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

NYT A1 points to debate on re-usage guidelines for Instagram, other social media

Part of my research this semester focuses on legal issues arising from the re-use of social media assets such as photos, posts and videos. I’m developing guidelines for their re-use by several communities I care about: journalists, social media users and bloggers, as well as artists, publishers, businesses and, of course, lawyers, judges and other officers of our court system. Continue reading NYT A1 points to debate on re-usage guidelines for Instagram, other social media