Archive for the ‘Conferences’ Category

12 Analytics Wild Cards for 2016 in #highered

January 8th, 2016 Karine Joly 14 Comments

Heard about the “Cards-AgainstFor-Social-Media-Strategy” Game? If you follow the latest higher ed social media news on Twitter, you might have seen a few pictures shared by higher ed social media professionals like Kate Post or Mike Petroff who got their hands on the game designed and created by Princeton’s Social Media team last year: Social […]

Sneak Peek of the 3rd Higher Ed Social Media Conference: #HESM15 Preview Day [Storify] #hesm

November 19th, 2015 Karine Joly 11 Comments

Practice Makes Perfect I’ve spent most the day yesterday in rehearsals with 11 speakers (1 lost her voice so we had to reschedule) of the Higher Ed Social Media Conference scheduled Dec 2, 2015 – an event that is now almost sold out. This preview day is a fantastic opportunity for everybody to practice to […]

10 #AMAHigherEd conference sessions to attend in Chicago on Nov 15-18, 2015

November 11th, 2015 Karine Joly 15 Comments

The 2015 Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education If you’re in charge of marketing at your institution, you probably know that the AMA Symposium or the Marketing of Higher Education is going to take place next week. With more than a thousand attendees, this conference is one of the major events for higher ed […]

12 Surprising Social Media Outcomes for #HigherEd

November 10th, 2015 Karine Joly 37 Comments

Social media in higher education is always full of surprises – often amazingly good and sometimes pretty bad. Surprises come with the territory, but so does routine with social media work. That’s why I wanted to know the most surprising social media outcome the 12 presenters of the 2015 Higher Ed Social Media Conference experienced. […]

12 #hesm pros explain how they manage social media

November 2nd, 2015 Karine Joly 17 Comments

Social media is 24/7. It never stops. It’s definitely something you HAVE TO manage as any of the 12 Higher Ed Social Media Professionals presenting at the 3rd Higher Ed Social Media Conference (available on-demand). Their days are as busy as yours – ofren with an extra dose of social media. That’s why I asked […]

Social Media ROI in #highered: 12 #hesm pros go on the record

October 28th, 2015 Karine Joly 25 Comments

Between higher education and measurement, it’s always been complicated. Add social media to the mix, and you often get weird reactions and vague comments once the ROI (return on investment) question is raised. Yet, it’s time to have a serious conversation about social media measurement in higher education, so maybe we can stop doing busy […]

Get ready for 2016 with the #HigherEd Social Media Online Conference #hesm

October 20th, 2015 Karine Joly 12 Comments

Has Everybody on Your Team Gone to a Conference This Year? Whether it’s for budget reasons, lack of time or even family matters, it’s not always possible to get everybody to fly across the country to attend one of the great higher ed conferences out there. That’s why I launched back in 2013 the 1st […]

Missed the #heweb15 conference? Check this selection of slides, posts & resources

October 7th, 2015 Karine Joly 25 Comments

The Big #heweb15 Recap I didn’t make it to the HighEdWeb Conference this year, but I did follow the #heweb15 backchannel on Twitter & read the posts about the conference sessions published by the excellent team of bloggers from LINK, the journal of the HighEdWeb Association. So, here are the slides I was able to […]

15 #heweb15 conference sessions to attend in Milwaukee on Oct 5-7, 2015

September 29th, 2015 Karine Joly 29 Comments

The High Ed Web Conference: The Paradox of Choice – Really Whether or not you’re going to Milwaukee next week, you probably know that the #heweb conference – the annual conference of the higher ed web professionals – is almost upon us. I love this conference: it’s a great place to take the pulse of […]

Present at the 3rd Higher Ed Social Media Conference: Submit a proposal by Sep 23 #hesm

September 9th, 2015 Karine Joly 9 Comments

In search of great sessions for the 3rd Annual Higher Ed Social Media Conference (Dec 2, 2015) Last year, the 2nd edition of Higher Ed Social Media Conference was a big hit. Hundreds of participants from more than 90 different institutions based in the US, Canada and the UK gathered around big and small screens […]

#PSEWEB 2015 Keynote: Falling in Love (again) with Analytics in #highered [VIDEO + SLIDES]

July 29th, 2015 Karine Joly 4 Comments

Keynote, Analytics, Love, Nicest Audience Ever and… Edith Piaf I’m back at the office after 2 great days attending and speaking at the 2015 edition of the PSEWeb Conference (kind of the Canadian flavor of the HighEdWeb conference) in Montreal. It’s been a blast especially as I got a chance to give a keynote about […]

#PSEWeb Conference in Montreal: Tips, Apps and Useful Links from a Local

July 21st, 2015 Karine Joly 9 Comments

Did I mention how excited I am to attend and present at next week one of the best higher ed conferences for digital pros, PSEWeb? I know I did last week, but I’m SO excited – so please forgive me if you are not going to attend (just skip this post, the next one in […]

Calling all Analytics lovers in #highered, #pseweb and #hesm: Share your story!

July 15th, 2015 Karine Joly 9 Comments

What’s your relationship status with Analytics? Ok, I’ll admit it right away, I have a strange relationship with analytics. Call it a weird interest, a passion or a compulsion, but I’ve been fascinated by the use of digital analytics in higher education since I conducted my 1st online survey about it in 2010. For the […]

Content strategy: 12 useful tips for #highered content professionals

March 23rd, 2015 Karine Joly 27 Comments

It’s easy to create content, right? Get a topic, start typing, add a visual and tada! It’s easy to create some content, but, as you know, creating good, useful content isn’t. It’s part art and part science, because great content requires the right topic, the right audience, the right author, the right format and the […]

2005-2015: Good conferences for #highered web and #hesm professionals

February 10th, 2015 Karine Joly 10 Comments

This post is #6 in a series of 10 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of this blog while looking back at the past decade in higher ed digital marketing and communications. Conferences in the higher ed digital profession: the first social network Conferences have always been a big part of professional development for digital professionals […]

Why should your team attend the 2016 #highered Analytics Conference? #hea16

January 29th, 2015 Karine Joly 5 Comments

The Super Bowl of Higher Ed Analytics If you’ve attended the previous editions, you know the answer: the HEA Conference is to higher ed digital analytics what the Super Bowl is to football – with new and returning players but always a brand new game! I spent the entire day yesterday watching the A-game of […]