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 has also developed marketing strategies and directed implementation for the University of Virginia, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, University of Florida Department of Housing, University of Florida College of Medicine, Disney’s Worldwide Safety and Accessibility, and a Disney ticketing subsidiary company.
Amy is a University of Florida Business Marketing alum and now lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with her Basset Hounds, Chauncey Billups & Priscilla Presley.
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 […]
Feel like you never have enough budget to accomplish your goals? Always being asked: what does it cost to acquire a student, what should we be spending on marketing and what are our competitors spending? Regardless of the organizational arrangement within the institution, the answers to these questions and the need to establish appropriate marketing […]
Social media “stories” are shorthand photo and video compilations made popular by Snapchat and proliferated by Instagram. Users can overlay graphics, text, drawings, and more. The stories are published for 24-hours before disappearing. Stories are timely by nature, wildly popular and interactive. If you haven’t added these to your social media toolbox, what are you waiting for?
2016 HigherEdWeb Conference Best Presentation Award! Google’s recent Transparency Report shows that nearly half a million websites are now hosting malware, an increase of 160 percent from this time last year. Higher education websites are particularly attractive to attackers, offering access to large amounts of bandwidth and broad network space. In this session, we will […]
Every year, universities have dozens of major events ranging from graduation to giving days. William & Mary’s Tiffany Broadbent Beker (University Communications) and Sarah Juliano (University Advancement) will explain how they approach these varied events – what’s worked, and what hasn’t. They’ll address the ever-tricky balance between engagement and fundraising on university social media channels […]
HighEdWeb’s Integrated Marketing Academy is designed to introduce the concept of integrated marketing communication in the higher education environment. Tune in to hear more about this exclusive opportunity at the HighEdWeb conference in Memphis, TN this October.
Wayfinding and map data: there are so many (conflicting) data sources out there and so little time– but so much potential! Campus appeal is an important consideration for many prospective student. Lack of campus information could be losing you future students before you’ve even made the pitch. In this episode of Marketing Live, we’ll review ways […]
Aaron Hill has been collecting data on Image Macros (more commonly known as “Internet Memes”) to accrue data and answer questions about “correct usage” of these memes, and also to learn what sentiments they individually convey. To date, he has collected over 20,000 samples in the wild. Since the meanings of individual memes are emergent […]
For many institutions, Pinterest is considered a “secondary” social media platform; one that’s handed off to the student intern, or something that you don’t even want to touch. Although Pinterest has a stereotypically niche audience (hint: it includes muffin-top-busting workouts and DIY projects), it’s not something to count out of your social media strategy. Jackie […]
They say that constraints breed innovation. And, lets be honest…most of those constraints come from the people you work with rather than a lack of budget or time. Learn how to navigate the human environment of your workplace and effectively manage change and office politics so that you can implement new ideas, regardless of your […]