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The social web offers tremendous marketing and customer relations opportunities for SMBs and major corporations. Your success with the social web greatly depends on having a solid understanding of social media fundamentals. Below is an infographic cheat sheet to help your business re-establish its social media campaign. Source: Flowtown Douglas Idugboe, Digital and New Media Marketing Strategist. Founder and Chief Editor of Smedio!
Coca Cola has been part of popular culture for over 100 years and has been called a “ Vision Brand “. Its marketing and communication is purposeful and connects with its audience in a way that makes it stand out from its competitors. Its mission is not about selling products but to create significant positive change in the world that makes the world a better place. Coca Cola’s mission statement To refresh the world To inspire moments of optimism and happiness To create value and make a difference Recently they have realised that their marketing strategy that has worked well for them for decades needed to evolve and as such they are moving from “ Creative Excellence ” to “ Content Excellence ”
By Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach We live in an age of fast-paced change and, unfortunately, economic downturn. Most schools and school systems are not able to give us the kind of professional development we need, as often as we need it. But the good news is that we also live in an era of great technological proficiency, where many useful learning tools are available for free --- tools that are safe and fast and easy to use: information-gathering tools, knowledge-management tools and, best of all, tools for collaboration. If we are connected educators and we know how to leverage this ubiquitous technology to connect to other people who share our interests and passions --- to find them, to vet them and to learn from them --- then we possess a powerful means of do-it-yourself (DIY) professional development.
Today I had the wonderful opportunity to Skype with Dwight Carter’s administrative team, and I must admit that they definitely didn’t disappoint! I have been following Dwight’s blog and twitter feed for about a year now, and I very much so appreciate him taking the time to organize his administrative team to speak with me. If this is not a testament of the power of a PLN, then I don’t know what is… Reflection being a crucial and essential quality of any great Educator, I feel it is necessary to share the main points from our discussion:
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New Media Research, via Byrion Smith, http://www.flickr.com/photos/byrion/2971014479/ In an earlier post , I discussed how to get students set up to do research using social media. This is the advice I’ll give them on how to actually go about doing the research. The Technical Side of Things
This is a blog post for anybody who has trouble finding the time to blog. In other words, everybody. I humbly submit a few practical ideas to help you become a time-efficient blogger. 1) Leap. I mentioned this in a recent post , but it bears repeating. The number one challenge most bloggers face isn’t time, it’s CONFIDENCE.
One thing I've noticed since becoming a teacher is that just about everywhere I look, I see things that make me think about how I teach, my students, or education in general. Sometimes these flickers of thought are inspired by the kinds of things you would expect- an article about education, an advertisement on the radio about increasing graduation rates, etc.- but sometimes, the spark comes from an unexpected place. I had this kind of experience yesterday. I was at my brother's house, and he put the movie Dolphin Tale in for our kids to watch.
A statement of a learning objective contains a verb (an action) and an object (usually a noun).