It’s no surprise that Ready Player One was constantly being referenced at GDC 2018, especially in VR, AR, and MMO panels. It’s not just because of the movie’s release but because the tech involved is seeing a surge of interest. That doesn’t mean we’re on the cusp, in my opinion, but it may be a thing we should start talking about. And talking about it we did. As Bill Roper of Improbable and SpatialOS recently told me, “The next generation of online games isn’t going to behave like current-generation MMOs. […] We don’t know what a billion-person game might look like, but it’s likely to include a wide variety of playstyles, to reflect the diversity of its playerbase.” Even if you’re a cynic and don’t think SpatialOS will play any part of this future, Roper’s very much on the mark: Billion-person gaming isn’t going to be like our current MMOs. Roper moderated a panel on the topic, … [Read more...] about GDC 2018: Ready Player One Now, billion person gaming, and mitigating abuse
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Named one of TIME’s one of the top 25 Blogs of 2012 – herbadmother.com is owned by Catherine who is also the Editor In Chief of Disney Interactive Family. Catherine has an ambition to be an author of political thought and children books. Catherine loves to write about Africa, babies, bad mothers, celebration, Canada, blogging, breastfeeding, HIV, digital life, Disney, feminism, social media, photography and motherhood etc. on her blog herbadmother.com Achievement of Catherine and herbadmother.com Named one of TIME’s Top 25 Blogs of 2012 She has also made appearances on TVO, Lifetime Television, and Disney Family’s ‘Get Hatched’ video series with Teri Hatcher Her Bad Mother has been mentioned in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the American Prospect, the London Times, and sundry other publications, as well as on CNN, ABC, CBC and the BBC online. She also speaks regularly on mothering in the public sphere, … [Read more...] about Best Mommy Bloggers and Their Achievements
Pinterest is definitely on a roll! No other social media outlet has gained the traction as compared to Pinterest. The company has quickly out-grown from its ‘another social media’-site to a global leader, and it has achieved it with some aplomb! The company is now at a staggering $5 Billion valuation, which makes it the fourth most valued social network in the USA, behind Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. A recent study by Pinterest analytics lab – Ahalogy adds that Pinterest has surpassed Twitter in popularity in the USA. The site receives over 53 Million monthly active users. Although the gender gap between male and female Pinterest users is widening, over 80% of women make up active Pinterest users. A study by RichRelevance has shown that the average spending of a Pinterest is far greater than that of a Facebook user. Here are useful Pinterest tools that are covered in this mega … [Read more...] about 11 Pinterest Tools To Make Your Pinterest Account Shine
When you’ve been blogging for a while, it can get to a point where it’s hard to come up with new topics to blog about. It can seem as if you’ve covered everything imaginable. However, there are always new developments in any industry or niche that you can write about and there are always fun new things that you can do with your loyal blog readers. Check out these 10 ways to find new blog topics to write about and then get to writing new posts for your blog today! Read: 5 Tips for Coming Up with Post Topics You Haven’t Tried 1. Don’t Be Afraid To Do Something Different Doing something out of the ‘norm’ for your blog might be just what you need to get readers more involved in what you have to say, no matter what you’re talking about. Try drumming up some competition with a contest or why not give away something to a random commenter on a certain day. You can even invite your blog readers to submit topics to you for you to cover based on … [Read more...] about Need New Blog Topics? Here’s 10 Ways to Find Them!
Although I am a newbie blogger as well who is yet to make any money, I read and follow the top bloggers in the industry. In this post, I would like to highlight the top mistakes that newbie bloggers make. 1. Not Building An Email List “The money is in the list.” If you haven’t heard that line before, you have not blogged long enough. Whatever your blogging goals are, building your email list should be your top priority. If you are blogging to make money, you would soon notice that your blogging income will be directly proportional to the number of email subscribers. Making an growing, an email will ensure that you have a steady stream of visitors as soon as a publish a new post. You could also segment your visitors and send them targeted emails or drip campaigns. This way you would successfully make sales if you created your own products. Having a growing subscriber base will also Google Proof your website. You can still get a good number of visitors on your blog if … [Read more...] about Mistakes Bloggers Make That Costs Money & How To Fix Them?