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@Midwest Searching For Social Media Speakers

@Midwest is searching for social media experts and business professionals to speak at their annual social media conference on April 7-8, 2016. @Midwest will take place at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Interested speakers should submit their proposal via www.atmidwest.com by January 15, 2016.

By | January 5th, 2016|Recent News|Comments Off on @Midwest Searching For Social Media Speakers

Social media: Integral to the success of emergency response and recovery

We are excited to share that Illinois State University has made great strides regarding emergency preparedness over the last year. With the addition of the state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and the formation of the Social Media Analysis and Response Team (SMART), the University is committed to developing social media as a tool for emergency response and recovery.

By | September 10th, 2014|Social Media, Tips, Viewpoints|Comments Off on Social media: Integral to the success of emergency response and recovery

Everybody into the pool

As summer draws to a close and we return our focus to work and to school, we can reflect back on a myriad of activities and adventures that filled the season. Hopefully, the summer meant a vacation or a holiday of sorts. Perhaps you were lucky enough to jet of on an international excursion, or maybe you spent countless hours driving across country taking in sights and events.

By | September 3rd, 2014|Social Media, Tips, Viewpoints|Comments Off on Everybody into the pool

How an Ice Bucket Is Changing My Vocabulary

I just sat down with my daughter and explained to her that if she is going to put a video of her friends dumping ice water on themselves in the backyard, after she dries off, she can tell me where to send a donation.

By | August 28th, 2014|Social Media, Tips, Viewpoints|Comments Off on How an Ice Bucket Is Changing My Vocabulary

Just because a social network exists doesn’t mean you need to use it

Social media, when used correctly, can be a valuable resource to a business of any size and shape. Social media helps you reach a very targeted audience each and every time. The obvious platforms like Facebook and Twitter have a very large overall database of people and with the right tools and strategy can prove to be very effective.

By | August 25th, 2014|Social Media, Tips, Viewpoints|Comments Off on Just because a social network exists doesn’t mean you need to use it

Your Online Reputation Needs to be Offensive

Have you ever received or seen one of these type of reviews online? If it has happened to your business, you know the hair-raising feeling of both dread and frustration of seeing it. It’s even worse if you didn’t realize it was online for months before you even saw it.

By | August 21st, 2014|Social Media, Tips|Comments Off on Your Online Reputation Needs to be Offensive

Stop Marketing Online Like a Child

Imagine you are having an important conversation with someone, when suddenly a small child starts shouting, “Daddy……..Daddy……….Daddy……..Daddy.” If you are a parent, you know exactly what I’m talking about out. If not, take my word for it or go babysit soon.

By | August 20th, 2014|Social Media, Tips, Viewpoints|Comments Off on Stop Marketing Online Like a Child