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Friday Fast Five + Five: Your Guide To New Media

It’s the end of the month, and I need to clean out the Fast Five folder.  So today you get links to 10 great digital resources. Enjoy!

  1. The Next WebWhy we need infographics and how to make them great
  2. Blogging TipsBoo! How to Make a Ghost Blogger Work for You 
  3. Nieman Lab – How ProPublica uses Google Docs to help in reader-backed reporting
  4. ReadWrite – Wix Says You Don’t Need To Learn To Code To Build A Website
  5. Mashable – 5 Virtual Assistants That Are More Productive Than Siri
  6. LifehackerTop 10 Clever Google Search Tricks 
  7. MediaBistro – How Your Google+ Profile Can Help Your Articles Links Stand Out
  8. Petapixel – Shutterfly’s New Interactive Guide Teaches the Basics of Capturing Better Images
  9. GigaOm – More than 250 million global events are now in the cloud for anyone to analyze
  10. Lifehacker – Be an Informer, Not a “Meformer”, To Get More Followers On Social Media

 

Friday Fast Five: Your Guide To New Media

  1. Journalism.co.uk5 tips for how journalists can more effectively use Reddit
  2. Lifehacker – Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye
  3. Beyond Search – Mining of Massive Datasets (free book)
  4. Blogging Tips – What Type of Blogger Are You?
  5. Social Media Examiner 6 Simple Photo Tools for Creating Social Media Visuals

Friday Fast Five + Five: The Google Edition

It seems like every day I learn some new trick or hack with Google.  Say what you want about Google, they have some really cool tools that can help you work smarter. Check out 10 of my finds, below.

  1. GoogleGoogle Media Tools
  2. Knight Digital Media Center – Learn Google Analytics with new, free online course
  3. Read Write – Now You Can Ask Google Search To Compare, Filter And Play
  4. TechCrunch – Context Lets You Search Across Dropbox, Evernote, Spotify & More, All From Google.com
  5. The Next Web – Watch this: Google Docs can automatically generate QR Codes
  6. Mashable – The Beginner’s Guide to Google+
  7. Journalism.co.uk – Google at 15: Tips and tools for journalists
  8. Lifehacker – How to Set Up Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts (Properly) on iOS
  9. Mash Social Media – 7 Tips for Sorting Your Gmail Contacts
  10. MediaBistro – How Your Google+ Profile Can Help Your Articles Links Stand Out

Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the vice president of education for the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger and is theAir Travel Expert for About.com.

Friday Fast Five: Your Guide To New Media

  1. Lifehacker – Top 10 Worthwhile Uses for Tablets
  2. SourceBuilding News Apps on a Shoestring
  3. Business 2 Community – 5 tips for writing online headlines
  4. IJNet – Four tools that aim to make journalists and their data more secure
  5. Blogging Tips – 10 Ways to Keep WordPress site Safe from Hacking

Friday Fast Five + Five: Your Guide To New Media, The Video Edition

Are you still trying to figure out your video strategy? These 10 tips can help.

  1. Poynter – What journalists need to know about interviewing for video
  2.  Lifehacker – Five Best Video Converters
  3. SATW Traveler – 10 Best Apps for Taking Video with a Smartphone
  4. Mashable – How to Edit Videos on YouTube
  5. Journalism.co – Timeless tips for video journalists
  6. International Journalists’ Network – How to create news videos with mobile app Videolicious
  7. Old Media, New Tricks – Set up a YouTube account and customize your channel 
  8. PBS MediaShift – Tips for editing video and create mobile apps — with little or no technical skills required
  9. International Journalists’ Network — Top apps for journalists shooting video on mobile
  10. Vimeo — Video editing tips and techniques [VIDEO]

Friday Fast Five: Your Guide To New Media, All About Blogging

For me, 2014 is the year I plan on taking my blog, AviationQueen.com, to the next level.  Whether you are a blogging veteran or newbie, below are five great tips for making your blog better.

  1. Blogging Tips – Top 10 New Year Resolutions That’ll Make Blogging More Fruitful in 2014
  2. Blogging TipsHere’s How To Get That Blog To Take Flight
  3. Blogging Tips – Use Added Elements to Instantly Improve Your Blog Post
  4. Blogging Tips – Top WordPress Resource Blogs
  5. SocialBrite – 9 time-saving tips to write more blog posts

Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.

 

Friday Fast Five: Your Guide To New Media, The Job Hunting Edition

As we kick off the new year, one resolution that people always do is to improve their careers. To that end, here are some great digital tools to help you with the job hunting process. Enjoy!

  1. Mashable – 10 Résumé-Worthy New Skills You Can Learn in 6 Months
  2. VentureBeat – How LinkedIn is using data to help you find the right career
  3. Mashable – This Resume Alternative Could Land You Your Dream Job
  4. MakeUseOfWhere to study: Navigating the free online education world
  5. Mashable – How to Get Your Resume Past the System and Into Human Hands

Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.

Friday Fast Five – Your Guide To New Media

  1. 10000 Words – ‘For Journalism’ Wants to Help You Build News Apps, Learn to Code
  2. Mashable10 Excellent Apple iPad Air Accessories 
  3. Social Times – 12 Ways to Make, and Keep, Your Blog Awesome
  4. Poynter – How journalists can remove themselves from Twitter lists — & why it matters
  5. Lifehacker – The Best Resources for Writers

Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.

Friday Fast Five + Five – Your Guide To New Media

It’s the end of the month, so it’s time to clean out the Fast Five folder. Enjoy these five plus five new media items.

  1. Data Driven Journalism – New Book for Aspiring Data Journalists: ‘Getting Started with Data Journalism’
  2. Buzzfeed – 19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know
  3. Mashable – 9 Crucial Tips and Tricks for Skype
  4. Poynter — Digital Tools Catalog
  5. App Advice – Apps For The Mobile Journalist
  6. PBSMediaShift – Are You a Code-Curious Journalist? Here’s a Quick Guide to Online Tutorials
  7. All Things D – A Handy Guide to Deleting Digital Accounts
  8. Open Forum – 7 Ways To Get Rid Of Spam Forever
  9. 10000 Words – Should journalists be using @Pheed?
  10. Linkage + —  A list of newer blogging platforms that are not WordPress

Benét J. Wilson serves on the board of the Online News Association. She is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  She is also a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.

Friday Fast Five: Your Guide to New Media – Deleting Your Digital Accounts

Do you ever feel like logging out of the Internet on a permanent basis? Maybe your once favorite social media sites don’t seem that great anymore…Maybe you’ve got a pesky “catfish”? Whatever the reason, people often find themselves needing to delete their various Web accounts all at once. Below are five websites that can help you do just that!

1. All Things DA Handy Guide to Deleting Digital Accounts

2. Just Delete MeA Directory of Direct Links to Delete your Account from Web Services

3. GoDeleteEscape from the Web and Leave no Trace!

4. Account KillerHow to Easily Delete Your Online Accounts

5. Web 2.0 Suicide MachineMeet your Real Neighbors again!

Sadiyyah Rice is the digital intern for the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force, recording secretary for the Greater St. Louis Association of Black Journalists and video editor for Higher Education Channel Television (HEC-TV).