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Snapchat Pro Tip: Let Students Tell Your Story

Make your Snapchat stories more relevant and relatable to students... by featuring students.

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.

Social Analytics: The Cost Of Darkness

Analytics is a fluid process. It's all about going from one thing to the next, searching for patterns and other meaningful information gathered from the analysis of data.

5 Ways to Build a Snapchat GeoFilter Strategy

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

How To: Create A Facebook Live Poll Video

Last month, I wrote about Facebook Live and why it is thriving. Things like anticipation and the fear of missing...

FOMO & Dopamine: Why Facebook Live Is Thriving

We fear missing out. We crave suspense. For a Millennial generation that is highly skeptical of institutions, live content is a breath of fresh air, serving up unfiltered content that is stripped of any manipulation or deception. What is seen is what is true. Unscripted.

20 Social Media Terms You Should Prolly Know

Let's get you talking like a social media Ninja.

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.

#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...

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“A ship in harbor is safe — but that is not what ships are built for.”

John A. Shedd
Chase Baker
Social and Digital Media Coordinator | Division of External Relations
Visual storyteller & word nerd.

A few of my favorite things: Photoshop, iced coffee, shooting hoops, typography, and the Eastern Plains.

"We harvest only what we plant." - Galatians 6:7

The Art of Sharing Meaningfully

To listen deeply, share meaningfully, and build community. That's our mission.

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“Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.”

Chuck Palahniuk
Chase Baker
Social and Digital Media Coordinator | Division of External Relations
Visual storyteller & word nerd.

A few of my favorite things: Photoshop, iced coffee, shooting hoops, typography, and the Eastern Plains.

"We harvest only what we plant." - Galatians 6:7

Going Viral: The Making of BeanBoozled

Yes, we made our football team eat disgusting jelly beans. And yes, it was hilarious. Here's how we made it happen.

Empathy & Authenticity: Reaching The Millennial Generation Through Social Media

To reach the millennial generation, we  —  as content creators  —  must embrace the inward/outward juxtaposition of empathy and authenticity.

5 Tips For Cooking Up a Recipe Video

How to make an overhead recipe video when you're not Martha Stewart.

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.

#CSUSocial Intern Life: 4 Lessons In My First 4 Weeks

Navigating the life of #CSUSocial's intern, Kathleen Keaveny.

7 Social Media Job Interview Questions

Until recently, I’d only ever been on one side of the social media job interview: the hot seat. The toe-tapping,...

How to be More Pinteresting to Your Followers

Secrets and to show you what Colorado State University's top pins are...and why.

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.

20 Tips for iPhone Photography

Yes, you can take beautiful photos with your iPhone. Here are some tips to get you started.

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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Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.

David McCullough
Chase Baker
Social and Digital Media Coordinator | Division of External Relations
Visual storyteller & word nerd.

A few of my favorite things: Photoshop, iced coffee, shooting hoops, typography, and the Eastern Plains.

"We harvest only what we plant." - Galatians 6:7