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An Introduction to Search.gov

Thursday, May 03, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

YouTube LIVE

Search.gov is a tool that federal agencies can use to provide a high quality search experience to their site’s users.

In this online event, we’ll provide a basic overview of Search.gov’s essential features and tour its Admin Center:

  • Creating an account, adding a site, and managing users
  • Setting up your search: defining Domains to search; refining results through Collections; curating results through Best Bets, pulling in social media content – blogs, photos, videos, and more!
  • Analyzing searchers’ behavior through analytics
  • Branding your results page and deciding which features to turn on
  • Indexing your content with Search.gov and activating your search

You’ll Learn

  • How to optimize your site’s search configuration
  • How to promote and integrate your content from multiple publishing platforms
  • How to brand your results page
  • How to go live on your site
  • Troubleshooting tips

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is new to Search.gov, or would like a refresher. Non-government attendees must be under current contract with a governmental agency.

Search.gov is a tool that federal agencies can use to provide a high quality search experience to their site’s users.

About the Instructor

Dawn Pointer McCleskey is a professional librarian on a mission to help people find what they are looking for. She is the Program Manager for Search.gov, where she works to improve customers’ experience with the service and the public’s experience when searching on government websites.

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