Read This Before You Blog

This week’s links:

Hugh MacLeod wrote the best article about online publishing in years this week. If you blog, tweet or publish your stuff in any way, you need to read it.

Don’t Quit Your Day Job is 71% off at Levenger right now. I wrote about how it applies to photographers a year ago.

Minimal Mac, the blog that gave A Lesser Photographer its first big bumps in traffic, ended this week. Blogging now is more about building relationships than any short term gain. Minimal Mac was a great example of that. I ended the A Lesser Photographer blog a few years ago for similar reasons, and only jumped back in when prodded by lots of people I admire. Coming back was about building a few more relationships, not ad dollars.

Eric Kim continues his solid run of great articles this week with: Take at Least 1 Shitty Photograph Everyday and The Only Way to Become Indifferent to Criticism: Become Indifferent to Praise as Well.

A year after selling Photojojo, Amit Gupta tells his story.

David DuChemin explains why you already have everything you need to create something great.


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