Using Social Media To Promote Your College/Student Events

Using social media is a great way to increase the attendance and engagement of students at your events.  When I consult with colleges and universities, event promotion is one of the top ways in which social media is used.  Unfortunately, however, many institutions are still using social media as just a replacement for the flier.  Social media can do so much more.  At its best, it becomes an integrated feature of events and allows for a broader impact beyond those who are physically in attendance. The following infographic provides an excellent overview about how you can go… Read More

SPOTLIGHT: Twitter Walls For Use During Events

If you’re hosting an event or conference, you may want to display live tweets with a specific hashtag for all attendees to see.  There are a number of high quality paid options out there, but also some that are free.  Below you’ll find some examples of “twitter walls” that I’ve had various success with using.  Thank about incorporating it into orientation or perhaps a student conference. Twitter Fontana Twitterfall Visible Tweets tweetwally   And free-ish… TweetBeam This is a post from my ongoing effort every Wednesday to highlight apps, web services, and vendors that may be of… Read More