- This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
- July 16, 2009 Enroll Now
- 10 Things You Can Do For Free on Your Website
- Originally Broadcast On:
- July 16, 2009
- Time Estimate:
- One hour
In this virtual classroom, participants can join in a seminar led by Poynter faculty and visiting faculty. This screencast includes live audio and a slideshow presentation in which participants can post questions and respond to poll questions posed by the host.
Don’t wait for the perfect solution to start producing projects on your Web site. Many online features such as reader comments and live video can be done for free and with a minimum of technical expertise required. There are free services that will help you build interactive tools for your online community no matter the size of your newsroom.
What Will I Learn:
- The basic categories of interactive tools commonly used on news Web sites
- Tools for mapping, mashups, presenting data, blogging, live chats, breaking news video, Web analytics and more
- The best practices for each tool as discovered by newspapers that have implemented them
- The "costs" and benefits of using free services
Who Should Take this Course:
Anyone who wants to make a Web site better -- and doesn't want to spend a lot of money doing it.
In 2010-2011 he was the Digital Media Fellow at The Poynter Institute, studying and writing about the use of mobile technology in journalism. He has presented at numerous conferences and Webinars on the topics of mobile media, change leadership, multimedia newsroom management and photojournalism.
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