Personal branding is a hot topic right now. It is no longer acceptable to simply meet requirements; you must differentiate yourself in a market, in this case, media. As John Robinson said on the second day of class, media has changed from 1 to 1, to 1 to many, and now, many to many. To… Continue reading Brand Name Social Media
On the first day of my summer internship at WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, I was shocked to learn that reporters shot their own video. I had always believed, and never been told differently, that every reporter had a photographer to do the dirty work for them. Boy was I wrong. Reporters are now called… Continue reading But First, Lemme Take A Selfie
This blog post will not go viral. For one, it isn’t Tuesday, the most opportune time to make a potentially viral post according to BuzzSumo. So I am few days too late. Apparently the date is not the only factor to consider when posting content you hope will make it to the viral big leagues. There… Continue reading This Blog Will Not Get Many Shares
Snapchat is dominating my social media diet. It’s a recent development, and one that is here to stay. It offers photo and video sharing, real-time updates, a discover page that shows news from 12 different platforms, chat, video chat and money transfer. Your one stop shop for all things good in the world. And while… Continue reading Pressure’s Off, Snaps On
On Monday night I was on a red eye to Los Angeles. When I boarded the plane I saw this tweet: When I got off the plane I saw this one: It took four hours for two students to raise $1,000. We have talked about crowdfunding before (I am told we discussed it in class during… Continue reading Go Fund Molly
I have been out of Chapel Hill for almost three weeks now with the occasional 24-hour layover to wash and repack my clothes. As a cheerleader, I’ve been following the UNC Basketball team to various destinations for NCAA tournament. And while my academic to-do list is too long to conceptualize, I feel as though I… Continue reading Live, from Chapel Hill, it’s Saturday Night!
User generated content is appearing virtually everywhere. In a few years it is all we will see. UGC is easy to find and obtain and is inexpensive… but will it stay this way? Jukin Media is a company that buys UGC, licenses it and sells it to third parties or uses it for their own… Continue reading License and Registration Please