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Tips for Better Blogs That Can Increase the Quality and Quantity of Your Social Media Engagements

Blog, blogs, blogging, vlog, vlogging Because the search engines are searching for high quality, fresh content every moment of every day, Blogging has become one of the primary methods for establishing an online community with customers interested in your brand – and it is also useful for increasing engagement on your social media profiles. Here are some top tips for writing blogs that will encourage customer engagement with your social media posts, tweets, videos and comments. Read More

Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 3)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr This essay sets forth three specific suggestions for leveraging social media activity in the college environment: (a) Moving assignment posting and peer critique to social media platforms, (b) working harder to enable rich online discussions on social media platforms, and (c) rewriting traditional curricula into social media. In this section, each of these proposals will be discussed in detail, with attention to both the academic literature that supports the proposals and practical recommendations for implementation.Read More

Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 1)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr Social networks existed long before the Internet and have been influential in providing for interpersonal support (Wellman, 1992), social and political movements (Tilly, 1994); and inter-organizational associations (Nohria & Eccles, 1992), however, interconnecting computers with media-rich virtual environments creates another dimension of the traditional social network—a social media network.Read More