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4 Critical Elements of a Higher Education Content Management System

When it comes to choosing a CMS for your college or university, the choices are many. So how can you know which product would be the best fit for your needs and your budget? Well, as with anything, not all content management systems are created equal. The key to selecting the right CMS product for your school is to look for certain critical elements or characteristics. This will help you narrow your choices and make a more informed decision so yo

4 Tips for Implementing a Higher Education Content Management Platform

Like anything else in business, your higher education content management strategy must be well planned out if it’s to be successful. It starts with choosing the right CMS product. Unfortunately, developing and implementing a content management plan can seem like a daunting task. To make things a little easier, we’ve put together 5 best practices below. (more…)

5 Reasons Your Higher Education Institution Needs a CMS

In today’s digital world, a college or university’s website is the focal point of its interaction with students, alumni and faculty. Because of this, the content contained within must be of exceptional quality and compelling enough to attract, engage and convert. That’s why leveraging a content management system (CMS) is so important. If you’re not completely sure that this type of platform is truly necessary, here are 5 reasons that just

The True Cost of a Content Management System

We all know you can’t get something for nothing. Obviously, in order to leverage the benefits of a quality content management system, you will need to make some type of an investment. But it’s also important to point out that not all CMS products are created equal. It’s even more critical to note that the cost alone is not always an indicator of how good the product is. That said, let’s take a closer look at the true costs behind a conten

The Problem with Inconsistent Websites in Higher Education

Larger colleges and universities often have dozens or more subsites for each campus, division or department. Problems arise when the manager of each of these subsites maintains control over the look, feel and functionality. For instance, the content manager of the athletics department may prefer to use a completely different color scheme, page layout and even an old logo. Think it’s no big deal? Think again. Here are just a few ways inconsisten

CMS Solutions for Higher Education Athletics, Interactive Mapping

Most higher education institutions face the same or very similar challenges when it comes to both marketing to new students as well as helping existing enrollees get around campus. AcademicsWeb is excited to announce some new features that will address these specific pain points. (more…)

What to Look for in a Higher Education Content Management System

In case you haven’t checked lately, when it comes to content management systems, there are dozens, if not hundreds to choose from. So how can you know whether the particular product you’re considering will meet the needs of your college or university? After all, you don’t want to invest in a system that looks good on paper, but falls short in the end. To make things a little easier, we put together a list of criteria to look for when select

Why Your Higher Education Site Absolutely Must be Mobile-Friendly

It used to be that having a mobile-friendly site was more about user experience than anything else. After all, 80% of internet users own a mobile device and 85% of Americans ages 18-29 own a smartphone. What’s more, at least 60% of internet access is done via mobile. It’s safe to say that these stats include the target audience of your higher education institution. Having a mobile site that is responsive to adapt to any device just makes sens


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