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Connection: Tools for the Content Developer’s Network

April 25, 2017 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]

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

January 24, 2017 by

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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 […]

A Writer’s Community: Finding Centers and Edges on the Road to Common Ground

November 30, 2016 by

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Most writer’s would acknowledge the importance of their words.  In today’s web-focused, media-rich  world, you can add pictures and videos to the list, and repackage it all as content.  But the issues of focus and priority remain: Our words and our content are how we engage in the 21st centrury; it’s how we deliver our […]

Content Development (the series): Why Style and Consistency Matter

October 25, 2016 by

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In our debut editions of the #smchat #contentseries, we’ve talked so far about telling our story and finding our voice. Each of these aspects of content delivery helps us refine our messaging. Both, in tandem, help us build the context of our brand, laying a foundation for more and more content to follow. But of course, […]

Finding a Voice: An Early Step in your Digital Content Journey

September 27, 2016 by

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Conversation requires a voice.  Have you thought about how you come across in the digital marketplace of ideas? At our #contentseries launch last month, we said creating digital content in the web-infused 21st century can be daunting, though connecting and publishing are easier than ever. The send button literally cries out to be used. But what […]