Tag Archives: photography

How to take 360 photos for Facebook using your phone

(Part of my “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) For a more immersive online visual experience, you’ll be glad to know that it’s … Continue reading

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Before you ask how to get more views on Instagram….

In a social media marketing Group on LinkedIn, I noticed this question recently: “What is the best way to get the most views on [photo-sharing app] Instagram? I know to # [hashtag] certain things that tend to get the most … Continue reading

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How to find your locals on Instagram

While I think it’s a given that tourism organizations should connect with their local bloggers – just as they should know the local print, TV, and radio media people – it’s also important to remember that social media influence goes … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: seeing landmarks in a new way

When two nutballs lie down on the ground, put their feet up and play with reflections, this is what you see. My friend and Tourism Currents co-founder Becky McCray and I are reflected in Chicago’s shiny public sculpture Cloud Gate … Continue reading

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Making a video from photos for the Comanche Nation: Quanah Parker exhibit

(Part of my “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) If you’ve read S.C. Gwynne‘s excellent Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the … Continue reading

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Why right click is wrong: proper use of online photos and images

(Part of my “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) “I found just the photo I needed on Google Images,” she said. “Did you have … Continue reading

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Social photography and visual storytelling at Hawaii Social Media Summit

I know, tough gig when you have to go to Hawaii to speak, right? Thanks very much to Technology News Bytes for inviting me out to Honolulu for the Hawaii Social Media Summit; there was a diverse and interesting speaker … Continue reading

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Better online content – screenshots for slide presentations

(Part of the “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) Presentations about social media and online publishing are a lot more effective if the audience … Continue reading

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Better Online Content: steady your camera without a tripod

(Part of the “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) Here is how to use any available surface as a way to steady your camera…. … Continue reading

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Kickstart 2012: the one camera setting you should try

Second in a blog post series for the get-revved-up week between Christmas and New Year’s. If you have a fairly recent point-and-shoot camera, then you have a Macro setting for closeup shots. How often do you use it? Macro gives you … Continue reading

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