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NERCOMP WordPress University 2010

Yesterday, I attended the NERCOMP WordPress University SIG, a showcase of what some folks are doing with WordPress.

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First session: Jay Colier, Web Communications Manager, Bates College

http://next.batesweb.net/

Described reworking Bates College’s web presence to identify and streamline paths that guide people through different stages of connection to the institution. Traditionally, each stage (e.g., applicant, student, alumnus, etc.) was a separate silo. Lots of good, high-level analysis. WordPress allowed Jay to implement a redesigned site with minimal resources, but a robust result. Easy content development for contributing departments.

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