Tag Archive | "Blogging"

Negative Comments Take 2: My Personal Rules

Many people have asked lately, ‘how do we deal with negative comments’? It is always asked at the start of a new social media campaign, usually in fear or as an excuse. Be it in Facebook, Twitter, blog comments, etc., this still is an issue I think becomes more personal than institutional. Of course companies [...]

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Negative Facebook Comments: @#$% Me

I knew smooth sailing couldn’t last forever. Someday, that dreaded negative comment would rear its ugly head on  our university Facebook page. I just didn’t know it would be so harassing, misplaced and something that would give me an instant panic attack.

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Designing a Custom Flip Cam

Designing a Custom Flip Cam

How is this for great - one of the first things I got to do after being officially hired by Fire Engine RED was design and buy a Flip MinoHD to use at NACAC.  After conferring with Keith, a fellow new FER employee and a compatriot from an old job, I opted for one of [...]

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Responding to Offending Blog Posts: The Mirror up to Nature

Responding to Offending Blog Posts: The Mirror up to Nature

Before you get offended by someone’s blogging, you need to ask yourself three things: 1. Is this post even about me/us?

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So you want to start a blog for your admissions office…

The other day on DoJo’s blog, I reprimanded staff members who are charged with maintaining blogs on their institutional websites that leave them for months at a time without an update.  Since posts on DoJo are extremely short by design, I wanted to elaborate further.  We’ve identified a problem, now let’s talk about how to [...]

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3 Reasons to Keep Blogging

After commenting on colleague’s post reflecting on why he will continue to blog, I realized that both his blog and my comment were worth sharing here.

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Tips for Future Higher Ed Bloggers

Last week at Stamats, I was involved in more than a few sidelines conversations about becoming a higher ed blogger.  Some people felt intimidated, as if they didn’t have anything valuable to add to the conversation.  Others were concerned about backlash from their institutions if other employees (or even worse, their bosses) found out about [...]

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HighEdWeb 2008 Twitter’ers

Following the success of my post at eduWEB of Twitter’ers I decided to be a little proactive this time and started a discussion in the HighEdWeb Ning group asking who is on Twitter.  Who would have thought that it would be this successful?

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eduWEB 2008 Reflections I

So after about thirty hours waiting on flights to leave Philadelphia International Airport, if you haven’t been following my twitter parade you’re probably better off just not knowing.  I think I’m ready to finally put my reflections of the conference into writing while I continue to wait on the rest of my luggage to arrive.  [...]

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The Six Month Post - Revisiting This Blog’s Purpose

.eduGuru was started as a New Year’s resolution and unlike most New Year’s resolutions it is actually still going and quite strongly. I’m almost embarrassed to point back to that inaugural post, Look ma I’m a Blogger, where I attempted to lay a framework for this blog, but it is also a testament to how [...]

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