How to Make a Viral Video in-House

How to Make a Viral Video in-House
by Madeline Riley ·

One of the great things about working with schools for their social media audits is the ability to find hidden gems in the social media landscape. Although this “gem” is less hidden in the most recent months — as some of you have started to see this video pop up on social media sites — we wanted to give the video a special highlight to showcase a quality production that generated ample amount of buzz for The Derryfield School. Continue reading »

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Protected: Wistia Videos
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How to Amplify Your School’s Blogging Beyond the Basics

How to Amplify Your School’s Blogging Beyond the Basics
by Madeline Riley ·

Straight from the playbook at the 2013 CAIS-NAIS, Tucker Kimball, a member of the edSocialMedia panel, revisits his presentation from the pre-conference forum, How to Amplify Your School’s Blogging Beyond the Basics. Continue reading »

Vote for Your Favorite Summit Proposal!

Vote for Your Favorite Summit Proposal!
by Madeline Riley ·

Help these three presenters get on stage at the edSocialMedia Summit!   We’ve now closed submissions for the 2013 Summit, … Continue reading »

How Admissions, Alumni and Academic Offices can leverage Google+ Hangouts

How Admissions, Alumni and Academic Offices can leverage Google+ Hangouts
by Madeline Riley ·

With a simple click of a button, your alumni, advancement and academic offices can host live broadcasts through Hangouts, one of Google’s latest features in Google+. In this edsocialmedia webinar, Ryan Bowse from Wikispaces shares his knowledge of what has worked in Google+ Hangouts. Continue reading »

Instantly Actionable Ways To Leverage Twitter, with Dan Shure

Instantly Actionable Ways To Leverage Twitter, with Dan Shure
by Madeline Riley ·

Social media is all about people. In the world of education, this is no different. In fact, it’s essential!

To use Twitter effectively, you have to capture the attention and engagement of the right people. See how in this webinar recap with Dan Shure. Continue reading »

Word of Mouth Marketing for Your School

Word of Mouth Marketing for Your School
by Madeline Riley ·

During this webinar, Rick Newberry, President of Enrollment Catalyst, shows hundreds of school examples to illustrate how you can use your website and social media channels to inspire word of mouth. Continue reading »

How Assumption High School Sparked Fireworks with an Out-of-the-Box Video

How Assumption High School Sparked Fireworks with an Out-of-the-Box Video
by Madeline Riley ·

Imagine if you hit a “home run” as an enrollment manager: Would your picture-perfect scenario generate more than 45,000 video views, 17 pages of alumni comments, and oh, 30+ additional students in your freshman class? Impossible you say? Not for Elisabeth Russo at Assumption High School in Louisville, Kentucky. Her team created a knock-out lip-dub music video to Katy Perry’s “Firework” that generated the perfect scenario for a private school. Continue reading »

8+ (Borrowed) Tips for Using Facebook Scheduled Posts

8+ (Borrowed) Tips for Using Facebook Scheduled Posts
by Madeline Riley ·

An article that appeared on Social Media Examiner outlines the ins and outs of using scheduled posts for Facebook. No, we’re not talking about using Hootsuite or Timely here; we’re talking about scheduling the posts through Facebook.com. Continue reading »

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media

A Visual Guide to Using Social Media
by Madeline Riley ·

At edSocialMedia, we like to encourage our bootcamp attendees to practice using social media in their daily lives. If the user sees it naturally fitting into their social lives, we find that they are way more likely to use the tools in the professional careers…
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