John Saddington asks you to dream about a world where you have “complete creative control and publishing freedom with the ability to publish filtered photos directly to your WordPress blog!”
Well, that dream will hopefully become a reality.
Advertising Age has a breakdown of social media job titles, culled from 181,000 relevant Twitter bios.
Some of the more popular titles include:
And most of these people all have over 18,000 users. What is more disturbing is that there are 174 users who are proud enough to include the phrase “social media whore” in their Twitter bio.
Has social media been around long enough for there to be “social media experts”?
Or perhaps they have to be a technologist with a background in sociology or behavioral studies, however, people who fit that description tend not to call themselves “social media experts.”
So when can we drop the phrase “social media“?
Is it true to say the internet doesn’t have social media, but the internet is social media?
Because the reality is that we can’t fully understand the internet without understanding its social components, or understand its social components without appreciating the larger context.
Social media is a small piece of a larger puzzle that makes up the internet, and it’s best we recognize that sooner rather than later.
Mailbox App is a new iPhone app for Gmail users —> download here.
Ten years ago, in 2002, as a young high schooler, I would sit on my parent’s computer waiting for the dial-up internet to, well, dial. Now, in early 2013, I sit on my laptop typing away on the internet. Which moves faster than light.
Today, there are 2.27 billion internet users, 555 million websites and pages load in a meager 6 seconds.
What difference does a decade make? A decade can change everything.
The scene has changed and businesses have adapted. Well, they have adapted or crashed and burned. Companies who refuse to embrace the digital age have struggled.
As the internet adapts, smart companies stay ahead of the curve and use the advancements to their advantage. Stay connected, stay relevant.
Check out this infographic by Best Education Sites below of The Internet: A Decade Later.
“Design is a really loaded word. I don’t know what it means. And so we don’t really talk about design a lot around here. We actually just talk about how things work. Most people think it’s how they look, but it’s not really how they look but how they work.” Steve Jobs
If Stanley Kubrick was somehow able to make 2001: A Space Odyssey in the year 2012, would he be able to release a trailer that captures the scope and majesty of his film?
Or would the tale of humanity’s journey from one stage of development to the next be marketed as just another spacefaring action flick?
According to ASAPscience, they have a proven way to get more done in less time,
In today’s busy world, we seem to be obsessed with the idea of “productivity” and “work hacks”.
It’s easy to see why: being able to get more done allows us to get ahead in life, and even gives us more time to do the things we love outside of work.
The problem we run into, however, is that it is easy to get motivated, but hard to stay disciplined
Read more about the science of productivity —> here.
Tom McFarlin, the Lead Technical Editor of WP Daily, has written an excellent article answering the question, where do I start with WordPress? More and more people have expressed interest to me in using WordPress, and for those of you who are interested, then this article is a great place to start and interact with a WordPress community.