Archive for August, 2012

CSS3

Friday, August 24th, 2012

CSS3 is the latest standard for Cascading Style Sheets (the language used to applying colors, fonts, and other styles to web sites).

Using a mix of lecture and demonstration, this session exposes you to the latest updates to the CSS standard.

Topics covered include:

  • Making rounded borders
  • Adding shadows
  • Text and font styles, like word-wrapping and embedding fonts
  • Adding “cool” effects, such as rotating boxes, transitions, and animations (all without the need for JavaScript or Flash!)

Intermediate Email Newsletters

Friday, August 10th, 2012

This session focused on teaching individuals how to solve common issues with creating HTML Email Newsletter.

Mark Branom of IT Services provided answers to questions such as:

  • Why do images in my email newsletter not show up?
  • Why is my font different than the one I chose?
  • Is it possible to find out how many people are clicking on my links?

Topics covered include:

  • The essential steps for creating your HTML Email Newsletter
  • Fixing such issues as broken images and incorrect fonts
  • Tracking the number of clicks to your links

Google Analytics: Data for the Evolving Digital World

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Google Analytics not only lets you measure sales and conversions, but also gives you fresh insights into how visitors use your site, how they arrived on your site, and how you can keep them coming back.

In this session, Andy Granowitz of Google Analytics demonstrated how to reap the full benefit from this powerful tool – from data collection to action. Andy also discussed recent developments in the digital world and how analysis tools are adapting.