SPI Blog Year in Review: 2014
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1) Google Analytics Custom Dashboard Templates

Since Google Analytics now allows people to share Dashboards, I wanted to share some of the ones I created for the step-by-step guide. Copy the link and paste it in your browser. Then just apply it to any profile(s) you like. The layout and settings will be applied to your own data. Read More.

2) WHYY's Public Media March Madness 

While the NCAA basketball war rages on, we in public media are in the midst of our own heated battle—brought to you in part by WHYY. What's the premise? Establishing which public media personality reigns supreme. By casting votes on WHYY's Public Media Madness site, viewers like you can vote on your favorite PubMedia personalities. Read More.

3) Study: Where Do Pubmedia Stations Rank in Online Donations?

Dunham + Company and Next After recently completed an in-depth study of nonprofit online fundraising practices, from email signup to donation landing pages. The study found that, overall, Public Broadcasting Stations scored a B-. We thought stations would greatly benefit from knowing and fully understanding these findings, so we broke the overall score down into its respective categories, with accompanied explanations below. Read More.

4) New myPBS Site will Replace PBS Connect 

There is not really a way to compare myPBS to its predecessor, PBS Connect. The new myPBS digital workplace is a modern web 2.0 enterprise tool that reaches across job silos and leverages social media-like features to connect people to the information they need in a more organic way. Read More.

5) Action Needed: FCC Caption Quality Standards Certification

Starting March 16, 2015, all closed caption files on broadcast and online must comply with the FCC's new quality standards for: accuracy, synchronicity, completeness, and placement. Read More.