Wednesday, September 16, 2015

2015 PEOPLE: PROMO: WRITE: Be an editor with your Google stream. Click the G+ button on articles you like

Spread the word with your Google stream.  
Click the G+ button on articles you like.
Click the G+ button, recommend articles to people who follow your Google stream.   Recommend articles worth reading and people will pay attention.  You promote your projects, build your audience, spread your ideas, build your credibility--if you make choices other people find useful.

You are the editor

  • Your Google stream is your personal magazine. 
  • Recommend articles worth reading.  
  • People will find your stream worth reading.   
  • You will promote ideas you like.
  • You may even promote your projects. 
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News and Notes

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    How do you find articles?

    • Feedly is my main aggregator.  
    • It watches my periodical sources and shows me all the new articles.  
    • Just the titles and summaries
    • I read the ones that look useful and mark the whole set as read.
    • When I see articles that might be of interest to my blog readers.
    • I send links to my G+ stream.  
    • Later I send links to G+ communities that might want to read them.
    • And some I put into the draft file for my blog articles.
    • My G+ stream gets several thousand visits a day.  
    • And it has nearly 3500 followers.  
    • I put links to my own blog posts on the stream, of course.
    • Here is my Google stream

    Bloggers:  Help readers promote your content

    • Put a G+ button on your article.
    • If you use Blogger, you get a button on the top bar.
    • I favor using a wigit to put another G+ button at the bottom.  
    • That's where interested readers will be when they finish. 
    • If you are not using Blogger, you still should be able to put the button on your blog. 
    • You can add buttons for Facebook, Linkedin, and other social media.   
    • I won't link to Facebook--it has kicked out lots of my virtual world friends.

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    News and Notes

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      The Hypergrid WIP Show

      The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 
      • HG address: Put the line below in the world map, next to Find. Click Find.  TP.
      • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II
      • In Kitely: put the line below in the Firestorm nav bar, enter
      • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/77/373/22
      • Upcoming WIPs: Sept. 20

      Previous Articles from the WIP show 

        PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE: UWA 3D Art & Film Challenges 2015,

        The University of Western Australia (UWA) has launched 'PURSUE IMPOSSIBLE, the 6th UWA Grand Art Challenge and MachinimUWA VIII with a starting prize pool in excess of L$560,000.   Deadline: Midnight SLT, 31st October 201

        Summer of Arts submissions open on Metropolis

        Entertainment on the Hypergrid

        Depending on your interests

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