Meet #hewebNE conference keynote: Jason Pamental on text vs. visuals, issues & #highered websites

Posted by College Web Editor 04-22-2014 7:40 am


Helping you learn and grow in your higher ed career – no matter how you do it. That’s Higher Ed Experts’ motto! That’s why I spent my time chasing the latest trends, doing research, developing online programs (conferences & co...



5 easy ways to optimize your website images

Posted by HighEdWebTech 04-21-2014 1:07 pm


One easy thing that I notice sites don't optimize are their images. I often see large images that are uploaded into a CMS or other page and just sized down, not scaled, mind you, just resized small. The post 5 easy ways to optimize your website images ap...



Monitoring Social Media To Prevent A Crisis

Posted by 04-21-2014 7:36 am


Last week I started a series on how to include social media in your crisis communications plans. Part one of the series outlines the five necessary elements every crisis communications plan should include (link) . This week we’ll tackle the first of...



Monitoring Social Media To Prevent A Crisis: Part Two

Posted by 04-21-2014 7:36 am


Last week I started a series on how to include social media in your crisis communications plans. Part one of the series outlines the five necessary elements every crisis communications plan should include (link) . This week we’ll tackle the first of...



A Crowd Funding Experiment

Posted by Mike McCready - Social Media and Marketing 04-20-2014 4:40 pm


Crowd funding through tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have revolutionized fundraising for non-profit and commercial endeavors. In the last three years the amount of funds raised through crowd funding sites has tripled to over $5 billion worldwide.  Q...



Getting Started with Big Data

Posted by HigherEd Live 04-18-2014 9:10 am


For decades, Advancement shops have served their institutions well by extracting maximum value from a very limited set of data. We have worked effectively with data points related to the student experiences of alumni — class year, degree type, area ...



Part 2: A New Approach To Digital Fundraising

Posted by HigherEd Live 04-17-2014 2:25 pm


In my last post, I discussed how we crowdsourced short video entries from University of Virginia students showcasing an individual display of talent. From these submissions, we selected 12 finalists for a Digital Talent Show competition that functioned as...



Project Success or Mess It Could Depend on the Information Architecture

Posted by mStoner blog 04-17-2014 8:06 am


The primary benefits of a well-constructed information architecture are generally understood. A good information architecture creates clear paths for website visitors, makes a site easier to navigate, and enhances the user experience. But this blog...



Buzzr Higher Ed: It Might Be for You

Posted by mStoner blog 04-16-2014 10:30 am


Nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Park in upstate New York, Paul Smiths College isnt your typical liberal arts college. Surrounded by the natural beauty and diverse wildlife of the Adirondacks, Paul Smiths provides...



Admitted Student Communities

Posted by HigherEd Live 04-16-2014 9:05 am


In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine discusses the best techniques to manage admitted student communities with Lougan Bishop, Social Media & Digital Marketing Specialist at Belmont University, Meghan Bates, a student at Texas State ...