Gaps in your knowledge can be a roadblock. You need to learn continually, in my estimation. Otherwise, you’re making a scattershot effort, briefly fun but getting thinner. Reflecting on what you can do to demonstrate credibility, here are a few life lessons I’ve gained from experience, that I’d like to touch on here.
• Look before you leap.
Without a vocation, it isn’t much good to declare yourself “in the game,” no matter with how much positive thinking you direct yourself, and the level of enthusiasm you have to proffer (such as with to write). Gaps in your knowledge can easily set you back. For example, consider being asked to submit a review of a current film, for example. If you focus solely on one film genre, such as thrillers, for example, you will look better in the eyes of whatever readers you have. For example, a thriller I remember enjoying is Vantage Point. It’s a film where William Hurt appears as the President of the United States and the target of an attempt on his life. Dennis Quaid appears as a FBI guard and part of the President’s enclave. This one movie alone could have easily spanned dozens of opinions. Also, a review could have included references to as many other films.
• Don’t gauge there will be excitement when developing something mundane.
You can’t count on being blessed with adulation for something trivial, particularly when you are uninformed. I know a lot of amateur film reviews can read as uninformed. It doesn’t generate a lot of positive feedback, I feel, if you are merely waxing poetic on the flick you sat through at the mall. There is so much competition to get through the noise that I don’t think you will find it particularly satisfying to be hurling nonsense at the world… unless you are a genuine nut. It’s lucky in this day and age that we have a surviving film format in the commercial sense because not only is the written word pining away for attention, there is a lot of rival video to traditional film that require performance analysis. A substantial level of dedication to the interpretation of media is essential.
• Your best friend might just be your mother.
If, after you’ve sewn your heart on your sleeve, and the most telling response you get is from your mother, you might know in that moment that you’re beat. Mothers sometimes know best. If you get the message that you seem bonkers, you may have to acknowledge that your personal opinions on social might not be a successful strategy on any level in your personal journey. Gaps in your knowledge can be your undoing. No matter how much grindstone you’ve hewn, or how much enthusiasm and joy you mustered keeping it real, you may fall short if the lights dancing in your eyes are causing you to need sunglasses. Even if you did your best, I know in the long run that if things don’t work out, the pain won’t be forever. I assure you, it won’t.
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I’d thought that television and film on the Internet was getting to be conscientious. Consider that joining a service like Hulu, which is inexpensive and is comprised of both original and established programming, is a step you can take to keep yourself involved in enjoying entertainment that is among what you can think of as the going thing. After Christmas shopping, dinners, decorations, and other necessary evils of this special time of year, you can easily find yourself bills paid, gifts purchased, letter to Santa safely penned… with little left in your pocket. That being said, with your Hulu subscription, some “you time” with the streaming video service could be what you need to keep the holiday cheer. So here you are with what I’m thinking you can say about Hulu.
It’s important to your friends that you’re having a good Christmas.
You know it was worth it. Everything you put into Christmas, the gearing up for the most expansive holiday of 2016, which is to say the scramble, the mad dash, will most definitely pay off when the calendar gets to 2-5. Until then, with the carols, the repeated last-minute visits to the mall (and to the liquor store), and tip-toeing through the nuisance moments every Christmas brings, it might be right to get cozy with Hulu, so that if anyone comes to you asking, “Where were you?”… you can answer in all honesty that you’ve found the best thing to watch in your downtime. This is a conscientious thing to do.
Moving off television (and Blu-Ray) to Hulu means you’ve found fun, quality programming, thrills and what whets your appetite for more distinctly different styles of pictures.
The channels on television are unwieldy compared to the organization you enjoy with Hulu. On Hulu, you have access to both quality video and a goodly number of movies you may simply not have heard of. If you are shy, you can probably pretend to be watching the best and the most acclaimed, when you are really indulging… whatever it is that leaves you feeling conscientious.
Making small talk about what’s best in original content on the Internet is more impressive if you have some familiarity with originals on Hulu.
Hulu doesn’t just present what’s already been seen. There is original programming exclusive to Hulu. Some of it is prestigious. While there is rampant competition in original TV series, Hulu is comparatively inexpensive, for the value it offers. Bear in mind, if you have been tinkering in the realm of the competitors to Hulu, when you are talking with Hulu subscribers, the best advice for you might be to politely acknowledge the subject and then to move to the next drink table.
As Santa gets ready to ride all around the world, you can join in the journey by picking from great videos. No one can accuse you of being a snob. You can sound like you’re an experienced viewer though you’ve never come close to Cannes.
You will be able to find your own peace and quiet in your own corner of the world watching video with Hulu. No matter what this year’s Christmas festivities bring, you have an instant reprieve that you need to get back to the show.
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Bringing your personal brand to social media can be quite a lot of work.
Social media is a seductive distraction. If you aren’t prepared to get down to business, you can find you waste hours and days investigating social media, because it never stops and some people just can’t get enough of it. This means that you might find yourself in a position where you spend much more time just reading and looking at what’s on social media, than actually bringing to bear your personal brand as it’s understood with social media. You don’t know what happened, but all of a sudden the clock has jumped and you don’t know where the time went.
This could well mean that your personal brand hasn’t made it to your social media platforms (and never mind the possibility that your efforts at creating your own brand might be diluted by the numbers of social media platforms on which you’re active).
You need to invest time into researching what it means to show your personal brand on social media. Particularly if you are in business, you need to come to terms now with the idea that you are a brand, and therefore you must evaluate what you need to do to make yourself seem savvy and interesting. It is the best way to handle social media. You need to be a part of it to keep up with the next guy, and you need to do it as well or better in order to seem like a flexible, valuable individual. It’s really not all that intuitive, when you get down to brass tacks.
This is where putting your research skills into effect pays off. Fortunately, there is a wealth of information crafting your social media strategy, and you can take away a few tips that will help you focus your social media output into a brand that proves quality and expertise. The tip of the iceberg is your getting started, and research will quickly bring you up to speed with some guidelines about how best to proceed. It isn’t too difficult, but research will certainly help, and that is what the jumping off point is, when you are expanding your personal brand on social.
This post was inspired by the WordPress Discover challenge Mind the Gap. If you like where I am going with this, feel free to “like” and/or “follow,” and/or to leave me a comment. Thank you so much for reading!
There is nothing wrong with having lofty ambitions.
I should get honest with you here, that I am not very successful in my career if I have to identify where I’m at. I work part time at a church and cemetery, which is a not-for-profit which is operated by my father Peter and I. Now we have some shortage of business sense between us if I am to be completely frank. We have some troubles getting on the same page long enough to play a strategy which will be more effective than how we’re operating now and which will take us to the next level as a not-for-profit. My extra time is spent updating our Internet presence for the church and cemetery, which we use to communicate back and forth with people who are interested in what we do at the cemetery.
I am also active on Twitter with an interest in being active on WordPress as a blogger and learning from other people with whom I cross paths on the unique social media site (Twitter). I blog as a hobby, and occasionally I do a little writing, while I am mostly unpublished and therefore prone to feeling as though I am pursuing lofty ambitions, which for the most part I am, as writing is an honest-to-goodness difficult occupation, one which I fall short at carrying out successfully.
I am an employed content writer, but the work comes in slowly, and I don’t make a lot of money doing it. I found this work with Freelancer, the platform for freelancers and employers to connect and to work together. If you are considering taking on work as a freelancer, Freelancer is one to start that might give you the courage to jump off into the sphere of freelance work.
If any of this information interests you in what I am doing, or if this helps you make the decision to go ahead and explore the freelance work platform, Freelancer, feel free to let me know by clicking “like” on this post, and/or following my blog and leaving a comment. Good luck to you with your own lofty ambitions, and all the best to you, as you carry out your own passions, which are specific to you.
My name is Patrick Coholan and I am a Canadian who blogs as his hobby. I mean it to be handy for people who take an interest work on and off the Internet and I hope that the readers who find me enjoy what I have wrote for them. Many of the photographs accompanying the blog posts I have taken myself. I do quite a bit of informal research that I bring to the table with my blog. I am also a content writer with occasional part-time work coming to me from India. I am most comfortable blogging and writing from afar.
These links are my own blog, the best of which I am presenting to you as part of this week’s WordPress Discover challenge #DiscoverWP
Participants are invited to draw inspiration from a number between one and ten. I decided on the number ten, and I was able to identify my ten most important blog posts out of them all. I also include a brief note after each post which is what I reflect I have done with the relevant blog post.
This explains my work ethic.
This explains how I feel about promoting my blog with Twitter.
This draws inspiration from healthy boundaries in more abstract language.
This explains what I do when I am on our job site.
These are my thoughts on the word, “division.”
This is how I decided to specific a direction for my blog.
This is a touch of philosophy on our lives and the Internet.
This is motivational advice.
I was trying to be heartfelt here when I was reflecting on my social media efforts.
This is a discussion about second thoughts which have come up for me.
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