📬 Let's Link-Up ~ Issue 02
Here's your download of everything we saw happening on the internet...
Summer is almost here. Vaccinations are rolling out. And Joshua and I are finding our rhythm to recording podcasts and we’re looking forward to traveling more. Until then, we’re steadily working on creating more content for the podcast and improving our work based on everyone’s feedback so thanks for sharing!
Outside of working on the podcast, Joshua has been laser-focused on his new job at Big Brothers, Big Sisters building marketing campaigns for them. And he’s still managed to find time to shoot some great photo stories for us. For me, travel has started picking back up for work. I’ve been working on my creative fund, Hidden Ventures, and visiting creatives and startups in Denver, Miami, Nashville, and hopefully a trip to LA soon.
There’s been a lot happening in the interwebs. So here’s the second issue of the Link-Up to help you keep up with it all. I’ve put together some of the many articles, resources, and jobs that have caught my attention recently. Let me know if there’s something interesting that I might have missed in the comments.
100 photographs by women and non-binary photographers celebrating the complexities of motherhood. (Luupe)
Camp Yoshi creates experiences where Black and brown folks can connect with nature to refuel their creativity. (FieldMag)
Some are abandoning cushy and stable jobs to start a new business, turn a side hustle into a full-time gig or finally work on that screenplay. (NYT)
The new rules of the Creator Economy (Econ)
Rob Dyrdek Has Cracked the Code for Human Efficiency (Inside)
To Imagine Justice, We Need Artists as First Responders (It’s Nice)
Ben talks about the creative economy on the More Than Profit podcast (AV)
How to Develop Black & White Film at Home With Coffee (FieldMag)
Creators are making banking selling Google Spreadsheets (Mashable)
PopRev will let fans invest in artists’ music by buying shares in their works (MBW)
Books worth reading twice (web)
70% of U.S. social media users never or rarely post or share about political, social issues (Pew Research)
TikTok launching job service for Gen Z (axios)
Apple is holding back the Creator Economy (LJ)
The woman who will decide what emoji we get to use (MIT)
Music mixing marketplace EngineEars raises $1M, with help from Kendrick Lamar (EE)
Creators, Community and Crypto (Fred Ersham)
A cure for copyright ills? NFTs promise to empower creative economies (CT)
The biggest money is in the smallest sales. (wired)
YouTube announces a $100M fund to reward top YouTube Shorts creators (TC)
Why should artists miss out on royalties as authors, musicians, and other creatives thrive with them? (Peggy)
Mailchimp report on salaries and budgets of freelancers and agencies (MC)
Visual Designer (Squarespace)
Creative Project Manager (Foundation)
Product Designer (Loom)
Product Designer (VSCO)
Senior Designer (Fuzzco)
Sr. Demand Generation Manager, Media (Vimeo)
Senior Brand Strategist (Matchstic)
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