LOTD: 12/5/07

  • There’s a $20,000 fund that’s been established to pay artists who contribute illustrations to Wikipedia, so everyone grab an Etch-a-Sketch and let’s get to making some of that there Interweb money. (CT)
  • Dude, you’re getting a three-year, $4.5 billion dedicated advertising agency. (CT)
  • If you’re looking to establish a brand online, adopting a silly name that makes no sense and seems like something vaguely dirty just may be your best bet. Like “Thilk.” Who was drunk when they thought that one up. (CT) (Oh.)
  • Let’s make note of how most of the folks announced as officers in the Association for Downloadable Media are content creators and not technology people. Just worthy pointing out. (CT)
  • SixApart has sold LiveJournal to a Russian media company. (CT)
  • The Common Craft crew is back with more simple instruction in the ways of Web 2.0, this time with a video on Blogging in Plain English. (CT)
  • The LA Times is hoping all the buzz about Mixx being a haven for those disenchanted with Digg is true, taking a pretty sizable stake in the social news site. (CT)

By Chris Thilk

Chris Thilk is a freelance writer and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in online strategy and content marketing. He lives in the Chicago suburbs.