Eight Years Later (or There and Back Again)

When Facebook’s new On This Day¬†feature was first released, I was skeptical.

“Do we really need another way to show off our narcissism to the world?”, was a question I asked a few times, early on.

Then it started growing on me, and I found usefulness in it’s time travelling capabilities.

Perhaps it’s my own narcissistic tendencies getting the best of me, but these days there is joy to be had in looking back in years past.

Eight years ago today, I bought my very first smartphone. Continue reading →

Don’t Take Fake Risks Just To Look Good

We humans can be fairly bad at taking risks.

That is to say, I find myself quite often taking risks that aren’t really risks at all, and therefore don’t really do anything to progress my life in some further direction.

Or worse, the risks I’m taking are sending me in entirely the wrong direction.

Each of us, as individuals, have very different skillsets, beliefs, backgrounds, and pursuits. We all have experienced the world from different perspectives, and each of those perspectives has contributed to who we are at any given moment. Continue reading →

Just Lanched: ChryssyPayne.com

Happy to announce the latest website project that I had the opportunity to work on has been launched. Chryssy Payne is a Christian Hip-Hop artist based in Cincinnati and Dayton, OH. She’s got a lot of passion and a lot of drive, and together we were able to come up with a simple website that accomplished several goals. All of which were done through WordPress and a few plugins and customizations. Continue reading →

With Social Media, Hit the Target and Nothing Else

It’s a well known fact that if you try to juggle too many balls at once, you’re going to start dropping some after a while. Probably sooner rather than later.

With Social Media, it’s incredibly tempting to try and be everywhere at once and satisfy everyone’s desires for more attention and engagement from the masses, but we all know that it’s never a good idea to impulsively fall into temptation.

There are a number of ways that social media is able to help companies build stronger relationships with their customers (and their industries at large), but with every positive that we list it is important to also consider the downside. Here are four ways to trim your social media strategy down to one that is not only easy to manage, but also incredibly powerful and bringing a lot of value back to your company.

By the time we’re done going through this list, you’ll see that when it comes to social media strategy, less can be more. Continue reading →