Scrolling back, I was actually away from Instagram for a full 9 hours. Maybe there’s something to be said for trying to be present with people, at least on the weekend.
I’m as much of a sucker for productivity articles as the next person, and this article was one of the better ones. http://www.businessinsider.com/6-things-the-most-productive-people-do-every-day-2014-6?IR=T It’s safe to guess that if you’re reading this, you have a smartphone, if you’re not in fact reading this on a smartphone. Through poor planning, I’m writing this on a smartphone […]
First day back at work, trying to handle all the messages that have come my way since Christmas. I spent the day working my way through two email inboxes, a series of Feedly feeds, tweets, Facebook messages and wall posts, and a series of other sites to check. Working in social media is becoming more […]
Surprisingly effective way to summarise a series of traditional touch-points. [via Church Marketing]
A friend posted this question on facebook Thinking about Church websites, any one got an opinion as to what suffix to use. eg. should it be .com .com.au, .org, .org.au. Also what features do you reckon a good church website should have. thanks If you’re a church, I think you should have a dot-org domain […]
A blog post from a few months back provides some great sense around managing email overload. Here it is, in three sentences. Step 1. Move all your action items out of the inbox, and onto a todo list. (The inbox was never designed to manage todos, which need dates, priority ranking, categories, and the ability to edit the text inside. No […]
I was watching an end-of-year social media trend video today, and one line stood out for me amidst the usual information. The job of “community manager” – someone who looks after a social media community and steers the conversation, keeps the tone on track, and encourages civility in general is apparently on the decline. In […]
A short post on the death of blogging resonates with many of my reasons for saying less here. It seems that the easier methods to publish (twitter, instagram) are winning the battle for attention. One work project of mine, Ultimo Coffee Mornings involves a lot of reading and curating links, but they only make it […]
I try not to jump on the bandwagon of blogging about what Seth Godin says on a given day, but I think this is enough of a tangent from the post that it’s okay. Seth’s you won’t benefit from anonymous criticism makes his usual valid points: anonymous critics are not writing from a place that wants […]
An article from smashing magazine about doodling reminded me of how much my own thinking is limited at times from having a laptop as my main way of taking notes. Sometimes I wonder if there are advantages to some kind of hybrid moleskin / laptop approach.