Thought the warm weather was going to help? Think again. Anyone want to predict what will happen when people are indoors more, say, in the fall or winter?
Can Snowboarding Be Saved? | Snowboarding | OutsideOnline.com
>Many a destination resort will admit privately that snowboarding now accounts for less than 15 percent of total revenue. Others have seen snowboard visits cut in half. Sales of snowboarding gear are down dramatically, too, a whopping 29 percent over the past six years. Where did all the snowboarders go? Many are skiing. Others simply quit.
Facebook is pretty much useless for musicians at this point.
Great post on how and why Facebook is rendering itself more and more useless by the day. (Also note the fact that photos are ranked as “more important” than text-only posts, one big reason why the whole place looks like a goddamn bumper-sticker factory these days. SORRY FOR LIKING WORDS, MARK ZUCKERJERK.)
BUS YOUR OWN TRAY: On the Virtue of Brevity in Email
Long emails are, more frequently than not, the worst. When you send someone an email, you make a demand on their time. If you use more words than necessary, you waste their time. Sure we’re talking maybe a fraction of a minute, but given the number of emails the average person sends in a day those fractions add up pretty quick.
This conflicts with an older style of correspondence that associated pleasantries with tact. Tactful emails now are efficient, and pleasantries are a waste. People accustomed to pleasantries see their absence as rude, or a sign of being cross. They infer a tone that isn’t there, while people accustomed to brevity know how difficult it can be to ascertain tone from an email.