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Essay #2 – Importance of Value in Blogging


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Lafleur Lifestyle is a lifestyle blog that has helped me explore my passions through a public platform. I can be in control over every aspect of my website, creating, editing, and posting content about anything that I please. Over the last few months, I have become a part of a new community through my online …

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The Blood of Modern-Day Slavery on FIFA’s Hands


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Throughout recent history, there have been developments and growth in how sports operate on an international level. The global appeal of sports, specifically football (soccer) has been able to hit new heights of innovation with technology, growth in the mega-sporting event industries, and the consolidation of transnational organizations. Through the globalization of streaming live sporting …

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Process Post 10


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Trans-media integration, or in other words multiple-channel networking for our own published selves, is something that we should be focusing on this week. Personally, I have linked all my social media accounts to my blog, but have not promoted them or integrated their content properly. This past week on my last review from one of …

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Process Post 9


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Google Analytics has been one of the software I use the most for finding out information about my blog. I have recently been tracking how much reach my blog has been getting since I started it back in January. I am pleasantly surprised about the amount of users that are reading my blog. Some of …

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Peer Review #3


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This week I was tasked with completing my final peer review of the semester. It’s exciting writing things like that ‘final of the semester’ because it means that the semester is almost done! AND FOR ME LAST SEMESTER OF MY UNDERGRAD wowow. I will be peer reviewing Veronica Aarstad’s blog, where she started her own small …

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Process Post 8


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I have recently downloaded Google Adsense onto my blog and began monetizing my site. So far I am unhappy with the placements of the ads on my site because it has been interfering with my blog’s usage. It has been recently pointed out to me that my drop-down menu is blocked my the banner-ad across …

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Last Week Tonight Case Study – Essay


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New media technologies are advancing every year, as citizens, we do our best to adapt and evolve with each of these changes. Over the past decade, society has begun to turn their backs on traditional news sources, and since the rise of social media, it has become a new source for information. People believe this …

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Process Post 6


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The past couple weeks have been overflowed with school and work, that my content and blog progression has not changed much. There are a few things I have on a list that I would like to accomplish still. Tyrell wrote a very lovely review on my blog, complimenting me on many aspects of my design. …

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Review of TyrellJohnstone.com


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At a first glance, the website TyrellJohnstone.com looks very engaging. I love the boating video, it really goes well with the title of the blog being all about adventuring. Although there is a large video on the homepage, the loading time for the website is still very fast, which I can appreciate. The content he …

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Process Post 5


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The audience I have been imagining for my blog thus-far has been a mixture of my close friends & family, and girls in their 20’s. The reason for these choices is because currently, I know that my blog is very small and still really new, so I can’t expect my posts to be getting a …

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