Hand cradling representations of emails
by Zach Armstrong

The Rules of Email

In 2019, I wrote about productivity tools like to-do lists, time blocking, and the action/question rule. One item was “be awesome at email” and linked to a list from Google executive Eric Schmidt who had nine principles to follow for better…
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by May Hitchings

The Accessibiliblog: Ensuring Web Accessibility

So, there I was, in the middle of my daily 4-hour commute, fruitlessly attempting to shield my laptop from the glare of the harsh florescent lighting, struggling to decipher auto-generated captions on an instructional video about basic web accessibility…
Set up for a planning session
by Elizabeth Elmore

Kickin’ It (Off): DARCOMM-Style

Twice a year, DARCOMM spends a significant amount of time planning for the next six months of marketing and communications needs across the division. At the conclusion of that planning period, a series of project lists are finalized that outline…
by Clarke Schwabe

3 calendars in one? A new, easier way to submit events is coming

Soon, you will be able submit events in one place using one method, and they can show up on the DAR, Alumni or Master Calendars!
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by Kalah Mingo

Tips to Up Your Email Design Game

You open them every day. The digital communication we all know and love (for the most part)—email. Email is a mainstay in today’s digital marketing and communications. The average office worker receives 121 emails daily. That means any email…
frustrated man at laptop
by Loran Posey

3 Focus Tips for Those With (or Without) ADHD

Last fall, I learned I have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. It took some time to process. I was relieved to have an answer that explained some of my struggles, but I also felt that something was “wrong” with me. Eventually,…
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by Clarke Schwabe

UGA Development Toolkit: Spring 2021 Update

The Development Toolkit has received its annual spring update, and this is a big one! Let's break down what's been added.
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by Zach Armstrong

Why You Should Use LinkedIn Learning

Remember that Professional Development time you’ve been putting off because work is just so busy? Open up your calendar and block off an hour to dive into LinkedIn Learning! This service is free to UGA employees, and we have a truly staggering…
by Leah Hansen

Getting Moody with Mood Boards

Mood boards are typically collages made up of images, materials, colors, and maybe even text.  When these design elements are put together, the resulting board serves as a representation of the look and feel the designer will aim for in the…
Building Interests for Message Targeting
by Buck Sharp

Building Interests for Message Targeting

The goal of interest-based marketing efforts is to provide the audience with more relevant and tailored communications and programming. Knowing what interests your audience informs the content, activities and fundraising opportunities you choose…