social technology

Raise Your Hand For Effective Social Media In Higher Education

**Cross posted via The WOMMA blog** By Austin Lytle, Social Business Strategist, Spredfast A SXSWi Session Recap Patterns of success are beginning to emerge in social media at universities. While resources may be scarce, buy-in difficult and policies (if there are any) restrictive, a SXSW panel on Effective Social Media…

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Political campaigns diving deeper in social for 2012

A SXSWi Session Recap Political campaigns, while good at sticking to tried and true methods, are typically early adopters in new technologies that could provide an edge. Unlike businesses slow adoption, the marriage between social technologies and politics in 2008 released unrelenting political adoption of new social technologies. Social trends…

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Need a (social media) Miracle?

A few weeks back Virginia Miracle, our new EVP of Customer Success, and I sat down over coffee to debate social, brands, evolution, software and the future.  Most of our conclusions are super top secret and the world isn”™t ready to hear them, but here are a few thoughts from…

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5 Steps to Operationalizing Social Media in 2012

If you’re like the majority of companies, your organization is already present on social media channels – sharing content, starting conversations and engaging. The role of social media ownership has probably expanded beyond just one person – the lone social practitioner – and excitement is building around social business to…

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