Never Applied For An Award? Here’s Why You Should.

Never Applied For An Award? Here’s Why You Should.

by Alex Duffy, Best of HESM 2021 Volunteer In 2020, five years into my social media career, I applied for my first ever award. My (then) head of department suggested I enter my work for the Best Use of Instagram category, focusing on a campaign I ran using user...
Top reasons to enter the #HigherEdSocial Awards!

Top reasons to enter the #HigherEdSocial Awards!

by Sarah Wells, Best of HESM 2021 Volunteer Winning a #HigherEdSocial Award comes with some serious bragging rights! You could be the first EVER winner of a #HigherEdSocial Award These are the ONLY awards for social media professionals working in higher education It...
How To Prepare Your Submissions

How To Prepare Your Submissions

by RJ Thompson, Best of HESM 2021 Competition Chair Let’s see what you’ve got. The Best of HESM 2021 Competition isn’t the first social media competition on the internet. It is, however, the first competition for Higher Ed social media (HESM). It was...
A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media

A Strategy for Success: Mission Focused Planning for Social Media Strategic plans. Every organization has one, and I would be willing to bet most employees couldn’t tell you even one of the goals in their company’s plan. I am a nerd – I will mention that several...

The Undeclared Podcast

By Andrea Honaker   In April, I stepped outside my comfort zone and agreed to be the interviewee rather than the interviewer for a change. From my home in Macon, Georgia, I was interviewed via Zoom for an episode of “Undeclared,” a higher education podcast hosted...
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