In case you blinked, here are some interesting communications-related items from the past week.
Clever video: May the Fourth be With You
Let’s start with this smart video from Indigo. It’s interesting how the bookstore chain, while using humour, manages to let us know that they also sell home décor items, toys and Star Wars paraphernalia. Thanks to my friend Kristen Ridley for sharing.
Mitch Joel on podcasting
In a HuffPo piece, my friend and fellow podcaster Mitch Joel contends that podcasting is a useful business tool: “As businesses and brands clamor for friends, followers, likes, retweets and pins, start tinkering with audio podcasting. You may not only enjoy it, but be able to find some highly qualified new business leads and a burgeoning and loyal community along the way.” Amen, I say.
Content curation survey
The folks at Curata have just published a survey about the use of curation in organizations. The stats are helpful to someone like me, who often speaks to clients about how and why to curate content.
Tech news: LinkedIn buys Slideshare
Business networking giant LinkedIn has purchased my favourite slide-sharing platform. Let’s hope they don’t mess with it.
If you’ve ever thought of following your passion, here’s a beautiful post about living your dreams.
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