16 Ways to Do Your School’s Website Wrong

Charter schools, Virtual schools, Private schools…every school needs a quality website. It’s part of your marketing program. How do you think parents find you? And what do you think they base their first impression of your school on? Like it or not, somewhere along the line you are going to have to work with a […]

16 Ways to Do Your School's Website Wrong

8 Reasons Why I Love Canva

I have been blessed with fortuitous timing in my professional life. Time and time again opportunities have presented themselves at the exactly right time, exactly when I needed to them to in order to solve problems or issues I’m currently dealing with. This past winter I finished reading Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to […]

8 Reasons Why I love Canva
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The importance of the mobile web experience can NOT be overstated when thinking about your prospective and current families. At Sewickley Academy we have seen the following changes from the 2012-2013 school year to the 2013-2014 school year:

Desktop Traffic: Decreased %46

Mobile Traffic: Increased %14

Tablet Traffic: Increased %27

To further drive home the importance of mobile traffic and responsive web design, which helps with the mobile web experience, I found this infographic produced by Whipplehill and Blackbaud. It originally appeared on the Whipplehill blog.

If you haven’t considered responsive web design, and the importance of mobile traffic, now is the time.

New Messaging Apps You Want To Be Aware Of

It seems like students are always looking for a more private online location for their conversations these days. Developers are more than accommodating that thirst for privacy by developing messaging apps, many of which are not private at all. Here’s a look at some of the latest messaging apps. I’m sure there are others I […]

New Messaging Apps You Want To Be Aware Of

My NEW Social Media Secret Weapon – IFTTT Review

Over two years ago I wrote about my then favorite social media secret weapon, Tumblr, which helped me manage my school’s Facebook and Twitter accounts through the use of automatic cross-posting. Truth be told – Tumblr really wasn’t designed for this purpose but it did help me manage my time with social media. As I’ve said […]

Mind Mapping Uses in Education

This guest post was written by Richard – a mind mapping specialist at MindMeister – a leading provider of mind mapping solutions. Mind mapping is fast becoming a must have tool in education, increasing in popularity with both students and teachers alike. Many school districts and universities across Europe, Canada and the US have turned to mind […]

Top 5 Useful Apps for Students

[box type=”info”]This is a guest post by Whitney Adams who is a freelance writer for AndGeeks.com.[/box] Being in college can be a very freeing and rewarding experience, but it can get stressful at times. There are many ways you can reduce your stress while in college and that is by using apps on your phone […]

What Are You Struggling With Right Now?

What are you struggling with right now? Social media, inbound marketing, blogging, Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, landing pages, where to start, etc… I’ve increasingly heard from the readers of SchneiderB.com and from the fans of the SchneiderB.com Facebook Page about their specific issues and questions and I’m glad to help by offering my suggestions. I’ve recently noticed […]

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Why I’m Quitting Free Cloud Tools

When it comes to Cloud tools – iLove free! In the past, a prerequiste for the cloud tools iLove were that they included a free option. Well today I’m writing to let you know that I’m quitting free and instead looking for value! Nozbe I’m a disciple of the Getting Things Done (GTD) system of […]

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