I saw this article today on the benefits of blogging:
- Blogs refine your thoughts
- Blogs reward the creator
- Blogs amplify your humanity
- Blogs connect us to our tribes
- Blogs give introverts a voice
- Blogs reward the “new age” publishers
- Blogs embrace the experimenters
- Blogs accelerate discovery
- Blogs open up a world without borders
I’ve written about the reflective power of writing. E.g. here.
I bet, there were similar articles about writing ever since writing was invented.
It’s quite difficult to carve out a space in our multimedia world to sit down and write and reflect and create. Many times I just feel like I am part of the echo chamber. Not adding any value. Not going deep enough.
One reason to keep your blog going is digital memories.
The weather was beautiful today. Sunny and warm. I tried to capture the day and hold onto the moment with these snapshots.
Walking down the stairs:
Crossing the river Rhein at the Kraftwerk:
This bicycle colour is cool:
Just like in San Francisco, the fog moved in at around 5 pm:
I am continuing my Vine experiment. Here’s the new water fountain in Riehen Dorf:
Video isn’t easy. At all. This Coschedule blog post mentions some tools to explore:
- Video Hance (iPhone)
- QuickCast (iPhone)
- ScreenFlow (desktop tool)
Always a good resource, Hubspot lists video ideas to try out for your business.
What tools or apps can you recommend? I’m on Android.
By chance, I learnt that there is an edit function in Vine.