UCI Extension Applauds its 2014 Certificate Grads

The instructors and staff at UCI Extension were elated to recognize our graduates at this year’s Certificate Awards Ceremony.  This event celebrated the accomplishments of over 1,800 graduates, with many different backgrounds and specialties.  Graduates were recognized for their Certificate and Specialized Studies program achievements during this evening event. Zot! Zot!

Learn a New Trade This Summer!

Summer is a great time to explore your interests, reflect on your career, and try something new.  Our Marketing, Internet Marketing and Event Management courses begin in a couple weeks, and include foundational courses to help you jump into a new field, extension.uci.edu.  Study a new industry or brush-up on your current skills to stay … Continue reading

Top Brands Turn to Crowdsourcing to Engage Readers

In our various marketing courses, our instructors will often speak to the importance of distinguishing a company’s brand, building its reputation and engaging its customers to build loyalty.  One way to accomplish this is through crowdsourcing. Last fall, MarketingZot embarked on a site redesign.  We partnered with 99 Designs, the world’s largest graphic design marketplace with … Continue reading

Social Networking by the Numbers

There’s no arguing that social networking has become a global phenomenon.  As of the end of April (4/24) Facebook had established 1.28 billion users, and of that number, 757 million of those users visit Facebook daily.  There is an average of 58 million tweets per day on Twitter, and 60 percent of those come via … Continue reading

Tune-in Here for Tips on Becoming a Social Business

Check out “Social Business Fuels Employee & Client Engagement,” with Mark & Cheryl Burgess This video is just one of many examples of work our Extension instructors are doing in the field of marketing and social media.  Mark and Cheryl Burgess, of Blue Focus Marketing have produced “Social Business Fuels Employee & Client Engagement” via IBM … Continue reading