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How to Launch You.com - Build Your Personal Website: Self-guided training
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How to Launch You.com – Build Your Personal Website: Self-guided training

By on May 24, 2011

This free self-guided workshop, led by Jeremy Caplan, offers practical tips for showcasing your work, marketing yourself and promoting your brand.

Beyond Google - Mining the Web for Company Intelligence: Self-guided training
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Beyond Google – Mining the Web for Company Intelligence: Self-guided training

The free Webinar, “Beyond Google – Mining the Web for Company Intelligence,” was held May 17-18, 2011. At the bottom of this page, you’ll find links to complete the self-guided training.

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques that competitive intelligence experts use every day — and that you can use to keep tabs on the companies on your beat.

Covering the Green Economy - A Western Perspective: Self-guided training
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Covering the Green Economy – A Western Perspective: Self-guided training

The free workshop, “Covering the Green Economy – A Western Perspective,” was originally held March 4 in Los Angeles. Hosted by the Los Angeles Times, the multi-session training offers tips on what mainstream sustainability means for your community, how to track green industries emerging in your backyard, and how to tell the difference between corporate […]

15 tips on time management for business journalists: Self-guided training
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15 tips on time management for business journalists: Self-guided training

The free Webinar, “15 Tips on Time Management for Business Journalists,” was held May 3, 2011. You’ll find links to complete self-guided training.

In one hour, learn the basics of time management, including helpful tools for keeping track of essential daily tasks at work and home.

Social Media 101, 202, 303: Self-guided training
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Social Media 101, 202, 303: Self-guided training

These three sessions deal with a social media basic introduction, tips for journalists to use social media as a research tool, and strategies for cutting the clutter of social media.

Magic with Google Spreadsheets: Online Tutorial
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Magic with Google Spreadsheets: Online Tutorial

Google spreadsheets are powerful tools for business journalists. They combine the strengths of traditional spreadsheet software, such as Excel, with the ability to import data from Excel or input your own data and then share it with others.

Essential Math for Business Journalists: Online tutorial
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Essential Math for Business Journalists: Online tutorial

Stumped by the difference between a mean and a median? Unsure when to use percent versus percentage point?

Maybe you went into journalism to avoid math, but fear not. Most analysis in business journalism involves just basic arithmetic. Review the formulas in this tutorial, and in 20 minutes, you’ll be up to speed on how to calculate percent of a whole, percentage change, average, median and mode, plus how to round.