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Saturday, February 1, 2014

#SocialMedia: The Marketing Secret About Twitter That Most People Don't Know

Twitter is maybe the most misunderstood and under estimated social media marketing tool in the social media top 5 including Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. Most people still think it is just about superficial conversations, insignificant daily events and news.

#SocialMedia: The Marketing Secret About Twitter That Most People Don't Know

#Guitar: The 3 Chords You Need to Write a Hit Song

There are three chords from the major key that will always sound good when played together. They are the I the IV and the V chords and they are referred to as the Primary Chords. These three chords...

#Guitar: The 3 Chords You Need to Write a Hit Song

#Photography: Today's Dose of Cuteness - a Collection of Cats in Windows and Doors

I have two crazy cats that make me laugh every day. If you’re a cat or pet owner you’ll understand. Even if you don’t have a cat you have to admit, putting one in a window or on the windowsill sort of completes the image,…

#Photography: Today's Dose of Cuteness - a Collection of Cats in Windows and Doors

#Guitar: Interval Riffs, Part 1: Basics

Many guitarists use chords for rhythm guitar without considering another option: intervals. While a chord is three (or more) notes, an interval is only two. This might seem a trivial difference, bu...

#Guitar: Interval Riffs, Part 1: Basics

Strange Blue Car - a #poetry

Strange Blue Car


I like the shiny glance of chrome
People will stare when I drive home
The auto paint metallic blue
I choosed online by a 3D view

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Switch Out Existing Voice Over With Auto Lip Sync

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#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Build Me Some Hope: Switch Out Existing Voice Over With Auto Lip Sync

#SocialMedia: 21 Power Tips To Get Your Blog Content Shared On Facebook and Twitter

There is a recurring nightmare that I have and it started on the day that I posted my first article on my blog. It goes something like this…I wake up in the morning and check my blog traffic and no one has shown up to read my latest post. The Google analytics show zero traffic and the WordPress stats confirm it.. yes..what I had written is so boring and...

#SocialMedia: 21 Power Tips To Get Your Blog Content Shared On Facebook and Twitter

#Writing: Words Ending in -ance and -ence

A reader asked if there were some easy-to-remember spelling tip for dealing with words ending in -ence and -ance. Words from Latin nouns ending in -entia affluence from affluentia, “abundance” audi...

#Writing: Words Ending in -ance and -ence

#SocialMedia: 5 tips to boost your social media influence

What is social media influence? Although difficult to calculate, even with the different tools available, I believe social media influence is a combination of several factors...

#SocialMedia: 5 tips to boost your social media influence

#Writing: Mood vs. Tense

Judging by comments I’ve read on this and other language sites, many people are not quite clear as to the difference between the grammatical terms mood and tense. For example, I’ve seen such expressions as “subjunctive tense” and “progressive mood.”
Because both tense and mood have to do with verbs, the confused terminology is understandable. Tense, however, refers to time, whereas mood refers to manner of expression.

#Writing: Mood vs. Tense

#Musicproduction: Design Your Own Custom Vinyl Crackle FX in NI #Massive

There are plenty of vinyl crackle samples, and even plugins, nowadays to help in most situations, but what if you don’t have access to those? Or perhaps you just want something a little different than what everyone else is using? This lesson will share one way you can create your own vinyl crackle FX in NI Massive in no time at all! And this is such ...

#Musicproduction: Design Your Own Custom Vinyl Crackle FX in NI Massive

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: I put the Earth in the sky using After Effects

I put the Earth in the sky using After Effects, inspired by 2011 Sundance Winner “Another Earth”. Everything in this video is mine, except the Earth picture, which I stole from NASA. Sorry about that. If you guys would like to give me a free ride into space so I can take my own shots of the Earth, that would be much appreciated.

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: I put the Earth in the sky using After Effects

#Photography: Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works

Exposure is a complex beast. Mastering it is of the utmost importance. Exposure and composition are the two most critical components towards making a great image. Exposure is based on three compone...

#Photography: Metering Modes and How Your Camera Meter Works