Tag Archives: Social media

The basics of writing for mobile

BBC Academy offers a useful introductory guide to writing for mobile. It includes these tips: Make every word count. Remember SEO, especially in the headline. Make sure the lead gets to the point of the story. Tell the story in … Continue reading

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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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Tech finds of the week: Tools for search, Twitter, presentation, analytics

Search IceRocket Allows you to search blogs, Facebook, Twitter and images. You can also search for trending topics for up to three months. You can narrow your search by limiting it to tags that people have used on blog posts. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for tweets, apps, graphics, curation

Social media / productivity GroupTweet Allows an unlimited number of people to tweet from the same account. I haven’t tried this, but I like what I see. The service seems to solve a problem that many organizations have: how to … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for charts, curation, presentation, bookmarking

Charts and graphs Infogr.am This start-up from Latvia says it wants to make creating graphics simple. Its beta version allows creation of pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs or matrices. The site allows you to enter or upload data into … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for maps, timelines, curation

Maps and mapping TileMill TileMill is an open source platform for creating maps using a CSS-like coding system. The site includes a support area for learning how to use the software and how to export maps. The TileMill suite of … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for WordPress, maps, charts, curation

Interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week. WordPress Project Argo Interesting and valuable information about a project that allowed a dozen NPR stations to create local-interest sites. The “Learn” section is especially useful, with sections on using … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week

Among the interesting technology tools and posts I came across this week are these related to WordPress, Twitter searches and audio for journalists. WordPress LinkWithin Creates a series of related posts, with images, at the bottom of a WordPress post. … Continue reading

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Social media resources: Twitter

23 Twitter Tools to Help You Tweet Like a Pro Tools for analytics, analyzing followers and finding people to follow, as well as backing up and filtering tweets. From Huffington Post Tech. ———————————————————————– How to embed tweets directly from the … Continue reading

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Top social media tools of 2011

See this useful and interesting list created by Adam Vincenzini. He calls this the “nominations edition.” He plans to narrow the list to 20 early next year. The tools are broken into these categories: Content curation / management tools Social … Continue reading

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