How to Build a Newsletter List
“A newsletter is the single greatest asset you can build for yourself that pushes you to commit to the long-haul.” In this toolkit on the Own Your Content site, learn the benefits of building your own email list and explore resources to help you get started.
Khoi Vinh on How His Blog Amplified His Work and Career
“But mostly you have to do it in a way that continually stirs your personal passion.” On the Own Your Content site, Khoi Vinh shares insights on blogging, content versus writing, and building one’s own platform.
Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer Ami Vitale has traveled to more than 100 countries. She has photographed for nearly every international publication and exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.
Sprites of San Francisco: Anna’s Hummingbird
From David at Incidental Naturalist: “The bird is beautiful at all times, but the blaze, that only shows when struck by sunlight at the perfect angle, takes it to a new level. . . . Add a few droplets of sun and magic occurs.”
Punch is an independent magazine in collaboration with Ten Speed Press. “We’re in the business of narrative journalism—written and visual—on wine, spirits and cocktails, and the culture that surrounds them.”
How to Give Proper Attribution
“Have you ever held a door for a stranger and they didn’t thank you for it? That’s what it feels like when someone uses your work and doesn’t give you credit or proper attribution.” In this Own Your Content toolkit, Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley and others share advice on giving credit on the internet.
On the online hub of Rough Guides — a popular publisher of travel guidebooks — you can explore a destination, read features, get travel advice, and more.
How to Write Your About Page
“The key is to avoid thinking of your About page as something that’s set in stone. Look at it like a canvas where every brushstroke adds a new layer of texture and color, adding richness to your story.” This Own Your Content toolkit provides tips and resources for crafting your About page.
Naturally Ella offers seasonal and vegetarian recipes, produce information, and a helpful guide to stock your pantry.
Letting Go of Perfection and Growing Multiple Skills to Enrich Creativity
“When people tell me they think they should be blogging and posting on social media, but they don’t have anything to share, I recommend creating daily or weekly challenges for themselves.” On the Own Your Content site, Jen Hewett share insights on the creative process.
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