Top 3 findings in the #highered Analytics Benchmarking Report (Aug 2014)

Posted by College Web Editor 10-01-2014 7:30 am


Higher ed web analytics benchmarking & me: a long (love) story Since 2010 I’ve developed an unhealthy interest in anything related to the use of web analytics in higher education (long before we actually launched Higher Ed Experts’ 4-week...



How to Access Google Analytics Benchmarking Reports for your #highered Website [VIDEO]

Posted by Higher Ed Analytics 10-01-2014 6:45 am


A Higher Ed Web Analyst’s Dream Come True: Google Analytics Benchmarking Reports! Earlier this month, Google Analytics introduced on its blog a new set of 3 benchmarking reports (Channels, Devices & Location) for 1,600 industry verticals incl...



Guest post: crucial missed steps when testing new websites

Posted by HighEdWebTech 09-30-2014 11:00 pm


Building and launching websites and web applications is never an easy process – it never seems to fail that something breaks just as the site launches or moments after. It’s happened to me a few times – but this post from the folks at QA...



On Side Hustles and Being Your Own Boss

Posted by Eric Stoller's Blog 09-30-2014 12:37 pm


Every time I make it “around the horn” to celebrate another successful year of consulting, speaking, and writing, I get a bit reflective about the journey. As if on cue, Dustin Ramsdell from the The Student Affairs Spectacular Podcast, invited...



Managing the Copycat Content Request

Posted by Meet Content 09-30-2014 9:08 am


You may have gotten the request. It could come via email, in a meeting, or during a chance encounter in the staff kitchen. Say, begins Steve the PR guy (or Jen the photographer, or Marie your vice president), have you seen the social media hub (or the ...



A Time and Place for CAPTCHAs

Posted by HighEdWebTech 09-29-2014 3:52 pm


Sadly, we still live in a web world where we need to protect our sign-up, contact and registration forms with anti-spam technologies like the dreaded CAPTCHA. The post A Time and Place for CAPTCHAs appeared first on HighEdWebTech.



CrowdSource Summit will connect students with the people who make the Web

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 09-28-2014 10:21 pm


When you ask people who work on the Web what they like about their jobs, you get a lot of answers. The way the Internet brings us together. Looking through data, coming up with hypotheses on how to make improvements and analyzing data again to check fo...



Higher Ed Live Guest Post 6 Tips to Maximize User Experience in Alumni Surveys

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-26-2014 9:02 am


This post is sponsored and written by Formstack, an easy-to-use online form building solution. Are your alumni as engaged as you want them to be Or are they passively receiving information from your school without much interaction A strong alumni networ...



Guest Post 6 Tips to Maximize User Experience in Alumni Surveys

Posted by HigherEd Live 09-26-2014 9:02 am


This post is sponsored and written by Formstack, an easy-to-use online form building solution. Are your alumni as engaged as you want them to be Or are they passively receiving information from your school without much interaction A strong alumni networ...



#hesm Analytics: Benchmarking your school social media with a simple formula by @CRuleSportsGuy

Posted by Higher Ed Analytics 09-26-2014 8:52 am


Caleb Rule (@CRuleSportsGuy) is the Social Media Coordinator at Georgia Regents University. Shooting for an accurate-yet-brief social media analytics report Over the last few months, Ive tinkered with how I report on analytics to sure the most accurate-y...