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Involving The Family

Involving The Family
Photo-A-Day #1460

Before Blogs, Brews and Belly Laughs I, I contacted ZINK Imaging about possibly getting some ZINK paper. What I got was two Polaroid PoGos and a ton of ZINK paper. ZINK means Zero Ink and this paper is marvelous stuff. For one thing it slightly smaller than a business card and it has a sticky backing. What I did at BBBL was take photos with people using my XShot and a custom timer on my Canon SD800is. Then I would print the best image out on ZINK paper. I would then peel off the backing of the ZINK paper and stick that to my business cards and give that to the people that I met.

Here is why this is a good idea.

1. Taking a photo with someone creates that shared experience.

2. While the photo prints – about a minute or so you can give that person your elevator pitch.

3. The person walks away with your business card and a unique experience sure to make them remember who you are.

Here’s what I mean

I’ll certainly be using my ZINK paper, Xshot and PoGo printer at Blogs, Brews and Belly Laughs II.

Traditional Media embracing New Media

In case you missed my post about being Frontpaged by my local newspaper about Blogs, Brews and Belly Laughs then here is the article, which you can also read here.

I’ve been seeing bloggers in the news lately and it looks very much like Traditional Media is listening to New Media and learning a thing or two.

Traditional Media is finally getting on board with New Media. The latest darling of Traditional Media is New Media star Twitter. Twitter is the subject of news broadcasts. Twitter is being used by everyone from Ellen to Projo.com to get the word out and interact with people. Being a user of twitter for a while now I find the whole Twitter love lately pretty funny. However the Twitter backlash is even funnier.