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Friday Fast Five

By Benét J. Wilson, DJTF co-chair, Online Managing Editor-Business Aviation, Aviation Week Group

The good news is there continues to be a great deal of digital/new media related material coming out every day.  The bad news is that it’s piling up in my Friday Fast Five folder quicker than I can get it published here.  I say that to say you get another bonus five in this week’s edition.  And my 10000 Words streak continues unabated. Take that, Cal Ripken Jr.! Enjoy!

  1. 10000 Words – 5 Ways to improve your writing and concentration (and please support Mark by buying his book, “The Digital Journalist’s Handbook”)
  2. Mashable – Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpace
  3. Networked – 7 Social Media Tools for Journalists
  4. Smashing Magazine – Finding Inspiration in Uncommon Sources: 12 Places to Look
  5. Mediactive – Audio Editing on a Budget or Away from Home
  6. MakeUseOf – 3 Ways To Use Google Reader As An Online Archive
  7. The Comms Corner – 5 online tools making social media simpler in 2010
  8. TwiTip – The Best Way to Find Better People to Follow on Twitter
  9. Social Media Explorer – How to Keep Readers Coming Back to Your Blog
  10. WebWorkerDaily – 6 Ways to Stop the Social Media Madness