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  • Content Management

    OU Campus Support Site: What Does It Do and Why Is It Here?

    You may be familiar with the OU Campus Support Site, or you may be a newbie. Either way, it’s good to get an overview of the basics so you can get the most out of the site, including how to access the site, navigation options, and user-level indicators.

  • Content Management

    Small Shop Blues: Technologies You Should Know

    When you’re in a small shop, you get the privilege of wearing a bunch of hats. If you are in the same situation or think you might be down the line, I’d like to give some advice on what skills to focus on in order to better support OU Campus and your users, as well as resources to get you started.

  • News & Events

    Lights, Camera, Action... #OUTC16 Registration Is Open!

    It’s finally here! The 2016 OmniUpdate User Training Conference website is live and registration is open! Visit outc16.com for information about sessions, workshops, speakers, and registration. There are also lots of resources to help you plan your stay in Downtown LA. Come be a part of OUTC16. You won’t want to miss it!

  • Marketing & Recruitment, Research

    How Important Is Your Website to Admissions, Really?

    Everyone in higher education goes through an exercise of prioritizing enrollment and marketing activities. When making decisions, how important, really, is an institution’s website to accomplishing admission and enrollment goals? Turns out, it’s hard to understate the importance of websites in influencing prospective students.

  • Usability, Technology & Development

    Best Practices for Implementing a CMS

    You’ve chosen your content management system and are ready for the implementation stage. This means you can kick back, relax, and let the vendor do all the work, right? Not quite! The implementation process we’ve developed is designed to make things as smooth as possible. Learn how you can help to ensure your implementation is setting you up for success.

  • News & Events

    Meet Our New Digital Marketing Specialist

    There is a new member of the OmniUpdate family! We are excited to announce that we have a new Digital Marketing Specialist who has joined our Marketing department. Please join us in welcoming Kevin Kinder. Originally from Fresno, CA, he is ready to make an impact by applying his social media strategies and communication tactics to help the company reach new heights.

  • Content Management

    New in OU Campus: Quick Publish Gadget and Updated Workflow

    We get excited around here when new versions of our OU Campus content management system are released. Version 10.3.2, released on October 29, is no exception! The highlights from this update are the new Quick Publish Gadget and an improved user interface for workflow.

  • News & Events

    Thinking about Blogging? Check Out This Must-Watch Higher Ed Live Episode

    Are staff or faculty at your school thinking about blogging? Or does your school have "rogue blogs" that run outside of your institution's content management system, diverting traffic from your website and presenting challenges for IT support? If the answer is "yes," you should check out the latest Higher Ed Live Special Edition episode.

  • Usability, Content Management

    Get Found! How to Optimize Your Web Content for Search Engines

    Search engines serve millions of people per day looking for answers to their questions or solutions to their problems. As colleges, we want those people to find the answers and solutions we provide. SEO is a way to optimize web pages so search engines understand them better. Once implemented, SEO keeps the visitors coming and effectively does the promotion for you!

  • News & Events

    #heweb Is Not Just a Conference, It's a Community

    There are so many reasons I love HighEdWeb. Spending time with our fabulous customers is on the top of the list (especially our dear friend Ed, who we now refer to as the "Dance Machine"). There is a strong bond that connects everyone at HighEdWeb, and it's a bond that stays in place long after the conference ends.

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