John Hill: Inversity, A Higher Education View of LinkedIn

John Hill: Inversity, A Higher Education View of LinkedIn
by Madeline Riley ·

John Hill, the Higher Education Evangelist for LinkedIn, presented at the 2012 edSocialMedia Summit in San Francisco, CA, at the Fort Mason Center Cowell Theater. In this video, “Inversity, A Higher Education View of LinkedIn,” John focuses his presentation on four key aspects of LinkedIn: people, jobs, companies & groups, and provides insight into how we can leverage these core components for better individual and institutional advancement. Continue reading »

How to Embed a Tweet

How to Embed a Tweet
by Madeline Riley ·

Twitter’s latest redesign incorporated an exciting new feature for individual tweets. For many schools and organizations, the power of a testimonial is worth a thousand words, and now, you can embed the comments your constituents share about you. Continue reading »

Collectives Not Communities

Collectives Not Communities
by Richard Kassissieh ·

Viewing social networks as collectives rather than communities may help us make sense of their place in schools. How can … Continue reading »

I’m not addicted to Twitter – I’m addicted to ideas

I’m not addicted to Twitter – I’m addicted to ideas
by Tim McDonough ·

A few moments after my wife read my last Blog “What I learned on my summer vacation” she turned to … Continue reading »

“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)

“What we don’t understand we can make mean anything” Chuck Palahniuk (Diary)
by Tim McDonough ·

I apologize up front for reopening an old wound; But I recently received an email from a local middle school … Continue reading »

Twitter Panic: Should I follow back?

Twitter Panic: Should I follow back?
by Hans Mundahl ·

When I first jumped on Twitter it was to follow people I met at events, conferences or folks I was … Continue reading »

Bootcamp: Boston (Area), November 12, 2009

Bootcamp: Boston (Area), November 12, 2009
by Peter Baron ·

Join us on November 12, 2009 at St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA for a social media bootcamp experience.

Learn how social media can help you strengthen relationships with the constituents that matter most- your students, parents, faculty & alumni.

Who should attend: K-12 or higher-ed administrators and staff in Admissions, Marketing, Communications, External-affairs, Advancement, or Alumni/Development. Continue reading »

Development & Social Media Taking The First Step

Development & Social Media Taking The First Step
by Jay Goulart ·

Recently my office had all of the emails we have on record matched with a social media database to find … Continue reading »

Who has time for Social Media?

Who has time for Social Media?
by Antonio Viva ·

It seems like no matter how hard I try, serving as an administrator at independent school with 655 students and 150 employees during the months of April and May reminds of riding The Comet roller coaster at The Great Escape in Lake George, New York. I mean, seriously, how many of us really have the time to devote to maintaining a social media presence, let alone cultivate and foster the many meaningful networks and relationships we belong too? Continue reading »