An Open Letter to Heads of School About Marketing & Communications

An Open Letter to Heads of School About Marketing & Communications
by Liza Fisher Norman ·

This post first appeared in the October 2016 issue of  “The Head’s Letter” produced by Educational Directions, the well-respected consulting … Continue reading »

Why School MarCom People Are Overworked

Why School MarCom People Are Overworked
by Liza Fisher Norman ·

This post was written by Rob Norman and appeared on the InspirED School Marketers blog. It spurred response in a  blog post by … Continue reading »

Education Marketing: Internal Promotion Can Help You Predict the Future

Education Marketing: Internal Promotion Can Help You Predict the Future
by Bart Caylor ·

Every institution has the challenge of sharing their success in education marketing. But, by letting everyone know your success and … 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 »

222 People to Circle on Google Plus

222 People to Circle on Google Plus
by Brendan Schneider ·

I’ve been pretty hard on Google Plus on my own blog: 10 Reasons Why I Hate Google Plus and Google Plus is Dead. Most of my initial dislike of Google’s latest social network came from, in my opinion, other people’s over-reaction to the launch of Google Plus. 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 »

3 Ingredients of Your School’s Social Strategy: Part One

3 Ingredients of Your School’s Social Strategy: Part One
by Randy Vaughn ·

It’s back-to-school time and the halls are bustling with the sounds of hope, optimism and enthusiasm. But behind your door, you uncomfortably stare into the empty screen of your school’s social media efforts. Sure, you managed to post a few “first day of school” pictures on your Facebook page, but how do you make the rest of your plan strategic? 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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What’s the Interest in Pinterest?

What’s the Interest in Pinterest?
by Madeline Riley ·

In this edSocialMedia webinar, talk shop with marketers Rob & Liza Fisher Norman, from Turnaround Marketing Communications, and Brendan Schneider, Director of Admission & Financial Aid at Sewickley Academy, as they explore how your school can effectively add Pinterest to your social media stable. Continue reading »