2012 Orchestra Website (mini) Review: Responsive Roundup

2012 Website Reviews

The Annual Orchestra Website Review examines more than 80 professional orchestras in the United States and Canada and rank them by a detailed series of quantitative criteria but due to Orchestra Crisis 2012/13 (details here) we had to postpone and scale back the reviews. As it turns out, the delay was fortuitous in that it set the stage for ideal timing to focus the review efforts exclusively on what is easily one of …

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2012 Orchestra Website (mini) Reviews

2012 Website Reviews

Yes, it’s 2013 but the annual orchestra website reviews typically occur in the fall but we missed the usual 2012 publication target thanks to Orchestra Crisis 2012/13 (details here). Nonetheless, readers were clear that some sort of review should take place in April or May and to that end, you can look forward to a special micro-review this month. Specifically, we’re going to see which orchestras have adopted responsive design standards, …

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Did You Know Google Is Shutting Down Feedburner?

Although the news has been flying along under the radar for the past few months, it has become clear that Google is beginning to phase out FeedBurner, a popular feed management service used by a slew of individuals and businesses alike. And orchestras are no exception; so if this is news to you, don’t wait for the service to go dark before you start making migration plans!

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Orchestra Website Reviews

Regular readers know that along with the beginning of the season comes the Orchestra Website Reviews where more than 80 professional orchestras in the United States and Canada are examined and ranked by how well their respective websites present their concert schedule, sell tickets, facilitate donations, provide organizational information, utilize dynamic content, and on overall content and functionality. But Orchestra Crisis 2012/13 has thrown a particularly large wrench into the works.

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Understanding The Relationship Between Websites, Box Office, and CRM

Ever since publishing an article in July, 2011 that explained the differences between Apps and Mobile Websites I have wanted to tackle another web related issue that tends to be the source for much confusion; in particular, the differences between websites, box office, and customer relationship management solutions (CRM) along with where they do and do not intersect.

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