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Social Selling Education 101

Koka Sexton

My advice is keep sending them educational materials, then drop in something on your company, and they will click on it. They made use of the LinkedIn Sales Navigator, aided by an educational curriculum, to try and positively impact the sales of their financial products. Although it can be used to make a pitch, that is not its main purpose. And that, is just the tip of the iceberg.

Social Media in Higher Education


There’s an ongoing debate about the role social media should play in K-12 education. For higher education, the story is different. When used as an educational tool, colleges and universities have found that social media enhances the learning experience by enabling students and teachers to connect and interact in new ways beyond the classroom.

How Social Media is Changing the Education Industry [infographic]


And now, we also begin to see how the education industry is joining the game. This is stated on the blog of Penn Olson , where I also found the infographic showing how social media is changing the education industry. Social Media change in communication education industry Facebook Infographic online wiki Penn Olson Singapore Management University (SMU) Skype Twitter

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Education Today and Tomorrow. Its almost as if we are moving forward in time but at the same time remaining frozen where education and advancement is concerned. I believe nothing will change until higher education is more affordable & our educators are better compensated (as they should be!). Ive been out of the education system for a long time now so maybe Im off the mark with this. Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth. Light an Educational Fire. We Dont Need No Education. MadTV Sex Education Sketch. Irony in Education.

Best Upsell is Education #Dropbox #marketing

Laurel Papworth

I think if you want to upsell me you have to educate me. Product education not just a sales reminder. Ok ok, back on topic: use your educational, FAQ, help, support whatevs files to do marketing. I don’t know, maybe product education and good marketing are two very different ideas. I’m just writing a (quick) post cos I find this stuff confusing. Blech.

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?


As someone who has a kid headed to college in three years, the concept of the staggering cost of a college education combined with the reality that a college degree (or even graduate degree) is no longer the guarantee of employment it used to be is one that weighs heavily on me. Would it change the current model for association education? Shocker. As if. photo credit ).

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Real World Experience vs. School Education

Spin Sucks

It seems every time I post a status or tweet about my choice to leave school for a full-time social media gig in New York City, a debate emerges about real-world experience and the education you gain in school. I am not devaluing a college education; it just isn’t right for me in my current situation. My issue, however, is with the word education. A new definition.

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education


By the Education Database Online. This is an oldie but a goodie – from June 2011. I would love to see how these numbers have grown in the last almost-year. Click on the infographic to enlarge. Via: Social Learning

5 Educational and Inspiring Social Media Diagrams


Tweet At HubSpot , they have collected 22 educational social media diagrams – and I think some of them are very useful, when wanting to gain an easy insight into social media. Compared to reading a blog, I think it can sometimes be very effective to gather information in an infographic or a diagram in order to deliver a message to your readers in a different and faster way.

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education


This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning. Online education in particular has dramatically changed the nature of higher learning in ways that were inconceivable just a couple of decades ago. The Internet as a Leveler for Education. Education as a Democracy.

How Social Media Blurs the Black and White in Education

Waxing UnLyrical

Defining appropriate relationships within education used to be simple. High school educator, reformer, and a recovering perfectionist, Starr Sackstein leads by example both in the classroom and on the Internet. How Social Media Blurs the Black and White in Education is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. How Social Media Blurs the Black and White in Education. Not so much.

Gaining a Formal Social Media Education in a DIY World

Spin Sucks

Social media education started off DIY. But as social media moves into the mainstream, a more formalized type of social media education is beginning to emerge; one that provides instruction in a classroom setting and grants accreditation, certificates, or degrees. Spin Sucks reader Dana Wilson , asked about social media education and if there’s anywhere she could go for a degree.

5 Brands Successfully Using Education to Engage

Convince & Convert

Here are five brands that do an exceptional job of educating their audience, which then drives purchase. To take the educational value one step further, Whole Foods puts posters around their stores explaining things like updated sustainable seafood safety lists, and the source and taste of the different types of mushrooms they offer. So Why Aren’t More Businesses Educating?

PR Professional and PR Educator: We All Play in the Same Band

Spin Sucks

Working together, we have to lay the groundwork through classroom (hopefully reality-based) education and real-life experience (internships and employment opportunities). The PR Professional and the PR Educator. The post PR Professional and PR Educator: We All Play in the Same Band appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Kirk Hazlett. I Love Public Relations! The title? “We

Infographic: How Educators Can Use Pinterest


The infographic below demonstrates how people in the education field can utilize the visual bulletin board platform. Pinterest allows educators to conveniently organize ideas, share information, be a resource for their students and so much more. Pinterest has gone to the classroom. From: Online Universities Blog.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?


————– Since the announcement by Harvard and MIT about the launch of their joint online education venture, edX , I’ve seen several articles and opinion pieces about MOOC – massive open online courses. One of those articles, The Big Idea That Can Revolutionize Higher Education: MOOC , was written by Laura McKenna for The Atlantic. Lessons from MOOC.

How Educators Learned to Embrace Social Learning by @mnburgess #education #EdChat

Blue Focus Marketing

As tremendous resources are being invested on social employee infrastructure, communication, and education, the education system has also taken notice—reimagining its course offerings to prepare the next generation of workers for a business world transforming itself around social practices. Join us on Tuesday, March 24, at 11 a.m. What does this new business world look like?

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm


————– I am very pleased to announce the publication of the white paper I co-authored with Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm.” In it, we describe some of the challenges we are collectively facing as a global society in the education to employment system. No Feeds Found. Transformational change is upon us.

Laureate Education Sues Domain Name Proxy Service for Trademark Infringement

Bill Hartzer

Laureate Education, Inc. address is in Louisiana, therefore Laureate Education decided that it was appropriate to file there. This website advertises that it is a definitive guide to online education in the [Persian] Gulf. The site purports to be affiliated with a number of distance-learning educational institutions, including Walden and U of L.” 1125(a).”

Reimagining education in the digital age


Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard. Topics: screenification of education, p2p learning, from data to knowledge to wisdom, artificial intelligence and human learning, the impact of technology on how universities operate, customization and much more. Thoughts? ———-.

The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Innovative Educator. Sharing ideas about educating innovatively. I recommend Innovative Educators new to PLNs begin as a PLN consumer (1.0 for educators using Web 2.0 technology) and EduBlogger World (for education bloggers) and I launched a social network called iTeach/iLearn (enhancing instruction with tech across the content areas). Educating Innovatively.

How SocialStudent Improves Engagement and Collaboration @KatyTroughton #IBMConnection #education

Blue Focus Marketing

What is IBM doing to help empower students to better engage, collaborate, and take a leading role in the social age? This is the question Katrina Troughton , General Manager, IBM Social and Smarter Workforce Solution, addressed during a panel at the 2016 IBM Connect Conference in Orlando, Florida. Check out the SocialStudent homepage to learn more about the program and where it can go from here.

Four Ways to Deal with your Dangerously Educated Client

Spin Sucks

By all means, continue to educate your customers and provide them with free information. I believe an educated and well-informed customer base is a good thing, not something we should fear. It forces us to do our job better, and gives us greater opportunities for education and engagement. Today’s guest post is written by Ken Mueller. I’m a technical moron.

Can Greater Social Connections Improve Higher Education?

Social Media Strategery

I’ve written about my interest in the potential of social media to improve higher education before , and as one of the members of the SMCEDU Board of Advisors , I want to help increase awareness among colleges and universities in how social media can help improve the quality of education and why students should be learning the business applications of social media in college.

Meet Team Sprout: Jordan, Product Education Specialist

Sprout Social

Jordan Balkin, a Product Education Specialist, takes care of that. While she didn’t start out in this role, Jordan’s interest in education and training grew during her time at Sprout Social. Product education is an important resource for our team and for our customers. How did you go from a sales role to working in product education and training? Name: Jordan Balkin.

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How has the Internet Changed Higher Education? [Infographic]


The Internet has changed the way we buy things, communicate, and do research, but now more than ever it is changing higher education. While we discussed many different ideas and challenges the university faces,we also focused on the new innovative ways of teaching in higher education. In the world of higher education there are now jobs for social media specialists. Blog News

How To Apply Social to Education and Learning


Do you work in the Education department? That’s where your expertise in learning and education is invaluable. Given all of that, what can the education team actually DO with social? You spend most of your time delivering formal education programs, as you should. It’s never too late to start applying social media to education and learning. This is how. Really fast.

Recalibrating Education and Businesses with Social Media Technology – Rewards & Awards

Blue Focus Marketing

There are positive results for educational institutions that embrace these challenges and deliver superior education for students ready to embark in a highly competitive, complex world. Our lives are being transformed with the worldwide explosion of rapidly advancing social technologies. Today, many businesses are rapidly evolving and increasingly becoming social businesses.

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

Social Media Case Studies #AgChat #drought12 agriculture API crisis management crowdsource education farm farmers food open food open sourceAs a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days – CNN reported on this as early as 2009. drought12.

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How To Pack A Year’s Worth Of Marketing Education Into Two Days

The Social Media Hat

Reading 80 - 100 articles a year from the industries top marketers and experts is a fantastic way to improve your knowledge. but it takes too long

Why the Best Social Media Education Might Be Right Under Your Nose

Convince & Convert

With conference season in full swing and so many places to turn for insights and education, I thought it was important to highlight what might be your biggest opportunity for education. In the beginning I couldn’t get my hands on enough social media education: I subscribed to just about every social media newsletter, followed all. Read the whole entry. »

How Yahoo! Contributor Academy Built Free Educational Courses

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That’s what developing free educational modules for an online community is like. And many of the same steps and processes that helped me create educational modules can be applied to a community manager role. Education, on the other hand, improves a user’s experience before a problem occurs. Today’s guest post is by Jelena Woehr. I’ve made some changes,” he says. Yahoo!

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Social CRM Use Case 2: Socializing educational content for member retention


Socializing educational content for member retention. ROI = reduction of costs for creating new content by surfacing existing content; extending the life of existing content; increasing retention rates attributable to educational value of the association membership. None of this will work without top-notch educational content that your members want and need. What do you think?

The Future of Lifelong Learning #educational #HR

Blue Focus Marketing

Trends Branding Education Marketing Social Learning Social Media Marketing The Social Employee Workshops & TrainingI love Brian Solis’ quote on the importance of learning. I am also honored to be invited as a guest blogger on Brian’s website. Here is a small portion of my post. To read the full article, click here. Image: Brian Solis. To read more.

Black Friday Education

Engaging Brand

Today in a guest post from the wonderful Joseph Baker , we look at the marketing implications of the holiday season. Joe works at Professional Intern , great site for all things 'studenty' - a site I enjoy whilst doing my PhD). My family lives in Illinois and when I go back for the holidays, I invariably find myself mired in the din and extravagance of Chicago. Thank goodness for Cyber Monday.

Technology in Education and the Dominance of Apple [Infographic]


Interesting stuff from OpenColleges. Are you incorporating iPads or other similar tools into how you work with your members? An Infographic by Open Colleges. Potluck

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Stop Wasting Money: How to Get the Most Out of Your Blogging Education


Over the last couple of years, I have consumed a lot of educational materials – free downloads, ebooks, paid courses, webinars, etc. Here are my top 12 tips for making sure you get the most bang for your buck when purchasing conference passes, courses, and ebooks for your blogging education. How do you get the most value out of the education you pay for? to other devices.

Hacking Art Education And The Creative Experience

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Is an education worth it? Is an education in art school worth it? There are many marketers that have (or are even thinking about) art education. With that, there is no real link between a formal education and a guaranteed job that will carry a family through the middle class (or beyond). Hacking art education and building a strong body work. education.

Free education tools you have never heard of


—————— The number of education sites keeps growing at a fast rate. Scitable is available courtesy of NatureEducation which is an initiative for collaborative science education. This is a guest post by Sandra Miller, a tech writer from Brooklyn. The popular ones are sometimes high budget and in the end, you end up knowing them. Plagiarism checker.

5 Cool Education Tools to Check Out in Summer


Nothing has made getting smarter easier than the advent of the personal computer and the inception of the internet, and the last decade has seen a huge crop of deep and deeply interesting educational opportunities present themselves online. In order to give your outside alone time an extra edge, consider switching out your regular tunes for an educational audio book or lecture series.