Photos and videos make your live tweeting more interesting. Take a look at these links regarding using your phone to take great photos and videos, practice a bit in class, then comment on how you used these links to help you. Link us to some examples you posted online.
Tips from National Geographic:
For this week’s post, please give us a link to a site that gives us some tips on how to effectively Live Tweet an event. What are some things you need to do beforehand? What about while you are at the event? What works best–photos or videos?
Based on the blog post “How Not to Suck on Social Media,” what can you do to improve your social media posting? Give some specifics for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Please post your answer before midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 13.
This year’s News Engagement Day fair saw several classes coordinating to help students at Texas Wesleyan get more engaged with the news. What did you do for MCO 3399? Do you think your social media was effective? What did you learn, and how will that impact your projects for the rest of this semester?
Check out this News Engagement Day review of retweets nationally:
Upcoming is your first assignment in live-Tweeting. In preparation for this assignment, review the different readings below:
What makes for good live Tweeting? Find an example as well and follow that reporter. Put their link here as well.
These podcast that my friend and I do mean a lot to me. When you listen to them, you can hear the fun we are having but at the same time the seriousness and passion when talking about sports. That’s what I want people to think about me when they take a listen. I want listeners to say “Oh, these guys are fun, cool and you can tell they love sports.”
When Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff wrote Groundswell, one of the things they focused on was relationship building. In the relationship that you want to have with your “customers” or potential “customers,” what are the key components you want them to have? What words should they come away with when they look at your social media?
Using chapter 2 in the book Groundswell, look at each of the categories listed on page 19:blogs, user-generated content and podcasts. Use an example that you have created from each of these categories and explain how it works to give your “customers” the experience you want. This is about brand you, so focus on your content about yourself for this post.
Here’s a view on the home page of my personal website. What am I trying to tell people?