Author: eduwebcommunity

Holding Social Media Space During A Pandemic

Across higher education, as Marketing professionals, in good times, we speak toward being genuine, being real, and communicating with transparency. In troubling times, even the most agile organization can find genuine, real, and transparent communication stunted and tentative. We search for the right words and open transparency for our communities of staff, students, and faculty; […]

Lean On Your Network

  This is one of my favorite times of the school year. The new year has started, we are halfway through the higher ed calendar, and we can start to see how our strategies have worked out. We are starting to get the hang of new tactics, strategies, and platforms. We also see where we […]

Don’t Feed the Trolls

  Social media professionals hear this advice all the time. Viewing constant negativity is bad for our health – it can lead to trauma, stress, anxiety, even depression. It’s one of the top reasons for burnout in our industry and it can be hard to overcome. That’s why it’s important to establish boundaries. Ignoring your […]

Guest Post: Building Confidence and Community Through the eduWeb Scholarship

“Getting to hear from other social media experts in higher education felt a lot like coming home. I was encouraged to hear that I wasn’t alone in the things I dealt with on the job– there was an entire community of people out there who were just like me. Not only was I validated and understood, but I was welcomed. I expected to feel like an impostor in a room full of geniuses, but I didn’t; instead I felt both recognized and inspired.”

Your Guide to eduWeb’s Tracks and Program

Are you considering submitting a presentation proposal for eduWeb’s 2020 Digital Summit in Snowbird? Have you been thinking about applying for our Scholarship for Developing Professionals? Are you an eduWeb newcomer who’s curious about what the conference experience is all about? If so, you might be looking for some more information about our tracks and […]

Guest Post: How the eduWeb Scholarship Impacted Me

“I was a year into my role as the social media strategist at a small, private, women’s college (and struggling with some intense imposter syndrome) the day I saw a tweet promoting eduWeb’s 2019 scholarship program. Our college had been through some major changes in the previous two years, as the marketing and communications office was reduced from a staff of eight to… just me. Learning to navigate the #TeamOf1 life was difficult, especially considering that I was new to the field. And that’s where the eduWeb scholarship comes in.”