Telling stories with data comes down to the questions you have and where to start looking. When interviewing someone on a stage, you need to know the right questions to ask and how to guide the conversation. When interviewing a spreadsheet, you still need to know the right questions to ask and how to guide the conversation.
Got data? Of course you do. Can you use it as a pitch tool? Sure you can. It won't be easy, at least to start. But it will be worth it in the end.
In which month are LinkedIn members most often promoted? During which month should you ask for a raise?
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We've seen the rise of infographics. We are also beginning to see the end of their novelty.
With big changes to Digits and a new daily video to discuss, Wall Street Journal senior technology editor Julia Angwin makes a return appearance on the SWMS editorial teleconference series. Angwin blogs infrequently and appears occasionally on Digits video. But she manages a team of crack bloggers who produce many Digits posts as well as the product analysis video series called Worth It?
Julia also teases with information about a coming database journalism project and the importance of thinking visually while working on story ideas.
Analytics-driven listening tools aren’t new. Biz360 was out there ten years ago. So was Cymfony. These tools are truly one of those decade-long overnight-success stories.
InformationWeek's Charlie Babcock ranks among the industry's most elusive reporters. He's genial and helpful -- if you can reach him. It's the curse of versatility: the more you cover and the better you cover it, the more popular you get with PR. Charlie will be discussing his new book on cloud computing, as well as the kind of service he seeks from PR.