If you’re not drinking at least eight ounces of water eight times a day you’re probably dehydrated. The first and earliest sign of dehydration is just being thirsty! The average adult needs a minimum of half a gallon of water to stay healthy! Proper hydration makes you feel more alert, prevents sicknesses, and promotes overall […]Read more "Drink, Drank, Drunk… What Are You Sipping On?"
Throughout the entire semester, I’ve been regularly tweeting for my S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications class. In order to track our progress for the class all semester long, my fellow and students used the hashtag #NHsmc. Below are what I consider being my top ten tweets, for the effectiveness. I learned a good amount […]Read more "The Top 10: Twitter Edition"
Virality is something that we all aim for as social media users. We’re constantly watching video after video, seeing meme after meme, wondering how they became so popular in the first place. If you’ve ever been on Twitter, Vine, Facebook, or really any social media platform, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Sometimes this […]Read more "#SpreadJoy: If You’re Happy And You Know It, Post It!"
Human beings form connections through stories. Often times bonding between two individuals starts with the narration of significant moment, but this is not always the case. Some people’s voices are heard more than others, valued more by the rest, which leaves a large number of the population silenced. The voices with the most power tell […]Read more "Domestic Abuse & Hashtag Activism: #WhyIStayed"
Anything can be news, but not everything is technically newsworthy. There are good stories, and then there are GOOD stories. As media consumers, we search for the GOOD and weed out the rest through identifying what makes a story something we identify with. How stories are told can be even more important than what a story […]Read more "Finding “Greatness” in Storytelling"
Social media is everywhere and with so much to look at, it’s important to have campaigns and events that make an impression on social media consumers. Through social media campaigns, companies can hone in on a specific message that they want to spread to the public and encourage engagement and participation that could lead to […]Read more "How #RefreshinglyHonest Are You?"
Gaining and retaining attention of media consumers can be a hard task in a content-swamped world. Whether it is online media, television, magazine and newspaper advertisements, or billboards on the side of the road, attempting to connect with an audience and having that audience understand your product can be daunting. Because there is so much […]Read more "Grabbing Viewer Attention in a Content-Heavy World"