Last week, I spent the day with the edSocialMedia in Annapolis, MD helping a group of independent school professionals dive into the act of social sharing. Throughout the day, the seven teams scurried around in an effort to shoot and post video, send tweets, pin photos, write blog posts and more. The workshop was designed [...]
Join edSocialMedia on Nov. 16 for a special hands-on social media bootcamp in partnership with The Strategic Marketing & Advancement Institute in Annapolis, Maryland.
How many images pass before your eyes on a daily basis? How many of those images do you actually remember? Odds are that the number of images you remember is astronomically lower than the number of images flashed before your eyes on any given day. As an example, the illustration below is from my own [...]
The term “new normal” is the lingo used to describe drastic change in doing something or life after a major event. The change is usually quick and immediate. It alters one’s approach to something or way of life. In the educational world a slower transition is happening that will create a new normal. That change [...]
Join edSocialMedia and WhippleHill for a New Hampshire Area Tweetup! It's a terrific opportunity for independent school professionals in the area to talk social media!
I fully recognize that it's a nuisance when something you're used to changes how it looks and functions. For the purpose of this post, let's take Facebook as the example. Here is a great look at how Facebook has changed looks over the years. Do you remember getting angry over any/all of these changes?
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.
The most common question I've heard in the past five years is, "Which social media sites should my school be on?" It's an innocent and honest question, and a good one to continually ask. The question of 2012 has been, "Should my school be using Pinterest?" with the underlying question being: "If I use it for my school, how do I use it well?"
With digital cameras in almost every type of mobile device imaginable, snapping photos of campus events is easier than ever before. Awesome, you say? I can now crank out photos and post them to my school’s Flickr page quickly and easily and then move on to the next item on my crowded “social media to do” list. Right? Perhaps.
Join Peter Baron, an edSocialMedia co-founder, and Madeline Riley, edSocialMedia's Community Manager, at the Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL) Social Media Workshop on Sept. 13, 2012. Travis Warren, President of WhippleHill Communications will start the morning with a keynote presentation on "Why Social Networks Matter" before shifting into concurrent breakout sessions with Travis, Peter and Madeline.