How I use Feedly and Buffer to automate a bare-minimum social media strategy

To me, social media is a personal connection exoskeleton. I can only spend so much time connecting with people, I use my socials to connect when I can't. Additionally, I'm physically far away from a lot of things that are important to me. Social media lets me project myself into the minds of the people … Continue reading How I use Feedly and Buffer to automate a bare-minimum social media strategy

Use the 3 act structure to write quality blog posts consistently and easily

I write a lot of blog posts. I work as a communications strategist, and find that a blog post often hits a sweet spot as a way to convey important information. Just good enough blogging Blog posts are usually long enough to provide context, durable enough to come back too, editable for when things change, … Continue reading Use the 3 act structure to write quality blog posts consistently and easily

How I curate a 10-article newsletter from over 1k links every single day

A couple of years ago I inherited a daily newsletter. For some reason the update had a level of institutional backing (i.e. someone important thought something kind of like it should exist) and it was handed to me. It had been started as a passion project and consisted of a collection of links vaguely related … Continue reading How I curate a 10-article newsletter from over 1k links every single day

The real use case for NFTs: Merch

This post is wildly off topic for me; afterwards we'll return to the regularly scheduled programming. Recently I've seen a lot of knee-jerk negative reactions to the idea of NFTs. Words like "scammy", "immoral" and "irresponsible" get thrown around, often with reference to some specific implementation (i.e. NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain) or project (i.e. … Continue reading The real use case for NFTs: Merch

Looking back on a 2 year journey and becoming a certified coach – The Tim Show – S01E10

How does a penguin build its house? Igloos it together. I’m Tim, a product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model. I’ve been selected to participate in a 1 to 2 year leadership development program in the APAC region. A year passes both quickly and slowly; this show is … Continue reading Looking back on a 2 year journey and becoming a certified coach – The Tim Show – S01E10

Unintended Consequences with Paul Orlando – The Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E05

In episode 5 of The Newsletterers I spoke with Paul Orlando who every week publishes  Unintended Consequences about how second order effects play out in the systems we live in. Paul has spent the last 8 years in the startup and entrepreneurship world in innovation hotspots including his current role as a professor of entrepreneurship … Continue reading Unintended Consequences with Paul Orlando – The Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E05

The New Stack Update with Libby Clark – The Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E04

In episode 4 of The Newsletters I was lucky to get some time with Libby Clark of The New Stack Update. With a background in journalism, content marketing, and open source Libby has a unique perspective on building a content experience that is valuable to The New Stack's audience and attractive to sponsors. Libby shared … Continue reading The New Stack Update with Libby Clark – The Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E04

Last Week in AWS with Corey Quinn – Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E03

In the third episode I interviewed Corey Quinn the better dressed of only 2 cloud economists in the world. In addition to helping companies get control of their Amazon Web Services (AWS) bill he helps everyone else get on top of the torrent of information coming out of AWS every week through his newsletter Last … Continue reading Last Week in AWS with Corey Quinn – Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E03

Carrie Cleveland: What an obscure 1970s Oakland soul singer taught me about love, potential, and longevity

I'm new enough to Twitter that the concept of DM blows my mind. When I started cheating at Twitter to make up for lost time, I never really thought through the idea that it could actually do what I hoped it would; connect me to that internet magic that makes impossible connections and opportunities happen. … Continue reading Carrie Cleveland: What an obscure 1970s Oakland soul singer taught me about love, potential, and longevity