Tag Archive | "Social Media"

The Credibility of College Info from Social Network Sites (or Lack Thereof)

Last month at NACAC, I got my hands on a copy of the Hobsons Domestic Research Report 2009-2010. It’s a fantastic report that every admissions professional should get their hands on, but one set of numbers specifically stood out to me. Hobsons asked sophomores, juniors and seniors about their perceptions of the credibility of college [...]

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Protecting your College’s Intellectual Property on Facebook: Learning from the Class of 2014 Groups

The following is a guest post by Mike Petroff, Web Manager for Enrollment at Emerson College. Mike leads Web marketing and recruitment efforts for undergraduate and graduate admission. He also chairs the Social Media Group at Emerson, working with several departments to develop strategies and policies for the college’s social media presence. You can connect [...]

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Show Me The Conversions

The job of a college admissions office is to enroll students at the institution. That is their sole reason for being. It is why the college invests money in them. It’s why the admissions staff has jobs.

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eduWEB Takeaway: It’s About the People

eduWEB Takeaway: It’s About the People

When Robin Smail and I were asked to do our Twitter Me This? presentation for eduWEB, we looked at the schedule.  Looked like the talented like Aaron Rester would be covering twitter and Matt Hertzberger would be covering social media until Robin and I got to the after-lunch bunch.

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eduWeb 2009 LiveBlog - Social Media Toolbox

Social media - your asset management toolbox by Matt Herzberger, Florida International University

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Help Me Help You: Social Media Education

Are you a resource on your campus for all things social media? Yes? Let’s brainstorm about how we can best react to and assist people on campus who come to us to ask for guidance with some ideas they have.

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Twitter: WIIFM? Ask @TechSmith.

Last week at Penn State’s Web Conference, I was reminded once again of the value of Twitter.    If you are following Mark Greenfield, you may be thinking this is another blog post about the #smsummit; it is not. (Sadly, I missed his session to present a workshop on screencasting.)

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3 Social Media Assumptions Not to Make

3 Social Media Assumptions Not to Make

Reflecting on Rachel’s 25th birthday post last week, I’m going to feel old with this opening anecdote, but here goes…

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Talkback: Trusting Your Users

Talkback: Trusting Your Users

First off, a special thanks to HighEdWeb and Cornell for having the .eduGuru team present virtually at their conference yesterday. It was a good time and a great experience getting to do something a little new and fancy with sharing our experiences with other people.  I certainly hope that we can expand on that technique [...]

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Bonus Social Media Story: Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine!

Bonus Social Media Story: Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine!

If you were not part of #hewebcornell (HighEdWeb Regional Conference at Cornell), you may have missed some good conversations around social media, including the .eduGuru crew’s own social media stories.  But you didn’t have to miss it.  The power of social media is that people from anywhere could have been following along.

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