As Timid Monster’s social media… um… person, manager, whatever, it has been left to me to figure out how to best get our name out there and our films seen and I haven’t the first idea of how to do that. Here’s what I’ve managed to figure out. Basically there are rules to having a successful and effective online presence but there are no rules on how to do that. Does that make sense to you? Me neither.
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August marks big changes at Macedonia Films and the Fall is looking fantastic. Avarice premieres in November, we have BIG plans for the Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention, and our first couple feature-length projects are well underway.
Before we get all carried away, let’s take a moment to look back at July. We wrote some amazing blog posts that we know you’ll love. Some did well, some never got their moment in the spotlight:
The Top Posts:
Stay tuned, we’ve got a fresh batch of awesome-sauce coming your way!
In parts 1 and 2 of How to Quit Your Day Job and Follow Your Dreams we discussed understanding your why, and what kinds of goals you should be setting. Today we’re talking about establishing your platform.
Welcome to 2012. If you’re going to put yourself out there, you have to build a platform. Your platform is your soapbox, your megaphone to the world. What exactly it looks like is entirely up to you. Sometimes all you need is an email address, others may find they need to be on every service imaginable. Here are some of the guidelines that I’ve discovered both in research and practice: Continue Reading…
I love me some Facebook. Being so far away from my family I love that I get to keep up with what’s going on with them and their kids. I love that it allows me an easy way to stay in touch with old friends. What I don’t love is all the crap that everyone is posting such a Facebook Memes.
I know you think you’re being cool when you post this junk but think about it. You probably found your meme on Facebook, liked it, then re-posted it on your own wall. The problem with this is that everyone has just done that very same thing which means we have all seen this same stupid picture a thousand times. No one cares anymore!
Oh, Facebook… Once upon a time, our favorite social-networking website was all about keeping up with out-of-state cousins and spying on people you wanted to date. Sometime in the last couple years, however, shameless self-promoters (such as myself) have turned the once colloquial community into a din of desperation.
But, so what? People can use Facebook however they want, right? Who am I to judge?
Here’s the problem: