I've been learning from a diverse bunch of shippers about how and why they show up online. They talked about writing, about social media, and about figuring out how to marry their participation in "the creator economy" with the rest of their lives. Here are 5 things that I'm going to try and apply from what they told me to make my online creation more authentic and effective.
In this episode we meet Samantha Demers who showed me that false starts can be revisited for inspiration later. And that if you research something, write about it, and get asked about it, there is a good chance you're an expert whether you see yourself that way or not.
In this episode we meet Dr Feenix Pan who combines a love of math with empathy for the kids who struggle to learn it and the parents who are trying to support them. Also space telescopes.
In this episode we meet Dylan, a newsletter creator who relishes the serendipity in supporting like-minded people for its own sake, and has been lucky to see some unexpected benefits as a result (i.e. friends and subscribers).
Today we meet Kevin Alexander, a music lover and aviation aficionado.
In a crowded communication landscape it can be effective to use multiple vehicles to make sure that you’re reaching your target audience where they are. I often get asked for advice on starting a podcast by communications professionals who are looking to engage an audience with their message. I’ve been running an monthly internal podcast … Continue reading 7 things you need to use a podcast as a communications vehicle
In the inaugural episode of the Newsletterers series, I interviewed Chris Short who publishes the weekly DevOps'ish newsletter. Due to his military background Chris was a voracious consumer of information about foreign policy, intelligence, communications standards, and so on. When he got out his focus switched more to tech news. Chris figured he was reading … Continue reading DevOps’ish with Chris Short – Newsletterers – The Tim Show – S02E01
TL;DR I've been quietly podcasting about what I've learned from a leadership development program I'm in. If you’re into podcasts you can either subscribe using iTunes (recently accepted, woot!) or directly via URL. If you’re on Twitter, please follow me there. I was talking with a writer and fellow Red Hatter about how he'd gotten … Continue reading Why I started a podcast and didn’t tell anyone about it
This episode is all about finding or creating enough new plot points to change your story.