Generation Z Goes to College

Posted by HigherEd Live 04-19-2016 3:15 pm


What are the unique characteristics of Generation Z, or those born from 1995-2010 How should our college and university organizations, environments, policies, and curriculum adapt to best meet the needs of this newest generation What do student affairs ...



Say goodbye to LinkedIn #highered Rankings, dont get attached to your University Page

Posted by College Web Editor 04-19-2016 8:42 am


LinkedIn is getting out of the college decision process on May 16 If you’re the adminstrator of your LinkedIn University Page, you’ve just received this email about important updates to Linkedin higher ed features. While the social media platf...



AMAs big 7 #MarketingProblems (plus one of my own)

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 04-18-2016 6:23 pm


The marketing business has some big problems, according to the American Marketing Association. The AMA laid out what it sees as the seven biggest marketing problems in its April 2016 edition of Marketing News. These are the things that keep marketers up a...



Build Better Personas: Three Habits to Break

Posted by mStoner blog 04-18-2016 6:10 am


I had lunch recently with a professional colleague who said that he used personas heavily in the redesign of an international news site. He told me about how the project team created names, faces, histories and demographic details they even produced lif...



WordPress.com goes full HTTPS for hosted sites

Posted by HighEdWebTech 04-14-2016 9:14 am


WordPress.com has partnered with Let's Encrypt, a new service offering free SSL certificates, to painlessly offer SSL to sites without the site owner having to know how to install SSL. The post WordPress.com goes full HTTPS for hosted sites appeared first...



Should we call it alumni relations anymore

Posted by HigherEd Live 04-13-2016 4:02 pm


Alumni relations organizations are facing two significant challenges the ability to align with advancement priorities and the capability to measure return on investment. Maybe its time we start thinking about alumni relations differently. In doing so, ...



5 Tips To Keep Bullying At Bay In Your Blog Comments

Posted by CKSyme.com 04-13-2016 9:53 am


Bullying is so ingrained in our culture today that we dont even notice it anymore. And one of the places they flourish is in your blog comments. If you allow comments on your blog, you may want to consider discouraging a culture of bullying. There is not...



One Huge Reason to Keep Your WordPress Up To Date

Posted by HighEdWebTech 04-12-2016 10:45 am


As if the constant security threats, plugin takeovers, and general state of malware wasn’t enough motivation to keep your WordPress installation updated to its latest versions, here’s a major reason to keep your WordPress installation, themes,...



Why Authors Need to Separate Business Media From Social Media

Posted by CKSyme.com 04-12-2016 9:23 am


In the last thirty days, there were over 140,000 new releases on Amazon. Currently there are over three million books ebooks and 30 million paperbacks for sale on Amazon.com. A recent Author Guild report in Publishers Weekly noted that 56% of authors who...



Book review: There Is Life After College

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 04-11-2016 8:35 pm


When I graduated from high school in the late 1970s, going off to college wasn’t necessarily the default next step for all of my classmates. Several of my friends from the class of ’78 went straight to work, landing decent blue-collar manufact...