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T.O.W. 16–> “What advice would you offer PR students who are new to blogging?”

This week we were asked: “What advice would you offer PR students who are new to blogging?” Here is my TOP 10 tips for blogging! 10.) Blog about subjects that are useful or unique! Make it personal, but newsworthy! 9.) … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 15–> Social Media News Releases!

Social Media News Releases What is a Social Media News Release? Social Media News Releases (according to http://www.realwire.com) is “The press release was written with just the “press” in mind, but in the online world your story needs to be … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 14–> Reaction to “5-Steps to Multimedia Story-Telling” on NEWSU

This week we used NEWSU’s “5-Steps to Multimedia Story-Telling” at https://www.newsu.org/node/338 What I learned: How to: … Chose a Story- pick a story that is multidimensional, non-linear, and that is creative! … Make a Storyboard- a storyboard helps you find … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 13–> 10 ways PR people can do to drive journalist cRaZy!!

Our assignment for this week was to create a list of at least 10 ways that PR people can sometimes drive journalists crazy and then put what they should do instead! Here we go! 10. Reporters and Journalists being constantly … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 12 –> Pod Cast!

This week I visited a website called, http://www.onlineprpodcast.com/ and visited the #48 Podcast, from 10.15.10, about “PURL’s,” or Personalized URL’s. The two men talking on the podcast talk about how they can set up your website and use PURL’s as a way … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 11 –> INFOGRAPHICS!

What are they? “Information graphics or infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics are used where complex information needs to be explained quickly and clearly.” -Doug Newsom and Jim Haynes (2004). Public Relations Writing: Form and … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 10–> WordPress Site Stats–> What do they mean for YOU??

*This picture is of my actual blog stat’s so far…some days, WOW! Others, not so much, lol :o) The following information with black headlines and lighter blue text, are all from the WordPress website. The direct link is: http://en.support.wordpress.com/stats/ What … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 9 –> “PR Open Mic” on NEWSU

This week we got to explore the “PROpenMic” website, and report on what the site has to offer to PR students and recent grads. These are some of my findings and if you care to check it out yourself, go … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 6–> What Makes A Story Newsworthy??

This week’s topic asks, “What makes a story newsworthy?” According to http://www.mediacollege.com/journalism/news/newsworthy.html, five components make a story newsworthy. Below I list those five things Media College says and give my own interpretation of what the terms mean. Timing- Something new and … Continue reading

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T.O.W. 7–> Week of Twitter!

My Twitter Name: lowoodward In my Public Relations Online Writing class, or PRCA 3330, we were assigned to to use Twitter at least 20 times within about a week’s span. The goal was to let us connect with classmates, teachers, … Continue reading

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