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A meetup for digital content creators


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ShareUp #3 – Southampton Solent University - 24th November 2016

Rolling on from the success of the previous ShareUp event, our 3rd ShareUp event was hosted at Southampton Solent University. Shareup #3 review Our third Shareup event was hosted by Southampton Solent Uni, with yet another great selection of refreshments. The evening kicked off with the attendees casually catching up on their progress since the… View Article

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ShareUp #2 – Etch UK - 29th September 2016

Introduction Following on from the success of the 1st ShareUp Soton, the 2nd ShareUp Soton lived up to the fun creative vibes! A couple of new faces, a couple of new ideas and a couple of drinks were the perfect combinations for a pool of creativity and discussions. The 2nd ShareUp Soton was hosted by… View Article

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ShareUp #1 – Rareloop - 25th August 2016

Introduction The 1st ShareUp Soton event was a great success! We had a load of interesting ideas and discussions around content creation over at Rareloop from creative individuals in the local area. There were attendees from painters, bloggers, designers and even game programmers! To kick off the start of the event Rareloop had put on… View Article

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About ShareUp

Why?

Many people make a commitment to themselves to share more online. Be that writing, code, artwork or anything else. But this commitment is often short-lived as it tumbles down the priorities list.

What?

Shareup is a real world meet up to make that same commitment to like-minded peers and support them with their own content creation goals. Each attendee’s commitment will be recorded and each attendee is randomly allocated a “buddy” whose content you will help by checking before they share it publicly. It’s opt-in pressure to keep content creation higher up your todo list.

Where?

We’re relying on our friends at local digital agencies in the area to help out with venues to give folks an opportunity to experience different creative environments in the area. If your place of work would be up for sharing your venue for an event please let us know!

When?

We’re aiming to hold Shareup every month but will be dependent on the availability of venues. Check the website and follow @shareupsoton on Twitter to find out the next event.


FAQ

What do I have to create?

Whatever you want. The focus of Shareup is on the process and discipline of creating and sharing. What you create is entirely up to you.

What if I don’t know what to create?

You don’t have to make a huge commitment and we’ll help you come up with something, even if it’s a simple write up about the event itself. There is no pressure on what you produce, just that you produce something. You can be more adventurous when you’re ready.

What if I don’t understand my buddy’s content?

Doesn’t matter. You’re there to purely help by checking it’s viewable and works as the creator expected. You can offer any feedback you want be that spelling/grammar, opinion, bug reports, usability feedback or anything else but that’s entirely up to you.

I’m not in Southampton, can I participate remotely?

The key thing about Shareup is the real-world commitment to actual people. If you can’t get to Southampton why not create your own Shareup near you?

But…

Enough with the questions already! Everyone is welcome, so just come along – there’s no reason not to!