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Stories on Stories: Where Should I ‘Share My Day?’

Instagram Stories. Facebook Stories. Facebook Messenger Stories. And, of course, the original in this bunch, Snapchat stories. How many stories can you share on a daily basis without losing your mind? How many stories do YOU have to share to connect with YOUR audience? That is the question you should be answering. Sharing snippets of Read More

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The Best Hashtags for Creatives, Entrepreneurs and More from Tailwind

Curation is a LARGE part of what you do on the Web — you find a trustworthy source or article and then you share it with your audience. Today, I’m doing that with you. Hashtags, as we’ve already discussed, are a powerful part of your Instagram strategy, especially if you want to establish your zone Read More

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SPJ Trainings: #VixontheRoad

If you’re following me on Instagram (and you should be!), you’ll notice that I sometimes tag #VixontheRoad or share updates in my InstaStories related to training. Those training sessions are often things I do under this under the SPJ Trainer partnership with the Google News Lab umbrella. When I was offered a place in the Read More

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Hashtags: 5 Ways to Use Them for YOUR Brand

Hashtags are the file folders of the internet. [Click to Tweet] They are used to collect and organize data based on a term or phrase. What makes a hashtag? Hashtags are a word or words that are together without any spaces. Capitalization, or lack thereof, doesn’t matter, that’s more or less personal preference because most Read More

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Using YouTube as a Content Creator

YouTube is a powerful tool for content creation, curation and brand management. Every person is a brand but not every brand is a person, which is a good, and sometimes, challenging thing. As Journalists and Content Creators, YouTube can be helpful for brand building efforts, specifically tied to the promotion of your staff as subject Read More