Today’s journalism and communication students need the tools to develop and maintain their own media businesses and freelance careers. In addition to mastering the basics of converged journalism practice, they need training in business entrepreneurship, mass communication and business law, and career and reputation management. The Entrepreneurial Journalist's Toolkit provides a solid foundation of multimedia journalism and also teaches readers to create solid business plans and develop funding proposals while maintaining high legal and ethical standards. This book details the process of pitching and working with clients, managing multi-platform communication campaigns to maximize reach, keeping the books, and filing taxes. It is provides everything a new or experienced journalist needs to get started as a media entrepreneur.
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These proceedings represent the work of researchers participating in the 6th International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE 2018) which is being co-hosted by Georgetown University and George Washington University and is being held at The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) on 5-6 March 2018.
Personal Branding for Entrepreneurial Journalists and Creative Professionals outlines and describes the complete process of building and growing a successful personal brand. Focused on the independent journalist or creative professional in the new digital marketplace, Sara Kelly gives readers the ability to create the sort of personal brand that not only stands out, but remains relevant for years to come. Features such as exercises and worksheets will guide readers in creating the various components of their personal brand, and case studies of real-world branding scenarios will allow readers to analyze the practical aspects of implementing a personal brand. Covering theory and practice, this text is a powerful resource for modern journalists, multimedia storytellers, and content creators hoping to ply their talents online and beyond.
Entrepreneurial Journalism explains how, in the age of online journalism, digital-savvy media practitioners are building their careers by using low-cost digital technologies to create unique news platforms and cultivate diverse readerships. The book also offers a range of techniques and tips that will help readers achieve the same. Its opening chapters introduce a conceptual understanding of the business behind entrepreneurial journalism. The second half of the book then presents practical guidance on how to work successfully online. Topics include: • advice on launching digital start-ups; • how to use key analytics to track and focus readership; • engaging with mobile journalism by utilising smartphone and app technology; • developing revenue streams that can make digital journalism sustainable; • legal and ethical dilemmas faced in a modern newsroom; • the challenges of producing news for mobile readers. The book features leading figures from the BBC, Google and the Guardian, as well as some of Britain’s best entrepreneurial reporters, who offer advice on thriving in this developing media landscape. Additional support comes from an online resource bank, suggesting a variety of free tools to create online news content. Entrepreneurial Journalism is an invaluable resource for both practising journalists and students of journalism.
A unique approach to today's hottest new job in socialmedia Today's social community managers use social media platforms andact as brand evangelists and community advocates. From creatingviral content to crisis communication to leveraging communitycontent, social managers manage online social communities and dealwith what comes. Luckily, The Complete Social Media CommunityManager's Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for BusinessSuccess is the perfect resource for how to do this increasinglyhigh-profile and crucial job. The book features proven tactics andtechniques for effective management and includes more than 40field-tested tools and templates. If you're a social community manager, learn how to grow acommunity and achieve the results you need. Topics include adetailed guide to today's social media platforms, how to organizeand successfully share content, using metrics and reporting, andmore. Helps social media community managers develop, cultivate, andconvert their social media communities Does a deep dive into today's crucial social mediaplatforms Provides a complete toolkit of over 40 field-tested tools andtemplates on everything from how to craft a plan to developing aneditorial calendar, tracking results, and more Explains how you can organize and successfully share contentamong your target community and how to leverage that content tofurther amplify your message The Complete Social Media Community Manager's Guide:Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success is a must-haveresource for one of the hottest new careers in today's socialworld.
Natalie Canavor presents a step-by-step system that shows what to say and how to say it, along with practical techniques to improve writing skills. The book builds confidence, and provides a solid foundation that applies to traditional media such as letters and proposals, and also to email, blogs, web sites, social media and PowerPoint. Readers develop tools to keep improving on their own, and to handle new communication channels as they emerge.
Entrepreneurs are great at coming up with new ideas and, often by sheer passion alone, getting their business started. But for long-term success they must be aware of the secrets of marketing. Even if they don't always market their product themselves, they need to understand the processes enough to ensure that the job is being done well. The book identifies marketing as the entire process of researching, creating, distributing and selling the product or service. It isn’t about theory and metrics; instead, it’s a practical guide that starts with the basis of all marketing: the proper mindset. The book: de-mystifies branding, showing how it is never a process undertaken for its own sake (or for creating sexy brochures or websites), but in order to burn the uniqueness of the business into the minds of customers. offers an extensive toolkit that includes the power of outsourcing and networking and the latest techniques in establishing rapport, communicating with the use of questions, and the power of language patterns in speech and written copy. shows how to use both new and old media to best effect, with special attention to blogs, podcasts, viral videos, and social networking sites. shows how to put all of these elements together into a marketing master plan that you can formulate a one-year plan and then break down into a six-month, three month, and one month segments.
Business Writing Today prepares students to succeed in the business world by giving them the tools they need to write powerfully, no matter the challenge. In her highly-practical text, author Natalie Canavor shares step-by-step guidance and tips for success to help students write more clearly and strategically. Readers will learn what to say and how to say it in any medium from tweets and emails to proposals and formal reports. Every technique comes with concrete examples and practice opportunities, helping students transfer their writing skills to the workplace. New to This Edition Updated with new examples, success tips, resources, and expanded material on subjects that relate to students’ most pressing interests and reflect current directions of professional communication. New and expanded coverage of important topics like networking, storytelling, creating a positive online presence, and visually-based media. New and updated good and not-so-good writing samples throughout the book show readers where and what to revise. A reorganized and streamlined table of contents is now organized into four major parts, moving from basics into more advanced topics. Nine new “Views From the Field” include advice on networking, building rapport, and creating personal introduction videos. A new chapter on editing includes practical strategies for improving drafts and fixing common writing issues. A greater emphasis on strategic thinking and problem-solving helps students develop their insight into the perspectives of others so they are better able to represent their own interests and contribute more on the job. This edition more closely connects writing skills with oral communication, relationship-building, a strategic online presence, and students’ hopes to become valued employees, leaders, and entrepreneurs. A new appendix includes new writing activities, new assignments, and cheat sheets for students, making this the most applied edition yet.