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Customers Create 42 New Channels in 48 Hours with New E-zekiel Feature

Tuesday, April 25, 2006 View Comments Comments (0)
When E-zekiel introduced its latest improvements last week, many customers acted quickly, creating 42 new channels in 48 hours through the new Syndication Manager. Channels are used to generate blogs, podcasts and news feeds and distribute them to subscribers in readable or downloadable files. Blogs and news feeds distribute text and images, whereas podcasts distribute audio or video files.

With the Syndication Manager, customers have the capability to create and manage their own RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds within E-zekiel, which enables them to create and update content at any time and deliver it instantly to their audiences. This could mean instant communication to one segment of a church – like the choir or youth ministry – or even the entire church.
 

Distributing Blogs and Podcasts Has Become Easier with E-zekiel

Friday, April 21, 2006 View Comments Comments (0)
The developers of E-zekiel continue to seek ways to improve the content management platform now used by more than 7,000 customers across the United States and in many other countries. Their latest efforts come with the release of several new features, including the introduction of a Syndication Manager that enables E-zekiel users to join the legions of savvy Web communicators generating blogs, podcasts and news feeds for registered subscribers.

“Almost all organizations recognize the need for a Web site, but not nearly as many have truly understood the potential that it offers for interactive communication,” said Bill Nix, CEO of Axletree Media, the Alabama-based technology company providing the E-zekiel platform. “Our goal in introducing the Syndication Manager is, first, to help our customers see the potential for automatic distribution of their news and messages – whether to small groups or to the far reaches of the world – and, second, to make it extremely easy for them to join in this process.”

With the E-zekiel Syndication Manager, customers have the capability to create and manage their own RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds within E-zekiel, which enables them to create and update content at any time and deliver it instantly to their audiences. This could mean instant communication to one segment of a church – like the choir or youth ministry – or even the entire church.

E-zekiel has also broadened the opportunity to keep Web site content current and refreshed by adding a new Content Scheduling feature. Customers can now create content weeks, months or even years ahead of time and then provide a start date and end date for the content to appear. Web visitors will only be able to see the content during the scheduled time for its appearance, and E-zekiel will automatically remove it based on the end date specified. New Web pages, content panels, blogs, podcasts, events, polls, resources, discussions and even store items are among the content that can be scheduled.

In addition, E-zekiel has added a Details Toggle, which means a shorter scroll time for those who wish to hide page creation details during the editing process, and a Date Stamp, which lets visitors know the last date content was modified. Many new designs have also been added to the hundreds of designs E-zekiel was already offering.

The E-Zekiel Web site content management platform from Axletree Media enables customers to create their own Web sites and take full advantage of other digital communications without being a programmer, without the expense of traditional Web site development and with only as much technical savvy as needed to learn word-processing software.

Customers can choose from four plans – which range in price from $19.95 to $139.95 a month with corresponding levels of functionality. For more information, call 1-866-493-3842 or visit www.e-zekiel.com.