I want to be a writer. This is a thought still not fully formed, but is a constant lost goal. Writing is something many people are bad at. It’s a skill I know I should have and one that I always want to get better at, but rarely do. I rarely do because there hasn’t… Read more On Writing
As part of a new project and long time goal, Lewis Croft, I began interviewing small business owners (or anyone interesting really). I’ve had a lot of interesting conversations with business owners and wished I had a record of some of them. This is a recap of my first formal interview. Partly for my own… Read more Conducting My First Interview
A folder on my desktop is named Resources. This folder is filled mostly with PDF print outs of websites. Whenever I find an interesting article, useful tutorial, or free resource, I make a PDF and save it. I don’t trust that the information will be on the website when I want to read it again,… Read more Do You Trust Information To Stay Online?
I’ve worked with a number of business owners, and I’ve seen many of them fall for this trap (myself included). Focusing more on getting the word out than what the word actually is. Focus on creating the content (or product) that people actually want before trying to get everyone in the world to see it.… Read more Content Over Distribution
I constantly write random thoughts on sticky notes, scraps of paper, and untitled documents. These notes sometimes get organized, sometimes get lost, and sometimes turn into actual work. No matter what, they take up space (physical, virtual, or mental). The goal of this publication is to put all these random thoughts and ideas into one… Read more Welcome to Organized Chaos
‘Content is King’ and Other Reasons You Shouldn’t Write Online by Hillary Weiss. If you’ve ever written something that will be read by others, this is worth reading. The internet is a cacophony of competition imitating itself. So if you want to stand out, you have to really try. Leave your comfort zone, and write what matters… Read more Being Authentic with Your Writing