Host of Marketing Live
Associate Director of Marketing, University of Virginia
Amy L Jorgensen specializes in developing a digital presence and consumer engagement strategies for brand awareness and customer acquisition.
She is the Director of Marketing for Georgia State University College of Law. She has developed marketing strategies and directed implementation for the University of Virginia, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, University of Florida, and Walt Disney World.
Amy has a B.S. in Business Marketing from the University of Florida and is a University of Florida MBA Candidate. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her Basset Hounds, Chauncey Billups & Priscilla Presley.
How WVU Went from Forgotten to Followed on Social Five years ago, West Virginia University’s social media accounts were an afterthought … and it showed. They wanted to change that. Now, they’re a leader in higher ed social media. Learn how everything changed and why your university can and should make social media a bigger […]
Learn to connect with students naturally and authentically through mastery of the core principles and philosophy of texting. This session focuses on texting as a medium and how to best leverage it for better enrollment results and student outcomes.
Optimize your social strategy by understanding who your audience is and what makes them tick. This episode will focus on creating engaging content, top social media tools/resources, analytics, spending your marketing dollars in the digital space, leveraging campus partnerships, working with students, incorporating your mascot and taking a closer look at Snapchat vs. Instagram Stories. […]
“Branding” is no longer a dirty word in Higher Education. The discipline is being embraced by all types and sizes of institutions and must be well understood by effective university marketing practitioners. Learn from two marketing communications leaders at vastly different institutions how to: Discover your university’s true brand and implement a brand strategy that […]
Higher education now recognizes the importance of an integrated branding and marketing strategy. This episode of Marketing Live will explore centralized and decentralized mar-com operations. We’ll discuss the pros and cons. It doesn’t matter how an institution is configured. Working across the organization is essential. Tune in to hear innovative strategies for collaboration and cooperation.
Just a few years ago Garrett Lord was a student at Michigan Tech. Now he’s the CEO of a career service platform called Handshake. His technology is helping students navigate their career search at 500 universities across the country. Tune in to learn how this tool supports students, schools, and employers. Garrett will share some […]
85% of students state the primary reason they’re going to college is to get a better job. The evolving trends in the working world and expectations from employers makes it a challenging landscape to navigate. Learn how universities can best prepare students for their careers from Everette Fortner, University of Virginia’s Associate Vice President of […]
Paying to play with content on social media may seem frustrating, but it’s actually giving us more value than ever before. Gone are the days of relying on organic reach, especially for small institutions. On this episode of Marketing Live, Abby Meyer joins us to share why paid content is an essential and valuable piece of your social media plan. […]
Faculty and researchers can be hesitant when it comes to sharing their work on social media. It’s up to communication professionals to explain the value in sharing their work. Hear from a long-time social media pro about building trust with some of your most skeptical colleagues – scientists. Learn how to take content from conferences […]
Regardless of what tool you are using, the key to your content management system (CMS) is the content contributor. People say, “Content is king!” but we know it’s the person creating content wearing the crown. You can help your content contributors by applying good governance practices. Having a system that runs smoothly is possible, and […]
The Higher Education Social Media Strategies Summit will be held November 2 – 3 in Boston, Massachusetts. Each year, college and university professionals gather to learn best practices in social media marketing from peer leaders. For the past 3 years, conference committee members have fine-tuned how to build a compelling, relevant agenda that is both informative and inspirational. To […]
Various higher education marketing goals pertaining to specific audiences and initiatives have traditionally been met with challenges in terms of the availability of technologies and data sources necessary to connect with the right people and inform important decisions associated with strategic planning. In this episode of Marketing Live, we will speak with Dr. James Vineburgh, […]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has never boosted a post or paid for social media ads, yet they have been able to organically grow their Instagram followers from 3,000 to more than 38,000 in less than 2 years. Tune in to hear more about MIT’s social media strategy, content generation, and how they’ve leveraged a […]
In the age of mobile phones and social media, digital video is more important than ever. But producing quality video content doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. Join five higher ed video professionals as they share tips and tricks for filming, editing, scoring, publishing and tracking video success. walk away with ideas and […]
Hear from reporters and editors who specialize in covering higher education. Discuss best practices on everything from embargoed pitches and working with the editorial desk to responding to reporters during breaking news or sensitive situations. Bring all your questions on how best to get noticed by local and national media. Learn from expert reporter from Insider […]
A common challenge for creative teams is managing the creative workflow. From project intake to managing client expectations to follow-up after a project is completed, most creative teams are better at creating than juggling timelines and approvals. Implementing an effective workflow process can be the difference happy creative teams (and clients) and utter mayhem. Learn […]