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DNN Awareness Ecosystem Advisory Group Website Proposal Meeting August 02 2018

DNN Awareness Group Website Proposal Meeting Video

The Awareness DNN Ecosystem Advisory Group has a lofty but long overdue goal of updating the DNNSoftware.com website.  Some of the things we're trying to address include: making DNN Platform more obvious, increasing the usability of the website, and updating the messaging found throughout the website.  We have some rockstar members that are putting in some excellent work towards this goal.

DNN Awareness Group August 2018 Meeting Recap

August 2018 DNN Awareness Group Meeting Video

The Awareness DNN Ecosystem Advisory Group held its August meeting yesterday.  We had new members and some exciting updates, including new DNN extensions, interesting blog posts, and a DNNSoftware.com website proposal.  Our group continues to do a great job of creating and spreading DNN-based content around the world.  This is especially exciting since many people have been having their vacations recently.

Using Google Alerts To Monitor and Grow Your Brand

Upendo Ventures Digital Marketing

One of the number one things I speak about with clients is brand, or branding.  In fact, when embarking on any project, internal or external, it’s probably the very first thing that we discuss.  This is especially true with small businesses and businesses who need to employ local and social media marketing strategies.  You need to first know what your brand is, how to speak about your brand (with as few words as possible), and how people should perceive your brand.  Most importantly, what will people say about your brand when you’re not looking?

5 Tips for Upgrading DNN Websites

Upendo Ventures gives 5 tips for successful DNN website upgrades

Depending on who you ask, you’ll be the recipient of a very passionate response when you ask any DNN’er their opinion about DNN upgrades.  In general, upgrading DNN is very similar to any other ASP.NET application.  Yet, when things go wrong, people tend to blame the application itself.  Don’t get me wrong, the respective application can and sometimes does have something to do with an issue that may occur, but in my experience, that’s the exception and not the rule.  Here are some tips to help you have a less "exciting" time the next time you have to upgrade DNN.

Upendo Ventures Joins the DNN Corp Partner Program

Upendo Ventures Press Release

Upendo Ventures, a U.S. leader in e-commerce and CMS development and expert in DNN and Hotcakes Commerce, has announced that it’s DNN services have expanded after joining the DNN partner program.  This is great news for companies looking for built-in integrations, social communities, and advanced content management features found in the line of Evoq DNN products.