We wanted to share a free 30-minute webinar we're putting on later this month:Moving from Broadcasting to Community BuildingWant to create a more meaningful social media experience for your audience? Hoping to get your followers to do more than just like your posts or favorite your tweets? Sign up for our free 30-minute Webinar entitled "Moving from Broadcasting to Community Building".Learn how to:Be a…See More
We just released our 4th annual Facebook and Admissions White Paper. It contains data collected from 147 colleges and universities about how they use Facebook in their recruitment and yield efforts.It's packed with great data on:What admissions offices are doing on FacebookWhat resources they are dedicating to these effortsHow schools are using current studentsHow they're measuring the impact of their Facebook effortsWhere…See More
We're conducting our annual survey on Facebook and Admissions. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at:http://www.varsityoutreach.com/FacebookSurvey/Our GoalOur goal is to explore trends related to how schools are using Facebook to reach out to prospective and admitted students.How Is the Data Used?All data will be shown in the aggregate. Answers from individual schools will not be released and will remain…See More
The 3rd annual Facebook and Admissions white paper is now out! It contains data collected from 160 colleges and universities about how they use Facebook in their recruitment and yield efforts.It's packed with great data on:What admissions offices are doing on FacebookWhat resources they are dedicating to these effortsHow schools are using current studentsHow they're measuring the impact of their Facebook effortsWe also…See More
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"