Is your website school calendar making parents happy?

I don’t know about you, but I’d be lost without my calendar. Imagine your school trying to function without one. But what if your website school calendar is making it hard for your parents to access, connect with, and even trust the info they do find? Having built and hosted school websites f

Create a school notifications opt-in page for instant approvals

In a previous post, we outlined ways to prevent school notification legal problems, so the next logical step is to show you how to avoid backlashes when launching a notifications program in your school or district. Make it easy – and legal – for your parents and staff to receive notifications by

4 ways to prevent school notification legal problems

Recent news about a school district’s alleged misuse of its school notification system is a nagging topic about which every school communications professional needs to be...well, notified. You need to be able to alert your audiences about what you feel is important, but you need to take the step

5 hot trends in school website design for 2017

As web content becomes a greater part of our lives, website design is playing a more important role in your school community’s experience with your school. People expect more and more from your total web communications, so it’s important you stay out in front of school website design trends.

Why school notifications should be in your communications mix

With more than 90% of adults going nowhere without their cell phone, making school notifications a part of your school's communications DNA is a no-brainer. It can help keep parents in the know on everything – from ordinary to urgent – impacting their child. Pinpointed and large-scale notificat

How to use Facebook Live at school

Just when you thought Facebook had plateaued, it introduces Facebook Live, which greatly expands the capabilities of still the world’s largest social media platform. Facebook could soon become a larger part of your school’s world if you follow these tips for using Facebook Live at school. Fa

3 big reasons to reconsider getting a school mobile app

We live in the era of mobile phones and the applications that they hold. Mobile apps have become a standard of how we communicate and stay informed. Business of Apps reports that iOs users downloaded 25 billion apps last year and Android users downloaded 50 billion. There are many ways a school mob

4 tips for your next school fundraising event

In today’s landscape of constantly shrinking school budgets, the role of fundraising has become even more important to school communities. For both public and private schools, finding funds often requires some creative thinking. One major trend poised to become a breakthrough in the fundraising

Your school communications must comply with FCC regulations

Everybody wins when parents stay very connected to their child’s school experience, and today’s digital communication channels are certainly helping. Getting the most, however, out of engaging websites, targeted emails, voice, SMS text messages, social media and mobile apps can be challenging

Top 20 school mobile app review

Navigating the school mobile app landscape these days requires a pretty large map. In our own diligence to find the right mobile app partner to co-develop a fully integrated mobile app-website solution, we found so many vendors with a wide range of deliverables. I feel for the school communications

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