Your first everything will probably be terrible (and that’s okay)

your first thing doing anything

What was your first tweet like? What is your first blog post like? If you did video before, how did your first video like? Were you uncomfortable and look stiff in front of the camera? If you’re a photographer, how did your first photo look like? I recalled the first photo I took with my DSLR, I deleted it right away. It was that BAD. You would think I took it with a phone with low coloured resolution. What about the first time you rode a bike? You probably fell numerous time. Did … [Read more...]

Things to do when you are having writer’s block in blogging

writers block

This is an amazing contribution by Jerry Low from WSHR, read more about him at the end of the post. Writer’s block sounds like some horrible disease, intestinal malfunction or prison cells filled with literary types...... yuck... And, for those who make a living by stringing together words to create something fresh and new, it is a horrible affliction for which there seems to be no cure but time. However, if you are experiencing writer’s block, there are things you can do when blogging … [Read more...]

How to add yourself to your own Twitter lists (with pictures)

adding yourself to your own twitter lists

A few weeks ago, one of my Twitter followers asked me how he could add himself on his own list using Twitter's platform. Bad news first? Unfortunately, the answer to this question is you can’t do it on twitter.com. However, you can add yourself using a third party platform like HootSuite. Before you go on adding yourself to your own lists, first we have to understand why should even consider it. The simple answer to that question is exposure. … [Read more...]

Social Media Only Comes in One Speed

social media speed

Social media is getting faster by the minute. Today, it is getting so competitive that brands and businesses are continuously thinking outside the box on how they can produce content that matches the pace of their audience. These days, social media waits for no one. If you’re LATE for the party, you’ll probably be covered by all the noise and you might not be able to get your voice across. It could only mean that if you want to be heard by the crowd, you have to be fast; and on social media, … [Read more...]

Twitter screwed up with Vine

vine logo askaaronlee

Usually when a hot, new social network, app, software or even e-books turn up in town I’ll be one of those geeky guys who would immediately download it, try to get an invite or use them right away. However, when Twitter introduced Vine back in January what I did was download it,  registered myself and simply sat back to see how others were using it. After awhile I stopped logging into it. Recently, I decided to log back in to see what changed. I even did my first uncreative Vine video … [Read more...]