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Whip Your Online Brand into Shape in Just 3 Weeks? I’ll Show You How!

From the Onion: Company Immediately Calls Job Applicant Upon Seeing ‘B.A. In Communications’ On Résumé I love the video above. Obviously, it never happens. So what does work when you’re looking to get noticed? That’s the subject of an online class I’m teaching in April with Skillshare. Resume 2.0 is the quickest route toward burnishing your personal “brand” — […]

Don’t you wish getting your brand out on the web could be easy?

Everywhere I go I get the same sort of questions and comments from creative people, authors, filmmakers and small businesses. I know I need a website to showcase my (business/portfolio/startup) but where do I start? My cousin set me up with a WordPress site but I don’t like the template and I feel like my hands are […]

The Big Idea [VIDEO]: How to Develop a “Hacker Mentality” with Matt Bolish of @filmlinc

During the last New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center did something new and really cool. They hosted a 2-day event called “Convergence” which focused on discussions, workshops and presentations related to immersive storytelling. I attended one of the days, and I had a fantastic experience. But what impressed me most about […]

The Big Idea: The “Sharing Economy”

Ever heard of the “sharing economy”? It’s a term that’s thrown around to describe a crop of new startups that encourage re-use and sharing of existing resources such as people (TaskRabbit), office space (LooseCubes), residential space (Airbnb) and even dogs (DogVacay). In practice, the “sharing economy” is a way to build connections both with people, […]