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ERIC Number: EJ990992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0199-4786
Bloggers and Webcomic Artists: Careers in Online Creativity
Liming, Drew
Occupational Outlook Quarterly, v56 n3 p16-21 Fall 2012
The expansion of the Internet has created many new opportunities for people to share their talents. Many people share just for fun--but some do it for fun and money. Online, these artists can reach a global audience. The rapid growth of online media excites many people working in the field. This article describes careers for digital media workers. The first section focuses on two online occupations: (1) bloggers; and (2) webcomic artists. The second section discusses why bloggers and webcomic artists enjoy their work and some of the challenges that they face. A final section suggests sources for more information. This article also provides tips for developing one's own blog or webcomic.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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