaways on the latest and greatest SEO trend and tactics.

Aug 18
Delivering fresh content to your target audience is key, but don't forget the importance of evergreen content. Here's why.

Aug 18
A quick look at the SEO sitemap module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Aug 13
Learn how Florida Department of Health was able to consolidate 67 disparate county websites into a brand-consistent, retooled suite of custom sites built on the Cascade content management platform.

Aug 11
Are you attending any industry conferences this year? Check out our guide to help you get the most out of your experience.

Aug 11
A quick look at the Faculty Directory module, which is one of many free modules that you can download from the Cascade Server Exchange.

Aug 07
The 2015 Cascade Server User Conference is right around the corner! September 20th will be here before we know it, and I wanted to have a short post to remind those interested in attending, that registration closes August 14th!

Aug 06
Highlighting some of the presentations at the upcoming Cascade User Conference that focus on building a collaborative content management environment across departments.

Aug 04
Join us for a presentation on how the Florida Department of Health 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.

Jul 30
By popular demand, here is a recording of our recent webinar, "Testing Content Effectiveness". Learn ways to test that content is answering users’ questions, priming them for action, and making the right impression.

Jul 28
Many organizations are leveraging Cascade Server's API to integrate with other systems and to develop custom functionality. Let' take a look at some of the user conference sessions that will talk about web services.

Jul 27
As part of our community service, the Hannon Hill team recently volunteered at Fulton County Animal Services. Here's a quick recap.

Jul 23
Are you attending eduWeb in Chicago or PSEWeb in Montreal? Stop by our booth!

Jul 21
Cascade Server supports both XSLT and Velocity. You can use both, even on the same page. More and more customers are transitioning to Velocity due to its low learning curve. Learn all about Velocity at this year's user conference.

Jul 16
The 2015 Cascade Server User Conference is right around the corner. This means it’s time to check out our finalists for the ever-popular Cassies awards and cast your votes!

Jul 14
Cascade Server lets you provide your end users with maximum flexibility. In fact, you can allow them to change page layouts on the fly. Let's take a look at two user conference sessions that will showcase the use of the ultimate Super Template.

Jul 07
Getting content online can be a battle in itself, but how do you know what's there is actually doing the job? There are some inexpensive (or free!) tools out there that can help test your content's effectiveness, so instead of guessing what's best, find out what works.

Jul 07
COPE (Create Once, Publish Everywhere) is one of the hottest topics with regard to content management. Here a look at at three upcoming sessions on COPE at this year's Cascade User Conference.

Jul 02
We're excited to release the schedule for this year's Cascade User Conference. The three session tracks offer an incredible breadth of topics, ranging from highly technical presentation to marketing strategy and other digital initiatives.

Jul 02
We're excited to release the schedule for this year's Cascade User Conference. The three session tracks offer an incredible breadth of topics, ranging from highly technical presentation to marketing strategy and other digital initiatives.

Jun 30
Learn how Indiana Wesleyan University only needed a few weeks to integrate their website in Cascade Server and migrate all of their content using the Universal Migration Tool.

Jun 25
In order to provide a consistent web experience to your target audience, consider developing a style guide for your content contributors. Here are a few pointers.

Jun 23
We're pleased to announce our next webinar, which will take place on July 14, 2014 at 2PM EDT. Learn how William Woods University's overhaul of their marketing efforts became a game changer for the University and how it drove incredible outcomes.

Jun 18
This blog post highlights another free downloadable module on the Cascade Server Exchange: a Bootstrap Site. Download our stand-alone Site and maximize your responsive layouts while minimizing the number of assets being managed.

Jun 11
Cuyahoga Community College's Integrated Communications department and their ITS department collaborated to implement a new responsive website in Cascade Server.

Jun 11
This post highlights another free downloadable Cascade Server module: the QuickEdit, which allows users to update their content expeditiously by skipping a few steps.

Jun 09
You only have until June 12th to take advantage of the Early Bird rates for the 10th Cascade User Conference.

Jun 04
This post highlights another free downloadable Cascade Server module: a reports site, which provides you with actionable data for effective content management.

Jun 02
It’s that time again: nomination season for this year’s Cassie Awards has officially opened!

May 21
This post highlights another free downloadable Cascade Server module: a YouTube feed that you can embed on your pages.

May 19
Cascade CMS 7.14 is out with new features to help you better manage your content and assist your end users and a handful of other goodies.

May 12
RSS feeds are a great way to syndicate content and make it available to a variety of platforms. You can download examples of RSS feeds from the Cascade Server Exchange.

May 12
Version 7.14 is here! Join us as we take a look at all the new features as well as recap what was included in the 7.12 release.

May 07
Studies have shown that online readers attention spans aren’t very long. But that’s no reason to not tell them what’s going on.

May 06
Now through June 5th, you can submit your proposal to be considered as a speaker for the 2015 Cascade User Conference.

May 05
Yes, it's that time of year! Find out everything you need to know about this year's User Conference--including how to sign up!

Apr 28
Support for online courses seems split in the academic community. Having flexibility in scheduling, telecommuting, and pacing makes it look very attractive.

Apr 23
On Tuesday April 21st, Google released their new “mobile-friendly” algorithm. Prior to its release, like many new algorithms that Google has announced, it was the topic of heated debate across the Internet. There was a lot of speculation and talk of a potential “Mobilegeddon.”

Apr 21
This is the first blog in our ongoing Cascade Exchange (#CascadeXC) Series, where we’ll be highlighting a different resource every week. A-Z indexes offer an alphabetical list of pages through which a website visitor can browse to find the content they’re looking for.

Apr 16
When was the last time you were able to work on one project, uninterrupted, as a team, and reached a point where you felt satisfied with your progress? We all know the feeling of wishing we could work on just one important thing and not be constantly pulled away.

Apr 14
Last March our Head of Customer Experience, Charlie Holder, put together an excellent article demonstrating two Velocity tools that were added as of Cascade 7.4 - the Locator Tool and Property Tool.

Apr 09
Bart Caylor and his company, Caylor Solutions, are passionate about simplicity and education website navigation strategies that work; it has been something that they have always pushed in all the websites they have ever worked on. Caylor feels that a website that is easy to use will be one that will be used.

Apr 07
Please mark your calendars for the Tenth Annual Cascade User Conference on September 20th-22nd at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center!

Apr 02
In 2014, Litmus reported that 51% of emails in 2013 were opened on mobile devices. That same year, Business Insider published findings that roughly 60% of social media time is spent on smartphones or tablets.

Mar 26
As users of Cascade Server, we’re all interested in getting as much as we can out of the time we spend logged in and working. If you’re just beginning with Cascade Server, finding enough time to devote to learning Cascade can be tough.

Mar 12
Competition exists within all industries. When an organization is looking to expand or revamp their existing content marketing, they’ll more than likely consider what their competitors are doing. So, when it comes to content marketing, what should you consider when sizing up your competitors?

Mar 10
Friday, March 6th, was National Employee Appreciation Day. At Hannon Hill we wanted to celebrate by recognizing all of our employees’ hard work and rewarding them for their dedication.

Mar 05
Great content is crucial for not just engaging your audience, but increasing your search engine ranking. In 2015, what makes content great?

Feb 26
Determining what type of content to use on your website can be tough. In this blog post, we highlight trends and statistics you can use to help decide what type of information could work for you.

Feb 24
Are you engaged in the work that you do? Are you filling your workday with joy, meaning and productivity? Employee engagement is a trending and hotly discussed topic.

Feb 19
Awesome = Bootstrap + Cascade, it’s as easy as ABC. Responsive Web Design (RWD) is an approach that strives to provide an ideal viewing experience for a wide variety of devices.

Feb 17
Quality content on your site really is the priority. Even if your design creates an aesthetically pleasing visitor journey, it won’t mean a thing without good writing to go along with it.

Feb 12
Delivering a steady stream of high-quality content to your audience is more important than ever before. After all, now that most organizations are investing in content marketing, differentiating yourself is becoming increasingly challenging.

Feb 10
Delivering a steady stream of high-quality content to your audience is more important than ever before. After all, now that most organizations are investing in content marketing, differentiating yourself is becoming increasingly challenging.

Feb 05
Creating an effective landing page can make or break an organization's marketing efforts. Depending on how a visitor discovers you, a landing page could be the first thing they see, rather than your standard homepage.

Feb 03
You know your target audience. You’ve created the personas that represent them. Now, you have to figure out how to attract, retain, and convert those personas.

Jan 29
When evaluating the quality of your visitor journeys, there are numerous factors to consider. Two of those being your user flows, and your sitemap.

Jan 27
Web governance and digital strategy are not quite as difficult at face value as people make them out to be.

Jan 23
“Marketing Personas,” “Persona Profiles,” or “Buyer Personas” are a go-to-market segmentation technique for marketers looking to create targeted content.

Jan 20
Your product likely has a few different types of users and administrators. This variety of users can be broken down and classified into different personas.

Jan 15
Whether a timeless blog post, temporary landing page, or a fleeting tweet, all content has a lifecycle. Content Lifecycle is “the process that defines the series of changes in the life of any piece of content.”

Jan 13
There’s no question that analytics require a significant amount of time and dedication, so you want to make sure to follow best practices and to avoid simple mistakes.

Jan 08
It’s become apparent that producing targeted content will continue to be a major trend in the upcoming year. Targeted Content is specific content created for a subset of your general audience, often referred to as a persona.

Jan 06
As a web manager, you’re used to monitoring your analytics data closely. You look at a ton of information and do your best to segment your data in order to gain actionable insights.

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