The social media management platform/tool HootSuite have just interviewed the very talented and inspiring Jeff Hamada, of Booooooom fame. Check the interview on the HootSuite blog. Jeff knows how to genuinely engage a humongous audience and create a real online community far better than most.
I started this blog to compensate for the void left when I stopped writing for Digital Gravel. I was communicating with tens of thousands of people on a daily basis, for several years, and I missed it. So I started this blog to give myself a voice, and to curate more content – just for the fun of it. It has been something of a resume over the years, and the hours I’ve put into it have paid off in unexpected and mostly intangible ways. [Read More]
Kickstarter, as you probably know, offers “crowd funding” for creative projects. As such, they’ve funded an impressive range of undertakings, including adventures in film, music, and publishing. The Pebble E-Paper Watch recently became the company’s most heavily backed project, securing over $10 million after failing to attract interest from other investors. Inspired Magazine have just published a short article on achieving Kickstarter success, as told by Dan Freschl, who has managed to crowd fund Bosavi; his lightweight headlamp design.
Speaking of new websites, check out the revamped Digital Gravel site, which Nima and the DG crew just launched.
530medialab, where I work, have recently launched an updated website. Them words there, I wrote some of thems.
Mental Floss want to know if you’ve been paying attention this year.