Organization Is A Huge Skill For Internet Users

Bookmark and ShareI was reminded recently cleaning up some social media channels how important organization is.  No matter how great a presentation of a site, or page is, if it is not entirely organized users ultimately will move on to preserve their time in effect.  That brings me to the site that I was thinking about at the moment which is  Modelmayhem and other similar social, and self promotional sites are often extremely challenging.  People have to set themselves apart from the crowd.  This is tough because many people copy each others styles.  With the Internet a clothing trend can go around the world instantly.  Things that are popular in Los Angeles are popular in Beijing China at the exact same moment.  As a model in one country it is hard aside from a really custom set and clothing style to break away.  Even harder is the level of talent that seems to be on the rise.  The obstacle is very similar to how eBay power sellers have had to evolve such a high level of branding and customer service that is beyond what many would expect from actual companies.  Many people have traditionally wanted to 'network' or shove their ideas on other people.  If their work and portfolio on model mayhem for example is not in order they can have problems.  The first for example would be a photographer with many models.  Too few pictures will not represent the depth of the abilities of the photographer.  Too many and people get lost.  Obviously a master portfolio open to the public is an excellent way to give back to the digital commons but on the front page of model mayhem business contact front  there must be order in the photos so someone could navigate and understand where the photographer is coming from quickly.  People make their move and decide online in the matter of a moment.  In cyberspace we only have a few seconds to purvey our points.
Models face similar challenges, except they are trying to achieve depth from a single person.  This can be a challenge to communicate the scope of work that a model does.  Whether one should just list the resume by number or give some samples that is up to the individual, but it can help to have those high impact masterclass pictures forward.   Also people struggle with descriptions and often are not entirely accurate which may turn off a high end photographer unless the model has some cred and notoriety in their world.  It can be tough to be the perfect individual.   Organization is key to rehash probably the most important social media related skill that few really think about.


Notice Of Copyright Infringement Spam

Bookmark and ShareA disturbing social media trend lately has been notice of copyright infringement spam.  This happens when a seemingly reputable company makes a bogus copyright claim against a users 100% original content.  This could be a bug, or there could be political and economic reasons behind the attack.  For instance if a user is seen to be too successful people could pull strings to have this happen.  Or perhaps the publishing companies created a robot spider that indiscriminately flags materials for copyright that are used open and fair.  The said corporation benefits from legitimate claims while users may have their whole life uprooted from the claim.
The best solution to this that I can think of is:
1.  Creating many accounts.  This may seem like spam to some but in reality can be a way of protecting one's content.  An example may include having a personal branded channel, and maybe ten other channels with different branding and function.
2.  Become more proficient at other sites.  This can allow a person to maintain their user base in case of a copyright attack.
3.  Filling out a report naming the institutions that created the attack.  This can allow the mother site to block their spam bots and eliminate the problem for thousands of people.
4.  Using anonymous accounts.  This eliminates the whole personal identity attacks.  People are less likely to get mad at a sock puppet type of account.
5.  Create forum posts documenting this.  Doing a Google search I mostly came up with instances of people flagrantly abusing copyright laws rather than victims of this that only produce original content.  It can be hard when a victim to step up and say something.

In conclusion do not loose sight of the goal which is to make some cash, build the empire, and just relax and enjoy any success that happens.


Youtube Partnership: How To Get Views

Bookmark and ShareYouTube for many people is a tough medium.  Most users get tired of promoters pretty quick and many channels have gone to the wayside over the years.  It seems like the YouTube ball game changes and evolves all of the time.  For instance in 2007 the content and users that were the focus are now completely retired in many cases from the game.  Other popular channels are now fairly obscure except for some die hard users that enjoy the underground scene.  Other people have resurfaced because lets face it, making an online video is fun no matter what.

Once people get beyond the simple basics of YouTube they start to crave getting videos on the front page.  They want the big attention.

Many blogs cover this topic.  One such blog is How To Get Views.


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