Category Archives: journalism

How authors use Facebook

While researching Facebook strategy for authors for a client today, I cam across this fantastic blog post: a Q&A with author Jane Friedman, widely noted for her own social media strategy. Friedman’s tips are not only relevant to authors, but … Continue reading

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On SoundCloud, Journalism Sounds Cooler Than Ever

SoundCloud was originally a popular platform on which deejays and audio mixing fanatics shared their newest creations, but it has morphed into a service with a much broader appeal. This article explains that journalists are now using SoundCloud as a … Continue reading

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Social Media is Not About You

The title of this post comes from something that @krochmal, a Columbia University professor said: “Social media is not about you,” he shared with the group at large during a feedback plenary session. “It is about connecting with people and … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Social Media Weekend is 2 days away!

If you live in or near New York City, you should come to Social Media Weekend at Columbia’s Journalism School this weekend. There’s still time to register! I wrote a bit about this event in this blog post, but allow … Continue reading

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A weekend full of social media? YES PLEASE!

What am I up to? Where have I been? I’ve been busily consulting on a number of projects recently, including the coordination of an upcoming event in NYC that you won’t want to miss. A team of social media professionals … Continue reading

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The new Foursquare Pages Gallery

Foursquare has launched a new Pages Gallery”, where you can browse all of the over 1300 brands now using the mobile check-in platform. By following brands on Foursquare, you might find yourself unlocking a special badge, getting a special discount, … Continue reading

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Never Neglect Your Reader

Those of us who work in social media are getting increasingly obsessed with finding ways to quantify our online efforts. What effect are our campaigns having on the business’ bottom line? If the effect isn’t immediate and tangible, should we … Continue reading

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