My Impressions from Working with WordPress

I've used WordPress for two personal blogs, this and greatwallofchinatown.com, as well as some for work in my time at an internet marketing agency. While I've used it primarily for my personal blogs, I've seen the power of WordPress for business as well. I love the ease and simplicity it offers, along with the assortment …

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Week 10 Blog Reflection: What Does the Future of Communications Look Like?

With our case studies and presentations due next week, this was the last class session with back and forth discussion. We spent the majority of class pondering what the future of digital media will be in 10 years. The common trends we anticipate are even more personalization and customization, VR technology to take off, further …

Week 9 Blog Reflection: The Current and Future State of Advertising and Public Relations

In Week 9, we discussed how advertising and public relations have changed in the digital age. As I have spent almost three years at a digital marketing agency, this was right up my alley. Among the changes for advertising discussed were more targeted advertising as you can select your audience pretty specifically, better available analytics, …

Week 5 Blog Reflection: Charlottesville and Recent Ethical & Legal Issues in Digital Media

We opened up week 5's Intro to Digital Media Communications class discussing how we kept up with the events in Charlottesville over the weekend. It wasn't meant to spark political debate, but rather to get a gauge of how people first found out about the events and how often they had kept up. As with …