Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video The rise of user-generated communities, part of Social Media for Photo and Video Pros.
One of the coolest things that's happened lately is the rise of user-generated communities,…dedicated websites where people share their photos and video.…There is lots of communities out there, and what's most exciting is the opportunity to learn.…Gone are the days of apprenticeships, where a master would take an apprentice and share their wisdom.…It's often difficult in critiques or real-world interaction from peers, but thanks to these…user-generated communities you can do just that.…You want to create.…
You want people to see your work, that's where these communities come in handy.…One of the most famous ones is Wikipedia.…An online community where people share their work and document articles.…As a photographer this is a great opportunity to expose your photos to a broader world.…The Wikipedia Commons is an awesome place to post your work, and have it seen.…Same thing with Creative Commons.…If you are looking to get your materials out to a broader audience, …registering with Creative Commons and using one of the different sites that they use for search …
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- What is social media and why should I use it?
- Cutting through the hype
- Understanding trends in Internet usage
- Showing a genuine you
- Knowing what to post and how often to post
- Scheduling posts
- Protecting your reputation