- I Hate Social Media
Writing on the Spinsucks PR and Marketing blog, Andy Credodina offers us 'three set-it-and-forget-it tips for people who will never use social media.'
We all know by now that social media isn't going away, and if we want develop an audience for our creative work, it's something we need to get involved in, even if we hate social media.
- Write! Write! Write!
'While treating your publishing endeavor as a business, do not lose sight of the reason behind all of your hard work' a great reminder from the E-book Builders blog on making sure that however hard we work at promoting our creative work, we musn't let the business and promotion elements get in the way of actually getting that creative work done.
- 3 Things to Keep in Mind When Making Decisions
Decisions: Sometimes they're the most easiest things in the world to make, sometimes the most impossible. Whether easy or not, Teresa Griffith posts on Lifehack.org with three crucial things to consider when making all manner of decisions.
- How Do I Pitch an Idea That Actually Gets Heard?
From a different life-hacking website, Lifehacker.com, Adam Dachis helps us create the perfect pitch. A useful post for those of us looking to pitch our creative work to publishers, investors, or even audiences.
- If History's Greatest Artists Used Microsoft Paint...
And finally, some fun from everybody's favourite digital media blog, Mashable. From Washington Crossing the Delaware Near the Toll Bridge en route to McDonalds to Juliet pining after Romeo (who is apparently AFK), here's an entertaining series of pics in which Mike Licht uses trusty old Microsoft Paint to insert everything from Ipads to fried chicken in 100+ year-old paintings.
Friday, 14 December 2012
Weekly Round-Up: Top 5 posts of the week from around the web (Dec 8th - 14th)
Friday returns, as does another eclectic assortment of awesome articles which have made their way into my bookmarks over the last week.