Mark your calendar and plan to attend Next Generation Extension’s summer webinar series! The NGE 2015 summer webinar series flyer contains all the information you need. Webinars start at 10:00 a.m. CST. To join, call 888/820-1398 and use attendee code 9894805#; participate in the Adobe Connect session. Webinars will be recorded, and the links will be posted right here on the NGE blog to view at a later date.
May 19: Design School – No Experience Required presented by Kayla Colgrove and Becky Aiken
Visual content is a key player in the success of your marketing campaign, and Canva is a free tool that makes design simple for everyone. Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs for social media, web, or print: social media posts and cover photos, email headers, blog graphics, presentations, flyers, posters and so much more. Colgrove will provide an overview of Canva and how she has created designs for her programs. Aiken will cover best practices for creating designs.
Popular video sharing websites and improved editing technologies are making video production easier than ever. In this presentation, Harms will share basic techniques new video producers can use to help make their productions more professional. Harms will also discuss UNL Toolbox requirements related to video productions.
July 14: Pinning with a Purpose presented by Alice Henneman
How would you like the potential of reaching 70 million people with your Extension message…from your computer? The answer: Begin to Pin! People are starting to use Pinterest as a search engine. Henneman will present on how to Pin more effectively, focusing on strategies related to image sizes and types, Pin categories and descriptions, board covers and board placement, sharing boards, and scheduling Pins in advance. Henneman will also share how to add “Follow” or “Pin It” buttons and Pinterest widgets to a website or blog.
Many of us want professional-looking newsletters, but we don’t know where to start. Smore is a tool that can make you look like a pro every time—even if you have no design experience. Newsletters are instantly mobile, working seamlessly on phones and tablets. Pesek will share about her experiences using Smore, and she’ll show how she creates her newsletters. Pesek will focus on adding and deleting content and using the provided analytics to create the most stylish, effective newsletters around.