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The World Reporter Now Offers News Analysis on the Move

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The World Reporter now offers you news analysis and content on the move through various connection/subscription methods present on the webpage (all free). These connection methods helps you keep updated without even having to visit our website!!!

RSS, Facebook integration, Google Friend Connect (Google Followers), SMS Subscription, Chrome Extension and Twitter are some of the options which you can choose to stay yourself updated all the time. Now we have a full time discussion board, ‘World Today Forum’. Unlike other forums you don’t need to sign up with a new account you can use your facebook, google, yahoo, windows live, twitter, or AOL account to sign in and post replies

RSS: RSS allows you to read the posts in simple text form, it delivers you the content right on your mobile device, your desktop, your feed reader softwares, your email client, and various other softwares and desktop gadgets. More the subscriptions the counter will keep increasingSubscribe to World Today Free  giving me the idea of my feed circulation, we in no manner will be collecting any information from you. You can subscribe via RSS to our website via different RSS buttons present on the webpage or by clicking here.  if you are using firefox you will see a similar button on your address bar like this:

click on that and you are done, subscribing is so simple!! If you want the posts delivered to you by email you can fill up your email ID on the forms available on the webpage or you can do that here Subscribe to World Today by Email.

Share   Facebook Like Box or Fshare: Social networking is a current trend, you meet your friends and if you often find something interesting on web you share with them. Now World Today allows you to share and recommend posts and webpage on facebook through buttons below all the posts like this:

Facebook like buttons indirectly also helps the author as his/her posts experiences an exposure when you like or recommend them. Apart from this you can also join our community on facebook which is a nice place to bring your friends or like minded people on and discuss on the topic. You can go and like the group here http://www.facebook.com/pages/World-Today/121975807830794 or simply click on the like button here

Google Friend Connect or Followers: Following a blog through the google’s service ‘Google Friend Connect’ is great idea if you are also a blogger. The latest content of the blogs you follow will appear on your blogger dashboard as soon as you login. This particular service allows you to befriend and interact with other bloggers. If you follow one’s blog 90% chance is that blogger will follow you returning the favour, blogger having more number of followers has more reach. You can do this on my webpage via follow box on the right bottom side bars or you will see a blue colour bar on the bottom of the firefox window like this:

Follow on Twitter: Twitter is another important social networking site where you can keep your friends updated through microblogging. World today is on twitter and you can follow to receive updates and other news. twitter url: http://www.twitter.com/TWRnews

SMS Subscription: SMS subscription is through our Google SMS channel The World Reporter (Subscribe here: http://labs.google.co.in/smschannels/subscribe/TheWorldReporter). Trust the Google Service, no spam, no charge of receiving any message. Supports all Indian carriers, you can select how many times you want to receive message, but we respect your busy schedule and only send you message once in a day in the morning., unless there is any breaking news. You can find this link at the end of each post. You can unsubscribe anytime.

TWR Toolbar for Mozilla and IE: Install our toolbar customized specially for you to stay connected with The World Reporter as you browse the web, Latest headlines will be flashed on your browser and will give you an easy access to various categories on The World Reporter, not only this, but also get notified when you receive a new mail or notification on facebook. Those who wants to increase their website’s alexa rank and surf only trusted websites using the power of alexa, it is a good news for them as our toolbar is powered by Alexa. Click here to begin installation

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Sanskar Shrivastava is the founder of international students' journal, The World Reporter. Passionate about dynamic occurrence in geopolitics, Sanskar has been studying and analyzing geopolitcal events from early life. At present, Sanskar is a student at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture and will be moving to Duke University.

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10 Tips for Taking Marketing Photos for Social Media

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Social media marketing is an ideal way for businesses to reach out to more potential customers. The visual content in these is fundamental and your photos should be a focus in your social media campaign. Fortunately, most smartphones will take great photos and you don’t necessarily need to have advanced photography skills. With a few tips and tricks, you can create amazing images that will really appeal to your audience. Here are ten tips for taking marketing photos for social media.

Invest in a tripod

Whether you’re using a camera or a smartphone to take your marketing photos a tripod or support will help keep it steady. You can then make the most of other functions such as the timer, and even get in the photos yourself. Here are some of the best iPhone tripods and supports on the market at the moment.

Create balance and symmetry

A simple trick in photography is to create balance and symmetry by using the rule of thirds. You can achieve this by enabling grid lines on your smartphone. These will help you highlight the focal point of your images and create a balanced background around it. The focal point should ideally be placed at the intersections. You can turn on the grid lines in your camera app settings. 

Take test shots

Take plenty of test shots to try out different angles and see which work best. Don’t worry if your smartphone gets clogged up with extra photos, you can use an app to learn how to delete duplicate photos on iphone. The more test shots you take, the more practice you’ll get and you’ll improve your photography skills as you go along.

Be consistent with your brand image

You should upgrade your website with the images you use on social media. Try to keep a theme for your brand as consistency is vital in creating trust and recognition. Your photos on social media should mirror the branding on your website and this includes any other graphics. It’s a good idea to brainstorm a persona for your brand that aligns with the lifestyle and interests of your target audience. You need to aim to represent this in all your photos.

Use natural frames

Another great tip for amateur photography is to use natural frames. Look out for creative ways you can frame the subject of your photos. For example, use windows and reflections, or bridges and arches. Architectural features make ideal natural frames. You could also experiment with trees and nature. Find a frame that matches your image. It’s a good idea to explore outside for natural frames and try to see them in everyday settings. Being able to spot natural frames is a useful skill to develop. 

Consider professional photography

If you want the best shots, you could consider working with a professional photographer. This might be a worthwhile investment if you’re not confident in your own photography skills. A professional photographer will be able to provide you with many new insights and ideas. They’ll also have access to better equipment and editing tools. Social media campaigns are very visual so it’s worth spending more money on getting your images right. A professional photographer will be able to edit your photo to look as though it was taken for social media, and ensure it looks as real and appealing as possible.

Try out different perspectives and angles

Whether you work with a professional or not, it’s a good idea to try out different camera angles and perspectives. Aim to come up with a new perspective that will draw the attention of your audience by making your photos stand out. Look for patterns in everyday objects and backgrounds and test your subject from different angles to see which is the most interesting. 

Add a human element

According to statistics, 32% of businesses rely on visual images as the most important content of their marketing strategy. Photos that have a human element are particularly effective. Audiences are more able to relate to your images if they include people as well as objects and backgrounds. This is especially true on social media. You could even include candid looking shots for a natural and human appeal. This is a classic technique in social media marketing campaigns, as it creates trust and empathy in the audience.

Show your company values

Often businesses also use social media for humanitarian campaigns. This will help show the values of your business. Consumers are more and more ethically-conscious nowadays and this will make your brand more appealing. The approach you take should align with your products or services. Perhaps you would like to convey your business’s “green” efforts if you use ethically-sourced sustainable materials. You could also affiliate yourself with a charity and volunteer or organize an event. Another option is to help out in the local community and appeal to your audience’s emotions this way. Whichever works best for you, it’s important to try and get your business’s story across.

Think outside the box

Another way to make your pictures stand out is with abstract photography. Your followers on social media will be bombarded by images all day long, so you want them to be able to remember yours. Abstract photography is a fun skill to develop as it gives the freedom to tap into your own creativity and break the rules of traditional photography. It will also trigger the imagination of your audience. Try experimenting with less traditional angles and composition, but keep it simple at the same time. This will make your photos more intriguing and eye-catching.

Your marketing photos need to grab people’s attention on social media. This is challenging to achieve as social media is so visual and they will be mixed in with many other pictures. Once you get the hang of it, with a few photography tips for beginners, you’ll be able to create compelling images. You’ll be able to optimize your social media campaign with photos that will help you truly engage with your audience.

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Notice: End of Google Reader: Shift to New RSS Reader

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As we all know that on July 1, Google will be closing its one of the very useful service, Google Reader. We request all our RSS subscribers to shift to your new readers or softwares and stay connected with all the latest reports and opinion work on The World Reporter.

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How to be a Journalist? Get Published on News Website

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Everyone has an idea, everyone has a thought. Some put their thoughts in front of the public, some write in their diary and some do nothing and move on. Lack of easy access to journals and newspaper’s editors and lack of knowledge on how to get published is one of the major reason why most of our thoughts remain within a barrier.
Like progression of energy needs some medium, progression of thoughts and opinion needs a medium through which it can travel to people’s mind. Journalism is a passion. You have to be dedicated, unbiased and should have love to write, if you are seriously looking forward to pursue journalism as a career.
Everyone has a journalist inside him. Though good writing skills are required, but one doesn’t have to be master in Hi-Fi English, or any other language. And what are Editors for? But if journalism or writing is just a hobby, like most of the people who don’t have any degree or certification, then it can get little difficult getting published on newspapers or big journals.

Join the Student Journalism

The World Reporter, being a student journal always encouraged public and students to get published. A website dedicated to student journalism is a platform for getting your general ideas published. Founded and maintained by the students from around the world, The World Reporter is listed in Lund University and South Asia Studies Network, Sweden as a useful resource. The World Reporter has also been a platform for a Management Research Project with the students of Academia de Studii Economice, Bucharest (Romania).
The thing which attracts students and self journalist to The World Reporter is that we don’t report news like other websites or newspapers, but we put forward our opinion, our analysis and research to the public. News Opinion and Analysis is the section of journalism where journalists explains how a news event can change our life, or what can follow this. Such journalists generally comes with an answer of what will come next?
If you came here looking for expressing your words then you can write to us at [email protected]. Our Editors will revert to you and provide you the gateway to get published  on The World Reporter. You can send your sample work and follow our submission guidelines to get approval quickly.
For more information visit our Contribute or Add an Article Page
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