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Important: About Your Message

Thank you for messaging me today. You were automatically sent a link to this page to better help you understand how I use my phone. In order to improve our ability to respond to your needs, Grow The Dream is no longer accepting business communications via text...

Why Breaking Up With Slack Is The Wrong Idea

It seems that the latest fad is to pick on Slack. First, there was this tweet: https://twitter.com/cabel/status/703383420286578688 Then Samuel Hulick wrote his Dear John letter. And more recently, @dharmesh painted a target on Slack's multiple accounts practice, which...

IndieWeb Stuff

As I wrote about recently on one of my other sites, I've been learning more about the IndieWeb world. As of right now, this site doesn't have any IndieWeb-style feature (beyond those included in WordPress itself). The only exception is that I've installed PushPress,...

Cool Email Trick from AWeber

Cool Email Trick from AWeber

So AWeber has been working hard to create buzz around a big announcement they're making on October 20th. I'll admit that I haven't been paying close attention, but it appears that they're going to be introducing some new features or perhaps an update to the UI/UX in...

Rebranding Epiphany

It looks like we're not the only ones moving away from the Epiphany Marketing name. From now on, Infor's Epiphany Marketing Software will be known by a new moniker: Omni-channel Campaign Management. Why does this matter? For many years, our small business marketing...

Podcasts: Business, Marketing, and Guilty Pleasures

On #PodcastDay, we're making recommendations about some of our favorite podcasts, so it's time to jump into the fray here with a quick rundown of the ones I find myself listening to most often. As an on-again, off-again podcaster for many years, I've long enjoyed the...

Yoast SEO Removed 301 Redirects

Yesterday, I ran a variety of WordPress updates on a client's site without giving them much thought. One of them, Yoast's SEO for WordPress, is a trusty, reliable plugin that provides great functionality. It's so trustworthy that I almost always apply the updates...

The Modern Musician Show

Recently, I was asked to be part of the Modern Musician Show with Colin Thomson. Colin is doing a fantastic job with this new podcast, which is devoted to musicians who are working to make music more of a profession than just a hobby that occasionally makes money....

Google’s Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Change

Audiences I've been in front of as a conference speaker over the last several years will attest at just how much I'm a believer in responsive, mobile-friendly web design. I've been pounding that drum from the stage, in our smaller workshops for business owners, and in...

Just Call Me Billy Mays

Well... I'm honestly not quite sure how it happened, but I ended up becoming the pitch man for one of our clients. Truthfully, my family and I love the TUNG Brush (and gel!). It's been our privilege to provide strategy and work alongside their team over the last...