Two Apps to Boost Social Media Engagement
As engagement becomes the coin of the newspaper/social media realm, the question comes up, when’s the best time to post? I’ve heard around lunch time, when folks are taking a mental health break at work, or in the evening hours when people are catching up on their online life after hours. Both sound reasonable to me. Audiences are varied, so what may be best for a small pizza shop may be morning...
Send your ideas and drafts to these people. Retweet each other. Connect each...– h/t @j_nb #Realtalk for the j-school graduate on the first five years of your career » Nieman Journalism Lab This is invaluable advice: “Make a list of places you want to work (or want your writing to appear), people you want to work with, and milestones you want to hit within the next...
MoJo: An iPhone Replaces a Newsroom
I gave a presentation at the Catholic Media Convention on using an iPhone for mobile journalism. I covered what’s needed to to be a journalist on the go, some key apps, examples of different multimedia projects, distribution ideas. I threw in a very funny video to fight “Vertical Video Syndrome.” MoJo for Catholic Media 2012 on Prezi Here is some feedback: Thxs. I hope...
Father's Day Portraits →
This was a quick multimedia slideshow. No frills. Photos of fathers and kids at a Father’s Day celebration, added a track of choir music. Bam. Vericorder’s First Video is my app of choice for these type of productions.
Recent Storify Project
Storify is a great tool. If you haven’t learned how to use it yet, what are you waiting for? Here’s a link for the project I posted on my newspaper’s blog.