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July 20, 2015

Do Students Have a Brand?

School leaders are beginning to brand their schools to share the positive messages about learning and open up the school walls to let parents in on the secret of school. But are we also responsible for branding students in a way that stifles them?

October 26, 2014

Why Do We Ignore All That Is Good in Education?

There are many wonderful and innovative things happening in education that never get the media coverage. This impropriety needs to change.

February 27, 2014

Ingredients for an Exhibit

For a startup, exhibiting at a conference is not as easy as just showing up in the booth. Many things need to be sourced, sent, and ultimately assembled to create the right experience for your clients and potential clients.

January 08, 2014

Make a Resolution to Know What You Do, Then Make a Logo

One of the fun parts about starting a company and creating a product is creating a brand identity for the product. And a logo. Before you set out to have a logo designed, make a resolution to get clear on your purpose as a business and what message you want to convey.

December 10, 2013

Know Thy Market

To grow an ed-tech startup, you have to know your market. Conversations with the various players involved are invaluable. Use the information gathered to organize talking points based on what is important to each of the players on your radar screen.

November 21, 2013

Naming Your Product is Like Mad-Libs: I Picked the Word Edthena

In some respects, the challenge of naming your product is akin to an elementary-school-style Mad Libs. The list of possibilities when you begin is unlimited. Literally.

November 13, 2013

A Tale of Two Mustaches

As a startup, naming your product is one of the most difficult decisions you'll make. While you'll work to control the message around your brand, it may ultimately take on a life of its own.

September 03, 2012

DIY: How to Build Buzz For Your Beta

You've got a great idea. Coders are turning it into reality--at least an early version. You're about ready to release a beta version of your new learning application. How do you create buzz that promotes rapid adoption? We asked some experts.

December 15, 2011

What Education Can Learn from the Failures of Business

I'm not one of those people who think all school district functions should be run like a business. (So don't shoot me yet!) The superintendent of a 10,000-student district and the CEO of a Fortune 500 company face very different challenges that can't all be addressed with the same strategies or tool...

December 12, 2011

When Brand Management Meets Talent Management

Last week, I had a very interesting conversation with a friend who is in the process of looking for a new job. She shared that she is not only interested in working for an organization with a good reputation but one that is part of a strong community. While she has had success in finding job opening...


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