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How to Take a Collaborative Approach to Managing Social Accounts Across Higher Ed Departments

Higher education social media marketers face unique challenges. Far from managing accounts for one or two brands and sub-brands, they might be responsible for managing social media profiles across dozens — or even hundreds — of different departments. They must ensure that each department consistently creates and posts suitable types of content and find reliable,…

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Leveraging Students to Support Higher Ed Social Media Initiatives

User-generated content (UGC) is highly impactful in any industry. Research from TINT found that: 72% of consumers believe reviews and testimonials submitted by customers are more credible than brands talking about their products 93% of marketers agree that consumers trust content created by customers more than content created by brands Six out of 10 marketers…

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10 Great Examples of TikTok Content for Higher Education

No longer the bright new thing in the social media world, TikTok is now firmly established as a key element in many higher ed institutions’ marketing toolkits. Marketers love the short-form video platform because it generates far higher organic engagement than other platforms. That’s a massive advantage in higher education marketing, where budgets are often…

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10 of the Best Executive Leadership Social Media Profiles in Higher Ed

It’s time for executive leaders in higher education to step out from their ivory towers. Across all industries, there’s plenty of evidence about the benefits of people in leadership roles interacting with their audiences via social media. For instance, research from Sprout Social discovered that 70% of consumers feel more connected to brands when the…

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Interview with SMSsummit Speaker Jadis Tillery, ikwe

Jadis Tillery has over 22 years of marketing experience specializing in social media. She has received industry awards, is an industry speaker, and has been asked by social media platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp to lead global product beta tests. Check out our interview with her in anticipation of the upcoming Social Media Strategies…

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Interview with SMSsummit Speaker Deanna Stevens, Kent State University

Deanna Stevens Ulrich serves as the Social Media/Community Manager within University Communications and Marketing at Kent State University. She is responsible for managing the university’s institutional accounts, along with assisting with developing and implementing the strategy for the university and presidential social media presence. Check out our interview with her in anticipation of the upcoming…

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