TechSoup is doing something pretty cool that you should know about. They’ve got a digital storytelling challenge going on that’s one part competition and one part professional instruction. Storytelling is the secret sauce to being successful with video in your work. You don’t need the most expensive camera on the market and you don’t need to be a pro if you can tell a story.
Friday Linx will be a recurring feature on our blog. We’re aiming to bring you a collection of links worth a read and cute cat video to ease you into the weekend. This week the “$%#@ People Say” meme collides with the Internet’s other big obsession, cats! We’ve got blogging, video, Google+, Google Analytics, Facebook and training opportunities below.
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about a meme gone horribly wrong. But today I wanted to share an example of someone doing it right. About 3 weeks ago a meme was born. And it’s been copied over and over and over again since then. As with all memes some are as funny [...]
It’s a near certainty that if you’re in this business long enough, one of two things is going to happen (or both):
1. You’re going to read several articles that state with deadpan seriousness that in order to grow your list you should consider creating a viral video.
2. Your boss or client is going to strongly suggest to you that what you need to be working on is creating viral videos.
A tale gone incredibly wrong.