In case if you are going to switch to swing/mid term trading, you will have to pay much more attention to the fundamental issues. When you hold your position opened long enough, you expose it to numerous fundamental factors, so you will have to take into account them all. First of all, you should be ready to sudden gaps both in favorable and also in the opposite directions that occur when something important happens when the market is closed, at the weekinds. These gaps could be substantial enough, so you should increase you risk and reduce the positions size to avoid huge losses. This is the most difficult part of swing trading, because when the price opens with the gap, you can do nothing with this while stops are useless - the price just opens on the new level. That is why it is so difficult ot manage your risk in swing trading.
The stragies used for swing trading should include fundamental analysis, as well as some elements of technical analysis to. In most of the cases, you will find an idea using fundamental analysis and then search for the way to benefit from it using tecnhical analysis. Various patterns and setups will help you to get into the position with an optimal risk-reward ratio - for example, during the pullbacks. By the way, the profit potential in swing strategies is often better than in daytrading ones, so you can make mistakes more times and still be profitable. An average risk-reward ratio for swing/mid-term strategy is 1:7 - 1:10 or even better.