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{Visual Remix} Social Media Best Practices in Higher Education

One year ago I posted, “10 Social Media Best Practices in Higher Education” which has proven to be one of my most popular posts.  This is not surprising, as many of my campus speaking engagements include covering such topics.  This top 10 list includes:

  1. Implement a Social Media Strategy
  2. Produce Quality & Accurate Content
  3. Manage Platforms with Social Media Managers and Student Leaders
  4. Use an Authentic and Transparent Voice
  5. Represent the University/Division/Department Brand and University Resources
  6. Collaborate and Support other University Social Media Pages
  7. Respect Your Community
  8. Dive into Data
  9. Empower Influencers and Engage Audience
  10. Get Internal Buy-In

Social media exists in the gray, so even these best practices could be scrutinized.  Whatever your perspective, higher education needs more tools to aid in strategy development, especially since social media platforms change constantly.
In this light, I have used my previous post and created a visual remix below.  Enjoy!
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About Josie

I’m Dr. Josie Ahlquist—a digital engagement and leadership consultant, researcher, educator, and author. I’m passionate about helping people and organizations find purposeful ways to connect, engage, and tell their unique story. I provide consulting, executive coaching, and training for campuses, companies, and organizations that want to learn how to humanize technology tools and build effective and authentic online communities.

My blog and podcast have been recognized by EdTech Magazine, Inside Higher Ed and the Chronicle of Higher Education. My book, Digital Leadership in Higher Education, was published in 2020 and was listed as a #1 new release for college and university student life. I have been growing my consultancy since 2013 and am based in Los Angeles. When I’m not helping clients lead online, you might find me training for a triathlon, spoiling my nieces and nephews, or exploring with my husband and our rescue dogs in our new RV called Lady Hawk.

I’d love to connect! Find me on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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