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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.

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. As a result, schools have been especially slow to adopt social technologies.

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.

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.

How To Get Engagement in Your Online Education


Rich Finstein interviews Kathi Edwards , a consultant on our CommPartners team, about her take on social learning and online education – and how important these are for getting the engagement everyone is looking for. What trends are you seeing in live online education?

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.

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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

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.

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.

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’m just writing a (quick) post cos I find this stuff confusing.

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.

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. The Internet as a Leveler for Education. In fact, Sir Ken Robinson argues that we need to completely redefine the way we view education.

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. So Why Aren’t More Businesses Educating? What are your favorite examples of businesses using education to engage?

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. By Kirk Hazlett.

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.

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. They’ll take charge of their own education.

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. is suing Domain Name Proxy Service, Inc.

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. Today’s guest post is written by Ken Mueller. I’m a technical moron.

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 I am also a member of Linked In but havent found much value in that as an educator.

Reimagining education in the digital age


Technology and the future of education, learning, knowledge and universities (futurist speaker Gerd Leonhard) from Futurist Gerd Leonhard. ReimaginED: The Future of K12 Education from David Havens. From TED talk playlists to government speeches, everyone agrees: education is changing.

Can Greater Social Connections Improve Higher Education?

Social Media Strategery

That’s why when I saw that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently invested $2 million in a Facebook app to improve post-secondary education, I knew that I had to find out more about this app and how it might help further the SMCEDU mission.

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.

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.” No Feeds Found.

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.

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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.

How Yahoo! Contributor Academy Built Free Educational Courses

Spin Sucks

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. Today’s guest post is by Jelena Woehr.

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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 source

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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.

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. Hacking art education and building a strong body work. education. formal education. hacking art education.

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

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.

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).

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. If you have Gmail, you can create a main folder called Courses, Paid Courses, Education, etc.

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.

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. Tech & Gadgets education tools online education

Marketing Has No Future Without Better Education

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How has the digitization and New Media changed the way we educate our students about Marketing? Kenneth Wong is one of the leading marketing educators in the world. marketing education. Episode #288 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Is there any value in getting a degree in Marketing in this day and age?

MUST WATCH: Sir Ken Robinson’s latest talk on the future of education


Education is not a mechanical system, it’s a human system.” “Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them.

Three Marketing Lessons from the Rise and Fall of Pokémon GO

Spin Sucks

why brands should educate users Word-of-Mouth MarketingWhat caused the fall from grace of the famous Pokémon GO? Tony Tie has the story, marketing lessons learned, and how marketers can avoid the same rise and fall.

Content Marketing is All About Education, NOT Marketing


” But I learned the biggest marketing lesson I have ever learned: if you can educate, if you can communicate, you can sell anything. It’s educating them about how they can solve their own problem, if they only had the product or service that would do it for them.