Why would I ask you to watch an 18 minute long interview that never even aired?

Because I did, and I think it’s important for you to hear what Gary Vaynerchuk has to say.

You don’t have to like wine or buy his book, just open your mind and let his words tickle the spots that hold on to the old ways of doing things. Business has a wonderful opportunity to win the social web, but higher ed has an even better shot*… we just have to loosen our grip on what was, and grasp what can be.

*future blog post, stay tuned

Listen. Shout. Engage.

UPDATE: Thanks for attending, we’ll do it again.

Free snow

Social Media Workshop*
When: Thursday, January 5, 2012 from 10-11am
Where: IS 1129E
RSVP by calling x2152 (limited to first 20)

This will be a hands-on workshop, we will play with a real facebook page and twitter account. Bring your questions, they will be answered.


  • Find out what people are saying about you on the social web
  • Create Google Alerts for your department
  • Learn how to search facebook and twitter


  • Communicate in 140 characters or less
  • Live the life of a facebook page admin


  • Discover the beauty of a content calendar
  • Tell a story with a photo
  • Find out if video is in your future

Questions? Leave a comment.

*You must have a facebook account to play. If you need help setting up a facebook account, find Todd Sanders.

Talking social web at UWGB

On Tuesday, December 6, 2011, a few of the social media folks on campus were given the opportunity to present at the Chancellor’s Leadership Council. Hoping the conversation continues.*

*Planning to offer a social media workshop on Thursday, January 5 from 10-11am, more details later this week.