Weekly Websites

Week 1 1/9/14



  • QR codes on business cards link individuals to my company blog
  • A QR Code is a 2-dimensional “quick response” bar code that contains a set of data
  •  Link to your “Contact Me” page, and encourage folks to actually contact you.
  • QR codes can set apart your work from others
  • QR codes can help your page look unique

Week 2 1/16/14



  • Students in the scroll post their work on there
  • Able to check out video or photography equipment
  • Student news is available for show
  • http://www.byuicomm.net helps your advertising
  • It has Latter-Day Profiles done with members of the church.

Week 3 1/23/14



  • All the AP Press Releases are online to read for the last three years.
  • Associated press does reporting, photography, video and audio.
  • Is used in publications all over the world
  • Is free to the public
  • Associated Press was founded in 1846

Week 4 1/30/14


  • He Photographic society is open to everybody
  • The Photographic Society has many contests
  • Caryn Esplin is the faculty advisor for the Photographic Society.
  • Students post their pictures
  • A great resource

Week 5 2/6/14


  • Know your salary range before you go into a interview
  • Make sure you research before you interview
  • Most recruiters use the same general questions during the interview,
  • Before interviewing, one should know the average salary
  • Prepare for all of you interviews

Week 6 2/13/14

  •  www.prssa.org
  • The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications
  • Good PR jumpstart
  • PRSSA is made up of more than 11,000 students and advisers
  • PRSSA can connect you to lifelong opportunity, experience and professional growth
  • Helps students with PR

Week 7 2/20/14


  • BYU- I is part of the AAF
  • There are awards for advertising that you can receive from them.
  • Discounts and benefits are available
  • They post their government affairs online for the public.
  • The nation’s oldest national advertising trade association

Week 8 2/27/14


  • My grad plan is still very limited
  • I need to finish my foundations classes
  • I am a first semester freshman
  • I have taken 2 classes for my degree this semester
  • I am on a good track system

Week 9 3/6/14


  • I can find my timezone
  • There are printable PDF calendars.
  • I can find the phases of the sun and moon
  • Mobile apps are available for the maps
  • Mobile maps are available for the timezones

Week 10 3/13/14


  • The College of Business and Communication is already advertising for Experience Europe 2014.
  • The individual Business and Communication Departments are listed
  • Lists of all related Societies and contact information is on the page
  • Awards are listed for students
  • Internship information is available under the communication tab

Class Notes

Weel 1 Introduction to class

Can only miss one day. This class is only a pass or fail class. Word press blog that will be due by March 22nd but can start being submitted my March 1st.

Week 2 I-Comm 1/16/14

Practicums avaiable for Journalism to help with experience for jobs. 3 practicums are needed for graduation. Scroll and Scroll digital are both student runned. For Journalism they offer scroll, scroll digital, Design, sales, and copy editing. They also offer Soapbox agency. This helps with Advertising, design, video production, and public relations. 5hour worth of work from any practicum and it is a 1 credit class.

Week 3 Journalism 1/23/14

Journalism informs about our interests and our societies. It persuades through great writing. Journalism is the only job protected by the constitution. Journalists help uphold that no one is above the law. Journalists are risking it all to be able to get the truth. Journalism news helps shape culture, policy and democracy.

Week 4 Visual Communications 1/30/14

Visual Communications is always relevant to a comm major. It is always needed in a job and should at least be a module. Visual Communications helps develop 5 skill sets: Digital Imaging, Web Design, Graphic Design, Videography, and Social Media Marketing. Adds the E.S.V factor.

Week 6 Public Relations 2/13/14

P.R is a planned process to influence public opinion. You become a story teller, you help people understand things. To help and inform to tell the story not told, to communicate to the public. DIFFERENCE between Advertising and Public Relations. Advertising is used to sell a product or service and Public Relations is to promote the image of the organization.

Week 7 Advertising 2/20/14

Advertising If you cant promote yourself how can you promote a company. Creativity being creative. The greater you trust in the spirit the greater you capability to create- Uchtdorf Institutional commercial- builds a feeling and good will and not so much shoving the product in the face Advertising and PR going together AIDCA





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What is advertising? The structured and composed non personal communication of information, usually paid for and usually persuasive in nature, about products by identified sponsors through various media.

Week 8 Grad Plans 2/27/14


Academic Advising/Discovery Grad Plan Should be being worked on workshop tomorrow from 1-5 You can access Grad Plan and Degree Audit Limit of 140 credits should be working towards your degree. Take online classes off track. Each catalog year has its own specific catalog. Plan according to your catalog year. Foundations courses just pass with a D. Major courses pass with a C. Electives pass with a D. Change credit to an audit class if you want to take a class but not want it to use up credits.