Life Is What Happens When You’re Busy Making Other Plans
I wrote a journal entry today, or I suppose now it was yesterday and I’ve been musing on it. I just finished reading “Love in the Time of Cholera”, a recommendation from a good friend, and while it wouldn’t normally be my go-to, I found it thought-provoking. It wasn’t a love-story but it was a very real representation of what life may look like if we don’t stop to evaluate, appreciate or introspect. The truly beautiful bit is that we get to live into that quiet desperation, feel the feelings of regret and be steamrolled by the inexorable passing of time, and then we get to set the book down…
How-to Upload Your Brand Kit on Canva (VIDEO)
In this tutorial I'll show you how to upload your brand kit to Canva, and give you a short look at how you can use your brand kit once it's uploaded to start customizing your own designs for your own business look.
Don’t do THIS with your Social Media Videos
I see this mistake made with business's social media video posts. And their photo and text posts too. Don't do this!
Guest Appearance on “So That’s My Business”
Because it's by us sharing what's authentically us, and us consuming some organization's authentic content that we can start to attract each other and find our tribe.
Canva Makes Video Thumbnails EASY
Ever played with Canva? Let's make a simple video thumbnail to begin! Gary Vee inspired this one.
Video Marketing and Efficiency
Construction Wisdom I learned a very valuable lesson while working for my dad’s swimming pool company. While the muscles I gained picking up 94 pound bags of Portland cement gave me feelings of confidence, and the tolerance for being sweaty/dirty/hot gave me a “get ‘er done” attitude, if you’d asked me what’s the biggest lesson I learned, it would be this: If you need to go to the truck to grab a tool, what can you bring BACK to the truck? We need to make the trip, yes, but that is a minute or three we’re not getting any work done. Is there a way to make that time count…
Canva: Your New Marketing Best Friend (VIDEO)
I used to be overwhelmed with all the software and know-how I needed to run the visual content of my business. Enter Canva. I hardly open Photoshop anymore because of this app/website and I feel like my business has a much more defined brand now, even as I’m still exploring and figuring things out. With Canva I can create instagram videos, video presentations, blog post photos, business cards, stickers, logos, stories, ebook covers and on and on and on… You can design for free with limitations, you can have a free trial and/or you can pay a small fee per month to design (or, heck, just use their professional designs…
June Updates (VIDEO)
It’s been some time since I’ve made a video, and some SOME time since I’ve done so with any sort of consistency. But we’re back at it and have a lot planned. Not to say it’s all going to work out (in fact, I imagine most of it won’t!) but, what doesn’t work will provide insight. So here we go, on this adventure. Let’s do it!
Get More and Better Work Done : 5 Takeaways from Cal Newport’s “Deep Work”
There are two abilities necessary for success in the New Economy: the ability to quickly master hard things and the ability to produce at an elite level. Both depend on your ability to perform deep work.
Video Marketing MAGIC
So. I’m trying to sit down and have a normal, productive day of work. And it’s really failing because I can’t get Brandon Sanderson’s latest announcement out of my head. When I watched it, sent to me this morning, it was a #1 on trending. At this point, it’s been out for about exactly a day, and it has 855,671 views. If you’re a Sanderson fan and haven’t watched the video yet, do so and come back. Or don’t come back but do watch the video. I’m going to start spoiling it. If you’re not one of his fans, then the content of this video won’t be expressly relevant, but…