Use these tips and guidelines for spreading the word about our upcoming event
Congratulations! We are happy to be partnering with you for an upcoming OLC Collaborate event!
Let’s work together to let your peers, campus, and local community know about this event. We’ve put together some tips and guidelines as well as sample social posts and a sample press release to help you share the great news with your communities. Please follow the Promotion Guidelines detailed below.
Email faculty and staff at your institution to announce your participation in this event
Include news of the upcoming event in faculty and campus newsletters
Share the news during meetings
Post messages about OLC Collaborate on your institution’s social channels – we’ve created some suggested posts to get you started:
From textbook affordability to ADA access in digital learning, #OLCCollaborate focuses on regional solutions to HigherEd challenges. Join us at (NAME OF INSTITUTION) on (DATE) to voice your opinions! (ADD URL OF EVENT)
Interested in emerging trends in #digital #education? #OLCCollaborate is coming to (NAME OF INSTITUTION). Join online learning peers & colleagues for this event! (ADD URL OF EVENT)
Great speakers & a full agenda are planned for #OLCCollaborate in (REGION) on (DATE). Come discuss how edtech and digital devices are impacting the changing university. (ADD URL OF EVENT)
I’m attending #OLCCollaborate at (NAME OF LOCATION OR HOST COLLEGE) to discuss emerging trends & challenges in #onlinelearning. Let me know if you’re also going to be there! (ADD URL OF EVENT)
Ask your community to share the news with social media
Publish a post on your institution’s blog
Tag your posts with #OLCCollaborate
Reach out and promote to all affiliated campuses and regional universities where you may have contacts or access to school newsletters, email contacts, or other resources.
Share all emails that OLC sends featuring the event’s details
Use the press release template to broadcast the event
Alert bloggers and media that follow your organization
Post to appropriate listserves
Use this press release template to create your own release! Simply edit with your information to share with the news media:
Please adhere to the following guidelines when promoting your upcoming OLC event:
Material changes to any of the promotional communications provided above for OLC Collaborate should be routed through OLC’s communications team for approval. Email materials to email@example.com. Allow five business days for OLC to review your requests.
Media requests regarding the OLC event should be referred to firstname.lastname@example.org.