David Kamerer: October 2008 Archives
Etsy.com, online marketplace for selling handmade things.
Issuu.com, tool for presenting and sharing formatted printed documents online.
VisualCV.com, currently in beta, allows you to create an interactive, online CV and post it in a searchable database.
DeviantArt.com, suggested by a student. International art community that allows you to upload your art, view art by category and participate in social activities.
Harder-to-reach audiences are ripe for social media interaction
Boston (September 25, 2008) – Sixty percent of Americans use social media, and of those, 59 percent interact with companies on social media Web sites. One in four interacts more than once per week. These are among the findings of the 2008 Cone Business in Social Media Study.
documentaries on some of the leading lights of the pop and jazz music worlds, including a 33-part epic on John Coltrane, featuring interviews with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Cobb and Sonny Rollins.
Here's a nice way to give life to formatted print documents online. Upload your PDF file to Issuu, and it becomes part of a social media sharing site with other print-based documents. The Issuu viewer preserves some of the modalities of print while delivering content online. Great for the online portfolio, for showing proofs to clients, for bringing some zazz to lifeless PDFs. And yes, it's free. The example, above, is One Small Seed, a South African magazine of pop culture.