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.

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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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: [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Keeping “Power to the She” Consistent

There is no question that 2013 was a breakout year for Athleta. So much so that the Chairman and CEO of parent company Gap Inc. recently said, “…It looks like Athleta is on its path to becoming the fourth iconic brand within Gap Inc.’s portfolio.” [...]
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Power to the She…& Me

I’ve been on quite a journey the last two years:  A scary, amazing, life-altering journey. I became a mom. Twice. To understand my journey, you would have to know I was an athlete all my life. My right arm paid for my degree. I could throw a pretty fast [...]
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