Posts Tagged ‘online’
During a film shoot in Tucson, Arizona for a new Internet project, I woke up at 4am unable to sleep. So as millions do when our sleep is interrupted, I got up and started wading through my cluttered email inbox. Email consumes enormous amounts of time (some studies indicate that 40% of a typical employee’s day is spent sending and receiving email). Yet we rarely think about strategies to use it more effectively. In addition, research shows that a significant amount of email is misinterpreted, leading to embarrassment and sometimes being fired. A few simple guidelines can keep you from wasting enormous time, and protect you from humiliation, frustration, and even legal issues. So try out these ideas and see if you can begin to gain some ground in the daily email war: Read the full article »
One of the most surprising revelations to come out of the Mark Sanford sexual affair with a woman from Argentina is the exposure of their romantic email correspondence. Let me be very clear: When you type an email, once you hit “SEND,” you’ve lost control of that message. You have absolutely no idea where it will end up, who will read it, and how it might be used against you. Attorneys will tell you that in a legal case, the first thing the other side demands
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Who exactly is using the net, and in what ways? It’s a critical question for anyone trying to create online media, information, or entertainment. Check out this amazing chart from Forrester Research that really opened my eyes to what’s happening online. Special thanks to Max Bunch at Stratmark for making me aware of this.
Joshua Sikora created a small film company called New Renaissance Pictures while he was a student a few years ago at Biola University. At the time, he started an ambitious project called “Project X.” He planned to distribute the movie online, but with the rise of YouTube and the focus on short content, he realized that putting a feature online would be less than effective. So, in July Josh started a new division of New Renaissance Pictures called WebSerials.com—put simply, it’s about serializing feature films in short, weekly episodes through their website and on YouTube. By focusing on feature-length stories rather than a more episodic format, they’ve put a
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