Category Archives: Intro to Multimedia Communication

Here you will find my work from Intro to Multimedia Comm at the University of Florida.
Course Description: This course introduces students of media, journalism and communication to the themes, issues and how to’s
of an integrated approach to new multimedia communications to make sure the brand message reaches its
intended audience. Taking a real-world viewpoint, students will examine the various channels available to
communication professionals and how to effectively use the channels. Topics include social media/multimedia
writing and management; how to utilize several mediums for integrated communication campaigns; how
marketing, branding and public relations play their roles in multimedia communications; careers in multimedia
communications; the role of communications professionals; and the impact of new media technologies.

Rise Above the Noise: An Integrated Marketing Proposal for BullHorn Media

 Let’s face it. There is a lot of noise in the world.  Like  this. Tweet that. Share This. Choose us. Pick me. The bombardment is never-ending. It’s hard to be  heard in a 24/7 world without dissolving into a sea of  white noise. Want to rise above the noise? That’s where we come  in. We’re [...]
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Boring But Important: Email Analytics & Facebook Insights

 Assignment Snapshot:  Analyze the attached Facebook Analytics and email analytics from a real company.  Review the provided analytics, and tell us your thoughts. Background: ABC company* is health-oriented and in  the Central Florida area. In addition to this Facebook page, ABC company has a Twitter account, Pinterest page  and YouTube channel. ABC Company also sends out a [...]
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Keep Calm and Travel On: Responding to Trip Advisor Reviews

Assignment Snapshot: Craft responses to the following positive and negative comment examples. Your post should be as if you were actually responding to these customer comments. Use some specifics from the hotels to craft a personal response to each of these reviewers. Your role is Social Media Manager, and you handle PR. THIS IS A “SAMPLE POST” [...]
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This Beauty Runs Skin Deep: A Look at Cosmoprof North America’s Social Media Event Planning 2014

Assignment Snapshot: Follow the Cosmoprof North America trade show taking place July 13-15, 2014. Summarize their use of IMC, social media and other channels for the purpose of promoting this show. The following post is for educational purposes only. It is not a formal or paid review of the trade event. I’m not someone who cruises the beauty [...]
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It’s #Magic Kingdom All August Long!

  “There’s so much that we share, that it’s time we’re aware, it’s a small world after all…”  That song is one from my childhood. I grew up in Anaheim Hills, California. That made me a very lucky girl because I was in the shadow of Disneyland. “It’s a Small World” was a childhood lullaby. [...]
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Life Is Too Short To Drink Bad Wine…

(Assignment Snapshot: Pick an industry you are interested in and review an industry-related social network. Give details, target audience, how it works, overall thoughts, could it incorporate proximity marketing, what other channels work well with it as it relates to IMC) Are you zany for zombies? Perhaps you feel a higher calling and wonder if [...]
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Parked in Neutral: One Girl’s Vote on “Thumb”

(Assignment Snapshot: Midterm Project for Intro to Multimedia Communication, MMC5006, University of Florida (Masters Program in Social Media) Comprehensively review a social media channel assigned to you (in this case Thumb) and become a subject matter expert, providing history, effective practices, enhancements, etc. Your mid-term should be from a brand’s point of view, meaning don’t explain [...]
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Honesty, A Peacock and Taking It to the Mat

Week 7 Assignment: Pick 3 brands that are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and at least LinkedIn/Pinterest/YouTube. Evaluate them by the criteria presented below. These are the three brands I am profiling this week: ________________________________________________________________________________ The Honest Company sells eco-friendly, non-toxic baby and household products. They identify their mission as educating, inspiring, and fulfilling the [...]
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“All Five Horizons Revolved Around Her Soul, Like the Earth to the Sun”

I’m a Pearl Jam Fan. I mean a cross-country, international traveling, tattoo-wearing, every album-owning fan. We call ourselves the Jamily. It’s a passion I share with my younger brother. My fave jam is Black. It’s always resonated with me primarily for the above lyric (blog entry title). I love the idea of horizons…seeing them, reaching [...]
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Blog Day Afternoon

THE DAILY BEAST Who are we? What is our purpose? Why are we uniquely awesome? The Daily Beast falls into a couple of categories as outlined in this week’s lecture. It is a group blog in that it brings in a stable of authors. It is professional in that it is of a high standard, [...]
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