Sports Writing 105 | Social media & Digital reputation (Skillshare)

Sports Writing 105 | Social media & Digital reputation (Skillshare)
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Sports Writing 105 | Social media & Digital reputation (Skillshare)
If you love sports and are looking to get paid for your passion, this course is for you! Nikki is an Editor and Senior Sports Writer at La Liga News UK and freelance sports writer for It's Round & It's White. She'll teach you about the importance of using social media to improve your digital reputation as a sports writer.

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In this class you'll learn:

- the 80/20 rule

- how to create a network on Twitter

- how to create a professional profile on LinkedIn

- how to optimize your LinkedIn profile as a sports writer

- how to get ranking in the LinkedIn search

- how to use LinkedIn to find sports writing opportunities


Plus, we have a bonus lecture with Gerry Johnston, Contributing Writer at It's Round & It's White to discuss how Twitter has impacted him and his writing, as well as his advice for budding sports writers.

For any follow-up questions for Gerry, you can reach out to him on Twitter.

This is the fifth course in the series on "How to become a sports writer".

The series is for people who are looking to get into sports writing, whether you are passionate about sports and want to get paid for your passion as a full-time career or as part of your freelance side hustle.

Before taking this course, I recommend you have taken Sports Writing 102 and 103, which will enable you to already link some sports articles to your social media.


Project Description

Your project in this class is simply to share your new (or updated) sports writing social media account. This could be your Twitter or your LinkedIn account.


Share a social media account in your gallery. Include:

- URL to the social media account

- Screenshot of the section of the account before the change

- A brief description of what you will improve and why you will change it

- Screenshot of the section of the account after the change



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