Archive for the ‘Content Strategy’ Category

14 #hesm pros share tips, techniques & tools to manage time and social media

November 10th, 2014 Karine Joly 18 Comments

Social media takes time – a lot of time. It never stops. Managing time is one of the challenges most often mentioned by the 14 Higher Ed Social Media Professionals I interviewed for a previous post who will present at the 2014 Higher Ed Social Media Conference on December 3, 2014. Like yours, their day […]

14 #hesm pros share their biggest work challenges and coping strategies

November 4th, 2014 Karine Joly 15 Comments

Social media is all about the people, especially in higher education where our ultimate mission is to engage our great communities around learning and professional growth. That’s why I’m so excited by the upcoming Higher Ed Social Media Conference (Dec 3, 2014). It’s such a fantastic opportunity to work with 15 amazing social media professionals […]

Meet #hewebMI conference keynote: Scott Kubie on content strategy, dead content & #highered websites

May 21st, 2014 Karine Joly 3 Comments

Helping you learn and grow in your higher ed career – no matter how you do it. That’s Higher Ed Experts’ motto! That’s why I spent my time chasing the latest trends, doing research, developing online programs (conferences & courses) as well as teaching. That’s also the reason why I’ve chosen – this year again […]

Higher Ed Content Voices: Proven strategies to improve digital content from 13 #highered pros

April 15th, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

Just starting out with Content Strategy? No reason to feel bad about it. Most of us are beginners, anyway :-) Only 3 years ago nobody was talking about content strategy in higher education and the other industries were just warming up to the discipline after the first edition of Content Strategy for the Web by […]

Higher Ed Content Voices: 13 great tips to create better content from #highered pros

April 8th, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

Got content headaches? Content issues in higher education can be messy: many audiences, many content contributors, many channels and lots of headaches ;-) If you are in charge of defining or implementing content strategy at your university or college, don’t you wish you could pick the brain of other content strategists working in higher ed? […]

Got Content issues? Register your team for the 2014 #highered Content Conference (Apr 30, 2014) #HEC14

March 18th, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

“What about content?” If you have ever heard this question while planning or discussing a website redesign, a social media campaign or an email marketing program at your school, the 2014 Higher Ed Content Conference is for you, your team — and all your content contributors on campus! With its different audiences, goals and content […]

A big thank you and a question after 9 years of #highered blogging

February 12th, 2014 Karine Joly 7 Comments

I’m going personal (and a bit emotional) today. Wow, I’ve been blogging about web, communications and social media in higher education for 9 years (13 of blogging in total if anybody is keeping scores ;0). I’ve actually been at it long before we talked about social media – yep, it was first called “new media,” […]

Take part in the 1st #HigherEd Content Online Conference: Submit a proposal by Feb 26!

February 11th, 2014 Karine Joly No Comments

To address many requests made after I hosted the Higher Ed Social Media Conference last December and the Higher Ed Analytics Conference last week, I’m happy to announce that Higher Ed Experts will host a new online conference focused on higher ed content, strategy and processes — with YOUR help. Calling all higher ed content […]

Behind-the-Scene: Redesigned #highered Academic Program Pages at @wagnercollege

December 16th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

While prospective students have always seen the college experience as much more than the degree they get when they graduate, majors and academic areas of interest are an important part of the decision process for students — and their parents. That’s the reason why I tried to raise awareness around academic program pages earlier this […]

Social Media TOS Tuesday: Can You Repost Followers’ Photos or Videos on Instagram? #hesm #highered

September 10th, 2013 Karine Joly 5 Comments

UPDATE Nov 7, 2014: Isn’t it time to update @Instragram Community Guidelines about “regramming” photos? Social Media TOS Tuesdays? The headline might be a bit lame, but, the goal of this new series of posts isn’t. Over the past few months I’ve taken an unusual (and unhealthy) interest in the terms of service (TOS) of […]

Is Instagram the new #hesm campus press release platform in #highered?

May 28th, 2013 Karine Joly 2 Comments

Hashtags FTW Ah, the power of hashtags… They made Twitter by allowing total strangers with common interests to connect on the 140-character social media platform. Instagram and Pinterest have used them since day 1, LinkedIn has adopted them and it looks like Facebook should be next. In higher ed, they were front and center in […]

Student Voice: It’s all about (public) relations by Gillian Richard

May 17th, 2013 Karine Joly 1 Comment

The little story behind this guest blog post Gillian Richard is a student at The University of Alabama and a member of their PRSSA chapter. She is also a member of Platform Magazine, an online, student-run publication at UA. Last but not least, she is incredibly patient and has fantastic professional communication skills. Gillian pitched […]

Help to make the case for a #highered responsive website

May 10th, 2013 Karine Joly 1 Comment

If you don’t have a responsive website yet and you’re reading this post, chances are you are working on it or are convinced this is the way to go with your higher ed website. However, some of you might work for institutions where the pros and cons of responsive websites are still debated. Well, fire […]

“Get your #highered content ready for responsive design” says Sara Wachter-Boettcher, book author & @alistapart editor-in-chief

April 16th, 2013 Karine Joly No Comments

Sara Wachter-Boettcher to present about Higher Ed Responsive Websites According to the 2013 State of Mobile & Responsive Web in Higher Ed report, 51% of surveyed institutions have already embraced responsive web design techniques as a mobile solution. While responsive websites offer a flexible device-independent solution, they do come with their own set of content […]

5 #highered academic program pages that work

March 13th, 2013 Karine Joly 2 Comments

As I explained in a previous post, I truly believe academic program web pages matter more than ever and should be designed as the product pages they are for our industry. The importance of these web pages has been widely recognized when it comes to adult and online students, but academic program pages are also […]

Not Your Regular #highered Annual Report: Michigan State Goes Real-Time and Social

February 27th, 2013 Karine Joly 6 Comments

Do you remember your school’s last annual report? Unless you spent countless hours working on it for several months, chances are you didn’t read or even open it. The annual report (or the President’s report depending on how it’s called at your institution) is a very important staple of the advancement toolkit in higher education. […]