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Deadline August 15 | Course: Writing for the Web (IAJ - South Africa)

Date: 15 - 17 August 2012

In a Nutshell: Within 10 years, all working journalists will have to become interactive writers. This course will help you to secure your place in the information continuum. The course will cover:

  • The ways in which online readers are different animals, and how to talk to them
  • How to think about your story as a part of a series of links, rather than as a static piece
  • How to ask the right questions to give your audience the right answers
  • Simple tricks to make your copy more visually interesting, engaging and easy to read
  • Complex tricks to create really great, interactive web articles
  • How to hyperlink
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – how to use keywords to get your articles to show up on Google
  • Writing for websites’ content management systems (CMS)
  • Getting to grips with social media – Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, LinkedIn
  • Building your own online brand

Location: IAJ Offices - Parktown

Facilitators: Georgina Guedes

Download: course application form


For inquiries: info@iaj.org.za

Website: http://iaj.org.za/

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Deadline August 15 | Course: Writing for the Web (IAJ - South Africa) + south africa literature