My Graduation Speech – Awaken Possibility In Other People

Tis the season of graduation speeches marking the closing of one door and the opening of many others. As I sat through our school’s recent graduation ceremony I thought about what advice I’d offer the Class of 2011 and I was reminded of  a TED talk given by Benjamin Zander. My hope is that each […]

Weekend Update – Jun11

Happy Inbound Marketing for Schools Saturday! Listed below are links to interesting things I found on the web this week: cool tools, great blog articles, memorable Tweets – anything that stuck out to me and I think is worth sharing. I encourage you to check them out for yourself. Blog Post: 17 Tips To Shorten Tweets […]

How Many Facebook Pages Should I Create For My School?

You can never be too rich. You can never be too thin. You can never have too many Facebook Pages for your school? Not quite! I’ve increasingly been asked this question and while there is no correct answer I would like to weigh in with my opinion. I think you should only have one Facebook […]

What I Learned About Social Media Through Fly-Fishing

Over the weekend I traveled to Baltimore to celebrate a good friend’s birthday. Before the party on Saturday evening my friend, his brother-in-law, and I got the opportunity to fly fish on the Gunpower River. Although my friends each caught a few brown trout I came up empty-handed which allowed me a lot of solitary […]

Weekend Update – Jun04

Happy Inbound Marketing for Schools Saturday! Listed below are links to interesting things I found on the web this week: cool tools, great blog articles, memorable Tweets – anything that stuck out to me and I think is worth sharing. I encourage you to check them out for yourself. Blog Post: Blog Marketing Strategy: 7 Steps […]

10 Blogs You Should Be Reading Now

One benefit of blogging is that the constant publishing schedule has forced me to become a better writer. The pressure of creating 3 posts per week and getting my point across in around 600 words or less forces you to improve as a writer or lose readers. Another activity that has helped my writing is […]

Weekend Update – May28

Happy Social Media for Schools Saturday! Listed below are links to interesting things I found on the web this week: cool tools, great blog articles, memorable Tweets – anything that stuck out to me and I think is worth sharing. I encourage you to check them out for yourself. Poll Question of the Week: Do you […]

Great Advice Applied To Social Media

One reason I love working in independent schools are the relationships. Many of the connections I’ve made with students, parents, alumni, and colleagues remain strong to this day – one such connection is my friendship with Gerard Manoli, a math teacher and coach at my alma mater, Western Reserve Academy. I met Mr. Manoli during […]