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March 17th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 3/17: How Millennials Get the News, 12 Things Successful People Never Reveal at Work & More

Social Media Obsessing Over the Perfect Social Media Post is Ruining Your Life, Study Says “About 58% of people surveyed said “posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life experiences.” Sound familiar? Trying to get that perfect concert photo, or just the right sunset pic sometimes interferes with enjoying the experience itself.” Voce […]

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March 10th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 3/10: Hashtag Do’s and Don’ts, How to Ace a PR Internship Interview & More

Social Media Are You a ‘Hash-Hole’ “#Not #only #does #this #make #your #caption #unreadable, #but #it #makes #you #look #incredibly #desperate #for #Instagram #love. There are clever ways to implement hashtags in your captions, and they can still get you likes or new followers.” Voce Insight – People, please don’t abuse the hashtag. Tweets are […]

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March 3rd, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 3/3: Five Things You Should Never Do at Work, Email Etiquette for PR Pros & More

Social Media 15 Ways You’re Probably Misusing Social Media “Don’t be the account that only talks about itself. Don’t be a self-centered know-it-all. Pay attention to what others are saying not just about you and your brand, but about their own products and services, too. Mine the media for knowledge and expertise as much as […]

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February 24th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 2/24: Play Music and Shoot Video at the Same Time with Snapchat, Things PR Pros Should Never Say to Reporters & More

Social Media 8 Social Media Mistakes That Are Killing Your Brand “Posting the same types of content again and again can convey the impression that your brand is boring, uncreative or just not in tune with your audience. Instead of posting link after link or quote after quote, change things up by posting a wide […]

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February 17th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 2/17: How to Run an Instagram Contest, Keeping Your Client Happy & More

Social Media How to get the most out of Pinterest’s Guided Search Pinterest’s relatively new search feature, Guided Search, is supposed to help you explore the site, “whether you know exactly what you want, or you’re just starting to look around.” In other words, Guided Search is a clever yet easy way to sift through […]

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February 10th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 2/10: Share Your Saved Images on Snapchat, How to Land a Job Even if You Don’t Have the Experience & More

Social Media How to share your saved images on Snapchat “Snapchatters rejoice! It is possible to send an image from your Camera Roll in Snapchat. With the ephemeral messaging app’s Chat functionality, you can send photos and screenshots to your friends directly from your smartphone’s photo gallery.” Voce Insight – The Snapchat app for iOS […]

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February 3rd, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 2/3: Super Bowl Tweets, Things College Teaches You About the Real World & More

Social Media Super Bowl XLIX generates 28.4 million tweets “Super Bowl XLIX was the biggest Super Bowl ever on Twitter, generating 28.4 million tweets, the company announced Monday.” Voce Insight – Let’s take a moment to appreciate Katy Perry’s halftime performance. It was such a huge moment that it generated 284,000 tweets per minute when […]

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January 27th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 1/27: How to Use Twitter’s ‘Discovery’ Tab, College Habits to Let Go of In Your Professional Career & More

Social Media 6 Underappreciated Skills for Social Media Professionals “Being a social media professional means wearing a lot of hats, from writer to analyst. While people outside the industry might not see it, people in social media need to have a wide array of skills to succeed—far more than your casual social media user.” Voce […]

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January 20th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 1/20: 2015 Social Media Predictions, 7 Ways to Land an Internship & More

Social Media Social Media Marketing in 2015: The Year of Quality over Quantity “The role of the marketer is shifting quickly to encompass far more than it traditionally has. In addition to effective communication, marketers will be called to understand new and changing platforms, collect and analyze data, and find new tools to work more […]

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January 13th, 2015

Voce Student Weekly Reading 1/13: How to Make Your Twitter Stand Out, Finding a Job After College & More

Social Media How to Make Your Twitter Profile Stand Out “Make an impact on your audience by crafting a sentence or two that convey your expertise. Choose the most important things you do; state them in a clear, compelling way; and then explain why your skills should matter to the visitor. The challenge, of course, […]

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