What makes a good university website? When you consider that most college websites exist for similar functions and goals, trends and patterns start to emerge. We've used our experience auditing, building, and analyzing websites to provide these 5 Pillars of Effective College Websites.
Here are some examples from our friends at Acquia of banking and financial clients that have chosen Drupal to power their website.
Many people come to us looking for clarity regarding Acquia. "Who are they?" "How does EDUCO work with them?" "Why do we need Acquia involved in our project?" In this post we help define the layered aspects of a relationship with Acquia.
We recently reviewed the websites of 107 Colleges and Universities based in Illinois to find out to find out what these higher ed institutions were using to power their online experiences for their student audience. Here's what we found.
It's hard to imagine Apple without Steve Wozniak or Back to the Future without Doc Brown, but many people and companies try starting without a tech co-founder. Here are some common questions I've gotten from these brave visionaries over the years and my best advice I've come up with so far.
This question came up when I was at the 2015 Acquia Engage Conference in Boston. I met a few team members from a higher education institution local to the Boston area. They were considering a relationship with Acquia and they couldn't figure out how Drupal and Acquia were related.
Our partners, clients and prospective clients have been reaching out with concerns about the impending Mobile requirements that Google will be implementing at the end of this month and we thought this would be a great opportunity to make a clear guide for everyone to ensure their website is compliant or at lease outline our options.
Part of the problem with interviewing any company (web design or otherwise) is that you only get the "best foot forward" version of their process and services. When you actually get into the nitty gritty work of executing a project, the transformation between what was promised and what is being delivered can feel like Dr. Jekyll turning into Mr. Hyde. Following the 5 Steps listed here won't completely protect you from misrepresentation or misunderstandings, but they should get you closer to finding a simpatico partner to execute your project.
Lyndsey Kramer, Director of Business Development for Digital Third Coast, stops by to show us 8 simple ways that SEO and UX design can live together in harmony.
We have gotten to know and even partner with some great advertising teams in Chicago. For those of you looking to take a "hub and spoke" approach to building, managing and promoting your digital properties and need an ad agency to "be the hub" here are some advertising teams that come highly recommend.