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Resource: Visual CV

Posted on 27 April 2008. Filed under: From WiredPen, Resources |

I stumbled upon (not with the software) this CV (I would not have my cellphone number public like this) and thus was introduced to Visual CV (warning: big annoying Flash promo). From their about pages:
The VisualCV makes a traditional resume come alive with video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples and other […read the complete post…]

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Britannica Free For Bloggers

Posted on 27 April 2008. Filed under: From WiredPen, Resources |

Britannica Online is waiving (for one year) its $70 premium access fee through a program called Britannica Webshare (via TechCrunch).
This program is intended for people who publish with some regularity on the Internet, be they bloggers, webmasters, or writers. We reserve the right to deny participation to anyone who in our judgment doesn’t qualify.” Britannica is […read complete post…]

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Exodus To Starbucks…

Posted on 27 April 2008. Filed under: From WiredPen, Resources |

… cause “my internet is not working.” Hysterical SouthPark episode (via Go2Web2.0). […read complete pos…]

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Twitter Genres : A Draft

Posted on 27 April 2008. Filed under: From WiredPen, Resources |

In concert with developing a page of Twitter resources, I’ve started (in-work!) identifying message genres (types). Note that some follow traditional genre style (eg, fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, romance) and some are “types of people” (politics, organizations, reporters): […read complete post…]

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Be A Better Blogger

Posted on 13 May 2007. Filed under: Resources, Tips |

Blog bash: 30 days, 30 bloggers, 30 essays (during April) on being a better writer/blogger. From Chitika Blog. (tip)

The eBook is available via pdf.

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The Social Web – A Map

Posted on 3 May 2007. Filed under: Resources |

Interesting map of the social web — using estimated memberships. Check it out!

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Notes From Bloggers & Community Conference

Posted on 28 April 2007. Filed under: Resources, Tips |

Saturday, the Simpson Center sponsored an inter-disciplinary symposium on community and blogging. Notes from the conference (real-time – not true quotes, almost all is paraphrased even if it uses personal pronouns).
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Commenting Policy

Posted on 20 April 2007. Filed under: Resources, Tips |

Just found this excellent guide to comments (good for readers and blog owners) at LifeHacker.

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Seeding Newsvine

Posted on 2 April 2007. Filed under: Resources |

Newsvine co-founder Calvin Tang provides tips on writing an effective Newsvine seed (effective defined as moving up the Vine!).

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Student Blogs From Chicago

Posted on 28 March 2007. Filed under: Resources |

One of the active members of Newsvine, Aine Macdermot, participated in an online chat with a journalism class (Alternative Media) at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Check out their blogs! (All have a theme – we’ll talk about this on Thursday.)

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