Tagged: Twitter

Panel Roundup: Evaluating Social Technologies: From Chaos to Strategy

This morning, I attended an event co-hosted by Social Media Club Boston (organized by Todd Van Hoosear) and Social Media Breakfast Boston (organized by Robert Collins) on evaluating social tools. The panel addressed several points to consider (beyond budget) when trying to decide what to do after listening to social channels for mentions of your […]

TWTRCON SF 10: Key Takeaways

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend TWTRCON SF 2010, much due in part to Anne Weiskopf, Dean Elmore and Kat Cornetta (thank you!) I’d like to share with you some takeaways I gathered from some of the great sessions I attended during the one-day conference. Please feel free to reach out to me […]

Guest Post: How BU Student Health Services Wellness Education Uses Social Media

The following is a guest post from Michelle George of Student Health Services’ Wellness Education program. We asked her to give some insight into how she uses social tools to help promote Wellness programs (including GTK). Here’s what she had to say! At Student Health Services Wellness Education, we use social media quite regularly. We […]

Quality vs. quantity on Twitter: In defense of a smaller community

After reading Beth Schillaci’s post this morning on the significance of followers, likers and subscribers, I was reminded of a discussion I had last week. I was consulting with a team on setting up a Twitter account for their program, and someone asked me, “How many followers should we aim for?” This is not a […]

Getting started on Twitter for your school, department or on-campus organization

Recently, I met with International Programs to discuss their plans this summer to roll out a presence on Twitter and other social networks in a way that benefits their enrollment efforts. Afterward, I sent them some useful links to articles and videos that have helped me over the past couple of years to wrap my […]

Social Media Communicators meeting 05/25/2010: BUniverse and the Daily News Digest

The social media communicators group met on May 25th to discuss latest developments in the BU community related to social media. BUniverse Ben Agoes (of the Creative Services group) presented on BUniverse, a video portal for the BU community (students, faculty, staff, alumni and our editorial team at BU Today) to share content. The BUniverse […]