Authors and longtime readers have changed their reading patterns, and like many scholars in this increasingly digitized age, Buzz Spector, an internationally renowned book artist and four-time National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award recipient, spends a lot of time thinking about the fate of print culture. Unlike most of us, however, Spector transforms his thoughts about the future of the book into works of art.
So, you know how important it is to have an online presence in this day and age, right?
But that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily easy or intuitive. Historically, you either needed to be a designer with interactive experience to build a professional website or you had to spend some money to hire one. Until Wix.com.
The publishing industry has gone through massive disruptions in recent years from advent of online book sales, to the closing of bookstore and the growth of ebooks. We are in the early stages of a total transformation of the inner workings of publishing. Social media has transformed the way books are marketed and sold. Now social media is even transforming the way books are made, with crowdsourced teams and publishing platforms that are as easy to use as WordPress is for blogging.
We are thrilled to introduce our amazing panelists who will discuss about how these changes affect publishers, bloggers and social media professionals.
The Museum of Flying was the perfect setting for SMCLA’s “Using Social Media for Social Good” event on April 17, just a few days before Earth Day.
Absolutely! And you’ll learn plenty about socially shared video and other social media methods used to rally communities around meaningful causes at SMCLA’s panel this Wednesday, April 17.
But, here’s a sneak preview of how two of our panelists use video and social media to create engagement and awareness around autism and homelessness.