How Colleges Can Use Tumblr

Are you wondering how colleges can use Tumblr? Or maybe you’re wondering what Tumblr is. Tumblr is a site that lets its users effortlessly share anything. According to Tumblr users can post text, photos, quotes, links, music, and videos from your browser, phone, desktop, email or wherever they happen to be. Everything from colors to your theme’s HTML is customizable. Currently there are 140.4 million blogs, 63.4 billion posts, and 99,950,805 posts just today alone! And according to ComScore, 46.5 percent of Tumblr visitors are 18-34 years old.

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Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): Is Your School Prepared for the Changes? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Student recruitment at private sector colleges will be facing even more challenges under the 2013 updates to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) which go into effect on October 16, 2013.

Even before the changes, litigants had ramped up their lawsuits under the old act. According to estimates by litigant data company WebRecon LLC, TCPA related lawsuits saw a whopping 63 percent increase in 2012. And Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) awards remain a rare no-cap area of litigation. The sky’s the limit for perceived victims of overly aggressive marketers.

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Infographics: 5 Reasons they Work

1) People have short attention spans. Infographics sit perfectly positioned at the intersection of mobility and inattention. Wait, did I lose  you already? Hang in there. This won’t take long. And it comes with pictures. Seriously, the number one reason infographics work is because they live in the real world –where people expect their content to…

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How to Use Google Plus: A Guide for Colleges to Increase Engagement

Are you wondering how to use Google Plus (also referred to as Google+ or G+) and increase engagement on the social networking site? Having a presence on Google Plus is a huge advantage when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO). Google treats Google Plus content just like any other page on the internet. It will be efficiently indexed by Google, gain page rank, and appear in Google’s search results.

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Google as God?

If you think Google is watching your every move, well, you might not be that far off the mark. It’s bad enough that Google Maps, Google Earth and Street View Google capture us all outside our home and offices, but where Google may really be as omnipresent as God is when we’re behind closed doors mindlessly or mindfully trolling the internet.

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