279 Days to Overnight Success, by Chris Guillebeau

Last weekend I sat down to read the free ebook from Chris Guillebeau, 279 Days to Overnight Success, and it didn’t disappoint. Chris is a blogger, bestselling author, travel junkie, and all-around inspiring guy. His main passion is spreading his message of non-conformity, that “you don’t have to live your life the way other people […]


So…yeah. This is my first blog post in two and a half weeks. Helloooo there! What better topic to tackle then, than motivation. Specifically, how to stay motivated when it comes to blogging. How I Do It My key to keeping my motivation when it comes to creating content for this blog is that I […]


Apple Keyboard, on Flickr by Declan Jewell

Wowie zowie. Sometimes the blogosphere (or at least the teeny tiny piece of it that I monitor) seems to blow up about the same topic all at once. Perhaps it’s like some blogger, mind-reading thing? Or maybe they get together in secret and plan it out? Who knows. What I do know, though, is that […]


Annie Unfiltered

Are you on Tumblr? I’ve had an account for a while, as I think it’s one of the most powerful blogging platforms out there (with all of its integrated social networking snazzyness), but since this site is my home base I wasn’t quite sure how to use it. I think I’ve figured it out. […]


I just read a fantastic, thought-provoking article this morning on creating content in the online media space that I couldn’t wait to share. In the blogging, podcasting, online video, etc world you constantly hear that “content is king.” Meaning, nothing else matters unless you are consistently producing quality content. If you ARE consistently producing quality […]


A quick update from BlogWorld, day 2, about a super-exciting gentleman I had the honor of meeting today, couldn’t wait to share it with you: The point of all of this? Go check out JB. His site is awesome, his podcasts are awesome, and he is one amazing guy. His passion for personal development, for […]



So. Here I am. I’ve made it through my first day as a nervous, excited, eyes-wide-open newbie at the biggest blogging, online media, and podcasting convention in the world. Nice. So now I’m sitting here going through all my notes and thoughts and ideas from the day, letting them bounce around in my brain for […]