Social Media


ImageFor my post I decided to focus on how advertising has changed thanks to the advances in technology. Businesses are spending less time utilizing old methods of advertising such as t.v spot and billboards and moving to the internet to market themselves and their products.

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My old 2 cents…


In the poll I put up, about half of you did not want me to post.

I go back-and-forth in my own mind about how much to contribute to the blog, how much to join in discussions, and so on.  On the one hand, I think you have a right to know “where I am coming from,” especially since I think transparency is superior to trying to pretend we have “completely objective” viewpoints.   On the other, I can take many different positions on different business or political issues; moreover, I do not want you to think I am grading your political philosophy even when I agree or disagree with you. Continue reading

Welcome, Grab Your Paint Brush


Welcome.  Blogging is an essential part of this class.  WordPress is a software tool, a platform, that enables us to produce content, comment on our writing, and build an audience of readers and of interaction amongst ourselves as well as with the wider world.

As the blog grows over the semester, it will become more dynamic.  Yes, it looks a little bare now.  But that is by choice.  It is like a blank canvas, waiting for all of us to pencil in the outlines and color in the many hues.

empty-canvas

While you are, here, play around with the dashboard, with your user profile, with your post.

Challenges:

1) Can you add a picture to your user profile?

2) Can you give yourself a profile name ( a display name) that the rest of us can remember (as in , NOT hgr345)

3) Can you add Tags to your post?

4) Can you add any multimedia to your post?

5) Super-advanced: can you figure out how to turn on zemanta content like this post has (with the suggested posts below).

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