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GOALS Provide prospective students with on

campus atmosphere Student/Student Interaction Teacher/Student Interaction Provide information

SportsAcademicsEveryday life


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SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS Facebook Twitter Blog Flickr Youtube IWC Website

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BLOGS Could use services such as Blogger,

Wordpress, etc. Students can post “diaries” Teachers can use for homework (Dr.

Price) Great for other user input While blogs are a great tool, they may

be becoming obsolete (How likely is it that someone signs onto blogger and looks for an Iowa Wesleyan College blog)

A similar idea could be implemented into our website

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BLOG BUILT INTO IWC WEBSITE Students/Faculty could log in with school

email and post to a blog on the website Could also comment on posts Have a problem with campus?

Post it, and see how many feel the same way

Only registered faculty/students could post, however it would be open to public

Gives prospective students, parents, and alumni an idea of what is going on around campus

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Much more efficient form of blogging

Short and to the point

Students can voice quick opinions

Announce events Updates in sports

Tweets can be directed

Twitter is no longer the future, its happening now

All organizations have Twitter accounts and IWC needs to make sure they take full advantage

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Show the campusFacilitiesStudentsStaffAthleticsOutsideCampus Events

Good tags and descriptions so users can find Iowa Wesleyan

Bring the campus to the user

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FACEBOOK Can create groups for on campus

activities Create events for both on and off

campus events Promotes a sense of community Parents can keep up with the lives of

students Facebook as an aggregator (Has other

social media built in)Photo Albums (Flickr)Status Updates (Twitter/Blogger)Video Albums (YouTube)

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YouTube does what photos cannot Could be utilized most for campus tours Prospective students may not have the

money/time to make an actual visit VNR’s can also be published on YouTube

to inform the public about Iowa WesleyanSummer construction progressNew teacher/coach introductions

Teachers could publish video tutorials

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WWW.IWC.EDU More unique hits on our website may be

difficultMost people come to the site for a reason,

they don’t just stumble upon it New site and layout are well designed

and visually appealing Information needs to be easy to find Other social media links need to be