Floating along in social media? 3 tips on swimming in the right direction

first_img 22SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Your boss told you it’s time to start “doing” social media, so you enrolled in a Social Media Boot Camp and learned the basics. Now you are wondering if this is time well spent. Are you making an impact, or floundering? Feeling overwhelmed? Good – that’s normal.At first, diving into social media is kind of like real life diving. Suddenly you’re surrounded – not by water and underwater creatures, but a stream of tweets and posts coming at you constantly. Are they friendly? Or will they bite? It’s overwhelming in the first few days/weeks, so you come up for air, unsure of any of it.Hang in there! What you are experiencing is a normal response to navigating the social media waters. Here’s a few tips on swimming in the right direction rather than simply floating:Take a deep breath and relax. You will NOT be able to consume every post and tweet so don’t even try. Once you accept that, you will relax. continue reading »last_img read more

Donna Hoeing to be honored at Batesville vs Greensburg game

first_imgPhoto courtesy of Ball State SportsBATESVILLE, Ind. — Batesville Athletic Director Bryan Helvie announced that Donna (Lamping) Hoeing will be honored on her induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall Of Fame this Saturday (January 21), between the girls varsity and junior varsity contest versus Greensburg high School.The junior varsity contest is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. with the recognition ceremony slated to begin at approximately 1:00 p.m.Donna (Lamping) Hoeing achieved outstanding numbers during her time at Batesville High School and Ball State University.A four-year starter at Batesville, she set a school record with 1,553 career points (21.3 ppg) and 845 rebounds (11.6 rpg), scoring in double figures in 71 of 73 games in her career, including a single-game best of 40 points.She graduated from Ball State University as the program’s all-time leading scorer, totaling 1,104 points in 93 games.A two-time 2nd team Academic All-American and BSU’s 1984-1985 Female Athlete of the Year, she was later named as one of the five players to BSU’s 1980’s 1st team 1980’s All-Decade Team.Since 1985, she has worked at Batesville High School as a math teacher and girls basketball coach.An assistant from 1985-1991, she served as head coach in stints from 1991-1995 and 1999-2000, leading the Bulldogs to three sectional titles in that time.last_img read more