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Content aggregators, hyperlocal news and my other picks for last year’s top media industry trends and what they mean for freelance writers in 2010.
In his 82-page free e-book What Matters Now, Internet marketer Seth Godin asked 70 big thinkers for one word people should focus on in 2010. The results: inspiring.
Here are some lessons learned from my first year on the Twitter, 17 in honor of joining on Dec. 17, 2008.
Lately, I’ve been so busy with my editing day job the only thing related to this blog I’ve been doing is thinking. I’m too pooped to post.
Why editors don’t respond faster to queries or even finished manuscripts rarely has to do with the writer. The real reason: they’re busy.
It remains to be seen whether AOL’s online news endeavor will turn out to be a legitimate market for freelance work, or give new meaning to the term bad seed.
How often do you check your blog stats? Once a week? A day? An hour? I’ve been known to obsess over blog traffic, especially if I’ve written something I think is especially profound and want to make sure the whole world shares my opinion. Checking your blog’s traffic stats is actually quite useful, and not […]
Editors, friends and family – here are the top 10 things I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving.
I spent most of WeMaketheMedia talking to other journalists about creating a network of small groups that could collaborate regularly, a Portland media incubator.
At WeMaketheMedia conference on Saturday, Nov. 21, at UO’s Turnbull Center in Portland discussion will focus on creating a nonprofit news service in Oregon.