The Appeal of Text Campaigns

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-09-2019 8:39 pm


As schools look for innovative ways to reach alumni, peer-to-peer texting is emerging as an effective communications tooland not just for annual fund appeals. Its quick. Its simple. And it avoids the challenge of attracting attention in an overloaded e...



Top Podcasts of 2018

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-09-2019 11:00 am


In 2015, Higher Ed Live started making all our episodes available for free via podcasts. Check out the Top Podcasts of 2017. Since launching, youve downloaded our podcast more than 171,280 times! Here are the top downloaded podcasts of 2018: Admissions L...



Is Facebook dead Melissa Mae Cheaters epic data-driven presentation says: Hard no!

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 01-04-2019 2:10 pm


“Facebook is dead!” How many times have you read that In tech blogs, in industry blogs or even (cue the irony) on Facebook Breaking (or not) news: Melissa Mae Cheater, digital content manager from Western University, has found that Facebook ...



Higher Ed Trends: 2019 edition

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-03-2019 8:00 pm


It’s a new year. What better way to kick things off then to check in on higher ed trends. Weve tapped two Higher Ed Live OGs to bring you this episode. Hear from producer and host, Ashley Budd, and our network founder Seth Odell. Ashley will ask Se...



20 Years of Webmastering at Illinois

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-03-2019 7:42 pm


The University of Illinois has a legendary history in technical achievement, with faculty and alumni creating such things as the first graphical browser, YouTube, and PayPal, to name just a few. This explains why the school is celebrating its 20th annual ...



Employees and Students as Brand Ambassadors: How to Get Around Decreasing Organic Reach in Social Media

Posted by HigherEd Live 01-02-2019 11:00 am


Like our peer institutions in North America, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) relies heavily on social media to build our brand. Changes in social media use and a significant drop in organic reach on the traditional social media platforms have force...



Wheres Karine Jolys 2018 Selection of #HigherEd Holidays Videos

Posted by College Web Editor 12-19-2018 2:35 pm


A new twist on Higher Ed Holidays Tradition This year you can find the list on Higher Ed Experts blog!



Seven Tips to Build Online Trust Among Prospective Students

Posted by HigherEd Live 12-19-2018 11:00 am


Communications and marketing teams, you have a problem. Prospective students dont trust you online. Heres how you can fix it. According to a recent study from the Knight Foundation the abundance of fake or deceptive content online has caused almost h...



Become a Higher Ed Live Host

Posted by HigherEd Live 12-17-2018 10:00 am


Higher Ed Live is please to announce the call for new hosts is open. APPLY NOW Application deadline: February 1, 2019. Tips for Applying Hosting live episodes is fun and rewarding. Here are some things you should know before applying. Who should apply We...



Looking Back and Thinking Forward: Reflections, Stories and Predictions

Posted by HigherEd Live 12-13-2018 1:46 am


Join past Student Affairs Live hosts Heather Shea and Ed Cabellon as they reflect back on learning, experiences, and stories as former hosts. We’ll also explore the current state of student affairs and predictions on where we’re heading as a p...