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 »

Pinterest: Why Pinning is Better than Posting Pics

Pinterest: Why Pinning is Better than Posting Pics
by Jason Ramsden ·

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. Continue reading »

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 »

State of Facebook Marketing

State of Facebook Marketing
by Madeline Riley ·

Brandon Croke, Inigral Inc.’s Marketing Manager, explores recent data and statistics that explore current applications of Facebook in the higher education sector. Hear about the most effective Facebook trends and how they impact your Facebook strategy. Continue reading »

FollowEDU Launches To Help EDU Twitter Users

FollowEDU Launches To Help EDU Twitter Users
by Brendan Schneider ·

After you’ve begun using Twitter for your school and now use hashtags to help organize your use of Twitter — you … Continue reading »

Google+ in Schools: Some Early Thoughts

Google+ in Schools: Some Early Thoughts
by William Stites ·

We asked the edSocialMedia contributors to respond to the following question based on the article “Behind The Numbers Of Google+’s … Continue reading »

How a Prep School Coach Uses & Teaches Social Media

How a Prep School Coach Uses & Teaches Social Media
by Peter Baron ·

Brewster Academy head basketball coach, Jason Smith, took time out of his busy end-of-year schedule to answer a series of … Continue reading »

How Jeff Tweedy Of Wilco Is Helping Me Help You.

How Jeff Tweedy Of Wilco Is Helping Me Help You.
by Tucker Kimball ·

  Prior to Jeff Tweedy acoustic shows (I’m a big Wilco fan), fans have the opportunity to request songs via … Continue reading »

7 Questions With Guy Kawasaki

7 Questions With Guy Kawasaki
by Brendan Schneider ·

Guy Kawasaki has been called many things: CEO, Venture Capitalist, Chief Evangelist, Speaker, Contributor, Blogger, Alltopper, and New York Times … Continue reading »

7 Questions With Liz Strauss

7 Questions With Liz Strauss
by Brendan Schneider ·

Is your school attempting to blog? Have you begun a personal blog? Do you know who Liz Strauss is?   If you blog, … Continue reading »