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DotNetNuke Better for Government Work

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Kate Gingold 1 3364 Article rating: No rating

"Good enough for government work" is an old phrase that has come to imply sub-par performance, but during World War II "good enough" for the government meant the best. Maybe the ironic definition arose as government information and regulation mushroomed in triplicate, overwhelming the offices of our public servants.

Increasingly, government bodies are turning to the web to help organize and access information. And DotNetNuke has emerged as the platform of choice for three main reasons.

Got Your Web Priorities Straight?

Kate Gingold 0 3105 Article rating: No rating

Small business owners often feel like circus performers – spinning plates like mad and hoping that if we keep everything moving it won't all come crashing down around us. That sort of stressful environment forces us to think on our feet, but we often don't get a chance to really think things through.

Making snap decisions about your business website could really hurt. You owe it to yourself to make your website a priority. Consider this:

Think Social Media Is Hard? It Is.

Kate Gingold 0 2834 Article rating: No rating

Community classes, seminars and YouTube webinars say you'll make money with social media in just minutes a day.

Then reality hits.

How can you keep control of your marketing in the face of such disheartening obstacles?

Your End of the Marketing Partnership

Kate Gingold 0 2775 Article rating: No rating

When you hire experts for your social media, web design and other marketing, remember these are partnerships and you’ll need to hold up your end of the deal to get the most out of your investment. Here are a few ways to help your partners help you.

Think Like a Spammer

Kate Gingold 0 2665 Article rating: No rating

While we certainly don’t advocate turning toward the Dark Side of the web, spammers also employ perfectly ethical techniques that legit businesses fail to use themselves. You’re just as smart as a spammer -- learn from their experience.

Craving Favicon?

Kate Gingold 0 2749 Article rating: No rating

You know those teeny little graphics that show up in your browser window next to the title of the web page you’re looking at? Technical and/or graphic folks may already have this covered, but for many of us, creating a favicon for our own website is pretty far down the to-do list. If you haven’t given it much thought before, maybe it’s time to reconsider this little doodad.

Tech Tools Build Government Participation

Kate Gingold 0 2730 Article rating: No rating

Technology is providing mighty powerful tools to make it ever easier to fulfill Lincoln's "government of the people, by the people, for the people" pledge. Helping local governing bodies reach their constituents in new and better ways is an exciting direction for us at Sprocket Websites. You are one of "the people" – are you using technology to stay informed?

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