Converting Fact Sheets to Infographics

While putting together a social media strategy for the new Live Smart Ohio blogsite, my colleagues at the Ohio State University and I realized that we couldn’t design a sleek new blog and expect our readers to engage with Family & Consumer Sciences fact sheets. Did we really want to put PDFs on a blogsite? No. Definitely not.

So we worked with a graphic designer in OSU’s Education and Human Ecology communication’s department to (slowly) create infographics from our …

Learn These Google Services, You Must

Last week I tweeted about the article, 15 Amazingly Useful Google Services You Should Know About, written by Ben Medlock and published on lifehack.org.

In recent Journal of Extension articles I’ve written, I’ve called for Extension professionals to learn Google Search so they can teach clients this 21st century skill. But Google has also created a cache of products and services to make your life easier. You’ve heard of Google Maps, Calendar, and Gmail but it may …