Journalism (student) entrepreneurs dream up next Indy startups

On Tuesday, I took part in a “Shark Tank“-style business competition in IUPUI journalism instructor Adam Wren‘s J409 class on media management. Seven teams of students vied to win the most funding for their media startup. Continue reading Journalism (student) entrepreneurs dream up next Indy startups

Social media bootcamp: My tips on managing an online brand

Here’s a talk I have often given to individuals and some groups, but have never written down: My tips on how to grow and maintain your brand on social media.

Now a presentation I’m scheduled to give to the social media staff of Health by Design has spurred me to put together a Power Point slide deck. Just going to put this right here for myself and anyone else who needs it!

The best of #AdviceForYoungAcademics tweets

On the heels of #AdviceForYoungJournalists (which seems to have been sparked by a Felix Salmon blog post), Twitter lit up today with a similar hashtag, #AdviceForYoungAcademics.

As in the other thread, these tweets contained nuggets of genuine wisdom — mixed with some incredibly bad advice and/or hilarious lines. Some examples below: Continue reading The best of #AdviceForYoungAcademics tweets