Hey Historians - Check out these links. Communications, journalism, politics, and just some good old fun. Here are just a few things that caught my attention this week.
How Instagram Replaced the Contacts List. Oddly enough, I first discovered the practice of exchanging Instagram (or Snapchat) accounts instead of phone numbers when I noticed that’s how my teenager manages his social life. It’s interesting to see how this is expanding in a professional context. And it’s important to stay on top of this trend as the way we connect with others evolves.
How to Market Your Instagram Using Your Blog. And while we’re on the subject of Instagram... I know a lot of historians feel more comfortable in the blogosphere than on Instagram, but really, Instagram is a fantastic venue for historians. There are some decent tips here, but please don’t buy likes. That’s not cool.
Finding and Refining Your Voice. I love the simplicity of “clarity, connection, consistency.” It works.