On Carousels

For the past year or so, I’ve been following a conversation about website carousels, the oft-auto-rotating and recently oft-maligned images and stories atop many an academic webpage/website. Last year, Erik Runyon, Director of Web Communications at Notre Dame, did something sort of revolutionary. He tracked and distributed analytics on Notre Dame’s website carousels, revealing what…

When Content Audits are Not a Good Idea

Content audits are a de facto part of content strategy and web redesign and one that I highly recommended (see How to Prepare). There’s no better way to plan out the roadmap to your new site than by looking back at where you’ve been. Understandably then, I was mildly scandalized by web strategist, Gerry McGovern,…

Building the new website for Fordham University

The Fordham University website will be undergoing a redesign in 2014 to improve its functionality, accessibility, design, and organization. Please review this website for details and information about the redesign project. If you have any questions about the redesign, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Donna Lehmann, Director of Online Communications University Marketing and Communications…