Category: School & District Websites

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3 Ways to Add Excitement to Your School Newsletter

Many parents use newsletters as a way to stay in-the-know about what’s happening with their children. But the old-school print-outs that go home in folders and book bags aren’t always the most convenient or practical.

07/11/2016

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10 Easy Ways to Grow Your School’s Social Media Following

Social media plays a significant role in promoting and maintaining a school’s brand. Here are some ways you can increase the number of followers on your school’s social media accounts.

07/07/2016

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The Streisand Effect: What’s Your School District Reputation Worth?

When it comes to the public reputation of your school and district, proactive measures are always better than responsive measures. Responsive measures, as the Streisand Effect has demonstrated, have a tendency to exacerbate reputation issues.

06/23/2016

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How to Become an Effective School Messenger

The way you communicate home has come a long way from the scribbled note stuffed in a book bag, the school marquee perhaps missing a letter or two, and a printed newsletter. But with a variety of choices, it can be difficult to determine the best way to send a particular message to its intended...

06/09/2016

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5 Ways to Create a Stronger School Communications Plan

The role of a school district communications professional certainly has evolved over the past decade. Consider these tips to help enhance your communication plan and make for a much stronger message to your school community.

05/02/2016

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How to Achieve Success With a School YouTube Channel

There’s perhaps no better—and easier—way to publish videos and get them seen than using YouTube. Let’s explore how you can create and leverage a YouTube channel for your school.

04/19/2016

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4 Ways to Create Award-Winning School Video Content

Videos aren’t just limited to your website or YouTube. Instagram, Snapchat and other video distribution channels provide additional ways for your school community, and the world, to see your work and student productions. Here are a few ideas to ensure your content hits the mark.

03/28/2016

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4 Keys to Successfully Plan and Design Your School or District Website

Designing a website isn’t easy. And with all of your other priorities, it’s likely not the most appealing. Still, a school or district website is a very helpful tool for communicating with parents and the community. If you’re not exactly sure where to start with your website design project, here are a few tips to...

03/09/2016