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Knight Community Info Challenge Boot Camp

March 21 - March 25, 2010
Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California

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Boot camp presenters brought to participants many of the fundamentals of Web strategy and planning, developing and launching a Web strategy.


Your project - From Idea to Implementation. Susan Mernit. Video | Slides
Project Planning and Management Tools.  Susan Mernit: Video
So You Just Got a Bunch of Money. David Cohn, Spot.Us: Slides | Video
Lessons from Joel Kramer, Video

Web Strategy

Web Development 101: Getting Your Site Right from the Beginning. Lisa Williams, Video | Slides | Exercises
Content strategy. Amy Gahran, Video | Handouts

Social Media & Community Engagement

Local Media That is Location-aware, Plugged In and Vitamin-Free. Mary Lou Fulton, The California Endowment: Slides | Blog post
Rules of Community Engagement. Angela Connor, Capstrat: Video | Slides
Using Social Media to Promote Your Project. Susan Mernit: Slides
Social Media Basics. Susan Mernit: Video
Working with Citizen Contributors. Kwan Booth,, Susan Mernit: Video

Metrics & Evaluation

Web metrics. Dana Chinn, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism: Video | Slides
Lessons learned: 2009 Knight Community Info Challenge. Ellen Martin, FSG: Slides

Beginning the Evaluation Journey with FSG. Hallie Preskill, FSG: Video | Slides


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