Communicating Weather Closures Via Social Media

Posted by HighEdWebTech 01-30-2014 10:25 am


Communicating weather closures through social media needs to be part of your emergency communications mix.The post Communicating Weather Closures Via Social Media appeared first on HighEdWebTech.



#HigherEd Analytics in 2014: Tips & Insights by Joshua Dodson (@joshuaddodson) from EKU

Posted by Higher Ed Analytics 01-29-2014 7:25 am


Joshua Dodson, SEO and Web Analyst at Eastern Kentucky University, is one of the 12 higher ed professionals presenting at the 2014 Higher Ed Analytics Conference. Joshua also teaches Higher Ed Experts’ 4-week courses on Web Analytics and SEO for hig...



Advancement Live 1/28: Alumni Learning and Travel

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-28-2014 2:33 pm


Today’s show was all about alumni engagement programs centered around learning and travel. Kevin Conley, Director of Alumni & Parent Travel at the University of Virginia and Robin Albing, Director of Continuing Education and Travel at Dartmouth ...



Alumni Learning and Travel

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-28-2014 2:33 pm


Today’s show was all about alumni engagement programs centered around learning and travel. Kevin Conley, Director of Alumni & Parent Travel at the University of Virginia and Robin Albing, Director of Continuing Education and Travel at Dartmouth ...



Introducing Your Content: Page Titles and Headings

Posted by Meet Content 01-28-2014 10:48 am


Last week, Georgy talked about the importance of headlines for introducing stories and enticing readers. But how do these lessons learned for headlines in news and featured content translate to other forms of content such as admissions and academic webp...



Here Comes Universal Analytics

Posted by mStoner blog 01-28-2014 10:22 am


Last March, Google announced the beta release of Universal Analytics. What followed were a number of changes within Google Analytics, from improved segmentation to reorganized reports around behavior, acquisition, and conversion. There also were changes.....



Gettin Schooled on LinkedIn University

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 01-28-2014 9:47 am


In August 2013, LinkedIn rolled out a new feature, University Pages, in order to help students make a decision on their future institution. It sounds great for them, but for social media managers, it might just feel like one new thing to figure out. Lin...



10 Tips for a Successful Student Recruiting Campaign

Posted by .eduGuru 01-28-2014 9:43 am


With 2014 underway and plans being made for the coming school year, its wise to reflect on the marketing techniques you employed during last years student recruitment. Having a clear picture of what worked and what didnt will provide you direction as y...



No MOOCs for Iran or Syria

Posted by GlobalHigherEd 01-28-2014 1:41 am


Yesterdays news that Coursera and Udacity need to follow US sanction rules is a reminder that the forces shaping the evolving global geographies of MOOCs is an issue that needs to be grappled with more thoroughly and systematically. In recent entries her...



The State of Social Media in Higher Ed

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 01-27-2014 11:08 pm


As far as social media is concerned, 2008 might as well have been five decades ago, not five years ago. Facebook had 100 million users — today, it boasts more than 10 times as many. Twitter logged 100 million tweets per quarter. (Currently, it sees ...