Connecting with social media as a journalist. By Kyle Smith & Antonio Cooper. Key components to social media. Anything and Everything can become social media Start and become the conversation Capitalize on the conversation Social media is opportunity at it’s finest Become a resource
By Kyle Smith & Antonio Cooper
Show how all social media connects
Show how connection provides improvement for resumes
Show examples of how professional journalist are using social media
Do’s & Don'ts of social media
Provide different blog sites to display work
Employers find you on social media
Post everything just keep it professional
Builds writing portfolio
Stay in contact with your sources/connections
Use the sites to promote yourself and your work
Stay up to date with recent trends or changes in media
Find the fire when there’s social media smoke
Don’t post anything that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see
Avoid using profanity
Don’t give off the perception of a wiener or complainer
Don’t just friend or communicate with everybody
Pay attention to privacy settings
No one is too good for you
Don’t assume what you see is real always double check the facts
Connect to Friends
Comments On Blogs and Profiles
Leading social media site.
Access to who’s who of celebrity list.
Accessible to other social media connection.
Ability to lead the trend with #Hashtags
Twitter is consistently going throughout all points of the day
The connection point to all social networks
The promotion capital of all Social networks
Use of catchy Hashtags
The ability to catch the eye of any potential employer
Bio states all necessary information to any employer
All necessary links posted in bio
Radio station to Eastern Michigan University
Home to over 20 student run shows
Purpose is to stand out and above
News Publication for Eastern Michigan University.
Link to all my work at Echo.
Over 30 pieces of work to look at.
More than one area of expertise.
Catalog for all entries of all articles
Connected with all SM’s
You are the conversation
You are the trend
Final step to defining your work
Directly to your page
Shows your strengths and weaknesses
Can post to any SM available
Direct links remain within the online community forever.
Simple and user friendly.
Post video using key words to get noticed
Pays money if enough subscribers
Pays money if enough views
Easy way to get noticed by employers
Thousands have become famous for Youtube
Famous for wrong reasons
Over a million videos posted per day.
Time consuming to post videos
Lacks where other SM’s excel
Newest social media
Concept is centered around pictures
Takes the best of twitter and Facebook
Use of Hashtags separate pictures
Makes a picture 1000 words
Stay up to date with the industry
Build professional relationships
Connect with organizations
Develop a professional online reputation
Blogs are a way to get your writing out to the public
It also provides you with the opportunity to get feedback about your writing
Builds a portfolio
Say what you want but consider the audience
How some journalist use social media
Write down the list of SM you’re involved in.
If Twitter, create #Hashtag that defines you (Ex. #ACAwesome)
If Facebook connect it to your twitter and post your hashtag to your Facebook status
Open either Blogger or Instagram
For Blogger, post the status as a blog
Post the blog to your Facebook
If Instagram, take a picture of the status.
Post the picture of the status to both Twitter and Facebook