Author Archives: Buffy Andrews

About Buffy Andrews

Assistant Managing Editor of Features and Niche Publications for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Also, Social Media Coordinator.

Thinglink creates interactive book flyer

Mouse of this interactive flyer I made with Thinglink to connect to reviews and Amazon to purchase.

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Comic-Con photos via Geofeedia

Here are just some of the hundreds of photos of Comic-Con 2014 in the San Diego Convention Center I found via Geofeedia [View the story "Comic-Con 2014" on Storify]

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Dealing with Facebook’s new algorithm

Facebook, as many of you know, changed its algorithm in March. Basically it said, Instead of me giving you everything, I’m going to give you the content that’s most relevant to you. So businesses have been scrambling to figure out … Continue reading

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SoundCite brings text to life

Another neat tool from the Knightlab is SoundCite. It’s a uber simple tool that allows you to add audio to your story. The audio plays right under the text you choose, not isolated in a viewer located somewhere else on … Continue reading

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Faces of World Cup found via Geofeedia

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TimelineJS: Jeff Koons retrospective timeline

After making a Jeff Koons timeline using Dipidy, I decided to try it using TimelineJS. This is a very rich, interactive tool and it’s FREE. Free is great in my world! You build the timeline using a Google spreadsheet and … Continue reading

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Dipidy: Jeff Koons Timeline

I used Dipity to create a timeline to run with our coverage of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. If you haven’t used this tool, it’s super easy and very intuitive. Once … Continue reading

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Pixlr makes it easy to make collages

I tried Pixlr, a photo editing tool, for the first time. There are many pieces to this tool, but the one I wanted to focus on today is the Pixlr Express. I was interested in using this particular tool to … Continue reading

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Using StoryMapJS is as easy as …

I wanted to see how easy it was to use StoryMapJS and it’s pretty easy. I didn’t complete this map, but I did plot a few Veterans Memorials to test the program. You don’t need to have an account to … Continue reading

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SEO Tips

SEO tips from Buffy Andrews

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