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Become a Featured School and Look Smart on SmartCollegeVisit Our integrated marketing approach to representing your school on our site and through our connected social media channels expands your online presence. Become a Savvy College Client and take advantage of these three smart ways to get your college featured on SmartCollegeVisit: Sign up for a Smart Visit Profile for your college. Email us at info @ smartcollegevisit dot com for information. We look forward to sharing information and dates related to your visit programs. Showcase the really cool, must see place on your college campus. Click Smart See, Smart Do at Your School to get started. Doing one or all of the above will give prospective students and their families the opportunity to connect with you, plan a visit to your school, and learn what not to miss when visiting your campus. The above promotional services are backed up with social media outreach and are free to our beta clients. Contact me today to sign up or learn more. Here’s a short list of other ways we could potentially work together: Mobile Campus Guides for the iPhone and Android phones (tell me more!) Lead Generation from our college profile search system Web & Mobile Event Registrations (Non-ecommerce, visit/college tour registrations) Mobile Campus Guides – The Ultimate Recruitment App Our development platform for mobile campus guides is smart. Really smart. We’ve taken a navigational approach to create mobile apps that allow visitors to campus, and enrolled students (really anyone on campus) get from point A to point B from any point on your campus. Click here to request more information. Mobile-friendly Web Forms If you’d like to reduce rekeying of data and get rid of the on-site visit registration forms, then why not move to a mobile form that parents or students can access via their cell phones while sitting and waiting for the information session to begin? Contact us to discuss mobile forms for your office.  Smart Social Media Consulting Services Z. Kelly Queijo, founder of SmartCollegeVisit, has worked in the field of public relations and marketing since 1993. From developing Virginia Tech’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ first email marketing plan for Student Search to holding positions such as director of marketing and Internet sales manager for businesses, her strength is in her ability to think and act strategically in applying and integrating new technologies. As a social media consultant, she provides training and planning services to integrate social media tools with marketing and communications strategies for higher-ed. To discuss your needs and explore ideas, contact her at zkellyq @ smartcollegevisit dot com. Current and Former College Clients  Bridgewater College Concord University...

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The Social Universe: Smart College Visit News
Oct04

The Social Universe: Smart College Visit News

Meetings, Mentions & Presentations Coming up: Scholarships: Tips & Resources Webinar is in the works! Sign up to be notified when this event opens for registration.  Past: Lunch & Learn: Scholarship Tips & Resources for Parents of College-bound Teens (Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, Blacksburg VA, October 29, 2013) Feb 2013 The A-B-Cs of Applying to College – workshop for parents and teens, YMCA Open University, Blacksburg, VA Z. Kelly Queijo, finalist in the CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards Competition Taking a Smart College Visit (Valley Business Front, December, 2011) Are you reading blogs about college? (Parents Countdown to College Coach) College TripTick: Interview on WhineAt9.com (podcast) 10.26.12 College Communicators Association of Virginia and Washington D.C. Conference (CCA), Virginia Beach, VA Presented: Get Smart for Campus Visits with a Mobile App 11.06.11 Tutorial Instructor: Build a Better Community of Bloggers (2011 Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education) 09.03.11 Convening on Improving Consumer Information in Higher Education (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy) Smart College Visit, Inc. on Handshake 2.0 | First College Visit Series    Press Releases | Media Contact: Gail Billngsley  540-961-2113 2011 12.05.11 Smart College Visit To Host CollegeXpress on CampusChat 10.28.11 College Bound And Gagged Infuses College Search Process With Humor 10.18.11 Smart College Visit Announces Campus Rep Internship 10.10.11 SCV Founder Scheduled to Speak at AMA 09.19.11 Smart College Visit Publishes 500th Blog Post for the College-bound 08.30.11: Dorm Drop Off – Tales From a Real Mom 08.24.11: Smart Visit Widget Debut 04.11.11: Smart College Visit Launches Visit Virginia Tech Mobile Guide to Campus 2010 09.2010 Listed in the Top 100 education advice blogs (College Scholarships) 09.13.10 SmartCollegeVisit Available for Kindle (Amazon) 04.13.10 Entrepreneur Z. Kelly Queijo Smartly Sees, Smartly Does (Handshake 2.0) 04.13.10 SmartCollegeVisit Wins Business Concept Competition   (Inside VTKnowledgeWorks) 04.09.10 Entrepreneurs Pitch Business Ideas (Roanoke Times) 03.24.10 Finalists to present plans for new businesses at entrepreneurship summit (VT News) 03.18.10 Parents Countdown to College Coach: Top 5 College Visit Sites 02.02.10 Parents Countdown to College: The Top 50 College Info Web Sites 02.12.10 Handshake 2.0: Three Months in Flight for SmartCollegeVisit 2009 12.05.09 Anne Giles Clelland: A Social Media Campaign Case Study – One Month Summary 11.2009 Flack’s Revenge: Handshake 2.0 Launches Innovative Campaign for SmartCollegeVisit.com  11.08.09 Anne Giles Clelland: Watch This! Then, Watch Out ...

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Become a Featured School on Smart College Visit
Jan19

Become a Featured School on Smart College Visit

January 2012 How to Become a Featured School and Look Smart on SmartCollegeVisit We're accepting requests from 4-year colleges and universities to become a SmartCollegeVisit featured school over the next few months as we roll out new features to enhance travel planning for college-bound teens and their families.  Our integrated marketing approach to representing your school on our site and through our connected social media channels expands your online presence. Become a beta client and take advantage of these three smart ways to get your college featured on SmartCollegeVisit: Sign up for a Smart Visit Profile for your college. Email us at info @ smartcollegevisit dot com for information. We look forward to sharing information and dates related to your visit programs. Showcase the really cool, must see place on your college campus. Click Smart See, Smart Do at Your School to get started. Let us tell the story of your school's unique undergraduate learning opportunities through our Smart Learning series.  Doing one or all of the above will give prospective students and their families the opportunity to connect with you, plan a visit to your school, and learn what not to miss when visiting your campus. The above promotional services are backed up with social media outreach and are free to our beta clients. Contact me today to sign up or learn more. Here's a short list of other ways we could potentially work together: Mobile Campus Guides for the iPhone and Android phones (tell me more!) Web & Mobile Event Registrations (Non-ecommerce, visit/college tour registrations) SEO Marketing Campaigns Mobile Campus Guides – The Ultimate Recruitment App Our development platform for mobile campus guides is smart. Really smart. We've taken a navigational approach to create mobile apps that allow visitors to campus, and enrolled students (really anyone on campus) get from point A to point B from any point on your campus. Click here to request more information. Mobile-friendly Web Forms If you'd like to reduce rekeying of data and get rid of the on-site visit registration forms, then why not move to a mobile form that parents or students can access via their cell phones while sitting and waiting for the information session to begin? Contact us to discuss mobile forms for your office.  Smart College Visit, Inc – Our Location in the Social Universe:  SmartCollegeVisit on Twitter (Join us on Wednesdays at 9PM ET for #CampusChat) SmartCollegeVisit on Facebook SmartCollegeVisit on Handshake...

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SmartCollegeVisit Mentioned by the Video College Advisor

Just want to say THANK YOUto Paul Hemphill, Video College Advisor, for making this video about SmartCollegeVisit! Subscribe to Paul's YouTube Channel for college prep advice via...

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Smart College Visit Launches Mobile App for Virginia Tech
Apr08

Smart College Visit Launches Mobile App for Virginia Tech

  Planning to visit the campus of Virginia Tech? Get started with the “Visit Virginia Tech” mobile app. This navigational and travel planning guide  was designed with prospective students, their families, friends, and anyone wanting to get to know the school’s 2600-acre campus. The app features a campus guide, information on admission requirements, campus tours and information sessions,  on-campus and off-campus dining directories, and area accommodations as well as a turn-by-turn directions to nearly every building on campus, parking lots, athletic facilities, and residence halls. A self-guided walking tour and Virginia Tech wallpaper backgrounds are just two of the app’s features designed to connect the visitor to the university. You are invited to download the app on iTunes or on Google Play (Android). Don’t forget to rate the app or post a comment. We welcome your input! Related links: Press Release: Smart College Visit Launches Visit Virginia Tech Mobile Guide to Campus NRV Living:  Visit Virginia Tech – Virtually   Colleges interested in working with Smart College Visit to create a mobile campus guide or recruitment app for their school should contact us by phone or...

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Visit Virginia Tech Mobile Guide to Campus
Apr08

Visit Virginia Tech Mobile Guide to Campus

  Planning to visit the campus of Virginia Tech? Get started with the “Visit Virginia Tech” mobile app. This navigational and travel planning guide  was designed with prospective students, their families, friends, and anyone wanting to get to know the school’s 2600-acre campus.  The app features a campus guide, information on admission requirements, campus tours and information sessions,  on-campus and off-campus dining directories, and area accommodations as well as a turn-by-turn directions to nearly every building on campus, parking lots, athletic facilities, and residence halls.  A self-guided walking tour and Virginia Tech wallpaper backgrounds are just two of the app’s features designed to connect the visitor to the university.  This first release of the mobile campus guide is for the iPhone; an Android version is planned for later this year. Visit Virginia Tech is published by Smart College Visit, Inc. in  partnership with Virginia Tech. You are invited to download the app on iTunes and please, don’t forget to rate the app or post a comment. We welcome your input!  Related links: Press Release:  Smart College Visit launches Visit Virginia Tech mobile guide to campus  NRV Living:  Visit Virginia Tech – Virtually   Colleges interested in working with Smart College Visit to create a mobile campus guide or recruitment app for their school should contact us by phone or...

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