Reality Check: Your "Networking" Sucks
Based on observations of people making too many of the same mistakes, and those mistakes affecting my own personal network (and sanity), I feel compelled to throw up a “how NOT to network” post in hopes that the social awkwardness and aggressive behavior comes to a stop. Before I get into a rant, I want to backup my reasoning by giving you a quick background of the kind of networker I...
Rippld.com & AwesomeGig: Maintaining A Blog Will... →
A recommended read for this class on March 1st.
Your Reputation Is Your Résumé
I wanted to quickly share some insight from last week’s post on TechnologyReview.com which presumes today’s online presence is a bigger factor in securing a job than that dry, boring resume you send out. I completely agree that having a proactive strategy to showing who you are, what you do (or want to do), and your values in a creative way using the web is far more interesting and...
PRWeek | PR Agencies: Adapt or Die →
Great timing on this article as I just returned from a panel on new media and tourism for travel industry pros. The biggest tips from this morning’s Social Media Week panel were transparency and collaboration. I think PR agencies, especially when it comes to social media, lose focus of their core task which is to talk to people. When you represent a client/brand/company, it’s important to...
Starting Guide for the Self-Employed
As a follow-up class to my entrepreneurial series on Skillshare, I will be teaching DIY and in-house methods to getting started as a: freelancer + consultant + entrepreneur This is especially targeted to creative professionals who are working towards (or currently are) a solo practitioner. I’ll be reviewing the following in class as steps towards running your own gig: websites, apps,...
WECREATE NYC: We think that if you start with a... →
wecreatenyc: community building tip: do your research Ask the right questions: search on Quora for topics related to your idea. Who can help answer critical questions? Where can your idea add value? Google it: run some test searches on Google and other major search engines around your niche and see… Here’s my 5 pro tips on building community around your business launch.
Be A Savvy Internet User: Discover, Create, &... →
Thurs. February 16th @ 6pm $10
“Bursting the New York Bubble” with Bitmap and... →
Op/Ed Series with WECREATE, Bitmap Labs, and friends.
MyCityWay Spotlists →
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