Bitly is a helping out Web Comm with url shortening. There are tons of ways to shorten a url, but some are smarter than others! We are using bit.ly to shorten our urls we send out via social networks for a couple of reasons.
We all know the importance of captioning online videos, but we wanted to make it very clear on the Web Communications website. So here it is! Check out the newest Web Comm website addition that really breaks it all down for you. Thoughts? Additions? We want to hear/read them!
At our latest Lunch & Punch groups of four were given five things to incorporate in a video: 1) Wide shot/Establishing shot 2) Close up 3) Pan 4) Campus building 5) Landscaping element They had 20 minutes to come up with a concept and shoot it, knowing that it would be not be edited (aka […]
There are Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and Webbies. You may have heard of some of these. We haven’t taken any of these home (yet), but lately we have submitted our work to some other awards in the field of social media and video. And it’s about that time when the letters of rejection or congratulations start […]
Web Comm hosted it’s first brown-bag workshop in a series we’ve dubbed “Web Comm Lunch and Punch” on Tuesday, November 16. We provide the punch, and you bring your lunch! Over 35 people attended this workshop where we gave a formal introduction to the OU Campus Calendar. What a great group! And we received some […]
Usability Testing. Ask anyone in our industry and they will agree it’s an important phase in web development. Most will also agree that it can be confusing, expensive and a bit intimidating. It doesn’t have to be! Usability testing can be done in as little as a few days with as little as a couple […]
During my first week at OU Web Communications this summer, I left most meetings with a list of terms or acronyms to look up. Even though the team always took the time to explain things to me, sometimes I wasn’t sure I knew enough to ask the right questions. I hope what I learned helps […]