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 ...



Coach Ricky Ray And The Model of A Public Apology

Posted by 01-27-2014 12:34 pm


Over the weekend, Mississippi State mens basketball coach Ricky Ray made an inappropriate comment to Ole Miss player Marshall Henderson just seconds before their rivalry game ended with an Ole Miss win. On Sunday, Coach Ray took to Instagram to make a pu...



Whos on first, Whats on second, I Dont Know is on third

Posted by Alaina Wiens 01-16-2014 10:14 pm


Sometimes, despite what my ENTJ brain wants to believe, a problem doesn’t have a black-and-white, clear-cut solution. There is not always a single right answer. If this statement causes you pain, you may be your office’s Alaina. Surely, you th...



Is FacebookGate Troll Marketing

Posted by SquaredPeg 01-01-1970 12:00 am
—- Note from Brad – Today, for the first time ever, I lend the SquaredPeg platform to another higher ed colleague.  Meet Lougan Bishop, Web Specialist at Belmont University (@lougan).  Lougan has been at the forefront of ‘FacebookGate 3....



Facebook Pages Admin: New Changes!

Posted by SquaredPeg 01-01-1970 12:00 am
*First time to SquaredPeg  Subscribe via Email or RSS today.* There’s nothing like waking up on a Tuesday and having an email you sent yesterday about the Admin Panel of a Facebook Page be completely wrong now. That’s right, Facebook has rede...



Has Twitter Hit A Ceiling in Higher Ed

Posted by SquaredPeg 01-01-1970 12:00 am
The other day, Evan Williams from Twitter commented that ‘Twitter will get to a billion members‘. I’ll talk to that in a moment, but I want to give you some background on my thought process first. If you want to skip straight to the data...