Moving from an army of one to a team of many

Posted by MattHerzberger.com 01-01-1970 12:00 am
It a hard transition to go from doing it all to breaking up responsibilities and relying on others to do things at the caliber you expect but it is necessary to be a successful leader or team member. Thinking back about my transition over the last …...



Crisis communications the unplanned scenarios

Posted by MattHerzberger.com 01-01-1970 12:00 am
When running our emergency scenarios we many times focus on perfectly packaged events in which things all going as planned. This goes against the very idea of a crisis, things are not planned. Here are a few scenarios or situations … Continue readin...



CMS selection for YOUR institution

Posted by MattHerzberger.com 01-01-1970 12:00 am
On all higher ed web listservs there is a monthly discussion that comes up about what CMS to select. My advice trust no one, myself included. Content management system selection is a long, unsexy process but it is a process … Continue reading →...



Social medias role during a crisis

Posted by MattHerzberger.com 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Many times I think people look at social media as one of the mediums where you canned releases or text messages go. I think this is a bad practice, social media needs more of a focus and more immediacy in an emergency … Continue reading →



My Fav Tweets of 2013

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
I never post here anymore. It’s sad and despicable. Twitter seems to suit my shortened attention span, and a good deal of my professional development as a university web guy seems to begin and end with great tweets and links from Higher Ed colleague...



Video: RedDot users, set free into WordPress

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Like prisoners emerging from a lifetime behind bars, a group of departmental website managers step blinking into the sunlight with what appears for all the world to be a wave and a smile. And they have much to be joyful about. For this is the first time t...



Great Things Worth Sharing

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
It’s always stressful, starting a new job. So I’ve been doing more reading to help formulate some ideas, to get inspired. Some of these things are worth sharing: On Students and Social Media: Teaching our students how to manage their digital i...



Im Leaving. And were Hiring

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
“There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it’s often a comfort to shift one’s position and be bruised in a new place.” Washington Irving Tales of...



Stop Talking. Start Showing

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
“Sometimes in our enthusiasm we may be creating the very resistance we’re trying to overcome. ..What we find cool, others find intimidating. What we find useful, others find threatening. What we find magical, others find scary. And the very be...



University Infographics: Yes, you should.

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
According to the report Content, The New Marketing Equation, “Visual information reigns supreme, from video to images to infographics.” This revolutionary insight, filed under the “duh” category just beneath “Most mammals hav...