National Coalition of Girls Schools Avoid a Design Recession:  How to do More with Less Marisa Peacock,  Web & Multimedia ...
Invest in Your Website A school’s website is: <ul><li>The primary resource for prospective students </li></ul><ul><li>A pl...
Invest in Your Website Your school’s budget for supporting your website: <ul><li>Was reduced by 100% from last year </li><...
Print is Dead.  Your Website is Alive.   <ul><li>Free third-party web applications:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolve your web...
Third Party Web Applications Video and Slideshows Online Publishing Online Polling Stock Photography All are free*, user-i...
Online Video: Vuvox.com Create online collages to create dynamic interactive panoramas with hot-spots. Upload photos, audi...
Examples of Vuvox.com
Online Publishing: Issuu.com Upload documents (PDF, DOC, PPT, ODT, WPD, RTF) Post/embed your publications anywhere online ...
Examples of Issuu.com
Online Design Tools Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium (Education Discount)  $599 per license Aviary.com Suite of Web-B...
Online Design Tools <ul><li>Aviary Phoenix:  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload/import photos directly from Flickr, Picasa a...
Social Networking Tools <ul><li>Strategize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>About what, for whom? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Experiment  ...
Tips, Tricks and Tools <ul><li>Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design tutorials, freebies, ...
Tips, Tricks and Tools How to follow it all? News aggregators!
Social Media Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn <ul><ul><ul><li>Free social networking tools provide quick access to your user ba...
 
 
 
 
Fundraising Enable your class agents/volunteers
Annual Reports Provide more than a PDF Searchable Password Protected Interactive Less expensive than print
Annual Reports Enable your class agents/volunteers
Student/Parent Directories Enable on a mobile device Provide it online to be searchable and dynamic
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. National Coalition of Girls Schools Avoid a Design Recession: How to do More with Less Marisa Peacock, Web & Multimedia Manager , The Madeira School Angelo Otterbein, President , Silverpoint, Inc.
  2. 2. Invest in Your Website A school’s website is: <ul><li>The primary resource for prospective students </li></ul><ul><li>A place for alumni to re-connect </li></ul><ul><li>An interactive experience </li></ul><ul><li>A communications tool </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  3. 3. Invest in Your Website Your school’s budget for supporting your website: <ul><li>Was reduced by 100% from last year </li></ul><ul><li>Never existed </li></ul><ul><li>Was used to purchase a new furnace for the theater </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  4. 4. Print is Dead. Your Website is Alive. <ul><li>Free third-party web applications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolve your website to be more engaging, dynamic and interactive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free online design tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply the same enhancements as CS4 without the cost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free social networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate live feeds and widgets to promote information and presence. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free tips, tricks, and tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn tricks of the trade by following design blogs and experts </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Third Party Web Applications Video and Slideshows Online Publishing Online Polling Stock Photography All are free*, user-intuitive, and web-based *most tools have upgrade “options” for greater functionality
  6. 6. Online Video: Vuvox.com Create online collages to create dynamic interactive panoramas with hot-spots. Upload photos, audio, videos and text Import from flickr, Picasa, SmugMug Publish, embed, and syndicate into any website, blog or social networking site
  7. 7. Examples of Vuvox.com
  8. 8. Online Publishing: Issuu.com Upload documents (PDF, DOC, PPT, ODT, WPD, RTF) Post/embed your publications anywhere online (Facebook, MySpace, Blogger, etc.) Get a high rank on Google and receive detailed statistics about your readers. Create custom viewer designs and integrate your publications on your website.
  9. 9. Examples of Issuu.com
  10. 10. Online Design Tools Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium (Education Discount) $599 per license Aviary.com Suite of Web-Based Creative Applications Free
  11. 11. Online Design Tools <ul><li>Aviary Phoenix: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload/import photos directly from Flickr, Picasa and Facebook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Export into .png, .gif, .jpg, .tiff </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Social Networking Tools <ul><li>Strategize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>About what, for whom? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Experiment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link back to your site, use TinyUrls </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn from others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow other schools, people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate Twitter Feeds, Facebook links </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Tips, Tricks and Tools <ul><li>Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design tutorials, freebies, inspiration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A List Apart (alistapart.com) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best practices for design, development, and meaning of web content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wired Culture (wired.com/culture) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital tools for art, lifestyle and education </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Tips, Tricks and Tools How to follow it all? News aggregators!
  15. 15. Social Media Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn <ul><ul><ul><li>Free social networking tools provide quick access to your user base and an ear to the ground </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simple means to embed these feeds into your site and connect external sites and your website </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 20. Fundraising Enable your class agents/volunteers
  17. 21. Annual Reports Provide more than a PDF Searchable Password Protected Interactive Less expensive than print
  18. 22. Annual Reports Enable your class agents/volunteers
  19. 23. Student/Parent Directories Enable on a mobile device Provide it online to be searchable and dynamic

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