This semester has been not just about creating a website, but about creating an audience. I have always been inspired to create something that benefits others, because a lot of what we learn in life is that the world can be a really negative and greedy place. But I feel that if we don’t take […]
In light of past, recent, and unfortunately continuing stories of people being harassed online, it has come to my attention that guidelines must be established if there is to be a comments section. Maria Konnikova (2013) writes about the ‘online dishibition effect’, which is basically where the moment in which one sheds their “identity the […]
All the reasons to love winter for those who suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder): Please dismiss my childish artistic skills. I just want everyone to try and look at winter more positively! I definitely didn’t cover all of it either. What are your favorite things about winter?
Some transmedia ideas for my health and wellness blog include: Podcasts/audio segments — perhaps on Soundcloud? Youtube (interviews with others, videos in general) This would probably need to come with a more structured timeframe on when to post. For example, a blog post every Monday to start off the week and perhaps a video or […]
Over the last 8 years of my life, particularly through my life in high school and University, everyone is always asking about my phone, perhaps more than I’m actually on it. Everyone wants to know what everyone is paying attention to. Attention, attention, attention. What could possibly be distracting me from whatever I’m supposed to […]
I found that it would be pretty hard to get noticed online without my social media. I think I have a pretty large following and most people are interested in what I am posting, particularly when it comes to creative stuff. The blog I have now is more a health and wellness blog as well […]
I monetized my site through Google Adsense mostly because I didn’t think it would affect people from reading my content anyways. We ignore ads all the time, and I placed them accordingly throughout my website that won’t interrupt people reading. I downloaded a new plugin called Ad Inserter to make the process easier as well. […]
Jenny Chan’s blog, “Between the Stripes”, is a beautifully simplistic space to explore new worlds of music while being within the comforts of home. Especially at a time of the year where I would be sitting inside, by a window, while the weather can do whatever it pleases outside. The design reflects this, as if […]