Social Media Articles

Curate Yourself: Support Your Identity Online

Curate Yourself: Support Your Identity Online

Get the best tips to curate yourself on the web: decide what you want people to know about you, and make sure everything you do online reinforces that.

5 Steps to Understanding Your Online Reputation

5 Steps to Understanding Your Online Reputation

Have you ever Googled yourself? If you didn’t like what you found (or even if you found nothing at all), you can manage your online reputations with these tips.

5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy

five easy ways to protect your online privacy

Online privacy: without spending a dime or more than a few minutes of your life, you can make sure that you’re safe from threats. Here’s how.

Build Your Personal Brand: Protecting Your Professional Reputation

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Do you know what is private and what is public on your social networks? Are you sure? Michael Fertik, CEO of Reputation.com walks us through the steps we need to take in order to protect our online reputations.

Building Your Personal Brand: The Right to Retract?

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Like it or not, we all leave a digital footprint in today’s world. Manage what the public sees about you using these tools to retract and modify the information about you online.

Stop This Immediately: The 5 Mistakes You’re Making Online

5 Mistakes to Stop Making Online

Pack a powerful online presence when you limit these 5 major mistakes.

5 Scholarships and Fellowships with November Deadlines

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November is a great month for finding scholarships and fellowships to fund your education.. See the month’s top opportunities.

What is an E-Commerce Degree, and Why Do I Want One?

What is e-commerce? You may have heard about e-commerce before, but what is it exactly? E-commerce involves doing business online using the Internet and “purchasing and selling products, information or professional services all of which are accomplished through fax, email, and the use of various other electronic tools” [i]. E-commerce could make it easier to conduct […]

LinkedIn’s New University Pages and The Top 100 Social Media Colleges

By Dean Tsouvalas Colleges and universities’ social media worlds were rocked by LinkedIn’s announcement of University Pages. When the team here at StudentAdvisor saw the new school pages, we were delighted as LinkedIn is becoming an increasingly valuable way to link education, school and career goals.  This is the latest evolution of colleges’ and universities’ social […]

Universities Using Vine

UPDATE: StudentAdvisor is working on a new Top 100 Social Media Colleges list, coming out in September! Don’t miss out on the chance for your school to be number one – fill us in on your social media activities here! It seems the only thing that can keep up with our shortening attention spans are […]

How Online Learners Benefit Through Social Media

Online learners can truly benefit thanks to a variety of online platforms and social media tools. Educational social networks are one-of-a-kind, and working in classrooms with educational social networking applications offers a number of remarkable advantages. Interactive and effective tools They offer interactive and effective tools for teaching and learning. The integration of tools and […]

High School Students: Top 5 Reasons You Should Watch Connecticut College’s New Google+ Hangout Series

by Jeff Puklin, Connecticut College for StudentAdvisor.com At Connecticut College, we’re constantly looking for ways to give prospective students an authentic view of campus life. Through the creation of a new campus Twitter account(@ConnCollegeLive), a pair of campus contests (Student Minute Contest, Camel Photo Contest) and our admission counselors’ involvement with Twitter (They all have active accounts), we’ve […]