Ileane Smith: Blogging and Building Virtual Communities

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Ileane Smith is the voice behind Basic Blog Tips, works as a promotions manager, and has created numerous Paper.lis such as The Young #Engineers’ Daily and The Black Social Media Heroes Daily. She initially created her Paper.lis to give bloggers the recognition she felt they were missing out on. Now she is finding that her papers… Read more »

Using Social Media Messaging Professionally

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With so many social media applications ubiquitously accessible, we are permanently tempted to express ourselves: tweeting here, text messaging there, uploading photos, attaching videos… but – stop! – let’s be reminded that the target of almost all produced and broadcasted information is an audience of human beings. Whether we name them “followers” or “friends”, we want… Read more »

A Brave New World for Editors From the Old School

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What happens if we marry the old-school craft of editing with the tools of content curation? Being an editor, I’d say something pretty exciting. Here’s a chance for editors like me to do what we love doing — selecting, highlighting and contextualising, and putting out vibrant, thought-provoking, coherent content on tools like Paper.li so much more easily than ever… Read more »

Kim Petyt: Marrying Content with Confetti

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Kim Petyt is an American wedding planner living in Paris, France, publisher of the award winning blog Parisian Events and of the Paper.li le monde according to parisianparty.

Context-free content: new challenges for publishers

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Publishers used to control the way content was experienced. Designers read and put content in tailored layouts. Content was produced and laid out for consumption on paper and later on desktop computers. The experience could be controlled but the content landscape is changing. First, an ever expanding portion of audiences access content through mobile devices…. Read more »