No, YOURE Crying! How Two Schools Turned a Cinderella Story into Social Media Gold

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 2:12 pm


March Madness, the wonderful chaos that is the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, is the most wonderful time of the year for many sports fans. A major appeal is when underdog schools make it into the tournament and even sometimes slay the ...



Easy, Affordable Digital Signs with WordPress

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 1:12 pm


How to get relevant campus-related news out to students Greg Marshall, Web Services Manager at Truman State University argues that the majority of scholars doesn’t read their emails, doesn’t read college print materials and due to different t...



Episode 021 Book Marketing Entrepreneur Shawn Manaher

Posted by CKSyme.com 10-18-2016 10:51 am


In this episode of the Smarty Pants Book Marketing Podcast, Shawn Manaher, founder of Book Marketing Tools and Reader Deals tackles how authors can use free books, legitimate reviews, and networking with other authors to build long-term book sales. The po...



Pics or It Didnt Happen: How to Get the Most from Your Photos and Videos

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 6:26 am


Everything is being captured today. Universities and colleges are producing massive amounts of pictures and videos covering various events, happenings, and everyday situations happening on and around campus. The content is shared on social media, websites...



Nested Content Strategy: Adding Layers to Rally Content Teams

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 12:27 am


Amy Grace Wells reflects on her time at the University of South Carolina in MCS6, and as the first content strategist, she had to build a lot of new things. Of course, she had to fight all the “stuff” that got thrown at the wall,



Stop Repeating Yourself: Modularized WordPress Development

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 12:23 am


Jim Barnes Web Applications Developer, University of Central Florida Jo Dickson Web Applications Programmer, University of Central Florida https://2016reg.highedweb.org/psessions/detail/691667c1-72fe-4974-8f23-18efc701eb87 Jim and Jo’s office is sup...



360-Degree Video: We Live In The Future

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-18-2016 12:21 am


Arielle Mari, Mark Lee, and Karen To from Colorado College presented a post-lunch session on 360-degree video. (You can find all their examples at 2cc.co/heweb16 — and looks great on mobile!) 360-degree video allows potential students a literal wind...



Project Management: The Musical

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-17-2016 10:08 pm


The attendees of High Ed Web have always been a musical, #karaokeplane-loving bunch. However, Allison Manley and Joe Allen-Black of Palantir.net noticed an even deeper connection– web project management has a lot in common with the traits of all goo...



Agile: Not Just for Developers Anymore

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-17-2016 8:43 pm


Why does agile development exist, and why does it make sense to involve the creatives in addition to developers David DeMello, Director of Web Strategy, Cornell University, ILR School, covered those topics and more in Agile: Not Just for Developers Anym...



Keynote Speaker Kimberly Bryant: Lets Redefine the White Male Geek Norm

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-17-2016 8:24 pm


Kimberly Bryants pre-teen daughter was a big gamer and loved computer camp but told her mom that the boys got more attention than the girls. Kai was the only black girl, and one of few girls, at an elite Stanford University summer program in 2011.