Privacy, Apps & Marketing

I recently wrote a post criticizing a trend I'm seeing among various online services. Twitter isn't the only guilty party, but it's one that I think we recognize and hold to a higher standard. Not long ago, I began receiving emails from Twitter. … [Read more]

Politics, Browsers & Love

This week, the online dating site OkCupid presented a message for visitors accessing their site from Mozilla Firefox. The message was criticizing the views of the newly-appointed CEO for holding anti-gay views and contributing to causes promoting … [Read more]

The importance of writing and self-publishing

I've committed myself to writing one piece of valuable, informative content driven by my experiences in life and my career. I've come to realize that I have a lot to say and perhaps if it helps others, it's beneficial. I think writing, even if … [Read more]

Running a WordCamp

This past quarter or two, I've been rather quiet lately on my blog -- and for good reason. I decided to help co-organize WordCamp Phoenix. It was incredibly rewarding to give back my time and talent back to the WordPress community. But I'd be lying … [Read more]

A new change.

I'm happy to announce that I will be shifting roles at Infusionsoft after six years. Sometimes change can be unsettling; other times it can be empowering. This is one of those times when it is empowering. After giving it much thought, I will be … [Read more]

Behind the Wheel of a Toyota Prius

A few weeks ago, I was able to spend about 900 miles behind the wheel of a third-generation Toyota Prius. To be honest, I always thought the Hybrid car was equipped with an underpowered engine that would automatically default the car to right-lane … [Read more]

Integration of Social Media in Marketing

It occurs to me that many organizations are still not clear on social media and marketing. It's disappointing because what could be achieved by functioning as a finely-tuned internal combustion engine, is instead misfiring, knocking and pinging their … [Read more]

WordPress Gave Me a Voice

Here we are, ten years after WordPress was founded. When WordPress was created, there wasn't many other blogging solutions, let alone any easy-to-use content management systems. Many blogging solutions were significantly under-powered and … [Read more]

My Take on Amy’s Baking Company in Scottsdale, AZ

This is not a Facebook crisis. It's a business owner crisis. We have a charming restaurant owner in the Phoenix area, Scottsdale, who has issues with being abrasive and insulting with customers. Chef Gordon Ramsay from Kitchen Nightmares had … [Read more]