Entries by reubenr

2018 Own It! Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference

I’m delighted to share that I have been selected as a speaker for this year’s 2018 Own It! Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference in Ulster County, NY at The Darlene L. Pfeiffer Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at SUNY Ulster. My workshop is entitled, “Know Enough to Be Dangerous in Social Media Marketing.” Stand out in the marketplace and grow your […]

Now a New York State Certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise

I am pleased to share that Rachel Reuben Consulting, LLC is now a New York State Certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise. For state agencies and other organizations needing to meet a business requirement to have a certain percentage of work being contracted to someone with this certification, particularly in the areas of marketing and communications, I’m your […]

Review: The Enrollment Growth Playbook

I recently had the opportunity to review the new book, The Enrollment Growth Playbook: How to Launch, Market, & Grow Successful Online & On-Campus Programs, by Helix Education. This book is chock-full of actionable insights that can help any institution make significant strides to increase their enrollment. Gone is the day of being all things […]

Celebrating one year in business

Facebook memories reminded me the other day that it has been one year since I officially began my consulting business. What a ride it has been! I am thrilled to have this opportunity to work with colleges, universities, solopreneurs, small businesses, non-profit and faith-based organizations. I’ve had the great pleasure of working with 15 clients […]

Should you jump on social bandwagons?

This article was originally published on InsideHigherEd’s Call to Action Blog on February 9, 2016. Last month there was a great deal of hype about Peach, a new social network that seemingly came out of nowhere. It is a bit like Facebook (lite), Twitter and Tumblr combined. You can post a short update and photos; search […]

Career Services and Marketing – the new peanut butter and jelly?

I recently conducted a market research project for a company who is looking to extend their existing product to provide better solutions for career services offices and help universities tell better stories to key audiences. Their product is currently in use by more than 300 colleges and universities nationwide, primarily in the marketing/communications area. As […]

My top 3 tips for getting organized

It’s a new year. Time for a fresh start with New Year’s resolutions, goals, promises, or pacts. Some wait and enjoy a spring cleaning ritual. I like to tidy up my digital life on a regular basis. Simplify and standardize is my mantra. [bctt tweet=”Simplify and standardize is my mantra.”] Our lives have become a cluttered digital […]

I’m not on my own

I was just reading an article on Inc.com called “12 Things You Need to Really Get Rid of in the Next 12 Months.” #3 leapt off the page at me, but not entirely for the reasons the author likely intended. Stop thinking you’re on your own. When friends and family have asked me in recent […]

Thinking Out Loud with Forge Worldwide

Tomorrow, Thursday, November 12 at 2 p.m. ET I will be joining  Chris Foley Pilsner, the Chief Marketing Officer of Isenberg School of Management at UMASS Amherst, and Melissa Koehler, who heads up the higher education practice at Forge Worldwide based in Boston, for a live online session using a new technology called Blab. Forge’s “Thinking Out Loud” Blab Series […]

Proactive Planning for Crisis Communications

This article was originally published on InsideHigherEd’s Call to Action Blog on November 10, 2015 Active shooters. Campus on lockdown. Shelter-in-place. Racial tensions. Votes of no confidence. Bed bugs in residence halls. Inclement weather. Leadership transitions. Mascot changes. Hazing. Chemical spills. Student deaths. More than ever, there’s a higher volume of crises and issues to manage […]