Responding to feedback and use of social media as a creative

Since I stepped back a bit from social media I’ve been very conscious of the fact that I’m creating content but not engaging in the feedback I’m getting. I get this via Twitter, Micro.Blog and comments on my posts. I’m lucky to get views and comments so I’m thinking about how I use social media.Continue reading “Responding to feedback and use of social media as a creative”

Send a Tweet or write a blog post?

I’ve been thinking a lot about my output and realising that I hardly Tweet at all these days, I prefer to create content on a platform I have some control over and ownership of. It got me thinking about how I post socially and what (for me) constitutes a tweet vs a blog post. MyContinue reading “Send a Tweet or write a blog post?”

I’ve stopped watching YouTube (and why you might want to as well)

Back in 2008 I was really into YouTube, in fact I had a guitar channel with a healthy follower count and connections with guitar companies for review gear. It felt like early blogging and gave me a creative outlet I enjoyed. But something changed about 5 years later, click bait and the rise of theContinue reading “I’ve stopped watching YouTube (and why you might want to as well)”