By Erin Erickson, ASBPE Chicago Vice President Time for another post from a social media geek at ASBPE. This post, compliments of Monster.com, offers seven tips for career-related social media etiquette. Some of the tips include not joining … read more
How Social Should Social Media Be?
By Erin Erickson, ASBPE Chicago Board Member Social media. It’s what sets apart the old, late-90’s dot.com era from what has affectionately become known as Web 2.0. It is because of social media that we have Facebook, LinkedIn, … read more
Journalism’s Dinosaurs Need to Get on Board or Go Home
By Erin EricksonASBPE Chicago Chapter Board Member I have just about had it with the journalism dinosaurs that refuse to learn to use the Internet. If I had a nickel for every request I’ve received to do a … read more
ASBPE chapters announce regional awards banquets for 2008 Azbee Awards
Received an award letter for the 2008 American Society of Business Publication Awards but not sure what you should do with it? Look no further. If you’re planning to attend your Region’s reception, you’ll need to RSVP. We’ve … read more
How Editors Can Use LinkedIn to Look for More Than Network Contacts
by Erin EricksonChicago Board Member I recently wrote about LinkedIn, its perks and the ASBPE LinkedIn Group that has been established. (You have joined, right?) Now I bet you’re wondering exactly what you can do with LinkedIn other … read more
Are you LinkedIn?
Erin Erickson,Chicago Chapter Board member Your spouse may be doing it; the guy in the next cubicle probably is; even your high school English teacher has probably dabbled in it. It’s LinkedIn and it’s the “professional version MySpace,” … read more
ASBPE Award Judging Underway
By Erin Erickson ASBPE Chicago Board Member Judging is currently underway for this year’s Azbee Awards. With more than 2300 entries this year, the judges are extremely busy tallying their votes. According to the folks at ASBPE headquarters, … read more
Job Hop How-To: My Move from Print Journalist to Digital Editor
By Erin EricksonASBPE Chicago Board Member I recently left a print-centric job at a large B2B publisher. I was good at my job but it was mostly print; I didn’t want to become a journalism dinosaur so I … read more
Does your Website or Blog have a Style Guide? Part 2: Electronic Style Guide
Erin EricksonASBPE Chicago Chapter As a follow-up to this post about blog and website style guides, you should also be thinking about how you can update your style guide in a more timely manner. You may want to … read more
Does Your Website or Blog Have a Style Guide?
Erin EricksonASBPE Chicago Chapter Does your website or blog have a style guide? Should it? Jonathan Bailey’s post on BlogHerald raises a great point about the importance of an online style guide. I have seen style guides for … read more