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Chris Snider
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Attended Drake University
Lives in Des Moines, IA
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Multimedia professor at Drake University
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  • Drake University
    Assistant Professor, present
  • Des Moines Register
    Digital editor, 2007 - 2010
  • Juice Magazine
    Editor, 2005 - 2007
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    News design director/designer, 1999 - 2005
  • Baltimore Sun
    News designer, 1999 - 1999
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Des Moines, IA
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Waterloo, Iowa - St. Louis, MO - Baltimore, MD - Iowa City, IA
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I teach web design, wordpress, social media, visual communication and multimedia journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University in Des Moines.
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I teach web design, visual communications (more design), photography, multimedia and social media at Drake University in Des Moines.

I also design websites for clients using the Wordpress content management system (which makes it easy for the client to add content to the site). 

Contact me at chris.snider@drake.edu.

I have an MBA at Drake.
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I have a son Henry, who was born in August 2011, and a daughter Madigan, who was born in October 2013.
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  • Drake University
    MBA, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Iowa
    Journalism, 1994 - 1998
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Here's my latest email newsletter on what's new in digital and social media. You can subscribe at the bottom of the page. 
Twitter launched a big redesign to it's mobile apps that makes direct messages more prominent (access them from the bottom of any screen) and allows you to add photos to direct messages. Clearly Twitter is trying to get a bigger piece of the "private messaging" pie. AND.
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Need a favor... Please click through some of my students' websites from this semester. They have to analyze the traffic their site receives, so the more visitors the merrier. 

It's also fun to see if they can figure out why they got so much traffic on one day, so play along!

http://drakej105.blogspot.com/2013/10/student-websites-for-fall-2013.html
Thursday, October 24, 2013. Student websites for fall 2013. Here are the 18 websites that are being built in J105 Web Design class at Drake University this semester. Sites are works in progress at the time, but will be finished up by early December. Nakita Beck · Megan Berberich ...
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Excited to have launched a new website for +Millennium HRM Press, LLC, a Des Moines company that makes books and case study packets for higher ed business classes.
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Google+ automatically made this GIF from photos I shot on my phone. It's like they read my mind.
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Here's my latest email newsletter on what's new this week in digital/social media. http://j.mp/J829F1
The Google Zeitgeist is here! The Google Zeitgeist is here! Find out what the world searched for in 2013. (It totally had to be Miley, right.) Facebook has added auto-play video (without sound, thankfully) and auto-play video ads aren't far behind. Twitter is working on an edit feature for ...
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I'll have them on campus next semester. Just stop by!
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The case for sharing content more than once. 
Reposting the same content on social media can be quite a controversial topic. Some people don’t like it at all, while others advocate it strongly. For Buffer’s social media accounts, we regularly do this. We found this to work surprisingly well and thought it might be interesting to explore the topic in a more analytical [...]
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Are you an Instagram user? Of course you are. Here are some apps to get more out of the photo/video sharing app. http://chrissniderdesign.com/blog/2013/11/17/apps-or-instagram/
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New blog post > Testing a workaround to get Instagram photos into your Twitter feed.
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Talking Google+ in J31 today.
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So now it's been a week since you all started using Google+. How has it been going?
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If I can prevent just one person from posting a bad Instagram video today, then I've done my job. 
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