November/December 2017
PastPerfect Online Milestone
We currently have over 800 sites sharing over 6 million catalog records! Thank you all for contributing to this incredible achievement. Can't wait to see what you share in 2018!
Lunchtime Lecture Series Starting December 4th
Wrap up your year by joining Melissa and Allison for the upcoming Lunchtime Lecture Series. Listen and learn as they spend 30 minutes teaching you about tips and tools to improve your PastPerfect Online site, followed by a Q&A session. We hope to see you there!

Linking to Media Files: December 4th, 12-1pm Eastern Time
Enhance your web visitors' online experience by sharing links to multimedia files. We will demonstrate how to link to a PDF and embed a YouTube video on a PastPerfect Online catalog record using simple HTML. We will also review some best practices for selecting these supplemental files. 

Image Options: December 11th, 12-1pm Eastern Time
Learn about options for creating web-friendly images for your online researchers. Topics will include selecting images from your PastPerfect records, resizing online images, watermarking online images, and changing the shape of your image thumbnails. We'll also discuss tips to speed up the image creation process. 

Landing Page Modifications: December 18th, 12-1pm Eastern Time
Attendees will be shown two versions of the same website and will be walked through all the steps to get from point A to point B. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to make some of the most requested changes for the landing page. 

If you have questions or trouble signing up, please call us at 1-800-562-6080.
Gain Insight on How Visitors Are Using Your PPO Site
PastPerfect Online features a built-in reporter that provides information about what visitors are searching for on your site. This report is available on-demand and can be run for any selected period of time.

The URL for your site's report can be found on your PastPerfect Online Welcome Letter. If you are unable to locate your Welcome Letter, please email

You might use these statistics to compare this quarter's searches to last quarter's, or to look at the most searched keywords within that time frame. Knowing what visitors are searching for the most can help you determine the next batch of records to add to your site.

You can learn more about the report in the PastPerfect Online User Guide at
Featured FAQs
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Need help with your PastPerfect Online site? Contact us!
Allison and Melissa are happy to help!

You can reach us at or 1-800-562-6080.

This newsletter is for clients who use PastPerfect Online. We intend to use it as a way to discuss features and training opportunities as well as planned maintenance. Feel free to forward to anyone in your organization who would benefit from its content.