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...



Short Student Video

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
I set a goal last week to shoot, edit, and publish a university video in a single afternoon. It won’t win any awards for production, but it has people. Real people, under real circumstances can sometimes compensate for shaky camera, awkward cuts, an...



We take these things seriously.

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
At length, I could wax poetic about Steve Jobs and Apple, and what they mean to my career and personal life. To spare you, I will simply post a 30-second audio clip from @davepell of Tweetage Wasteland. audio url ..the highlight for me, of a collection of...



Our New Tool Will Fix Everything

Posted by College Web Guy 01-01-1970 12:00 am
I produce these infographics free of charge. Larger version. We all have certain talents. Mine just happens to center on Data Visualization of Complex Topics.



How NOT to target your marketing messages

Posted by Grad School Marketer 01-01-1970 12:00 am
A lot has been said about the Drake University's "D+ advantage" marketing campaign. Stamats offers a good explanation of its recommended strategy (the classic three-option conservative/edgy/"courageous" approach) on its blog, and I applaud the creativity ...