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Effective Social Collaboration

Eight tips to jump start your social community.


Mapping Campus with Google Map Maker

If you take the time to add a sufficient level of detail to your campus using Map Maker, your visitors and campus community will likely be able to find their way around even if they didn’t to go to your website first.

Workplaces Revealed

Workplaces Revealed: John Jackson, Virginia Tech

As a kid in school, I tried to avoid the principal’s office. Not that the principal at my grade school was a bad guy, but I was more worried about the repercussions at home. I found some small irony in that childhood strategy when I learned that my current workplace was the principal’s office when it was once Blacksburg Elementary School.

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Foursquare: Lessons learned from one of the platform’s Top 10 Universities

As social media manager for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I frequently try out new platforms to see if our students are using them and if they might become useful tools for my campus. For the past 18 months, I’ve channeled my inner mayor on Foursquare, a location-based social network.