It’s been a fun few day! Last week I walked and tubed across London checking out as many cool galleries as I could see, searching for a central location for MMA3. On the same day I had a lovely lunch and chat with the talent Rod Hunt. Then following on from that, over the weekend me and Jane join a fantastic bunch of illustrators for another lunch in Stamford, organised by Mr. Beach. Busy, busy, busy. I’m working on a couple new LCS interviews and I’ve got a finished one from Rod to go up very soon! Can you believe it’s been several years since I last did a LCS interview???
Started putting the feelers out to find out who’s interested in Mail Me Art 3. Hopefully they’ll be lots of interest! I’ll also be sending a few special invites out soon. To request an invite… http://www.mailmeart.com/going-postal/submit-mail-art/
I’ve almost finished updating the Mail Me Art site. I just need to find out if Inkymole (Factory Road) and Animal Aid want to get involved, plus I need to announce the call for submissions on the LCS. Should be lots of fun!
The Little Chimp has just done his part for Movember and is now sporting a nifty little mo in support. Donate to Movember! He’s a happy little chappy now and it’s all for a good cause.
More information about Movember…
Monday is the day for thinking about the future and future planning! I’m going have a long meeting over a hot coffee and maybe a biscuit in the morning with Jane (hai Manager & LCS editor). We have a lot to talk about, if I’m going to push the LCS in the direct I want it to go in. Should be fun!
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The Little Chimp can now wear his poppy with pride, I’ve just made a donation to the British Legion on his behalf. If you would like to make a donation (£10 UK) text POPPY to 70800, or visit the British Legion 2012 Poppy Appeal donation page.
Really nice write up about hai and The LCS on Illustration 101.
I have a Google+ account and we have a Google+ page for The LCS and hai, but I do wonder whether its worth keeping them up-to-date. I’m not inclined to promote G+ via the websites in question as the reason I’m using G+ at the moment is primarily as a marketing tool, although secondary as another channel of communication. Real estate isn’t necessary a premium on the sites, but you don’t want to overwhelm users with a long list of social icons, you want to keep them focused. The problem is if you compare G+ to a social network like Facebook, not many people are using G+ at the moment. Twitter is happy to work together with most other services as its communication model is quite unique. Another problem is do you duplicate content across networks, what if different people are using different network? But saying that, what if they’re the same people… Are you going to alienate interactions with duplicate content and segment commentaries.
I think we’ll hang in there for now, but someday I think we’re going to need to decide is G+ really worth the effort.