Has anyone found a good use for Twitter yet? Maybe I’ve just been doing it wrong, or not doing it enough, but I guess I just don’t get it. Oh, well.
I get the Facebook thing – totally. It’s awesome, but Twitter? I know it’s supposed to be about listening to others and sharing thought and such, but still…
I just got Tweet Deck on my computer, which makes it super easy to update almost all of my social networds at the same time, and it tells me what all my friends and contacts are saying in their updates within seconds of the update.
How do you use your Twitter account? Do you have a way that actually works well for you?
Since the invention of the printing press, nothing has advanced writing and publication like the Internet. I’m not talking about industry book publishing or even self publishing – I’m talking about the amazing opportunity the Internet provides for the ordinary person to write and have his or her words broadcast to the world. Anyone – really anyone, can publish their words in such a way that anyone else in the world can find them.
Obviously this does not address the question of how to get people to read what a person has written, but just the fact that they can make it available for anyone in the world to find is truly remarkable. Advancements in technology and the rise of social media has essentially changed the course of modern culture. Everyone can be heard. The only limitation is Continue reading →
Okay, so you’ve all probably seen this nice little poll on the side of my blog for the last few weeks. I’m trying to clean it up, so I’m taking out the stuff that looks most cluttery. Anyway, I’d still like you to take the poll if you haven’t done it yet! It would really help me out.
Oh, and by the way. I do have a little playlist of favorite daddy and family-type songs. But alas, it’s also a bit cluttery, so I’m removing it from the side bar. I know some people just chop it, but then you can’t scroll, and, well, I’m not sure anyone’s listening to it besides me anyway! But you’re still welcome to listen to it from this post.
Also, if you haven’t noticed, I’m now on Twitter. I’m an official Twit now, so if any of you fellow twits out there would like to follow me, please do! Here’s a link, or Just click the follow button on the little twitter widget on the side of the blog. I’ll update you on new music I write, new blog entries from all three of my regular blogs/podcasts, as well as give you occasional meaningless useless bits of so-called information. Continue reading →