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Web site design (or redesigns or refreshes, as it is often subdivided into) for colleges and universities is very serious business.

Web site design (or redesigns or refreshes, as it is often subdivided into) for colleges and universities is very serious business.

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4 resources to keep you current with the state of higher ed website design 4 resources to keep you current with the state of higher ed website design Presentation Transcript

  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 1 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 2 1. Mini reviews of higher ed websites designs from EDU Checkup 2. Do-it-yourself website research using Braintrack 3. Curated awards or website by the Edustyle Awards 4. Meaty investigations of special topics with Higher Ed Live Overview Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 3  Web site design (or redesigns or refreshes, as it is often subdivided into) for colleges and universities is very serious business.  Every three to five years institutions turn themselves inside out, write the granddaddy of all RFPs and tweak or start the site design cycle all over again. Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 4 Here are a few free, web-based, resources that we use to help keep up on what’s happening in the marketplace and maintain a reasonably current sensibility of what’s out-of date, what’s cool and what‘s bleeding edge in terms of educational site design. Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 5  Nick DeNardis, Associate Director of Web Communications at Wayne State University produces 4 or 5 of these 20 minute reviews of college and university websites each month.  Since October of 2008 he has produced 322 reviews which are all available on their website.  These are great bite-size reviews that you can use to keep up and educate yourself on how other sites compare and rank. 1. Mini reviews of higher ed websites designs from EDU Checkup Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 6 http://educheckup.com/ Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 7  Braintrack is a fantastic higher ed institution index that helps you easily find and access college’s and university’s websites  locally  nationally and  around the world  Oddly, not every school is in their index but I would say it contains most and if yours happens to be missing you can let them know and they will add it. 2. Do-it-yourself website research using Braintrack Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 8Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design http://www.braintrack.com/
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 9  The Edustyle Awards, among others, provides a curated list of leading websites that they think are providing best design practices.  Their categories are quite useful as a quick reference for who is doing what, and who is at the cutting edge of things. 3. Curated awards or website by the Edustyle Awards Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 10 http://www.edustyle.net/awards/2012/index.php Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 11  Where can you find them?  http://www.higher-education-marketing.com/blog/4-resources-current- state-website-design-higher-ed#sthash.IibugZzn.dpuf  They are interesting, filled with leaders in their respective specialties and provide excellent reports on what’s happening and what best practices are in higher ed marketing.  There are a number of episodes on website design, content and functionality. 4. Meaty investigations of special topics with Higher Ed Live Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 12 http://higheredlive.com// Source: Higher Education Marketing - 4 Resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design
  • 4 resources to Keep You Current with the State of Higher Ed Website Design Slide 13 Questions? 1.514.312.3968 info@higher-education-marketing.com Visit our Website: Higher Education Marketing FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOLLOW US ON LINKEDIN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER FOLLOW US ON PINTEREST FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE+