Over at Tsū, things are going pretty well, I guess. It’s a different sort of presence than I have anywhere else; At Tsū I’m a photographer who also writes a little.
I have a few followers there now, drawn by (I hope) the quality of the handful of photographs I’ve posted. And I’ve even made a little bit of money: FOUR BIG FAT CENTS!
The idea is that people who add value to the network by posting original content should share in the revenue. The reality is that some people just blast out content they find elsewhere, with minimal attribution, and when those posts attract attention those posters get paid.
But there is room for slow-but-steady, and there is respect for original content. The memes are few, and political screeching is completely absent from my feed. It will stay that way, because screechers will be cut off. I am a photographer there.
Compared to Facebook Tsū is pretty primitive, but I am starting to get comfortable, wiggle my toes in the grass, and enjoy the company of other photographers.
If you would like to see the Other Jerry, pop on over to https://www.tsu.co/vikingjs and take a gander.
And drop by again every now and then! You might even enjoy it.
I’ve been pondering how to make it easier for people not interested in this blog per se to follow my serial fiction projects, without all the other blog stuff and without my commentary.
I’ve also been curious about a new social media thing called tsū, which shares ad revenue with its users. Get a lot of clicks, get a wee bit of cash. So if I were to publish things there that lots of people liked and shared, it would be cool.
As far as I can tell, tsū is really not suited for serial fiction, or even posts of more than a paragraph or two. It may be completely impossible for people who stumble across Episode 3 to find Episode 1. But maybe, just maybe, it’s a growing platform that would embrace words as well as pictures and memes and whatever the kids are posting up these days.
More likely, I’ll have to find a different platform. But it’s worth a shot.
I’ll keep posting TFNIWLNW here, so don’t fret, kids, you need do nothing to continue to enjoy the upcoming twists and turns, and maybe even a plot. Maybe. But if you’d like to check out what this tsū thing is all about, click this link and you can join up as my personal guest. Or just sign sign up and when they ask you who invited you, use the code ‘vikingjs’.