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 ...



Higher ed marketing lessons from my Disney vacation

Posted by Grad School Marketer 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Note: Sorry for the temporary hiatus in blogging. I'll be catching up on some posts over the next few weeks and returning to my weekly schedule in the new year.After surviving an intense blitz of fall publication production, I spent a week in November wit...



University of Colorado Denver Episode #325

Posted by EDU Checkup 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Nick DeNardis reviews the University of Colorado Denver website and gives it a 0-100 score based on their visual design, information architecture and code quality.