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We Asked, You Answered. [INFOGRAPH]

In our last newsletter we asked users a couple of questions, like “How do you use U.OSU?” and “What do you like about the service?” Your responses were tallied and we’re taking your comments and suggestions into consideration as we move forward to improve the university’s web platform service. View the entire infographic on ODEE News. We noticed some common requests have a few existing solutions or workarounds. Request: I want to include a form. Solution: Check out all the features Formidable brings to the table. Request: I would like my U.OSU to look like a website, not a blog….

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Web Space for Student Orgs

Leading a student organization is much like running a business. Except most student leaders are doing it while also balancing classes, social lives and part-time jobs. Using U.OSU simplifies the process of managing a website and not to mention it is completely free. There are a number of features we’ve set up to give student orgs a versatile and all-encompassing web hosting service while simultaneously helping their professional appearance. U.OSU sites are multi-functional and can be set up as static websites, blogs, or a group site (or all three!). Most student organizations will see value in a static website or…

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Reach Google Glory with SEO

If you’re looking to increase traffic to your U.OSU site you’re probably wondering what this SEO business is all about. SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is the practice of manipulating your website in order to increase the number of visitors you receive from search engines. Sounds great, right? But how does it work? Search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing are the primary force in driving Internet traffic. You can use other modes, like social media, to promote your U.OSU site but SEO remains the most effective way to boost readership. There are a lot of factors that affect SEO. Luckily,…

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