Archive for October 2009

ChicagoNow Swag

Today we launched our very own online store powered by Zazzle where you can purchase swag such as t-shirts, buttons and stickers from your favorite ChicagoNow blogs. Feel free to customize merchandise by changing the design or adding your own–just hit the “customize it” button and have some fun with it! Keep checking back because... Read more »

Why the Chicago Tribune launched ChicagoNow

This week I am headed to Blog World Expo, the national conference about all things blogging and new media, where I’ll be speaking about ChicagoNow. My colleagues, Social Media Director Muhammad Saleem and Advertising Manager Bob McDonald, will join me. Mu will explain how we’re using social media sites like Facebook, Digg and Twitter to... Read more »

ChicagoNow Ad Campaign

At ChicagoNow, our goal is to get people talking about local topics and issues. We do this with our thought-provoking stories, photos and video, but also with our latest ad campaign. On city trains, buses and bus shelters we’ve plastered some interesting quotes inspired by ChicagoNow blogs to try and spark some conversations. We also... Read more »