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Social Media Grab Bag for Higher Education Communicators

“Social media is an a la carte approach. Shop away,”

Drew CarlsHere are some handy social media tips from the experts at The University of Texas at Austin. Courtesy of Drew Carls, the university’s digital content coordinator. Drew oversees social media assets including the UT Austin Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Six Tips for a Perfectly Timed Facebook Post

To ensure your Facebook posts reach the most people, timing is everything. Here are some tips for getting it right.

Want a Better Social Media Strategy? Try Stealing One

Social media marketers should “steal from the best” when developing their strategies, Amy Kauffman writes. That means shopping around, keeping a close eye on what your rivals are doing and copying the best elements of their strategies. “Social media is an a la carte approach. Shop away,” Kauffman writes.

Five Steps to Getting to Know Your Own Brand

Implementing a solid social media strategy requires developing a deep understanding of what your brand stands for and where it’s going, Amy Kauffman writes.

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Digging Deeper on Social Media: Conversations Beyond the Basics

We have succumbed to the rat race of social media and forgotten its true purpose in our businesses – to build relationships.

Tim Hayden [right] of Blue Clover joined with a few social media colleagues, Chris Brogan, Jason Falls and Sam Decker, to host an “unofficial” SXSW conference at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, entitled Get Ready 2 Live (GR2L). Their goal was to carry the social media conversation to a deeper level than what they were finding at most of the SXSW sessions.

Everyone there seemed to share the same sentiment, that it is time to move beyond the “social media is great, everyone dive in” mentality, and explore the kinds of relationships we are trying to develop with others, and why those relationships are important.

Since I was too lazy to take notes, I’m delighted that Alicia Arenas of Sanera People Development Company prepared a very nice synopsis of the discussions.

Thanks Alicia for The Next Social Media Revolution. An excerpt here:

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