I've recently become hooked on the Harvard Business Review Twitter feed, @HarvardBiz. There's a lot of stuff about management, a lot of stuff about innovation, lots on various management issues, with the occasional weird factoid thrown in (did you know, for example, that politically conservative shoppers are less likely to buy generics?).
There is a movie I, and any fly fisherman, love called “A River Runs Through It“. It features Brat Pitt, Craig Sheffer and Tom Skerritt and is a movie about the misspent youth of two boys, growing up in rural Montana and their love of fishing. The movie shows sweeping shots of the majestic landscape [...]
I love hearing about people discovering the power of social networks and connectedness. Back in October I ran across this letter from Brent Powell at The Derryfield School in NH. It was part of his update to their community in their weekly email newsletter. I found it to be a perfect example of what I [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
First, for those of you affected by Hurricane Sandy, I hope that you and all of your loved ones are safe and well. As someone who lives in New Jersey, and has family on one of the barrier island hit hard by the storm (Absecon Island: Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate & Longport), I can tell [...]
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!
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. And you have to be able to drive actions; re-tweets, clicks and traffic. During this webinar, Dan Schure will walk you through 10 immediately actionable ways to get attention, grow your audience and increase traffic using Twitter.