Enough with the IT Cowboys, Firefighters and Heroes

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 01-31-2013 7:19 am


When will we decide as a profession that we have had enough of the IT cowboys, firefighters and heroes Isn’t it time for the sheriff to run every last IT cowboy out of town with orders to never show their face around … Continue reading →...



How journalist-friendly is your #highered website

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 01-30-2013 6:49 am


Media relations and PR in higher education continues to evolve. The old days of pitching story ideas or blindly sending out news releases is giving way to a different model — one that relies more on the Internet to connect us to our audiences. We...



How to Set Up an Easy to Use Online Monitoring System Part Two

Posted by CKSyme.com 01-29-2013 1:02 pm


Part of being social (as opposed to doing social) is monitoring what others are saying about you and knowing when to respond.  In part one, I outlined the basics of setting up Twitter lists and Google Alerts to build the foundation of a simple online moni...



Tumblr: Why You Might Fall In Love (Part 1)

Posted by CASE Social Media 01-29-2013 11:00 am


Aaron W. Jaco, digital media specialist at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, writes about the launch of Drake's Tumblr.



Work Hacks and Getting Stuff Done

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-29-2013 9:48 am


Join Joel Goodman (@joelgoodman), head of Bravery Transmedia, as he discusses the ever-important topic of work hacks and getting stuff done with a great panel of guests: Ron Bronson (@ronbronson), webmaster at Eastern Wyoming College and one half of Highe...



Student Affairs Live Featuring David Felper and Colleen Towle

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-29-2013 8:00 am


Wednesday, January 30th at 12:00pm EST Broadcasted over Google Plus, On-Air Hangout Conversation: #SAlive Tomorrow, on Student Affairs Live, I will sit down virtually, via  Google Plus On-Air Hangouts, with David Felper and Colleen Towle, from the Law Fir...



5 real web analytics solutions to #highered problems

Posted by College Web Editor 01-29-2013 7:30 am


Do you know what digital analytics can do for you, your stakeholders, your visitors or your institution There is so (too) much you need to know to understand what digital analytics can do… In higher education, we can’t spend days working on ...



Cloud Computing in Education

Posted by .eduGuru 01-28-2013 10:02 am


For those in the education sector, “the cloud” can seem like a nebulous and unattainable technology goal, used only by large enterprises and corporations. But the cloud has the power to drastically advance the goals of the educational system: ...



Post-Mortem on the JCU Christmas Video

Posted by HighEdWebTech 01-28-2013 9:00 am


I thought I'd be interesting to take a look at one of the best, or worst, parts of any higher ed marketer/web person's job: the annual Christmas or holiday video.



Meet Gareth Henderson!

Posted by mStoner blog 01-28-2013 8:30 am


I’m thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the mStoner team, Gareth Henderson. Gareth joins mStoner as marketing assistant. I am so excited that I wish I could write this entire post in...