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Are we killing our creativity with social media?

Facebook, Twitter and all social media is amazing at click-baiting us into reading updates from friends, from people we call friends (but frankly don’t know), and advertisers slipped inbetween posts. I used to value my time in the loo. It was genuine ‘blue sky’ time when I could think for a moment. But now, that […]

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How to Turn Your Followers into Doers… How I did it in my Fantasy Epic by Kate Madison

In today’s connected, online world, filmmakers have to build and nurture their fan bases so that they always have a ready-made audience for their next film or crowdfunding campaign. But have you considered involving your followers directly in the making of your film? If not, you could be overlooking a valuable asset. In 2009 I […]

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Did you know you can manually edit your Facebook URL to be much shorter? Ideal for business cards.

Did you know you can edit your Facebook URL to be much shorter? Ideal for business cards. So my URL is http://www.facebook.com/chrisjonesfilmmaker Which I can manually edit down to fb.com/chrisjonesfilmmaker which is much better for business cards. If you want to get your vanity URL for your Facebook page, I wrote a post on it […]

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A filmmakers guide to Tumblr

If blogging is where you share your thoughts, Facebook is where you connect with friends and Twitter is where engage in short conversation, Tumblr, is kind of like that shoebox under your bed, full of random but very cool stuff. Tumblr is a microblog with a strong emphasis on images and video, though it can […]

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Film makers, want your own branded daily newspaper? Get YOUR Paper.li to promote your work or brand.

Paper.li is an online newspaper that is published, automatically, every day. The content for YOUR paper.li is generated by feeds from your Twitter and Facebook accounts, plus other sources you setup – so it’s personal to you. If you follow people with great content, it will draw from that stuff to create your branded, daily […]

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