Today I chatted with Michael Hull. I met him at WordCamp Asheville in North Carolina this past weekend. As we got to know each other, he expressed an interest in podcasting and that’s something I desperately wanted to get back to doing. We talked about our introduction to computers, Michael’s background in Math and how […]
There been a lot of discussion in our household recently about the personality traits of our two sons. Do they take after Mom or Dad? If so, how much is learned from us, how much from other environmental factors and how much is simply DNA? This naturally led to my wife and I discussing our […]
I used to consider myself an artist. I used to write poetry, draw, paint and create things that didn’t previously exist. It was a way for me to express myself and “get it out of my head”, good or bad.
Looking back, I think it was also a way to relieve stress and simply be happy doing something other than what was expected of me by others.
Creating websites used to fill that void, but for the past couple of years it’s been less about building something new and more about just keeping the business running.
First, a Clarification I’d like to let you know about something that I’ve dreamed of for many years while working within the Internet publishing and development world. It almost seems silly of me to even call it a “dream” considering what it is compared to all the more important things that need attention in the […]
A Place for Work at Home Dads I wanted to let you know about a new Facebook community page I created named “Digital Dads“. You can find the page (and LIKE it) right here. I have been thinking of creating a community for Dads (like me) who work from home for some time. A fun place […]
Today is our oldest son’s second birthday. Rather than write a sappy post about how much I love him and how he’s made me a better man (this should be assumed), I thought I’d whip up a list of tips and tricks for other parents on what we’ve found to work for us over the past two years.
We recently released a free version of FooBox on the WordPress plugin repository. The purpose of doing this was two-fold: To give back to the WordPress community To capitalize on the Freemium business model Why Releasing Free Code is Good for Business Let’s talk about those two things a bit more in depth. After that, […]
So you might know about WP Pro Business and you might not. It was one of my main projects before we launched FooPlugins.com a year ago. What Is WP Pro Business? That site contains content that is focused on helping other to build businesses powered by WordPress and also hosted several video tutorial courses and […]
What You Believe Will Happen is Usually What Happens It took me years to understand that most of my failures were caused by one thing. Me. Don’t get me wrong here, there were undoubtedly circumstances beyond my immediate control that affected my ability to succeed and attain my goals but you are more in control […]
This post is about managing your content sharing on social media. More specifically, this post will detail (one of) my methods for finding, organizing, sharing, and responding to shared content on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and almost any other social sharing site you happen to use. The method below is how I promote various businesses and […]