News breaks across your Twitter stream. J.Krum’s photo of the US Airlines plane after its landing in the Hudson River was the turning point, and the Egyptian revolution was the acknowledgement of what Jeff Jarvis refers to as citizen journalism. Actually, we’ve been citizen journalists for years, from the town crier to man-in-the street comments and letters to the editor. The difference is that citizens now have easy access to free publishing platforms forcing media entities to rethink their roles and revenue models. Here are three ways that media entities can extend their use of social media and 3 ways to expand their revenues.
When developing their plans, many marketers focus on the media where they’re placing advertising often without considering the totality of their marketing communications or the implications for related elements. The reality is that using online and offline promotional media differ in ways affecting a variety of purchase-related tactics. Here are five factors to assess when using online and offline media. [Chart included]