For anyone out there who still thinks the internet and specifically social media is a temporary phenomenon or just a passing fad not worth of serious attention, here are two interesting stories this week about how they are transforming our world. For any photographer or business owner whose goal is to establish a sustainable and successful carreer, whatever that means to you, this should convince you of the importance of having a presence online.
–The Social (Media) Revolution We Just Saw In Egypt – “The Internet has established itself now as a central (if not the central) conduit of public political action.” – read more!
– AOL Buys the Huffington Post for $315 Million – yes, a BLOG started a few years ago with a total of $1 million has been sold for quite a large sum of money. The days of a blog being the personal journal of someone with too much time on their hands is a distant notion.
If you don’t have a blog, or at the least an online presence, what exactly are you waiting for? What issues are keeping you from getting started? Need help? – leave your questions in the comments below!