Regardless of your coffee preference in the ongoing Starbucks versus Dunkin’ Donuts taste debate, Starbucks has become so pervasive in our world that it bears study. In The Starbucks Experience published in 2007, author JosephMichelli reviews what has made Starbucks not just a new product or service, but part of our current cultural experience.
Here’s a blogging tactic you may want to adopt one day — add on to someone else’s topic. This post is a real example of how it works.
Greg Satel’s post on October 9 is on “learning tips from the media pros.” Read it. It’s great. So great, in fact, that I’m abandoning my original idea for this week and adding a thought on to his. I’m even using a similar graphic to show continuity.
I recently started a blog which has been surprisingly successful. From the very first month, I had an enormous response. It is still growing briskly and lots of very nice people write me to tell me how much they like my site. It has been a fantastically rewarding adventure!
I recently read a great book called The Writers Coach by Jack Hart. It’s a must have for any writer that struggles with the process. Two tips that I now use every day are: **themes and jot outlines**.
Are the obstacles to video blogging and business-use of video (direct, business-to-business, business-to-consumer[s] video communication) on the web possible to overcome? That is, can we find ways to make it over potential hurdles regarding our personal comfort on camera and the production value of the videos we’re in?
We’ve talked about the need to make scannable blog posts and how the visual system works. We’ve talked getting the right toolbox to create scannable posts. Now, let’s talk about how to put your tools to work. Use headings as sign-posts Especially if your post is long, use headings to break it up and show…