Editor’s note: Join the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force for a virtual conference “New Year, New You,” on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. In four hour-long sessions, attendees will learn mobile journalism tips and tricks, how to create an online portfolio, steps needed to create your journalism brand and taking your resume to the next level. You can take 1, 2, 3, or all 4 webinars, and they will be recorded in case you can’t make it. Click here for more information.
So here we are at the end of 2013. It’s only natural to look back, but also to look ahead. In 2014, DJTF is stepping up its efforts to give journalists of color all the tools they need to step up their digital game. So below is a list to get you started. Happy New Year!!
- Blogging Tips — What are Your Blogging Goals for the New Year?
- Media Twit — A basic intro to digital hygiene for security-conscious journalists
- Huffington Post — 14 Social Media Habits to Start in 2014
- ProfNet — How to never run out of blog post ideas (suggestions from 8 @ProfNet bloggers)
- Mashable — The Beginner’s Guide to the Cloud
- Knight Digital Media Center — Learn Google Analytics with new, free online course
- Lifehacker — How to Change Your Email Address without Screwing Everything Up
- MarioArmstrong.com — Have all your digital files available at all time from all of your devices-keep them in the cloud
- Jodi on the Web — 7 powerful Facebook statistics you should know for a more engaging Facebook page
- Knight Foundation — Four tips to help journalists create more videos
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.