social media

When Pixels Become Personal: The Wallet Saga

This smells like spam. Part of my daily routine involves interacting with people on Twitter. It’s a unique aspect of my job that I really enjoy, but it’s not always easy to see if what I’m doing is working. Did my words of encouragement to a frustrated student make their day any better? Did the […]

Building a Pinterest Content Strategy

In my first Pinterest blog, I shared Colorado State’s rationale for reaching our fans on Pinterest. Let’s talk about what makes a great content strategy. What’s the goal? We developed our content strategy for Pinterest over a few years; it’s really still developing. As a result, the overall goal changes as time goes on. Initially, my […]

Why Pinterest?

I love being the campus Pinterest queen; I’m just saying that the crown is heavier than you think. No one ever believes it, but it’s not all spirit manicures and tailgate recipes. There are some definite downsides: No one remembers any other aspect of your job. Now you are only the Pinterest Queen. Forever. And […]

#Hello

Welcome to our blog. We’re glad you’re here. Let’s get Social. Virtually every university (or brand for that matter) uses some form of social media as part of its communications toolkit. And that’s no different here at Colorado State University. Social media is in many ways the lynchpin in how we communicate as an institution. […]