“We’ve gotten to a point where everything is on our time,” says Vaynerchuk, “So why is everyone storytelling like it’s 2007 in a 2014 world?” The best digital storytellers, he says, use the social media to “hook” audiences in for the deeper stuff. We should give, give again, and give some more before ever asking for anything from our community. “We have to start respecting the nuances of every platform.”
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"Maketing ruins everything, that's what it does. It always ruins everything.!
Film Courage is a website and radio show focusing on DIY/DIWO approaches to indie filmmaking. We aim to empower independent filmmakers and other creatives through interviews and stories from fellow artists.
Brands and prominent users like comedian Rainn Wilson are complaining about Facebook’s algorithm changes and how that forces them to pay money to reach their fans and followers — but Facebook has always been that kind of network. It controls the signal-to-noise ratio, not you
Photography has always been an integral part of web design. Unfortunately, we’ve grown accustomed to seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands. Not only are a lot of these stock photos tacky, but some of them cost money!
Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. Best of all, they’re free.
In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos.
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Need quality images for your blog posts & updates? Here's a super useful selection of royalty-free images you can use.
People like to link to content that shows signs of life. If you have an active community, people are more likely to return often — and that increases the chances that when they need to link to something, it might be to you. In this era where we’re all terrified about who’s linking to us, […]
As indie filmmakers, we often don't have millions of marketing dollars (or any at all) to spend on turning our films' titles into household names. Getting "organically" ranked highly by Google and other leading search engines is the single most cost-effective way to created a sustained marketing presence for your film.
When browsing film submissions, there are key things us indie film distributors look for. A BIG one is great key art. It is challenging to market a movie with a low substance, cheaply designed cover. Your front image is your opportunity to grab people's attention, and usually you only have about 5 seconds to do it.
Not sure how to do that? We're here to tell you exactly what it is that sells.
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Great resource if you are thinking of you film's cover art
Scientists are identifying precisely how our brains register stress and the effect this has on our functioning. Thought is a chemical movement in the brain, which leads to direct responses in the rest of the body. When the brain registers stress or danger, there are chemical responses, which increase our ability to focus or to move quickly.
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