Two weeks ago I wrote a review of Made to Stick and planned a follow-up post regarding libraries. Libraries are not great at marketing themselves and Made to Stick offers simple ways to improve communication. In Made to Stick, the Heath brothers talk about identifying the core. When you cut through all the jargon or extraneous sentences, what are you trying to say? What’s the core message you’re trying to communicate?
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Fleetly is a free workout app that turns exercise into a game and is available in Apple’s IOS App Store. I’ve used it since early January and find it motivating and fun. If they can sort out their technical problems the app would be great. However, that’s not why I’m writing. I’m writing, because Fleetly needs librarians and here’s why.
We just published Issue 14 of the Code4Lib Journal. Read it before the bits cool.
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