Tag Archives: journalism

Looking Ahead: Three-Month Editorial Calendar

Building an editorial calendar for a blog can help with content planning and avoid blogger burnout. However, for a subject like journalism and social media, it’s a little bit difficult to plan out because some coverage is dependent on breaking … Continue reading

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Competitors in Social Media Blogging

Social media is a popular subject for bloggers, since it’s recently become a hot topic for personal and business use and there is regular news and developments about it. Currently, several popular blogs about social media exists that have large audiences. While some, … Continue reading

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Blog Goals, Actions, and Metrics

 Every blog has differing goals depending on what you seek to achieve: Do you want to expand your audience? Increase revenue? Increase engagement? Create a strong reputation as an expert in your field? The first step is to define your specific goals … Continue reading

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Social Media, Twitter & Journalism: How Topics Define My Audience

Defining your audience is an important step when you’re beginning to blog. Usually, your audience is centered around your topic of choice. However, that can change over time- why will they keep returning to your blog? How can you improve your … Continue reading

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Reader poll: Your favorite iPad news app

I recently purchased an iPad2, and I am loving it! I’m always looking for suggestions for apps to download. Because of my interest in social media and journalism, I love news apps and I’m completely addicted. So help me narrow … Continue reading

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Social Media & Journalism Links of the Day

1. Look Out Blogs: Google News Gains Options To Drop Blogs & Press Releases via Search Engine Land “Tired of seeing blogs or press releases in your Google News homepage? Google’s got a cure for that, new settings that allow you … Continue reading

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IST 400/600: “How to Grow a Blogger”

As a grad student in the iSchool at SU, I’m very excited to be taking IST 600: Blogging for Information Professionals this Maymester. I graduated from the Newhouse School last year (that’s right, I’ve officially been an alum for a whole … Continue reading

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