Every weekend I break down the 10 things I think you most need to see this week, including a mix of posts on this site and other stuff from around the web that I think should be on your radar. Here’s this week’s countdown…
10. The 4 Most Common Mistakes I Found While Browsing 50 Comedians’ Websites
In this Connected Comedy post, I break down some of the missed opportunities I saw after reviewing websites from comedians across the country.
9. What It Was Like To Attend The First Annual Comedy Awards
Connected Comedy reader and comedian Derik Boik had the opportunity to attend the Comedy Awards in New York and posted this interesting writeup about the experience.
8. 5 Free Tips To Get The Most Out Of A Road Show
In this Connected Comedy post, I offer some free advice for how you can maximize the benefits of performing on the road.
7. The Value Of Sharing On Facebook vs. Twitter
Mashable breaks down the statistics about what’s more valuable to you – having somebody share your content on Facebook or Twitter?
6. The Comic’s Comic Launches A Tumblr Page
You know this if you’re following me on Tumblr, but if not, the fantastic Comic’s Comic blog has now launched a Tumblr page.
5. The Importance Of Credibility and Patience
In this Connected Comedy post, I weigh in on a recent post by Bob Lefsetz that shares some excellent advice.
4. Another Big Acquisition By The Cheezburger Network
The Know Your Meme video series gets snapped up by the crew behind LOLCats in yet another viral content deal.
3. 5 Ways The Internet Has Changed What People Find Funny
In this Connected Comedy post, I examine some of things that have impacted the taste of comedy audiences.
Buzzfeed founder Jonah Peretti gave another talk recently and it include this interesting comment: “…publishers who want their content to go viral need to stop thinking about it as ‘information to get into people’s heads’ and more as ‘an excuse for social action.’
1. The Launch of The Gorgeous Ladies Of Comedy
The Comic’s Comic interviews Glennis McMurraym about a new site she’s launched to feature a group of female comedians who have joined forces to create content. Should be interesting to see how it develops.
Looking for more? Check out these previous Connected Countdown posts.
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I thought the article on how to go viral was quite useful.