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By Ron S. Doyle on December 22, 2010
We have a “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” emergency. Can anyone identify this singer? Click here to listen to “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” as sung by the magical-mystery-holiday-song artist. Here’s the back story: In 2007, fellow professional writer Kim Fernandez received a holiday music mix CD from her friend. The friend’s computer […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 21, 2010
One thing is certain: People who can see like to look at stuff. Vlogging is still on the rise, online video journalists are proliferating (and possibly reproducing, meow!), and nearly everyone who once thought they were a writer now wonders if they should prop up a camera somewhere and start typing in front of it. […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 19, 2010
Here’s my guest appearance on the Denver Diatribe, Denver’s best (only?) podcast. It’s a rowdy, once-a-week poke at culture, politics, and other silliness that relates to Denver, “the most astonishing metropolis between Omaha and Salt Lake.” Click here to listen to Denver Diatribe Podcast #13: Hip Hop anthologized, creativity indexed and parties holidazed NOTE: I’m the […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 18, 2010
Yep. This sums things up quite nicely. Video originally created by BrooklynLee. Visit the filmmaker’s Xtranormal page and post a comment if you enjoyed it: So You Want to Be a Journalist.
By Ron S. Doyle on December 17, 2010
A recent Pew Internet study finds what we all knew anyway—fewer folks are blogging these days. In fact, only diddling around in virtual worlds like Second Life is less popular—and that’s true across all age groups, except the 74+ crowd (who blog slightly more than they IM, which is to say they do neither very […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 16, 2010
Ack! I’m both! (I originally found this at Six Revisions: Web Designers vs. Web Developers) Web Designers vs Web Developers is brought to you by Wix.com Use creative design to make a Free Website You are most welcome to share this infographic with your audience.
By Ron S. Doyle on December 15, 2010
Once again, WordCount’s Michelle Rafter asks the question that I’m wondering: Am I a winner or a whiner? And when the going gets tough, do I overcome the challenge or stew in a big, steaming bowl of wah-wah? Dissatisfaction with the status quo and/or establishment are cornerstones of the independent professional’s belief system—otherwise we’d all […]