Tag Archives: Social media

ContentTools: Caption this feature

I continue to experiment with ContentTools. My latest project was to create a Caption This feature. What do you think? Other ContentTools posts: National Doughnut Day poll Guess How Many Candies game Can you guess York Fair history question

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ContentTools: Guess how many candies game

I wanted to try the old Guess How Many Candies are in the jar game. In this case, I used a glass and filled it with M&M’s. I decided to use ContentTools because I like being able to create interactive … Continue reading

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Digital Best Practices

Here is a Powerpoint I prepared on Digital Best Practices for the The Edith Hughes Community Workshop at the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association.  digitalbestpractices from Buffy Andrews View additional powerpoints on Slideshare.

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Layar: Great way to make print interactive

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News. I used Layar to embed a podcast into this photo. I love using Layar to make print interactive. I could’ve added more links, slideshows etc. In fact, the one I did of my book … Continue reading

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Use Listly to crowdsource content

You can use Listly to curate, crowdsource and engage readers via embedded list. Here’s one I started on Favorite Places to Visit. Favorite places to visit View more lists from Buffy Andrews Here’s a list I did of my books: … Continue reading

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Use free Snapwidget to create embeddable grid, map, slideshow of Instagram photos

I created this embeddable map using Snapwidget, a free Instagram widget. You can also use it to create embeddable grids or slideshows and filter by username or hashtag. Here are the same photos via a slideshow made with the widget. … Continue reading

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Look what I’ve been up to on RebelMouse

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How journalists can use Spundge to curate content

I’ve asked Matt Eyer, assistant features editor at the York Daily Record/Sunday News, to do a guest post on using Spundge. Here’s Matt’s post: _______________ Recently, a few people at the Daily Record have been using an online curation tool … Continue reading

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Digital journalists innovate and discover alternate uses for social media tools

As a multiplatform journalist, I’m constantly discovering new tools. I’m always looking for ways I can use a tool to help me do better journalism. A lot of times, the uses I find for a particular tool were never imagined … Continue reading

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I used Jux to create this Central Market slideshow

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