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Using the Extension Annual Report InDesign Template

Don't be intimidated by InDesign. Matt Wiley walks through the process of using the Extension Annual Report InDesign Template to complete your annual report

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Extension Website Update Fall 2023

There have been several variations of the Extension website system. As the needs of the organization changed, so did the functionality of the website and its complexity. As the technology advanced,…

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EXT: New GA4 Website Analytics Dashboard for Extension

Google is changing the way it collects and reports website analytics.The current Illinois Extension Web Analytics dashboards in Tableau will be discontinued June 30. The new system to track Extension…

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EXT MarCom: Marketing Starts When Program Planning Begins

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Copyright and Privacy Laws A Guide for Volunteers

You know the rules, but sometimes it's hard to explain those communication rules to our volunteers. Receive practical tools to help you explain important marketing requirements, including…

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EXT MarCom Social Media Policy and Digital Strategy

Hear about Illinois Extension's new social media policy and why such a document is important in 2023. We'll also discuss what digital strategy looks like for the state MarCom team…

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EXT Websites: Creating Accordions and Photo Galleries

Accordions allow lots of content to be organized on the page in hidden accordions.

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EXT MarCom: Extension's Online Learning System

Last year, more than 12,000 people accessed one of Illinois Extension's 95 online courses. What content do you have that would transition into an online course? Adena Wilson and Stephanie…

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EXT MarCom: A Checklist for Your Extension Blogs on Drupal 9

Ensure every blog article has a Spotlight Image sized 730 x 400 pixels with limited/no text. The Banner image is optional. If you choose to use a banner image, be aware the image will be…

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EXT MarCom Ask the Extension Librarian

Meet Janis Shearer, the University of Illinois librarian tasked with collating historical Extension publications and documents for the university's library.

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EXT MarCom: Editing Blogs in Drupal 9

What has changed since the upgrade More options for photos NEW REQUIREMENT: Sizing and adding a Spotlight Image DISCONTINUE: Eliminate photos inside text boxes NEW PROCESS: How to link a PDF; never…

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EXT MarCom: YouTube Metrics: What is the Data Telling You?

YouTube can be an extremely powerful tool in your marketing and communications toolbox, especially if video production is already built in to your content distribution process. If you want to…

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EXT MarCom: Words to Retire

Join the discussion of words that have hidden or hurtful meanings. Carissa Nelson engages in discussion as we build a alternative lists to use that provide an engaging dialogue.

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EXT MarCom: Paid Marketing Campaigns

Erin Knowles explores the benefits and options for paid marketing campaigns using recent successful programs for University of Illinois Extension.

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EXT MarCom: Creating Radio PSAs and Scripts

Repetition is important for broadcasting. You're fighting for people's attention, so say it, repeat it, and end with it. When preparing the text content: Use Courier 12 pt. Use all caps…

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How to Use InDesign for Creating Annual Reports and Everything Else

Matt Wiley walks through some of the common things you need to know when using InDesign to create your Annual Report

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UIS Rapid Response Team - COVID-19 Oral Histories

Karen Whitney, Interim Chancellor, University of Illinois Springfield. Kelsea Gorski, Associate Chancellor for Public Affairs, University of Illinois Springfield. Bethany Bilyeu, Executive Director…

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How to Create Calls to Action and Icon Rows

These simple-to-make paragraph types get big ideas across in small spaces.

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EXT: Overview of Content Options for Extension Websites

With so many new choices, it may be hard to know which paragraph type to select to showcase your content. We'll walk through the options in this 30-minute recap for Illinois Extension's new…

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President Timothy (Tim) Killeen - COVID-19 Oral Histories

President Timothy (Tim) Killeen, 20th President of the University of Illinois System.Interview conducted by Jessie Knoles. Oral history conducted for inclusion in the COVID-19 Documentation Project,…

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How to Create Website Big Buttons and Cards

Learn the basic differences between Big Buttons and Cards on the new Extension Drupal website

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How to Create Rich Text and Hero Images on the Website

Walk through the process for editing text, PDFs, and links in Rich Text, as well as adding hero images in Extension's Drupal 9 website.

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How to Style Text as a Pull Quote on the Website

Be intentional as you consider which content might be "pulled" out and highlighted as important text on the Extension website.

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How to Add Special Characters on the Website

Using special characters: The special character button allows you to add symbols or language-specific alphabet characters to text in the basic and rich text paragraphs. For press releases, select the…

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