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Http://LeonardSipes.Com There is a new generation of professionals creating audio and video. We are also creating and maintaining websites, shooting and editing photos and employing a wide array of new tech tools. What’s so special about us? We don’t have an ounce of formal training in any of the above. What’s so interesting about us? […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com CBS “Sunday Morning” (best news show on television) produced “Casting a Skeptical Eye” on April 1, 2012 stating, “No fooling – it’s April 1st, which means we should be extra skeptical about everything today. But correspondent Mo Rocca says with technology letting mis-information and myths spread so quickly, being skeptical is good advice every […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com I listen to a lot of tech-related podcasts on my daily commute via train every day. If one listens to the pundits the social world is the near future and traditional methods of communication will be permanently left behind. The observations are limited but understandable considering the well-documented decline in traditional media use. There’s […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com The Pew Research Center creates the best data on who uses the Internet and how it’s used. The latest data (citation below) states that the Internet is now the primary source of information for local business, education and restaurants. The survey looks at all forms of communication including television, newspapers, radio, the internet and […]

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            What’s your preferred format, radio or television? If you are going to create electronic media for your website or organization, what’s easier? Which format delivers the biggest bang for your buck? My choice is audio. An audio recordings are fairly easy to create and audio is web friendly. Even […]

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Http://LeonardSipes.Com The poll below from Harris Interactive suggests that television shows drive social media engagement; people interact with each other online through Facebook and websites as a result of programs they’ve watched. Governments, associations and nonprofits have the hardest time dealing with video and television creation. They see it as an impossible mission; too expensive […]

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LeonardSipes.Com Most people only think of YouTube when they’re creating and distributing videos on the Internet. YouTube is vital, but why stop there? Why not distribute to YouTube and lots of additional sites at the same time through TubeMogul? TubeMogul distributes footage to video sites for free for most agencies. There is a premium service […]

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Social Media: Lessons Learned

by lensipes on January 17, 2010

Social media sites are popping up everywhere as more and more agencies are starting to incorporate them into their media outreach efforts. We created our federal social media site 3 years ago, and believe that the site has provided concrete benefits to our agency.

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Protecting The Public Through Social Media

by lensipes on January 17, 2010

The thrust of this article is an overview of the possibilities that social media affords the criminal justice community. By social media, I’m referring to radio and television on the Internet (podcasting), articles on the Internet (bloging) combined with more traditional efforts such as web site creation, a telephone answering system, e-mail and radio and television ads.

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Reaching the Public Through Social Media

by lensipes on January 17, 2010 · 4 comments

Today social media outlets provide unparalleled levels of information sharing and social networking.

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