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Posts Tagged ‘John Green’

App Toolbox for College Students

Is college worth it? Novelist John Green did the math in the short video blog embedded above.

Tablets and smartphones have dramatically changed the way we learn. To help new students get more value out of their college education, we’ve rounded up five apps for college students. Follow the links below to download iOS or Android versions of all the apps.

1. My Majors: “allows students to instantly engage with colleges and universities, starting with the MyMajors Quiz, the scientific survey that puts students on the fast track towards selecting the right colleges to consider.”

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Mediabistro Course

Freelancing 101 Online Boot Camp

Freelancing 101Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it. Register now! 

ScrollMotion, Nook & Zinio Executives at Publishing App Expo

Nook apps program director Claudia Romanini,  Zinio global executive VP Jeanniey Mullen, ScrollMotion co-founder Josh Koppel have all joined the lineup for mediabistro.com’s Publishing App Expo on December 7th and 8th.

Scheduled for December 7th and 8th, the conference will feature four separate tracks so attendees can customize the most useful experience. The tracks include: an App Building track (a practical, hands-on tutorial about DIY apps), an App Strategy track (find designers, manage updates, analyze demographics, negotiate subscription and payment systems), a Magazine & News Apps track, and most importantly, a Book Apps track (pricing, social media, discoverability, monetization, and app alternatives).

Follow this link for package and pricing details–you can buy tickets for a single track, one day, or for the whole conference. Novelist John Green will open the conference with a presentation entitled “How Nerdfighters Can Save Publishing.”