Friday, June 24, 2005

Media Exposure for Non-Profit Organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area

The following are notes that I took at the The Silicon Valley Radio and Television Public Affairs Directors and BAYPAD (Bay-Pad) Bi-annual Media Workshop on securing News and Public Affairs coverage, from 9:30 A-M to 12 Noon, on Wednesday, June 8th, in the Community Room of San Jose Martin Luther King Junior and San Jose State University Main Library.

Note that there were a number of media organizations represented; not all tips apply across all media organizations. Be sure to check with each media outlet for details.

Graduated from Santa Clara University's MBA Program

This post has moved to my new blog MBA Notes from a Santa Clara University Alumni.

Growing My Web Site Part 9: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Personal web pages are useful for information services professionals to experiment with ideas before trying them at work. I have learned a lot about search engine optimization (SEO) by trying to get search engines to put my site at the top of the results list when someone searches for the following:
  • "Richard Upton"
  • Richard Upton
  • "Rick Upton"
  • Rick Upton

Growing My Web Site Part 1: School Tips

Why did I create a personal web site? [UPDATE: April 27,2015: This blog now also serves as my personal web site.]

I originally set up my website just as place where I could park large files to transfer to coworkers, contractors, or schoolmates.

LinkedIn Yahoo! Groups

This post has moved to my new blog LinkedIn Notes.

Richard Upton's First Blog Entry

Richard Upton who?

The Richard Upton who lives in San Jose, CA and usually goes by the nickname Rick.

Rick, why a blog?

Well, what got me started was that I had to create one to post a comment on another person's blog. I haven't been hankering to create a blog. I figured that, being an information systems professional, I should give it a try just to know what it's all about from a content provider's perspective. I don't plan to do a whole lot with this blog. Basically, I plan for this blog to contain some comments about and links to the content on my main web. This blog should yield three benefits: