Thoughts from an early user on Clubhouse’s magic.
First published in June 2020.
We’re loosing the stretch of road that comes before
Come across an interesting person. You smash that Follow button.
You can’t land the plane without a runway. The same is true for trying to land a cold email or DM.
There are a few constants in the interactions of this digital world.
There’s the old adage, there are no new behaviors — just new ways to express, act on, and fulfill core human needs and wants.
I think of needs and wants as the human highway. The stronger and more consistent the need (food, shelter, physical & social connection), the larger and…
Sneak-peaks are more powerful than messages.
Communication is a game of angles, drive-bys, and re-directs. Digital assets (threads, screenshots, and docs) give you creative abilities to convey certain information to certain types of people.
The most effective way to tell someone something is to let them see what you already…
People getting particular about pixels
What we feel comfortable sharing in a social network may change or evolve over time. What was once commonplace to post now becomes cringeworthy and “not another one of those” moments.
Aesthetic inflation is a steady increase in the baseline expectations of ‘quality’ and style…
from the ’16 archives.
This is the Week Ahead (WA) format email I’ve been sending out on Sunday nights.