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12 Months. 12 Posts. 12 Words or Less.

You only have less than 8 seconds to capture your audience’s attention. Even if you write a spectacular masterpiece, fans will scroll past if it’s too long.

Jen Smith
Assistant Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Third-generation Fort Collins native. Former Husker and pro softball player. Loves avocados, flip flops, cowboy boots, ice cream, playing the guitar, traveling, live music, dogs and DIY projects. Hates snakes. That's it – just snakes. Well, snakes and math. Proudest social moment: CSU's post for #LoveWins.
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The primary ingredient for progress is optimism.

Simon Sinek
Kimberly Stern
Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Keeping Colorado State social since 2009. Love my job and believe that people behind the computer (or mobile device!) matter. I’m a Ram through and through. Owls are the worst.
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Love what you do.

Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.
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A ship is safe in harbor, but that is not what a ship was built for.

William H. Shedd
Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.
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It’s genuinely humbling to think that a simple personal goal could explode into more than a million connections.

Kevin Hoyt
Kimberly Stern
Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Keeping Colorado State social since 2009. Love my job and believe that people behind the computer (or mobile device!) matter. I’m a Ram through and through. Owls are the worst.
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If want to be truly great, you have to work as hard to be a great teammate as you do to be a great player.

Jon Gordon
Jen Smith
Assistant Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Third-generation Fort Collins native. Former Husker and pro softball player. Loves avocados, flip flops, cowboy boots, ice cream, playing the guitar, traveling, live music, dogs and DIY projects. Hates snakes. That's it – just snakes. Well, snakes and math. Proudest social moment: CSU's post for #LoveWins.
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A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is. It is what consumers tell each other it is.

Scott Cook
Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.

5 Ways to Build a Snapchat GeoFilter Strategy

Get your College or University in the Snapchat GeoFilter game. Here's how.

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Well, I like to have fun at work.

John Malkovich
Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.
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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

African Proverb
Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.

Getting Real With Research

From bland pictures of students next to posters to a meaningful video about research.

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Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.

Design, Color and Social Trends for 2017

TLDR version: 1.) I am old 2.) Earthy colors 3.) Simple design 4.) Video, video, video

Jen Smith
Assistant Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Third-generation Fort Collins native. Former Husker and pro softball player. Loves avocados, flip flops, cowboy boots, ice cream, playing the guitar, traveling, live music, dogs and DIY projects. Hates snakes. That's it – just snakes. Well, snakes and math. Proudest social moment: CSU's post for #LoveWins.

New Year’s Resolutions for the Inert Introvert

Resolutions are about broken things. Since a resolution implies that something ought to be fixed, I'm writing to you instead of 2017. It's a list for me. Not 9-5 me. Not weekend me. Just me.

7 Resolutions to Get More Out of 2017

Less is more. Until more is more.

Ashley Manweiler
Colorado State alum. Graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism and technical communications, concentration in public relations. I’m not a science genius, but I write about it a lot. My favorite social media platform? Buzzfeed.
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It's time to see what I can do, to test the limits and break through.

Elisa from Disney's Frozen
Kimberly Stern
Director of Social and Digital Media | Division of External Relations
Keeping Colorado State social since 2009. Love my job and believe that people behind the computer (or mobile device!) matter. I’m a Ram through and through. Owls are the worst.

A New Year, A New Resolution

As is the custom in the beginning of January, I’ve been reflecting upon this past year and thinking about where I want to challenge myself in 2017. What will I resolve to do in the coming year?

#CSUSocial Intern Life: A Resolution to Dive Deeper

For my New Year’s Social Resolution, I want to dive deeper into the world of social media data analytics. Social...