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COVID-19 Communications Resources & Webinars

Posted by Cher Scholl on Mar 12, 2020 8:42:45 AM

SchoolPointe began conducting webinars regarding communications to your districts community about the Coronavirus. We have completed two successful webinars so far with two more this week and spots are still available. During this webinar, learn the best ways for your district to communicate confidently to your parents, staff, and students. Not only will we be showing you examples of how customers are already providing their communities with centralized Coronavirus Update pages, but we will show you how to post your communications of school closings, alerts, cancellations all with one post, and share to multiple platforms with ease. Below are resource pages that include the latest video of our Coronavirus Communications Plan, and different links to help your district during your time of planning.

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Topics: schoolcommunication, COVID-19, Coronavirus

Upgraded Features Available For Use Now

Posted by Cher Scholl on Oct 25, 2019 4:32:16 PM

Before spending thousands of dollars on something new, the next BIG thing is already at your fingertips with SchoolPointe! Book some time with Our Team for any of these CMS features you already have available to you and included in your cost! We also have additional products that can save you money including Online Forms, Facility Management System, Branded App, and Mass Notification System!


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Topics: Thrillshare, Mobile, Apptegy, New Features, App

**Copyright Infringement Notice **

Posted by Cher Scholl on Oct 1, 2019 11:52:06 AM

When you receive a notice of a copyright infringement, what is
the best way to handle it? You can ask the staff member that posted it to take it down but as you may have already learned, if something is Googled, it may still have that connection to the infringement.

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Topics: copyright, copyright infringement

3 Steps To Building Your School's Brand Through Your Website

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on Aug 28, 2019 4:00:00 PM

For schools, the longevity, location and word-of-mouth reviews can be what makes a school stand out over its competition. But while some school districts have location and reputation on its side, some areas have multiple districts for parents and/or guardians to choose from, and they may or may not select yours. Before a potential member of your school’s community even decides what they would like to do, however, using digital marketing efforts can turn potential students into confirmed ones. This can be done with multiple tools within your SchoolPointe CMS. 

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Topics: Top Questions

How Webinars Can Work For Schools

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on Jul 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Video marketing is on the rise and can be a great way for schools to brand themselves outside of their district. Many schools are taking advantage of their resources to not only educate their community but to reach more people with similar problems, through the help of social media and video streaming. 

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Topics: Top website trends

How To Utilize Your Website During The Summer

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on Jun 12, 2019 11:40:33 AM

Summertime is finally here! For many schools, the beginning of summer means the beginning of relaxation, vacation and not worrying about anything until school starts back in the fall. While this is certainly necessary to do, many school professionals would consider this season just as or even more hectic than during the school year. Many professionals from teachers, faculty members, specialized instructional support personnel, and education support professionals spend most of their summer planning ahead for fall. Many schools also have maintenance staff that works almost 10-hour days to make sure schools are still in great condition during summer school and when school opens back up for the new year. As a SchoolPointe partner, there are a plethora of ways that you can stay up-to-date with your administrative and maintenance tasks throughout the summer.

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Topics: social media in schools, Top Questions, SchoolPointe

SendIt Can Boost Your School's Social Media Presence: Here's How

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on May 22, 2019 11:53:00 AM

Social media marketing has proven to be an innovative way to grow a company or brand. Many schools have seen social media help improve their student body by increasing communication between the school and its community. The key to maintaining an effective social media plan is to stay consistent. To do this, you may want something that can send out alerts across all of your social media channels. With SendIt, you are able to do just that. We have made it easier to send out notifications through email, text and social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.

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Topics: use of soocial media in schools, Top website trends, SchoolPointe

How To Find Inspiration For Newsletters

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on May 15, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Communication is the key to forming longstanding relationships between you and your community. One way to increase communication is by updating your audience on a weekly or monthly basis. This can be done by creating newsletters for your school. Newsletters provide current changes or events happening in your school to better inform your community. SchoolPointe currently offers newsletter intergration for all of our websites and makes it easy to send out newsletters as frequently as possible. While sending newsletters can be simple, finding the inspiration for how exactly to structure your website can be the difficult task. Here are some ways you can find the perfect structure for your upcoming newsletters.

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Topics: SchoolPointe New Features, #topschool,, SchoolPointe

How To Receive Positive Online Reviews For Your School

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on Apr 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM

It is a common fact that many schools don’t know where they stand with their community. While word of mouth and social media can possibly help, many reviews may be beyond your control. By doing a quick Google search, you can see what people are saying about your district through Google reviews, Yelp or even Reddit. You can’t always control what is being said about your school, but you can create content that will give you a better chance of having more positive reviews. The following steps will help to promote positive reviews for your school from the parents and other influencers who matter.

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Topics: SchoolPointe New Features, SchoolPointe

3 Types of Content your Website Needs

Posted by Elizabeth Randolph on Mar 22, 2019 10:00:00 AM

While a stunning design will attract your school’s audience initially, the content you create for the website will keep them coming back. Your website can do much more than serving as a directory hub for students, parents and many others in your school’s community. The web content on your site can also be used as a way to engage with your audience and increase more traffic at your school.

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Topics: Top website trends

About SchoolPointe

Since 2002, SchoolPointe has been providing world class technology solutions to the PK-12 industry. With headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, SchoolPointe possesses an extensive clientele and partners with school districts across the United States. In line with its corporate mission of “Empowering Through Innovation”, SchoolPointe is committed to developing cost effective solutions on the cutting edge of technology that schools require to keep up with their growing technology needs. SchoolPointe is focused on expanding our client outreach and building new innovative products to create a communications and educational link between our clients and their stakeholders. 

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