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PR Web Team - University Web Sites

Steps to Complete a New Web Site or to Redesign a Current Web Site

Self-service / full-service option:
  1. Contact the Marketing and Public Relations Web manager at 601.266.4491. Set up a time for a launch meeting.
  2. Receive, read and sign the customer agreement.
  3. Attend a launch meeting with a Marketing and Public Relations Web coordinator or the Web manager. During this meeting the following will occur:
    • Web launch worksheet is filled out.
    • Web timeline is created.
    • Turn in the signed customer agreement.
    • Both customer and coordinator receive copies of the worksheet and timeline.
  4. If you do not currently have a web space (such as www.usm.edu/pr), customer contacts iTech to create a new Web account. iTech creates the new web space and provides customer with Web account username(s) and password(s).
  5. If you have a web space but need to give additional people the ability to modify your web pages, please fill out iTech's Add Users form. iTech will create these new user accounts and provide users with username(s) and password(s).
  6. Provide content in digital format (Word, Acrobat pdf) to Web coordinator. This content is proofread and returned to the customer.
  7. Customer (self-service) or coordinator (full-service) enter proofed content into a University template.
  8. Customer reviews first draft and requests changes.
  9. Customer or coordinator makes requested changes.
  10. Customer approves second draft or, if necessary, requests additional changes.
  11. If customer requires additional changes, timeline is revised.
  12. Customer is contacted for final review of Web site and is given user account information.
  13. New site is uploaded.
Outsource option:
  1. Contact the Marketing and Public Relations Web manager at 601.266.4491 before you outsource.
  2. Receive, read and sign the customer agreement.
  3. Interview with a Marketing and Public Relations Web coordinator or the Web manager. During this meeting the following will occur:
    • Web worksheet is filled out.
    • Web timeline is created.
    • Signed customer agreement is turned in.
    • Both customer and coordinator receive copies of the worksheet and timeline.
  4. If you do not currently have a web space (such as www.usm.edu/pr), customer contacts iTech to create a new Web account. iTech creates the new web space and provides customer with Web account username(s) and password(s).
  5. If you have a web space but need to give additional people the ability to modify your web pages, please fill out iTech's Add Users form. iTech will create these new user accounts and provide users with username(s) and password(s).
  6. Provide content in digital format (Word, Acrobat pdf) to Web coordinator. This content is proofread and returned to the customer.
  7. Vendor presents the first draft to customer and Web coordinator.
  8. Customer and coordinator review and request changes. Vendor makes changes for customer.
  9. Vendor presents second draft to customer and Web coordinator.
  10. Customer and Web coordinator are contacted for final review of Web site.
  11. Upon approval, new site is uploaded by either customer or coordinator.

March 19, 2008 3:33 PM

 
 

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