Online journalism

Why People Share Your Posts

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This blog post by CoSchedule is a real gem.

Every blogger should read it to understand the psychology behind why people share your social media posts.

Check it out.

Why People Share: The Psychology of Social Sharing

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Three ways to attract more traffic to your blog

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“How do I get more traffic to my blog?”

This is a common question bloggers ask.

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The number one mistake everybody makes on Twitter

Even if you’ve been using Twitter from the start, you may not realise the mistakes you’re making and how they are impacting your following.

Gary Vaynerchuck explains how the little @ sign can cause a whole lot of trouble for you on Twitter.

What other tips and tricks have you found on Twitter? Let me know in the comments section below.

 

Emma Watson takes on gender inequality and feminism in UN speech

Why did it take a celebrity to focus the world’s attention on gender inequality?

People haven’t been listening but it’s clearly time they did.

As the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson was asked to launch the organisation’s new gender equality initiative #HeForShe.

The actress gave a moving speech in New York, which received a standing ovation, in which she called upon men to do their part to help end discrimination against women.

Watch the full speech below.

Should bloggers disclose their sponsored posts?

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A Louis Vuitton ‘editorial’ post by blogger Nicole Warne has sparked controversy.

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Elaine Ford from ABC Online spoke to QUT Online Journalism students about online news.

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Is the hit worth the cost?

By Elise Eyears and Simona Varga

 

Dancing Bean Espresso barista Meg has today increased coffee prices to be on par with campus competition.

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Dancing Bean Espresso at QUT Kelvin Grove Campus.

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5 tips for blogging like a pro

Do you want to blog like a pro?

Well listen up because you don’t become a pro by instinct. It takes time, research and some well-thought-out decisions.

Here’s my top 5 tips that’ll have you on the path to blogging like a pro.

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Ariana Grande ‘one less problem’

American pop artist Ariana Grande is sooooo hot, hot, hot right now.

With her hit ‘Problem’ exploding at over 183 million views and counting, it seems everyone wants a piece of her. (more…)

Ariana Grande: the ‘diva’ with a ‘healthy ego’

A comparison of two online articles by Fairfax (Ariana Grande’s surreal life in the spotlight) and News Corp (Ariana Grande cancels Australian media photo shoots after issuing long list of demands) (more…)