Hangout with The Future of Ink [video]

Hangout Q and ASeptember marks the first anniversary of the The Future of Ink (read the back story here). To mark the occasion, Ellen Britt and I made a spontaneous decision to host a live Hangout on Air to chat about where we’ve come from, where the site and project is headed, and answer any questions you may have.

We were joined by Laura West and D’vorah Lansky, two of our expert authors, and a handful of viewers who asked some excellent questions.

Below is the video replay. It’s an embedded Google+ post so you have the option of commenting and asking questions directly on Google+ while staying on the blogsite.  You are welcome to ask questions in the blog comments as well. Your choice.

Being one who loves to experiment, when I set up the Hangout, I enabled the brand new Live Q&A app for Hangouts. When you click on the arrow to start the video, it will open in a new window. On the right side you’ll see the questions we were asked. When you click on a question, the video will jump to the point in the video where we answered that question. Pretty cool, right?!

(If you prefer to watch the video on YouTube, click here.)

FYI – if you want to learn more about how to use Google+ embedded posts (it’s a great way to curate and repurpose content), MaAnna Stephenson has created a terrific tutorial on

Now, I have a question for you…

What specific content would you like to see featured on The Future of Ink?

Post your requests in the comments below. Let us know what you’re working on and what type of content would be most helpful for you to achieve your digital publishing goals! We’ll pass on your suggestions and requests to our experts so we can meet your needs.

Denise Wakeman
Denise Wakeman is an Online Business Strategist and Co-Founder of The Future of Ink. Denise is the host of the popular Hangout show Adventures In Visibility, focused on helping small businesses and online entrepreneurs optimize, leverage, and strategically use social marketing tools like HOAs to gain visibility, build credibility and make more money selling their products and services. Denise is passionate about Adventure travel and how it can inspire you to think bigger and go for what’s possible in your business and life.
Denise Wakeman
Denise Wakeman


  1. Congratulations of the first anniversary of the future of ink. Very informative video!