- Do turn up the heat: One of my favorite tools, IFTTT (If This, Then That) came up with some new "Do" mobile apps that let you create tasks quickly. Here are some early recipes for tasks to show you how this might work for you.
- Warming up to video? You'll want these useful YouTube features that help budding video producers.
- It's not snowing everywhere: Facebook's Internet.org released data on Internet access around the world, especially useful if you're communicating internationally. Prepare to have some assumptions shattered.
- Pin me a snowflake: Pinterest is due to hit 50 million active users in the United States next year, and whether that sounds big or small depends on what you're comparing it to.
- Virtual winter: The New York Times has shifted from having a daily page one meeting to a daily meeting focused on digital platforms. Steve Buttry has gathered up lots of links to coverage of this change.
- Not hot. Not cold. Just Medium: The darling of long-form writers, Medium's now in search of ways to help you write shorter posts.
- As long as the hash is warm: The ultimate hashtag cheat sheet is an infographic with some useful data on what hashtags get you.
- Please, not the score from 'Frozen': I'll just bet you never thought about jazzing up your Pinterest page with music. Time to up your game.
- Hot and cold? Here's a new study with clues about African-Americans' TV watching and mobile device use.
- FrosTED: Seats are filling for What goes into a TED-quality talk, my pre-conference workshop at the Spring Speechwriters and Business Communicators Conference in Cambridge, UK, this April. The workshop will help you learn how to craft and deliver a talk in the style of TED, whether you're getting ready for a TEDx conference, writing a speech for someone else, or aiming to do a presentation in this popular style. Go to this link for more details on what's included, as well as a significant discount. The workshop is on 15 April, and the conference is 16-17 April. Please join me!
Friday, February 27, 2015
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