As I look back on the past 15 weeks, it is hard to believe that my time at IUPUI is coming to an end. About a week from now, I will be putting on the cap and gown to complete my obligations as a graduate student and finally receive my MA in Public Relations. Advertisements
I get asked this question a lot. My response is usually the same every time. Yes, I miss playing music. No, I do not miss playing in smoke-filled venues full of drunken patrons not caring about the fact that there is a band playing their hearts out. I also do not miss dealing with venue … More Don’t you miss playing music?
According to a March 2015 market share of visits study on statista.com, YouTube accounts for 17.2 percent of popular social media sites in the United States. This puts YouTube in second place to Facebook who dominated the market with a 53.4 percent share. What I could not find in my short investigation was the top-of-mind … More Leave Web Video To The Content Creators
March 10, 2006 was both a high point and a low point in my musical career. That was the day in which my band Austin Bridges sold out a Friday night show at the world famous Whisky a Go Go in Hollywood, California. The show was both an accomplishment and a logistical nightmare. It was … More Pay to Play: My Experience at the Whisky a Go Go
With all of the free features available to LinkedIn users, why would you ever want to pay for the business-oriented social media platform? For me, I would say that paying for LinkedIn is not worth it. I have had a lot of success finding business contacts and establishing a relationship with them without paying for … More Article Review: Is LinkedIn worth paying for?
In March of 2015, South by Southwest (SXSW) was buzzing about the latest video app called Meerkat. Everyone was tweeting and writing articles about how it was “the Future”, according to L.A. Times reporter Michael Hiltzik. The live streaming app shot to the top of the charts in the iPhone app store. I myself had … More The Meerkat thrill is gone: An Article Review
Every day I look at my timeline, there are multiple posts spewing out negative comments and hatred on a variety of subjects – mostly politics and religion. Ninety-nine percent of the time I try to stay positive on Facebook, but every now and then it is difficult to resist joining the negativity bandwagon. The problem … More Facebook Fosters Negativity