Chris Snider teaches digital media in Des Moines, Iowa

Web Design & Social Media

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If you are looking for an affordable, reliable hosting service, then I highly recommend Reclaim Hosting. And now you can save 20 percent on your first year of hosting by using the Reclaim Hosting promotional code “sniderclass.” I’ve been teaching web design class at Drake University for the past seven[…]

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Social media workshop presentation – 2017

Social Media Strategy Workshop – Feb. 11, 2017 Social Media Strategy Workshop – 2017 from Chris Snider ========== Sign up for my email newsletter on what’s new in digital and social media. ========== Topics we will cover: Social Media best practices How to make great content on social media Building[…]

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Tools from Google News Lab Training – February 2017

The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication is part of the Google News Lab University Network. As a part of that program, Mike Reilley visited campus on Feb. 3 to teach us some about Google Tools. Reilley does trainings with the SPJ/Google News Lab training program. He’s a former[…]

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What the class of 2020 thinks about social media

It’s a Youtube-Instagram-Snapchat world. Still. That’s the key takeaway from my annual social media survey of first-year students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University. The survey asks students to rate social networks on a scale from 1 (hate it) to 5 (love it), in addition[…]

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Improve your Facebook live videos for $25

Facebook is all-in on live videos. The social network is paying more than 100 celebrities and media organizations millions of dollars to use its live video platform. Here’s an example from The New York Times, which is reportedly being paid $3 million to broadcast live video to Facebook. And using[…]

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