Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

12 Ways to Develop a Community of Blog Readers

One of the hardest things to do is to develop a community of interested readers, sharers, and contributors to a blog. For new bloggers, it can be discouraging to publish thoughtful content without seeing the immediate return in reader comments … Continue reading

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New and Improved on the Social Web: Delicious and Facebook

This week I’m launching a regular blog feature called “New and Improved on the Social Web.” The social media landscape continually iterates, and it’s hard to keep up with all the changes. Platforms and apps I know and love suddenly … Continue reading

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Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. As with traditional storytelling, most digital stories focus on a specific topic and contain a particular point of view. However, as the name implies, digital stories usually contain … Continue reading

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Digital storytelling: A tutorial in 10 easy steps

Digital storytelling is a craft that uses the tools of digital technology to tell stories about our lives. Done properly, storytelling can be a powerful, evocative way of communicating themes and stories, often touching us in deeper ways than one-dimensional … Continue reading

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Confluence Atlassian – Content and Social Collaboration Software

One place online for teams to collaborate and capture knowledge – create, share, and discuss your files, ideas, minutes, specs, mockups, diagrams, and projects. A powerful rich editor, integration with Office and JIRA, and hundreds of add-ons help teams create … Continue reading

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Wordle – Beautiful Word Clouds

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. … Continue reading

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