Dumb and dumber…the pitfalls of writing content for consumption…

The internet is so fast moving that the ideas you have in the morning have withered and died if you haven’t done something with them by the afternoon. This brings with it an unavoidable sense of desperate, lurching, MUST FEED THE BEAST, urgency. There is no known cure for this accelerated life cycle, but it is important that you learn to select and promote the ideas that can survive on their own and avoid wasting time on the ideas that will die shortly after you breathe life into them.

Sadly, this brings with it a problem. The problem of how to select the good stuff.

I’m going to propose a formula:
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Are you late to Pinterest and Instagram? Where should you be looking next?

Pinterest and Instagram are social networks based around the concept of curation. In that sense they’re very similar.  They’ve both exploded in popularity over the past year, and have left a lot of companies rushing to figure out what exactly they might stand to gain from getting involved.
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