Browsing Archives of Author »Chris Jones«

Tools for Better Images: Helping your Content Get Noticed

May 24, 2017

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Better Images help your content get noticed. What tools and sites are available to help? Join the #smchat #contentseries on the topic of Better Images to learn more, WEDS 5/2417 1pm ET.

Connection: Tools for the Content Developer’s Network

April 25, 2017

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We’re a couple months into the Content Tools series, and we’ve come to solutions to advance social networking. My background frame on Medium introduces 6 tools that can help us: Twitter, Medium, Facebook, Linked-in, Basecamp and Slack note (before you ask): I’m saving Instagram and WordPress for future comparisons and then reviews how they stack […]

Medium has a Paywall: Is there Value? and Who Makes the Next Move?

March 29, 2017

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Most things on the internet are free nowadays. Information. Photos and Music (albiet with strings attached). Deals on airfare. Customers. But what happens to our perception of value when we stop paying for things? At a minimum, our expectations change. We get used to getting something for nothing. In the case of social media, seems […]

Taking Note: Top Tools for Capturing Ideas #smchat #contentseries

March 21, 2017

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In January we launched the #contentseries segment on tools. I’ve been posting some background perspectives to over on Medium, including the latest one in support of today’s post on top Note-Capture Tools. The short of it is this: what’s the best way to keep track of our ideas? There are literally dozens of applications for […]

Medium: The Writer’s Sandbox (the 1st entry in our monthly #smchat #contentseries)

February 21, 2017

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Medium has lots to offer both new and experienced writers. #smchat looks at why.

Tools of the Trade. Join #smchat #contentseries as we launch our 2017 series on tools.

January 24, 2017

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Tools for writing? If you want, start with paper and a pen. Can’t go wrong. The solution’s been in vogue for centuries. But times have changed. Look in the mirror. A tired lot, aren’t we? Writers today are busy. We’re slicing time in ever thinner slices. We need platforms and tools that let us move […]

The Best of 2016 at #smchat

December 28, 2016

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The holidays are here, and the New Year approaches. It’s a great time to look forward, but sometimes it’s good to look back. Today we’ll look back at 2016. Many on the web and in social spaces are bemoaning 2016, but lots of good things happened for #smchat. We’ll use our chat today to amplify […]