Am I an Apple fan girl? I own an iMac, Mac Book and iPhone so I guess I’d fit the description, but I’m no iJustine. I do spend my time analyzing technology and how it impacts the way we communicate. It was amazing to watch (at least what I could process) the amount [...]
The #journchat community had an opportunity to pick the brain of NYU’s journalism professor Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_NYU) this past Monday. This is a complete transcript of the questions and Jay’s responses.
The complete #journchat transcript from 1/25: http://j.mp/60myJH (270+ participants, 1,300+ tweets).
Q1: What do you think of journs using only Facebook and Twitter to test the [...]
The question I get asked most frequently, “How do you monitor what is happening online?” I’ve compiled a list of the tools I use when on a tight budget. These are FREE tools (in five relatively easy steps) available to help you get a handle of your online presence.
STEP 1: Set up Google Alerts
Everyone is busier than you are. Did that catch you off guard? When I interact with someone I do my best (and it doesn’t always happen) to think this (changing “you” to “I”). It helps to keep me from saying, “I’m so busy…”
Part of the reason is because I dislike the glorification of [...]
Yesterday I spoke at the National Generation & Transmission Communicators Conference in Texas. They asked for “201 style” presentation to help them discover more/new ways to use online communications. Here’s what I shared:
Ideas and Tactics for CIPCO
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Q Will my wireless carrier charge me for text messaging to 90999?
A When you text the word “HAITI” to 90999 you donate $10 to the Red Cross. A
onetime $10 donation will be added to your phone bill. Depending on your carrier
agreement, message and data rates may apply. Reportedly, Verizon Wireless [...]
Share Play nice. This is probably one of the keys in the book “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” but I haven’t read it. It’s a simple statement. In fact, it’s one of the rules I share each week as #journchat begins. It’s meant as a “gentle” reminder that we [...]
A personal mission statement. Do you have one? It took me five years to write and rewrite mine until I finally got to a place where I was comfortable with it. I wanted a statement that reflected much of who I already am, but also what I hope to be. During my reflection I [...]
ShareThe wrong partnership or client can hurt you, your brand and/or your business. Partnerships which don’t align with you and what you stand for (or your business) creates a disconnect. Perhaps this plays out publicly in the media or forces you to complete tasks you don’t agree with privately. Either way, you’re on the [...]
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What happens when a well known celebrity is behind in a charity fundraiser? He makes fun of people. Comedian Michael Ian Black will be making fun of his Twitter followers for charity between 2 to 3 p.m. EST on January 5, 2010.
Black is part of PayPal’s Regift the Fruitcake charity [...]
ShareWith 990 votes, here are the top 10 buzzwords or phrases you said should go away in 2010.
Social media expert, guru, rock star, maven (76)
Just sayin’ (32)
Life coach (30)
Right? (As in, “I know…right?”) (28)
_____ is the new black (27)
TIE: Bailout (25 votes) and Out of the box (25)
TIE: Low-hanging fruit (24), Web [...]