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
Hello,I'm in charge of information systems at SUNY Orange, but our budget isn't currently allowing us to hire a full-time web developer, so I was looking for outsourced solutions that other institutions can recommend. We have a few PHP/MySQL applications, and will be shortly moving to OmniUpdate as far as general content management. We also have a Luminis portal.Any suggestions?Thank you in advance.ArturSee More
"I would support using LinkedIn for this group (and have confirmed that I am a member over there). Generally I follow highered topics/people on twitter, but long-range/complicated discussions are impossible on that platform. A combo of…"
"Emergency Alerts for OU Campus allows you to communicate with students, staff, and the community with custom website announcements. When time matters most, make sure your website is the go-to place for info."
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"Hi Mark, in line with many others who have posted, first a big thank you for providing this resource for so many years. I was a keen reader of it and occasional poster a good few years ago. And I loved my Website Hero mug until I dropped it and had…"
"I was a recent addition and did not find too much activity here that I could leverage but LinkedIn does seem to be the logical destination. Perhaps there is interest here and you can crowd source the migration. Migrating the content could…"
"I would be very sorry to see this resource go. I am just a one person shop at my college and feel quite a alone as far as anyone understanding the complexity of what I do. It's a wonderful thing to see people facing the same challenges I face…"
"I wouldn't feel necessary to stick with Ning if the cost isn't a burden. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Slack are all satisfactory options in my opinion. Slack is a great option for more instant communication, and you'll probably find a lot…"
"Thank you Mark, this has been an invaluable resource - particularly for seeing how our cohorts at other institutions approach the problems we all face.
But, as many people have said today, I haven't visited in a while. I think that's…"