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50 Shades of Mobile

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th September 2014

50 Shades of Mobile

http://www.themobilenative.org/2012/09/50-shades-of-mobile.html

Smart phones (MLDs)
iPads
Blogs
BYOD/BYOT
Videos

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The Marketer’s Guide to Using Quizzes to Reach and Engage Your Audience

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd September 2014

The Marketer’s Guide to Using Quizzes to Reach and Engage Your Audience

http://www.copyblogger.com/quiz-guide/

Part 1: How to create an intriguing quiz

  • Know your audience.
  • Write to one person.

Write irresistible titles

Craft the questions

  • Let your personality shine.
  • Follow the pub rule.
  • Don’t be afraid to get personal.

Design results that get shared

  • Be positive.
  • Don’t lie.
  • Prepare to be shared.

Part 2: Three ways to use quizzes

To drive traffic from the social web

To generate new leads

To gather valuable information about your visitors

Part 3: How to distribute your quiz

On your website or blog

On Facebook

  • On your timeline.
  • In a custom tab.

On Twitter

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Making Social Video Work for You

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd September 2014

Making Social Video Work for Your Brand [INFOGRAPHIC]

http://www.socialmediatoday.com/content/making-social-video-work-your-brand-infographic

  1. Understand your audience
  2. Create the content
  3. Manage the distribution
  4. Measure and attribute success

Making Social Video Work for You

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25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd September 2014

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty

http://www.edudemic.com/25-ways-to-use-twitter-in-the-classroom-by-degree-of-difficulty/

Please contact us (ims@stcloudstate.edu) and/or follow us on social media, if you need assistance with applying Twitter, social media and/or any other technology in your classroom and syllabi

25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty

Please consider other IMS blog entries on the use of Twitter in education:

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2014/07/12/why-and-how-teachers-are-using-twitter/

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2014/05/22/the-teachers-guide-to-twitter/

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/12/05/twitter-resources-for-its-use-in-education/

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/11/26/twitter-grammar/

http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2013/11/03/10-twitter-tips-for-teachers/

please feel free to search (upper left corner) the IMS blog for further resources

 

 

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Which Universities Are Effectively Using Social Media?

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd September 2014

Which Universities Are Effectively Using Social Media?

http://www.edudemic.com/universities-social-media/

Universities Are Effectively Using Social Media

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5 Twitter Hashtag Rules You Must Follow to Avoid Annoying Your Followers

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 31st August 2014

5 Twitter Hashtag Rules You Must Follow to Avoid Annoying Your Followers

http://blog.red-website-design.co.uk/2014/08/18/5-twitter-hashtag-rules-you-must-follow-to-avoid-annoying-your-followers/
5 Twitter Hashtag Rules You Must Follow to Avoid Annoying Your Followers

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Socia Media: Marketing and Experts

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th August 2014

Two recent articles can help you understand better and select apps to boost your institutional social media activities:

How Do You Identify a Social Media Expert?

http://www.socialmediatoday.com/content/how-do-you-identify-social-media-expert

7 Must-Have Networking Apps to Boost Your Social Media Marketing

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/networking-apps/

 

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26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th August 2014

26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/26-ideas-social-media-updates/

#1: Attention-Grabbing Quotes

#2: Book Recommendations

#3: Celebrate Company Milestones

#4: Dates That Are Fun Celebrations

#5: Evergreen Content

#6: Feature Hashtagged Events

#7: Giveaways and Contests

#8: Help Out by Answering Questions

#9: Interview Staff Members

#10: Jokes and Lighthearted Posts

#11: Kids’ Photos

#12: Link to Useful Content

#13: Mention Others in Your Industry

#14: Negative Posts (Generally Avoid!)

#15: Outtakes and Mistakes

#17: Questions for Your Audience

#18: Reply to Messages

#19: Share Other People’s Updates

#20: Thank Someone Who Helped Out

#21: Ultimate Lists of Resources

#22: Visual Content

#23: Weekly Themed Posts

#24: X vs. Y

#25: “You” (Your Audience)

#26: Zen-Like Calm When Responding

Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Update

 

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The Art of Creating Perfect Social Media Posts – infographic

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th August 2014

Creating Perfect Social Media Posts – infographic

Creating Perfect Social Media Posts

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This Week in Social Media: Vine Introduces New Camera. Twitter add features,

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th August 2014

This Week in Social Media:

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/new-vine-camera-week-social-media/

Vine becomes more complex/potent and gets in closer competition with YouTube, Twitter gets in a closer closer competition with Facebook, YouTube becomes more complex, Facebook is further pushing adds in our lives, LinkedIn gets closer with SlideShare

Vine Introduces New Camera: “The new camera offers powerful ways to edit your videos, as well as the ability to import existing videos on your phone and turn them into Vines.”

Twitter Updates Timeline Feed: “Additionally, when we identify a tweet, an account to follow or other content that’s popular or relevant, we may add it to your timeline. This means you will sometimes see tweets from accounts you don’t follow.”

YouTube Updates App: “This YouTube app on TV will make it easier to find what you want through the Guide, and it brings you all the playlists, shelves and branding from channels.”

Facebook Updates Ad Policy: The change increases “the number of times people can see ads from a page in their news feed per day.”

LinkedIn Announces Rollout of Premium Features to All SlideShare Users: “Now, all users will have access to our most popular premium features that include detailed analytics, profile customization and additional upload options, like video and private uploads.”

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