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/ February 24, 2017 / Comments Off on Get a free ticket to WordCamp Lancaster

Get a free ticket to WordCamp Lancaster

When they first announced WordCamp Lancaster 2017, I immediately bought a ticket. Then I applied to speak, got accepted, and got a free ticket. That leaves me in a position of having a ticket I don’t need. Sure, I could ask for a refund. And sure, they’re only $20… BUT- I thought I’d have a […]

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WordCamp Lancaster 2017
/ February 9, 2017 / Comments Off on Speaking at WordCamp Lancaster 2017

Speaking at WordCamp Lancaster 2017

I’m very excited that my talk was accepted for the upcoming WordCamp Lancaster! You can read the announcement here and see the other speakers as well as buy tickets. Work-life Balance and The Ups and Downs of Freelancing “It can be difficult to maintain a healthy balance between our work and personal lives. I will […]

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/ February 1, 2017 / Comments Off on We Need Inspirational Stories

We Need Inspirational Stories

People love inspirational stories. There’s almost nothing we love more than an underdog overcoming an impossible obstacle to save the day, right? Even better if it’s true. Since I began attending my local WordPress meetup last year, I have met some of the most encouraging people, and that has inspired me to find ways to contribue to the […]

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/ January 27, 2017 / Comments Off on Yes, I Started Reading Another Book

Yes, I Started Reading Another Book

I haven’t finished any of the books I started this month yet, but I just began reading another one, a marketing book called “Get Clients Now!” as it was recommended by Curtis McHale. I’m about 1/3 of the way through “Creative Confidence” (it’s longer than I initially realized) and am really enjoying it. However, it doesn’t […]

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/ January 26, 2017 / Comments Off on 40 Days of Blogging

40 Days of Blogging

Over on my web design business site, I’ve been wanting to blog more frequently. Since I’ve established a consistent habit of posting here Monday-Friday, I’m going to start posting there 3 days a week (M,W,F). Starting with Chris Lema’s Forty Blogging Topics for WordPress Freelancers, I’m hoping that it will kickstart a regular blogging schedule […]

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