I decided to have a chat with one of my good friends, Stephanie Mueller. Stephanie is a SLU Communication grad (“class of 2013 represent!”-Stephanie) and previously worked as the Communication coordinator for the Saint Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. Now, she works as a Digital Communication Coordinator for Saint Louis University. She manages the University’s Instagram… Continue reading A Conversation with Friend and Digital Communication Guru Stephanie Mueller
Did you all know that rules such as copyright laws, libel, and general journalism ethics reach to social media as well? That means you have to be sure that your tweets, blogs, and other platforms are adhering to the law. Here are my five tips to make sure that you don’t have to lawyer up… Continue reading 5 Tips to Help You Not Get Sued for Your Social Media
In class we recently combed through our tweets using the Twitter Analytics tool to see what elements our most successful tweets shared. Because my class project account, @maryrosehefner, does not have enough tweets yet, I had to use my personal account that I have had through many (embarrassing) years. What I found can definitely be… Continue reading Thoughts on Analytics
Instagram is undoubtedly a mostly visual social media. However, those little captions under the pictures are essential in making a well rounded post and brand. Here are 5 tips to make sure that your caption brings your next Instagram post all together – Have a voice – The Instagram caption is a place where you… Continue reading Writing? For Instagram? Yes, It’s Important.
I spend a gross amount of time thinking about what Carrie Bradshaw would read or write if she was a 20-something in 2016. When thinking about what I wanted to blog about, she immediately came to mind, and soon enough I was dead-set on doing a fashion blog. But of course, we all need our… Continue reading A Fashion Blog for the 2016 Carrie Bradshaw
There’s a lot of writing to be done in college. Papers, exams, responses, and more types of writing assignments often fill up a student’s homework load. But a student who is transitioning to writing for online platforms such as blogs or news sites should be aware that online writing has a different style. Here are… Continue reading 5 Ways to be Better at Online Writing
One of the most important things in the digital world is personal brand. It’s who you are, how others see you, and what makes you different. My personal brand is bringing humor and quirk to every situation I find. That could be while in school working on my four majors, at theatre rehearsal, or while… Continue reading Bring Your Own Quirk: Personal Branding