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A Pro Designer Shares the Psychology of Font Choices

A Pro Designer Shares the Psychology of Font Choices | Writing for Social Media | Scoop.it

Cool advice...Today’s infographic covers the psychology behind type choices. You will learn how serif, sans serif, script, modern, and display typefaces and their fonts are best used for moving your audience to feel how you want them to feel....


Via Jeff Domansky
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This is very light Typography 101. Type adds a terrific amount of personality and feeling to every communication. The more you pay attention to using it, the more it will reward you.

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Tyler Negus Snidow's curator insight, July 9, 2013 8:02 AM

Great overview.  

Constance S. Ward's curator insight, July 12, 2013 11:56 AM
Learn more about a subtle form of non-verbal communication
Miriam Gilbert's curator insight, July 19, 2013 3:07 PM

nice infographic on how different fonts create a different "feel" for copy...

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How To Be Hilarious On Twitter, From A Writer Who Tweeted Her Way To TV

How To Be Hilarious On Twitter, From A Writer Who Tweeted Her Way To TV | Writing for Social Media | Scoop.it
When a veteran stand-up comic is also funny on Twitter, it doesn’t exactly come as a shock. When an unknown phenom makes you physically choke on guffaws, though, it’s a revelation and also something of an extended audition.

 

...After catching the attention of the comedy cognoscenti in 2010, the then recent Harvard graduate soon got jobs writing on the Oscars and Disney’sA.N.T. Farm., before moving to a staff writer position at NBC’s ensemble sitcom Parks and Recreation. (The show was just renewed for a sixth season.) The in-demand writer is also an accomplished poet who’s writing asatirical guide to science for ladies.

 

Megan Amram’s frothy blend of dark humor and smart, surreal silliness has found more than 356,000 followers on Twitter so far. Although not everybody trying to generate laughs online is doing so for the same reasons, or with the same twisted flair, Amram’s consistent comedic quality is enviable for anyone trying to make their mark with brief bursts of humor. The multidiscipline writer recently spoke with Co.Create about puns, poetry, and how to be funny on Twitter altogether....


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Anyone who thinks you can't make a reputation on Twitter is hiding one's head under the ostrich and the earth. 

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 21, 2013 1:48 PM

Great tips and inspiration for Twitter humor...

Aleatha Shepley's curator insight, May 21, 2013 11:39 PM

That's funny

Emily at Two Pens's curator insight, May 23, 2013 3:04 PM

She's an accomplished poet, too!