Your news and information is getting more personalized than ever.
I’ve been a fan of newsletters long before they were cool.
It makes my inbox that much better (and smarter).
It can make your inbox that much better (and smarter).
It has come to the point that I look forward to email.
It has come to the point that I don’t really buy (or subscribe) to any magazines.
This should shock you as much as it shocks me.
Yes, I look forward to email newsletters.
One company that is powering this new and powerful shift in the media is Substack.
Substack is to newsletters what Medium has become to blogging.
There are other options, but Substack has done a great job of attracting journalists to leave the big publishing houses.
Substack has encouraged these writers to build a direct (and profitable) relationship with their readers.
Is Substack working? Is it the future of newsletters?
The full story is here: What Substack Is Really Doing To The Media (Slate).
What is Tech Tuesday?
If you ever find yourself wondering… What, exactly, is the point of TikTok? How can I make myself look better on a Zoom? Reddit? What’s that about? How do I help my kids be safer online? Who’s the latest creator and streamer that I should be checking out?
You are not alone.
Every Tuesday – for just a few minutes – I join Heather Backman (my old buddy from her days on CHOM FM) on the air at Jack 103 (Rogers Sports & Media) to give a quick blast about the current state of technology, media and Internet culture. We’re calling the segment Tech Tuesday (and we do it in just a few minutes).
Once the segment goes live on Jack 103, I will post it here for you to listen in, learn, share and engage….