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Join Us for a Pre-HighEdWeb Saturday Night Tweetup

Join Us for a Pre-HighEdWeb Saturday Night Tweetup

Hey everyone!  Are you getting into Milwaukee a little bit early for HighEdWeb this year?  Then be sure to join myself and Rachel for a Tweetup at Mo’s Irish Pub Saturday night at 8:00PM.  We’ll gather in the hotel lobby of the Hilton about 10 minutes ahead of time and walk down to the pub [...]

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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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Division III Releases Social Networking Rule Change for Communicating with Prospective Student-Athletes

Division III Releases Social Networking Rule Change for Communicating with Prospective Student-Athletes

The Division III Management Council just released their newly adopted “noncontroversial change to the Division III electronic transmissions limitations.” They’ve given it a retroactive effective date of August 1, 2008 to match when their original legislation went into effect. They’ve also released this article: “DIII Council opens up use of social-networking media“

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eduWeb 2009 Live Blog - Twitter for Higher Ed

Billy Adams of SociallyRed.com liveblogging here on .eduGuru from eduWeb 2009.

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Everything I Wanted to Learn About My Career I Learned From Twitter

Everything I Wanted to Learn About My Career I Learned From Twitter

Years ago, when I was bored, I’d get sucked into something like Minesweeper and stay up too late playing the damn thing.  Then I’d have dreams of flags and bombs where if I woke up in the middle of the dream, I’d have that feeling of quitting before I cleared a board.  The same thing [...]

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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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Making a case for Twitter

Making a case for Twitter

There’s a lot of talk about how we use Twitter as a marketing tool…or if should we use it as a marketing tool…or what companies are using it well as a marketing tool…or if we have time to start integrating it as a marketing tool.  Blah blah blah.  For me, the jury is still out [...]

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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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Is Your University Using Twitter to Its Fullest Potential?

Last summer I did research for my independent study project in graduate school that resulted in “The Use of Social Media in Higher Education for Marketing and Communication: A Guide for Professionals in Higher Education.” The research was largely done in June and July 2008. During this time, very few universities were actively using Twitter.

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