Net neutrality is more complicated than you think

Posted by Alaina Wiens 04-02-2014 4:50 pm


Net neutrality is a concept surrounded by much debate, with a storied past and murky future. On the heels of Comcast Corporations recent $45 billion bid to purchase Time Warner Cablea move posing arguable threat to net neutrality as we know itI was str...



Register Now: Information Architecture Webinar Series

Posted by mStoner blog 04-02-2014 12:30 pm


Broaden your knowledge of information architecture (IA) with mStoners two-part IA webinar series: Information Architecture: Journeys and Destinations Wednesday, April 23, at 2:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 p.m. CST Information Architecture: Return Trips Wednesday, ...



Adventures in meme-jacking

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 04-02-2014 8:33 am


Pulling pranks on April Fools’ Day can be a risky venture for higher ed organizations. I speak from experience. A couple of years ago, we tried to be clever by turning our university homepage into a giant QR code. The joke fell flat. We were a littl...



Meet #hewebpitt conference closing keynote: Brad Frost on Present-Friendly Web, Atomic Design & #highered websites

Posted by College Web Editor 04-02-2014 7:25 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...



College and University April Fools Homepages, 2014 Edition

Posted by mStoner blog 04-02-2014 1:49 am


Colleges and universities are notorious for April Fools’ Homepage takeovers  pranks, hoaxes, stunts, jests, jokes, and shenanigans displayed right there on the front door of the website. Why not Humor makes education relatable! Here’s a...



Top 5 Fishy April Fools Day #highered Web Homepages

Posted by College Web Editor 04-01-2014 4:53 pm


April Fool’s Day: National Higher Ed Web Team Holiday! It’s a tradition. On April Fool’s Day many webbies go crazily creative, geeky and funny with their website homepages. I’m sure you’ve seen your share so far, but I just w...



Wow. Such website. Many April. So Fools.

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 04-01-2014 1:05 am


Wow. April foolery is in the air — and on college and university websites around the world, including ours. Here’s the explanation.Filed under: blogging, higher education, just for fun



Communicating Your Brand in the Campus Visit

Posted by mStoner blog 03-31-2014 12:00 pm


I believe that branding is 10% what you say and 90% what you do. We higher ed marketers spend most of our time focusing on brand messaging the things we communicate on websites and...



2014 Social Media Toolkit

Posted by HigherEd Live 03-31-2014 9:29 am


Higher Ed Live guest host Stephanie St.Martin from Boston College speaks with Cara Rousseau and Amanda Peralta about social media campaigns at Duke University, Erin Supinka a current student and social media ambassador from Rochester Institute of Technolo...



Best Practices for Email Newsletter Content Planning

Posted by Meet Content 03-30-2014 8:06 pm


Everyone loves to prognosticate about the future of email, including whether or not anyone still reads it or if well soon be able to check it via our refrigerators. For better or for worse, email remains a ubiquitous form of communication today. Accordin...