Tag Archives: How to

Social media resources: Tumblr

Articles and how-to guides related to Tumblr. A journalist’s guide to using Tumblr A helpful beginner’s resource from Taylor Miller Thomas of the Poynter Institute.

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Advice on using Photoshop

How to Use Photoshop: The Ultimate Guide for the Design-Impaired Marketer A useful quick-hit guide to such tools as layers, colors, fonts, brushes, lasso, paint bucket, blending and other tools in Photoshop. From HubSpot.

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Tech finds of the week: Articles on SEO; tools for search, research

SEO Search Engine Tools: Some of the Best SEO Tools Are Free A useful list from the SEO blog Coconut Headphones. ————————————————————————– Search Oolone A search engine that returns results in the form of screen shots from homepages. Hover over … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Advice on SEO; tools for research and data viz

No one truly has a secret formula for search engine optimization. There are some logical things you can do to make sure a site gets noticed and indexed properly, though. These three articles provide checklists for things to think about … Continue reading

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Advice on building news apps

NPR’s best practices on creating news apps A 20-minute video from an internal NPR seminar, via Data Driven Journalism. ——————————————————  

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How to deliver audio content to mobile audiences

A good article from Mobile Media Toolkit that explores how news organizations are delivering audio content, and what you should consider when assessing your options.

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Software for digital storytelling

StoryMaking Software Includes lists of tools for audio editing, video editing, image editing, animation and other areas of digital storytelling.  

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10 Ways to Archive Your Tweets

Tweets don’t last forever. ReadWriteWeb offers some options for saving them.

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Advice on making search engines work for you

The Top 10 SEO Myths Focus on content and design, not meta tags and a flood of keywords. Search Engine Tools: Some of the Best SEO Tools Are Free   A useful list from the SEO blog Coconut Headphones.

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Illustrator tutorials

The Best Adobe Illustrator Tutorials for Beginners A helpful list from CreativeFan.com.  

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