“Be brave. Be informed. Be awesome. Be the hero you were born to be.” -Kristina Halvorson and Melissa Rach

TA's Teach Humanity

This class has taught me so much about digital writing and electronic communication in general. I was very misinformed about short form writing and blog writing before learning about both in depth, mostly from the few books that were assigned for this class: Content Strategy for the Web by Kristina Halvorson and Melissa Rach as well as Social Media for Social Good by Heather Mansfield and The Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanther and Allison H. Fine. These books not only taught me how to better my own online presence and avatar, but taught me how a nonprofit would better their presence online.

A lot of Content Strategy for the Web (CSW) focuses on strategy for a business or organization looking to present themselves online more effectively. This book was a major tool for our project within this class where we helped a local nonprofit increase their presence online, mostly through…

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