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Chat 4.16.2014 Journalists as entrepreneurs

April 28, 2014 - Posted in #wjchat archives , Web Journalism Posted by:

5:00 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Today we’re talking journalists as entrepreneurs with our hosts @robinjp and @profgreen. #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:00 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
(Full disclosure: @robinjp is a #wjchat team member)

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@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Let’s get started! Please introduce yourself, respond to questions & share your knowledge! #DontJustBeALurker #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat Hi I am sue green co-creator of the app SkinneePix and a journalist for 30 years. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat representtttt RT @wjchat: (Full disclosure: @robinjp is a #wjchat team member)

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: #wjchat Hi I am sue green co-creator of the app SkinneePix and a journalist for 30 years. #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Bailey here from @KENS5 I’m a digital content producer #wjchat #digitalcontentdrama

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@chenkx @wjchat @robinjp what up what up what uppppppp #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hi, all! Martha here in Seattle. Web journo @KPLU. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @AlliJoseph @nextgenradio you might want to stop by #wjchat tonight. We’re talking journalists turned entrepreneurs. http://t.

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
(REMINDER: It’s not too late to send us your Qs! Please direct to @wjchat) #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Hi, I’m Robin Phillips, business journalist, entrepreneur, cofounder of Pretty Smart Women, co-creator of the @SkinneePix app. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Hi, I’m Robin Phillips, business journalist, entrepreneur, cofounder of Pretty Smart Women, co-creator of the @SkinneePix app.

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@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @nextgenradio: Doug Mitchell, co-director of startup camps for journalists of color wanting to create their own businesses #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
PROTIP: Spare non- #wjchat people by starting your reply with @wjchat

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@wjchat


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio Hello, Doug! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hi, I’m Jordan, I play a reporter at @roanoketimes. #wjchat

Jordan Fifer
@JordanFifer


5:03 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
OK. We’ll start with a few lightning round questions for our hosts. #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:03 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hey – I’m a multimedia journalist working with a national broadcaster in Christchurch, New Zealand. It’s Thursday here. #wjchat

Thomas Mead
@ThomasMeadia


5:03 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR1 How did you get the idea for creating @SkinneePix? #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ThomasMeadia Thanks for joining from the future! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hi, everyone. I’m April, an online producer at @theobserver #wjchat

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hello, #wjchat! I am a news engagement person/animal/thing at CIR

Kelly Chen
@chenkx


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ThomasMeadia The Coriolis effect is weird. Or something. #wjchat

Jordan Fifer
@JordanFifer


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Good evening everyone, I’m James, Senior Photographer and Photo Editor at @CNET and @CBSi #wjchat

James Martin
@Jamesco


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hi, I’m the web producer for @aprn and @alaskapublic #wjchat

Josh Edge
@joshedge


5:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR1 People asking to use the skinny lens. We looked at the market and realized there was room for a simple, realistic Selfie tool. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:05 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: LR1 People asking to use the skinny lens. We looked at the market and realized there was room for a simple, realistic Selfie

wjchat
@wjchat


5:05 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Alex here. social + content out here in SIlicon Valley. #wjchat crew member. Here to provide comedic relief and dollar signs $$$

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:05 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Friends were mad about their selfies making them look fat sowe made an app that could take off the 10 or 15 lbs the camera adds. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:06 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Friends were mad about their selfies making them look fat sowe made an app that could take off the 10 or 15 lbs the camera

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@wjchat


5:06 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@amartinmedia @wjchat I can always count on you for $$$$ #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:06 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Happening now ==> RT @wjchat: Today we’re talking journalists as entrepreneurs with our hosts @robinjp and @profgreen. #wjchat”

April D. Bethea
@AprilBethea


5:06 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat #wjchat-ting while I work. Hello, everyone! Julia Chan from CIR here.

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Hi all, it’s been a while, but I’m baaaack! #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR1 We’d been talking about this idea for a while, but in the fall thought ‘why not, let’s try it.’ #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: LR1 We’d been talking about this idea for a while, but in the fall thought ‘why not, let’s try it.’ #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q2 We thought there might be some who might not like it, but we also expected journalists, would call and ask questions many didn’t.#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@Martha_Kang @wjchat http://t.co/B735isouVL #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR2 We anticipated concerns over body image, but emphasized the health inspiration angles. No idea wed get some much attention. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q2 We thought there might be some who might not like it, but we also expected journalists, would call and ask questions many

wjchat
@wjchat


5:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@amartinmedia @wjchat Ha! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Mayra from Silicon Valley here! Recent journo-turned-Digital PR, still freelancing for local papers to get #myfix #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:09 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR3 Which specific journalism skills helped you nagivate through these uncharted waters?#wjchat

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@wjchat


5:09 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR2 In our business plan, talked about roadblocks but had no idea we’d be in reputation control so quickly. It’s settled down. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:09 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: LR2 In our business plan, talked about roadblocks but had no idea we’d be in reputation control so quickly. It’s settled down.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:09 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
QR3 Organization, vision, speed, deadlines, creativity, fearlessness and the ability to change direction on a dime. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
LR3: My work online helped me manage the project, visualize what we wanted. Our research skills helped us fine-tune the idea. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat – 6th Grade Math/SS teacher in Belpre, OH. Also interested in media & journalism issues and have a masters in MMAJ. #wjchat

Ken McNatt
@KenMcNatt


5:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @wjchat: LR3 Which specific journalism skills helped you nagivate through these uncharted waters?#wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: QR3 Organization, vision, speed, deadlines, creativity, fearlessness and the ability to change direction on a dime. #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: LR3: My work online helped me manage the project, visualize what we wanted. Our research skills helped us fine-tune the idea.

wjchat
@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
MT @ProfGreen: LR2 But we had to react fast, and even though we had a plan it was still a bit of a surprise. We used a lot of SM #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: QR3 Organization, vision, speed, deadlines, creativity, fearlessness and the ability to change direction on a dime. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
OK. Now we’ll open up the floor to everyone, so please feel free to chime in! #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:12 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1 Many of us have ideas, but how do we turn our ideas into reality instead of letting it fall into the black hole in our brains? #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1You do your research to see if they are marketable ideas, or ideas that you should just let go thats the most important. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A1 you’ve got to be in the process of trying things. Ideas don’t happen in a vacuum. Movement is a magnet for ideas. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @JMizgata: #ONA14 registration is now open! http://t.co/GGr9C7Mq3G Want to come for free? Volunteer http://t.co/pvk9vJGgwN #wjchat

Louisa Taylor
@louisaINK


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1: Journalists are great all-rounders: research, testing, figuring out the story you’re telling. Break it down and then just do it. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A1 We share our ideas with peers and potential clients constantly. No need to keep anything secret #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1also many of us are afraid we might fail, or it’s not good enough so we don’t try. get beyond that! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Not good at this one… I get excited about a new ideas too often and abandon old ones. Maybe setting up a team would help? #wjchat

Thomas Mead
@ThomasMeadia


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Lurking tonight’s @wjchat in journalism and entrepreneurship! Journopreneur 101 #wjchat

Shauna Stuart
@ShaunaReporter


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q1also many of us are afraid we might fail, or it’s not good enough so we don’t try. get beyond that! #wjchat

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@wjchat


5:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q1: Journalists are great all-rounders: research, testing, figuring out the story you’re telling. Break it down and then just

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen Yes! Love that journalism drills this into you in spades. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen So research tells you if you should pursue your idea or just let it go? #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1: At the beginning with #SkinneePix, we asked what do we need next to know we can do this. Hit that goal, ask it again. And again. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q1: Journalists are great all-rounders: research, testing, figuring out the story you’re telling. Break it down and then just

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
YES!!! RT @ProfGreen: Q1also many of us are afraid we might fail, or it’s not good enough so we don’t try. get beyond that! #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q1 setting up a team is great, gives you someone to bounce ideas off of. But make sure they can be honest about bad ideas! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q1 setting up a team is great, gives you someone to bounce ideas off of. But make sure they can be honest about bad ideas! #

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RobinJP Ohh, I see. Goal markers. Very smart. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A1: if it’s something that makes you giddy, act quickly. Do your homework & then take the plunge. #cheerleaders help. #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:17 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@Martha_Kang #wjchat not always, but it is information you need. you don’t want to work in a vacuum. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:17 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen Ahhhh, I see. #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Simple: Writing it down.. Not-so-simple: Talking about it with the right people and making it happen. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A1 Research. Also, making sure we stay in touch with the industry #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@Martha_Kang it’s a lot like working on a big journalism project. break it down, set goals. question your assumptions. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @Martha_Kang it’s a lot like working on a big journalism project. break it down, set goals. question your assumptions. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
So true! RT @juliachanb: @wjchat Simple: Writing it down. Not-so-simple: Talking about it with the right people & making it happen. #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@baileylmcgowan @wjchat definitly because that’s where you can figure out a niche that needs filled #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A2 @markbriggs has a great book about journalism startups. Biz strategies for niche journalism. #wjchat (just an FYI)

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:20 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A2 Your passion for what needs to be done, a mentor to guide you and some liquid courage #wjchat

Bailey McGowan
@baileylmcgowan


5:20 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q2: Most important in your starter kit: A list your strengths. Who do you need to hire to fill the gaps? #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:20 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @nextgenradio: YES!!! RT @ProfGreen: Q1also many of us are afraid we might fail, or it’s not good enough so we don’t try. get beyond tha

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:20 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ShaunaReporter: Lurking tonight’s @wjchat in journalism and entrepreneurship! Journopreneur 101 #wjchat

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q2: Most important in your starter kit: A list your strengths. Who do you need to hire to fill the gaps? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q2 Basic business principals. A cost analysis so you know if this is something you can possibly make money off of or not. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat In my experience, finding cohorts is key when it comes to Side Projecting. The help helps when you have a FT job #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @BretMavrich @wjchat A2 @markbriggs has a great book about journalism startups. Biz strategies for niche journalism. #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q2: Starter kit: Budget, business plan, storyboard, elevator pitch. Energy, confidence. #wjchat .. and partner. h/t @nextgenradio

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Ideas we are passionate about – try implementation. If it didn’t work, evaluate, try again – if still a potentially viable idea. #wjchat

Christoph Trappe
@CTrappe


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q2: Starter kit: Budget, business plan, storyboard, elevator pitch. Energy, confidence. #wjchat .. and partner. h/t @nextgenr

wjchat
@wjchat


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @Martha_Kang it’s a lot like working on a big journalism project. break it down, set goals. question your assumptions. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q2 i also did a lot of reading as well by people who had successful start ups as motivation. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q2 i also did a lot of reading as well by people who had successful start ups as motivation. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat jinx! :] MT @nextgenradio: It’s vital to have a co-founder/partner. It’s extremely difficult to go it alone. #wjchat

Julia B. Chan
@juliachanb


5:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q2 i also did a lot of reading as well by people who had successful start ups as motivation. #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A2: a deck and flexibility #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

Ivan Lajara
@ivanlajara


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q2 i also did a lot of reading as well by people who had successful start ups as motivation. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @CTrappe: Ideas we are passionate about – try implementation. If it didn’t work, evaluate, try again – if still a potentially viable ide

Avni Nijhawan
@theavni


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ivanlajara: Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
students, if you aren’t familiar with live twitter chats, check out #wjchat right now. they talk web journo stuff, so double purpose

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:24 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ivanlajara: Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:24 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ivanlajara: Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

dana lacey
@danalacey


5:24 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat also i will admit i watched shark tank to get some business language down so I could converse with potential investors! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:24 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ivanlajara: Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: #wjchat also i will admit i watched shark tank to get some business language down so I could converse with potential investo

wjchat
@wjchat


5:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen So resourceful! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: #wjchat also i will admit i watched shark tank to get some business language down so I could converse with potential investo

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A2: Research, a consiglio and patience! #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ivanlajara: Do it. Apologize later RT @wjchat: Q1 how do we turn our ideas into reality? #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:26 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Let’s get down to business. Q3A Where do you get the money to build your idea? How do you ask people for money? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat you’ve got to develop a clear vision and pitch, like any other startup. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3a: Money depends on how much you need for a viable product. We found angel investors who took a chance on our first product. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A3 You don’t ask people for money. You provide an opportunity for them to make money #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@benilfeld might not be, but any information i could get helped me when trying to put a business plan together and feel comfortable #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@benilfeld @ProfGreen We’re talking journo-turned entrepreneurs (of all manners), not just journo startups. :) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: A3 You don’t ask people for money. You provide an opportunity for them to make money #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A3a: storied Silicon Valley VC Mac Andreessen @pmarca has written about how exactly to do this: http://t.co/jGObqumhsq #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio @wjchat really true. I covered the startup community in KC and it changes the way I think about journalism. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen I mean, Shark Tank might lead you to build the wrong business plan #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A3a: storied Silicon Valley VC Mac Andreessen @pmarca has written about how exactly to do this: http://t.co/jGObq

wjchat
@wjchat


5:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
All my #jour502 classmates, #wjchat all about journalism entrepreneurship right now. @jmart181

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @CTrappe: Ideas we are passionate about – try implementation. If it didn’t work, evaluate, try again – if still a potentially viable ide

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3a: Be confident. Each pitch was practice for the pitch that worked. Learn something from how potential investors question you. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q3a: Money depends on how much you need for a viable product. We found angel investors who took a chance on our first product.

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat @pmarca More specifically, that talks about revenue models/opportunities for media startups. Still, more widely applicable #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3B What are the beneifts/challenges of different funding sources: grants, angel investors, credit cards, bank loans, Bank of Mom? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@benilfeld it could but if it made me more comfortable i was ok with that… and it did because it helped me my pitches.#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen Compare the language of “Art of the Start” (http://t.co/yRKAxzgI6P) and Shark Tank and you will see stark differences #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@amartinmedia @wjchat @pmarca good link. whether you are a startup or entrepreneurial w/in an org, journalism is a business. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:31 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A3B: Grants can be a great initial source of investment, but what happens when they run out? #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:31 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jakubrudnik: A3B: Grants can be a great initial source of investment, but what happens when they run out? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q3a went through my facebook friends and figured out who might be potential investors got my pitch together and called them.

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3b: Each type of investor has different risks, costs. Be realistic about your needs. What can you do yourself? #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio @UNITYNewU @ONA @aaja Wow! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RobinJP @wjchat @pmarca obligatory $$$ gif: http://t.co/bqnGlvlKKg #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q3b: Each type of investor has different risks, costs. Be realistic about your needs. What can you do yourself? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Hi all! Joining a bit late. T.J. here, digital editor for WNYC/PRI/WGBH. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@TJRaphael @wjchat Welcome! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@benilfeld I will do that but as stated earlier, wherever i can get information i will get information. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen Fair enough #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Friends won’t work for free for long RT @RobinJP: Q3b: Each type of investor has different risks, costs. Be realistic about needs. #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Bank of mom..never a good idea. Investors will own part of your company. Grants I’d think would be the best route. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
how to get 1st grant? RT @jakubrudnik A3B: Grants can be a great initial source of investment, but what happens when they run out? #wjchat

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:34 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@amartinmedia @wjchat @pmarca Make it rain, baby. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:34 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @nextgenradio: Friends won’t work for free for long RT @RobinJP: Q3b: Each type of investor has different risks, costs. Be realistic ab

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q4 Let’s talk about the technical aspects. How do journalists who aren’t coders gain the respect of coders? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3b Each has its benefits and downfalls. Some grants require you to make it open source when it is completed. some don’t like that. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@TJRaphael @wjchat Investors are partners who often bring more than money. Grants aren’t great for for-profit high growth firms #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q3b Each has its benefits and downfalls. Some grants require you to make it open source when it is completed. some don’t li

wjchat
@wjchat


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jakubrudnik: All my #jour502 classmates, #wjchat all about journalism entrepreneurship right now. @jmart181

Jason Martin
@jmart181


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @wjchat: Q4 Let’s talk about the technical aspects. How do journalists who aren’t coders gain the respect of coders? #wjchat

BlackGirlsCODE MEM
@VolunteerBGCMem


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Hiring? RT @wjchat: Q4 Let’s talk about the technical aspects. How do journalists who aren’t coders gain the respect of coders? #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:35 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Hire them. RT @wjchat: Q4 Let’s talk about the technical aspects. How do journalists who aren’t coders gain the respect of coders? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A4 That’s a bogus distinction IMHO #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio oh absolutely. you’re talking about a business and for the long-term. also don’t forget your own sweat equity. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Would depend on type of project. But could very well be the most difficult part. RT .@AngeleOutWest t “how to get 1st grant?” #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: I went to the @IWMF and @jlab for my first grants to start @SymboliaMag as an s corp. @AngeleOutWest @jakubrudnik #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3b angel investors will want a big cut of the equity, credit cards of course can get you into debt quick. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @wjchat: RT @erinpolgreen: I went to the @IWMF and @jlab for my first grants to start @SymboliaMag as an s corp. @AngeleOutWest @jakubru

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A4 partner with coders who “get” you. It’s like finding the right spouse – learning to communicate is key #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:36 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A4 Unless your idea is total nonsense, a coder will respect it #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:37 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@benilfeld @wjchat That is true! Probably better for initial idea growth. #wjchat

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:37 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: A4 partner with coders who “get” you. It’s like finding the right spouse – learning to communicate is key #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:37 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Um..there are angels who aren’t like that. RT @ProfGreen: Q3b angel investors will want a big cut of the equity, . #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:37 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@znmeb Ha! #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


5:37 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: A4 partner with coders who “get” you. It’s like finding the right spouse – learning to communicate is key #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:38 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@ProfGreen A3b consider convertible notes rather than equity seed $ for initial angel investors #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:38 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q3Ba bank of mom you must understand she has to be able to afford to lose money because not all ideas are profitable. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:38 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
yes! meet great people like @erinpolgreen @nextgenradio @AlliJoseph and pick their brains about funding sources. very helpful. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:38 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q3Ba bank of mom you must understand she has to be able to afford to lose money because not all ideas are profitable. #wjc

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:39 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen Q3a bank of mom you must understand she has to be able to afford to lose money because not all ideas are profitable #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:39 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q5A What new challenges await journalists in the world of entrepreneurism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:39 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@Martha_Kang A4 seriously, if people actually *want* your product or service you’ll have no trouble getting it built #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:40 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio I will have to find them with your help of course!!!!! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:40 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q4 Know your idea inside out, your competition, communicating clearly. And pushing coders beyond what they may be comfortable with. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:40 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q4 Know your idea inside out, your competition, communicating clearly. And pushing coders beyond what they may be comfortable

wjchat
@wjchat


5:40 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A3B: The Pro: You get funded. The Challenge: Underestimating the time it takes to pitch, research grants, find decision makers, etc. #wjchat

Liberty White
@i_am_liberty


5:40 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A4: Show interest in coding or willingness to learn basics. Open up good communication. #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jakubrudnik: A4: Show interest in coding or willingness to learn basics. Open up good communication. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: #wjchat also i will admit i watched shark tank to get some business language down so I could converse with potential investo

Anne Brennan
@annebrennantogo


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: @nextgenradio I will have to find them with your help of course!!!!! #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Great point. Potentially Windows, too.RT @znmeb: @wjchat A5A it’s hardly a new challenge but dealing with Apple and Google in mobile #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Aw thanks! For us, the #1 thing was to start w/multiple revenue streams. Learn what works, the sharpen focus on big wins @RobinJP #wjchat

Erin Polgreen
@erinpolgreen


5:41 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A5 we no longer own the platforms so we have to learn to play well with others #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:42 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jakubrudnik @wjchat #wjchat nah – Windows Phone is too little, too late. So is Amazon

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:42 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q5A Journalists need to resist the Fear of Failure. Get over that and realize that youre the boss here, your skills are valid. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:42 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: A5 we no longer own the platforms so we have to learn to play well with others #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:42 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat So interesting that the coding aspect ties a bit back into our last #muckedup on #datajournalism. (Checking in late, sorry!) #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:43 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q5A Journalists need to resist the Fear of Failure. Get over that and realize that youre the boss here, your skills are valid

T.J. Raphael
@TJRaphael


5:43 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jakubrudnik: A4: Show interest in coding or willingness to learn basics. Open up good communication. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:43 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q5A Journalists need to resist the Fear of Failure. Get over that and realize that youre the boss here, your skills are valid

wjchat
@wjchat


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Just joining #wjchat already in progress. *waves hi and scurries into the back of the room and quietly takes a seat*

Jodi Gersh
@jodiontheweb


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@nextgenradio What do you mean, Doug? You mean connecting with investors outside of journalism? #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Agreed! @erinpolgreen: The #1 thing…start w/multiple revenue streams. Learn what works, the sharpen focus on big wins @RobinJP #wjchat

Liberty White
@i_am_liberty


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A4: Don’t tell them how to do it, tell them what you’re trying to achieve. #wjchat

Robin Lubbock
@RLubb


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RLubb A4: Don’t tell them how to do it, tell them what you’re trying to achieve. #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:44 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: Aw thanks! For us, the #1 thing was to start w/multiple revenue streams. Learn what works, the sharpen focus on big wins

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:45 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jakubrudnik: A4: Show interest in coding or willingness to learn basics. Open up good communication. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:45 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RLubb exactly. Good engineers want to help you solve problems #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:45 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: Aw thanks! For us, the #1 thing was to start w/multiple revenue streams. Learn what works, the sharpen focus on big wins

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:45 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q5B What skills do you need to develop your business that are most unlike the skills used in journalism? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: @RLubb exactly. Good engineers want to help you solve problems #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat maybe the question is really what *is* the world of entrepreneurism for journalists?#wjchat

Melissa Gerr
@melissagerr


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jakubrudnik Defintely. Learn their language (as much as you can). And also help. Our developers were impressed by our thoroughness. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @znmeb @wjchat A5B accounting and sales #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
.@znmeb Windows Phone projected to nearly double market share by 2018. Would be nearly half of Apple. That’s relevant. #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A5b: Selling, pitching. Such an important skill in every facet of business/life but few journos have honed it. Imperative. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:46 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: @RLubb exactly. Good engineers want to help you solve problems #wjchat

Robin Lubbock
@RLubb


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A5b: Selling, pitching. Such an important skill in every facet of business/life but few journos have honed it. Im

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
.@znmet Link: http://t.co/vnj8DnwhbC #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat A5a Don’t be afraid to kill your darlings and go after what works. Perfection is the enemy of the good. & other startup aphorisms.

Erin Polgreen
@erinpolgreen


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A5b: Selling, pitching. Such an important skill in every facet of business/life but few journos have honed it. Im

John Clark
@johnclark


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jakubrudnik @znmeb WP might be important if you are working primarily in Europe and need native mobile apps to succeed #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jakubrudnik Projections to 2018 are useless – you need to close win-win sales *now* #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: @RLubb exactly. Good engineers want to help you solve problems #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: #wjchat A5a Don’t be afraid to kill your darlings and go after what works. Perfection is the enemy of the good. & other s

wjchat
@wjchat


5:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat Q5B Skills most unlike journalism? A5B: Accounting. Record-keeping. Seriously. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A5b: You’re always “selling.” A story to an editor. A piece of content to your audience. A spot in it to an advertiser. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat’s talking entrepreurship? Sure picked a helluva night to miss most of the fun.

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


5:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q5b Business ,and learning how to sell ourselves. That was a challenge because its not something we are always comfortable with.#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @znmeb: @jakubrudnik Projections to 2018 are useless – you need to close win-win sales *now* #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @wjchat Q5B Skills most unlike journalism? A5B: Accounting. Record-keeping. Seriously. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:49 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A5b: You have to sell the idea, the product & yourself all at the same time. Not something you learn how to do in J school. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:49 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Digital journalism is by nature entrepreneurial RT @wjchat Q5A What new challenges await journs in the world of entrepreneurism? #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:49 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: Digital journalism is by nature entrepreneurial RT @wjchat Q5A What new challenges await journs in the world of entreprene

wjchat
@wjchat


5:50 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Totally stealing this #cutecat #meme from #wjchat for #uownau intl vid journo chat! http://t.co/REVpvaZxnv ;) #pewpewpew

Angele
@AngeleOutWest


5:50 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q5b Business ,and learning how to sell ourselves. That was a challenge because its not something we are always comfortable

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:50 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A5B: Selling. Selling your idea, your product, your business w/o concrete sources to back you up. #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A5b prospecting, selling and closing #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A5b: You have to sell the idea, the product & yourself all at the same time. Not something you learn how to do in

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
It’s easy (sort of) to report on business. To aquire and practice those same biz skills is not as easily learned. @wjchat #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: #wjchat A5a Don’t be afraid to kill your darlings and go after what works. Perfection is the enemy of the good. & other s

Hif
@Hif


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
a5b: Selling. Not ads, but you’re so going to have to sell your dream and sell it again and again. And put up with a lot of No. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


5:51 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@shadirahimi @wjchat on which part? #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @jakubrudnik Defintely. Learn their language (as much as you can). And also help. Our developers were impressed by our thoroug

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q5B: You’ll be surprised at the skills you do have. Sometimes born of necessity — who else is gonna ask for all the money? #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A5B: I’m seeing a lot about selling in here. Relationships are also critical. Build your network. Get that #shinetheory working #wjchat.

Erin Polgreen
@erinpolgreen


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: a5b: Selling. Not ads, but you’re so going to have to sell your dream and sell it again and again. And put up with a lot of N

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
One of the biggest and least publicly talked about skills you have to learn is how to talk yourself down from the ledge. Regularly. #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@adampopescu @wjchat I don’t agree. It’s a broad term thy first applies to news gathering disciplines. #wjchat

Bret Mavrich
@BretMavrich


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: A5B: I’m seeing a lot about selling in here. Relationships are also critical. Build your network. Get that #shinetheory w

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @benilfeld: A5 we no longer own the platforms so we have to learn to play well with others #wjchat

Kaleigh P Morrison
@kaleighpm


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A5b: Specializing. As in, seeking real expertise in a subject and then honing it. Too many of us are jacks of all trades. #wjchat

Kirsten Browning
@iJournalista


5:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: One of the biggest and least publicly talked about skills you have to learn is how to talk yourself down from the ledge. R

wjchat
@wjchat


5:53 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: A5B: I’m seeing a lot about selling in here. Relationships are also critical. Build your network. Get that #shinetheory w

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:53 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @iJournalista: @wjchat A5b: Specializing. As in, seeking real expertise in a subject and then honing it. Too many of us are jacks of all

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:53 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@erinpolgreen learning to network is crucial. It’s about delivering value to both parties #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:53 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @johnclark: @wjchat A5b prospecting, selling and closing #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


5:54 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Now, the good part: Q6A How do you know when you’ve made it? What is success? When can you exhale? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:54 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
I think journos are pretty good at relationship building by necessity though @erinpolgreen. Selling themselves, not so much. :) #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


5:54 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@shadirahimi @wjchat Know your product/idea/story inside and out. Anticipate any follow up Q’s. Be prepare to answer them. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:54 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A5B: You need more than an idea. A #business plan, strategy, and prototype helps. Also, understanding your cashflow. @wjchat #wjchat

Liberty White
@i_am_liberty


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@shadirahimi @wjchat Then anticipate the next round of possible Q’s. It’s about confidence and preparing for any scenario. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
great Q. RT @wjchat: Now, the good part: Q6A How do you know when you’ve made it? What is success? When can you exhale? #wjchat

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@MayraFloresDM @erinpolgreen that’s true. It’s making use of a wider variety of techniques to help people and let them help you #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q6A: Good question. Weve had lots of attention quickly with @SkinneePix but wouldnt call that success yet. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: One of the biggest and least publicly talked about skills you have to learn is how to talk yourself down from the ledge. R

Doug Mitchell
@nextgenradio


5:55 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A6A never exhale #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


5:56 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Is this a joke?? <3 RT @wjchat Now, the good part: Q6A How do you know when you’ve made it? What is success? When can you exhale? #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:56 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
a6a: I’ll let you know if I ever make it. The Ann’s still alive 3.5 years in, though; that’s a success. But the struggle persists. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


5:56 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@shadirahimi @wjchat It’s also sort of paranoia. Cover all your bases so there’s no chance you’ll be surprised in the room. #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:56 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q6a Never! I am always working on two or three projects at a time, Robin has to remind me to stop and enjoy small successes #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


5:56 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: a6a: I’ll let you know if I ever make it. The Ann’s still alive 3.5 years in, though; that’s a success. But the struggle pers

wjchat
@wjchat


5:57 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
The problem with journalism today is even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet. #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


5:57 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q6a Never! I am always working on two or three projects at a time, Robin has to remind me to stop and enjoy small successes

wjchat
@wjchat


5:57 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: The problem with journalism today is even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet

@serena
@Serena


5:58 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @wjchat: Now, the good part: Q6A How do you know when you’ve made it? What is success? When can you exhale? #wjchat

Kevin Dungul
@kdungul


5:58 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@amartinmedia @shadirahimi @wjchat use your journalism skills interrogate yourself and your idea. Get others to interrogate you #wjchat

John Clark
@johnclark


5:59 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @johnclark: @amartinmedia @shadirahimi @wjchat use your journalism skills interrogate yourself and your idea. Get others to interrogate

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


5:59 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q6B Conversely, how do you know when to call it quits and cut your losses? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


5:59 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: Digital journalism is by nature entrepreneurial RT @wjchat Q5A What new challenges await journs in the world of entreprene

Karen Schmidt
@karenschmidt01


6:00 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A6: Exhale? Probably never but success … Maybe when demand for your goods/services outpaces the hustle? #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


6:00 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A6a: What success looks like http://t.co/9gDy4JCRxl #wjchat

Alex J. Martin
@amartinmedia


6:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Ha! RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A6a: What success looks like http://t.co/P3UPcAyx3Z #wjchat

Martha Kang
@Martha_Kang


6:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Well done. RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A6a: What success looks like http://t.co/nkvPLV8JKg #wjchat

Jakub Rudnik
@jakubrudnik


6:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A5B so complicated, it often comes down to your obligations to investors and employees- Be straight with them and listen #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


6:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @Martha_Kang: Ha! RT @amartinmedia: @wjchat A6a: What success looks like http://t.co/P3UPcAyx3Z #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:01 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@adampopescu: even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet. #wjchat not a problem…

Jenn Sheppard
@no1jenn


6:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
At 1point we worked all week on a newspaper article. Or all month for a mag feature. Now it’s everyday. What the hell model is this? #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q6b: It’s similar to a story. Don’t keep going just cause you started. #wjchat .. pt 1.

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:02 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
But i admit I am also stubborn, so will try to figure out a way to look at the challenge from a different angle. I can be humbling. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:03 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat RT @erinpolgreen: @wjchat Don’t quit! Transform, pivot, look for new angles.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:03 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A6A You have to love the work so much that you forget the gauntlet. The goal is to want something to continue, not stop. #wjchat

Ben Ilfeld
@benilfeld


6:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @wjchat: #wjchat RT @erinpolgreen: @wjchat Don’t quit! Transform, pivot, look for new angles.

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @erinpolgreen: Aw thanks! For us, the #1 thing was to start w/multiple revenue streams. Learn what works, the sharpen focus on big wins

Ellyn Angelotti
@ellynangelotti


6:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q6b: pt. 2 don’t give up too early. we have a project that traditional news orgs don’t get, but others are very intrigued by. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:04 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q6b: pt. 2 don’t give up too early. we have a project that traditional news orgs don’t get, but others are very intrigued by.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:05 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Related: Q7 What do you do when you hit a lull? Does that mean it’s over, or do you just shift and look for other opportunities? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
.@wjchat beauty right now is opportunities. Tough part is determining which are worth pursuing and where they will lead you next #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:07 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: The problem with journalism today is even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet

Ed Joyce
@EdJoyce


6:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
This generation is going to — scratch that — getting — burned out very quickly. Is this the price for connectivity? @pmarca @jack #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q7: Hit a lull? See if you can reinvent. Reframe. Find a whole new market. Read your audience. Pivot. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:08 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q7: Hit a lull? See if you can reinvent. Reframe. Find a whole new market. Read your audience. Pivot. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:09 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q7: Hit a lull? See if you can reinvent. Reframe. Find a whole new market. Read your audience. Pivot. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
I want to be the Cesar Chavez of the creative digital revolution. #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@adampopescu @pmarca @jack Depends on which ‘this generation’ you mean – ;-) #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: I want to be the Cesar Chavez of the creative digital revolution. #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Slightly off topic: Is there a subgroup of entrepreneurial journos out there? If not, wanna form one? #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:10 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@adampopescu Without the pesticides, I hope #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: At 1point we worked all week on a newspaper article. Or all month for a mag feature. Now it’s everyday. What the hell mode

James Y
@LazyAhab


6:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
I’ve been missing #WJChat tonight as I covered these two special meetings in #AllenPark. I’ll have to read the transcript.

Dave Herndon
@NHDaveH


6:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Slightly off topic: Is there a subgroup of entrepreneurial journos out there? If not, wanna form one? #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:11 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Here’s a practical question: Q8 How do you protect your idea as you look for investors, developers, PR firms, and once you launch? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:12 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: yes! meet great people like @erinpolgreen @nextgenradio @AlliJoseph and pick their brains about funding sources. very helpful.

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:12 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat The great thing about news + lulls? There is always a new development just around the corner. News breaks everywhere #wjchat

@serena
@Serena


6:12 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat A8 lawyers and extreme diligence – nothing else works #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Welcome. Now we can get @AlliJoseph to answer all the Qs! #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q2: Starter kit: Budget, business plan, storyboard, elevator pitch. Energy, confidence. #wjchat .. and partner. h/t @nextgenr

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q8 Thats tough because many wont sign non disclosure agreements. But you have to trust someone, because you can learn from them.#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:13 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Slightly off topic: Is there a subgroup of entrepreneurial journos out there? If not, wanna form one? #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q8 Thats tough because many wont sign non disclosure agreements. But you have to trust someone, because you can learn from

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Protection of ideas is hard – trademark, copyright document your work clearly and as you go. End conversations that intrude @wjchat #wjchat

@serena
@Serena


6:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @Serena: Protection of ideas is hard – trademark, copyright document your work clearly and as you go. End conversations that intrude @wj

wjchat
@wjchat


6:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: The problem with journalism today is even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
I would add social listening/monitoring to those. RT @znmeb: @wjchat A8 lawyers and extreme diligence #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Rise up creators #wjchat

Adam Popescu
@adampopescu


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Welcome. Now we can get @AlliJoseph to answer all the Qs! #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q8: We found people don’t want to sign NDAs. Trust in early stages was huge. Everyone we work with was recommended. Can be scary. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
a8: Curious. In the journo world, are there that many vultures looking to steal your biz ideas? #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:15 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: I want to be the Cesar Chavez of the creative digital revolution. #wjchat

Marissa Luck
@marissaluck7


6:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@MayraFloresDM @wjchat yes – protect your brand at all costs! #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @znmeb: @MayraFloresDM @wjchat yes – protect your brand at all costs! #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


6:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q8: We found people don’t want to sign NDAs. Trust in early stages was huge. Everyone we work with was recommended. Can be sca

wjchat
@wjchat


6:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @MayraFloresDM: I would add social listening/monitoring to those. RT @znmeb: @wjchat A8 lawyers and extreme diligence #wjchat

@serena
@Serena


6:16 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q8 bottom line is you can only protect so much. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:17 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q9 Can you be an entreprenuer AND a journalist, or do you have to choose? How do you skirt the issue of conflict of interest? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:17 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q8: also, lean on others, entrepreneurs, incubators, government websites can be helpful. Do your homework to protect your work #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@AlliJoseph @nextgenradio what’s that mean? Don’t pitch in a vacuum. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:18 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A8: Also, have a game plan in place incase someone does steal from you. Sometimes acting quickly can resolve the matter. #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


6:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
a9: You don’t skirt it. Ethics don’t go down the toilet just cos now you’re a partner. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: a9: You don’t skirt it. Ethics don’t go down the toilet just cos now you’re a partner. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q9 i believe if you are a journalist you are a natural entrepreneur, you have the skills, you just might not have acted on it yet.#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:20 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
A9: If your business has nothing to do with journalism, you’re probably in the clear. #wjchat

M Flores De Marcotte
@MayraFloresDM


6:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q9 i do try to keep the two worlds as seperate as I can and hired a publicist to put a layer between me and other journalists #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:21 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q9 i do try to keep the two worlds as seperate as I can and hired a publicist to put a layer between me and other journali

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q9: 1. Journalists have to be entrepreneurial. 2. As with freelancing, don’t conflict w/ day job. 3. Benefits far outweigh problems. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RobinJP @nextgenradio more questions? #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q9 i do try to keep the two worlds as seperate as I can and hired a publicist to put a layer between me and other journali

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jimmcbee @wjchat i agree, we are very upfront and the ethics are still incredibly important! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q9: 1. Journalists have to be entrepreneurial. 2. As with freelancing, don’t conflict w/ day job. 3. Benefits far outweigh pro

wjchat
@wjchat


6:22 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Also a9: Pretty soon you’ll have to be an entrepreneur if you wanna keep doing news. Look at the industry. So get wid it. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Also a9: Pretty soon you’ll have to be an entrepreneur if you wanna keep doing news. Look at the industry. So get wid it. #wj

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Also a9: Pretty soon you’ll have to be an entrepreneur if you wanna keep doing news. Look at the industry. So get wid it. #wj

wjchat
@wjchat


6:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q9: 1. Journalists have to be entrepreneurial. 2. As with freelancing, don’t conflict w/ day job. 3. Benefits far outweigh pro

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:23 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Last question: Q10 If you’ve dipped your toes in entrepreneurism, what do you wish you’d known before you started? #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:24 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RobinJP I don’t think an entrepreneur can have a day job. You have to be 100% into building a business #wjchat

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@RobinJP just think, u shared your #skinneepix idea w me last fall, but i didn’t take it. Many people still respect others’ ideas. #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:25 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q9a i believe if you are a journalist you are a natural entrepreneur you have the skills, you just might not have acted on it yet. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:26 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q10 you can’t take things personal. No just means no and you move on to the next person or idea. #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:26 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @ProfGreen: Q10 you can’t take things personal. No just means no and you move on to the next person or idea. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:26 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@AlliJoseph exactly. I trusted you. And I learned from you. #ONA2013 was a safe setting. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat: Q10 If you’ve dipped your toes in entrepreneurism, what do you wish you’d known before? A: never, ever, ever give up. #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @AlliJoseph: @wjchat: Q10 If you’ve dipped your toes in entrepreneurism, what do you wish you’d known before? A: never, ever, ever give

M Edward Borasky
@znmeb


6:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: @AlliJoseph exactly. I trusted you. And I learned from you. #ONA2013 was a safe setting. #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:27 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @AlliJoseph: @wjchat: Q10 If you’ve dipped your toes in entrepreneurism, what do you wish you’d known before? A: never, ever, ever give

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
OK! That wraps up another great #wjchat! Huge THANKS to our hosts @robinjp and @profgreen for sharing their insights.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
a10: Wish I had dived in earlier. I’d be much further along now. (Or dead of an aneurysm.) #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Q10: Don’t wait. Achieving some success, making our idea happen gives me increased confidence to move on to the next project. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Please feel free to keep those last thoughts coming. #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @RobinJP: Q10: Don’t wait. Achieving some success, making our idea happen gives me increased confidence to move on to the next project.

wjchat
@wjchat


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @AlliJoseph: @wjchat: Q10 If you’ve dipped your toes in entrepreneurism, what do you wish you’d known before? A: never, ever, ever give

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:28 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: a10: Wish I had dived in earlier. I’d be much further along now. (Or dead of an aneurysm.) #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat @robinjp @profgreen I was lurking this week, but great discussion relevant to my interests (big surprise). Mahalo! #wjchat

Gene Park
@GenePark


6:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Pitch a host or topic to #wjchat : http://t.co/c2yew9vVT7

wjchat
@wjchat


6:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
thanks everyone for having me as a guest!#wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
We’ll see all of you back here next Wednesday at 5 PST! #wjchat

wjchat
@wjchat


6:29 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@GenePark @wjchat @ProfGreen Hi. Glad you were there in stealth mode. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Really glad y’all hit this topic. Nothing more important to journalism right now. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


6:30 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat had to throw some #Churchill at ya to close :) #howiroll #wjchat

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:31 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat @ProfGreen Thanks, everyone. Great chat. And thanks to @erinpolgreen @nextgenradio @AlliJoseph sharing great experience. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:31 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
#wjchat thanks everyone… and keep creating! #wjchat

Susan Green
@ProfGreen


6:32 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@wjchat @RobinJP @ProfGreen our pleasure. Ping me anyone via DM w follow ups #wjchat sorry was late; kids to bed, u know

Alli Joseph
@AlliJoseph


6:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @AlliJoseph: @wjchat @RobinJP @ProfGreen our pleasure. Ping me anyone via DM w follow ups #wjchat sorry was late; kids to bed, u know

wjchat
@wjchat


6:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
And thanks to our @wjchat driver, @Martha_Kang for leading the chat from behind the scenes. #wjchat

Robin J Phillips
@RobinJP


6:33 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Yes and can avoid conflict of interest “@wjchat: Q9 Can you be an entreprenuer AND a journalist, or do you have to choose? … ” #wjchat

eleanor hong
@eleanorhong


6:39 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
“@RobinJP: Q5A Journalists need to resist Fear of Failure. Get over that and realize youre the boss here, your skills are valid. #wjchat

GSFNetwork
@GSFNetwork


6:43 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Slightly off topic: Is there a subgroup of entrepreneurial journos out there? If not, wanna form one? #wjchat

Shelby LaCroix
@LoveShelbyLa


7:48 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @jimmcbee: Slightly off topic: Is there a subgroup of entrepreneurial journos out there? If not, wanna form one? #wjchat

Mark Loundy
@MarkLoundy


8:14 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
RT @adampopescu: The problem with journalism today is even if you’ve ‘made it,’ you have to keep making it, every damn day. It’s a gauntlet

phoenix2life
@phoenix2life


8:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@jimmcbee what do you have in mind, Jim?! #wjchat

Shelby LaCroix
@LoveShelbyLa


8:19 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@Serena You can’t copyright ideas at all. Only the expression of them. #wjchat

Mark Loundy
@MarkLoundy


8:47 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
Big thanks to @RobinJP and @ProfGreen for hosting #wjchat tonight. Sorry I missed it! Reading the tweets now.

Robert Hernandez
@webjournalist


8:52 p.m. PDT | 04.16.2014
@LoveShelbyLa Lab/incubator for new local-news business models. #wjchat

Jim McBee
@jimmcbee


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