Media Hookup is a community of media professionals and others in
the creative arts. It's a place to show off your work, find
collaborators for projects, ask for advice, list (or find) jobs and
bounce ideas around. If you're a newsie, a musician, a graphic
artist, a photographer, a blogger — or just about any other type of
creative person — you're welcome here.
There aren't a lot of people yet. What's up with that?
Media Hookup is brand-spankin' new. It's mostly populated by
friends and associates of creator Louis C. Hochman
— though that's already changing, and
anyway, Lou's got a lot of talented
. We've got reporters, photographers, videographers,
cartoonists, graphic designers, Web designers and a lot more on
You can help Media Hookup grow, though. Pass the word on to others
in your field, or hit the invite link
the top of the site.
How do I get started?
You'll want to hit the My Page
link up top, and start
building your profile.
There's a few tips
on making the most of your profile in our
(and more tips are on the way). The blog is great for
showing off writing (it's even better if you tag your work) or
introducing work you've got on other sites. There's a photo gallery
(which doubles as a nice place for designs), a video player and a
music player as well.
You might even want to consider making your profile your primary
portfolio site (Lou does
) — we'd
Reach out to other MH members, in your field or in others. Reach
individuals by messaging them or writing on their walls. Have
something to say to a broader audience? Try the
, or the groups
Do I haaaaaaaave to keep coming back here if I want to keep up
on what's new with MH?
Well, all the cool kids do, but we're also keeping the Intar-webs
up to speed with our Facebook page
and Twitter feed
And if you want every last detail, you can subscribe to various
areas of MH via RSS.
Any limits on what I can post?
No porn (offsite links to suggestive/sensual/nude but legit
art/photography are fine). No hate speech. No abuse of fellow
And nothing you don't have the legal right to post under
intellectual property laws. If you're not sure you're OK posting a
piece, it may be best to link to it at its proper home, or even
embed it in a blog or other page here, if the legal owner provides
codes for it (like YouTube does).
Your site is lame. But it would be the best thing, like ever, if
you'd take my one suggestion.
Go to Lou's
and drop a line.