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California Part 3: Big Sur or Bust

By far the best part of our trip was Big Sur. You must go there. If you haven’t been, pack your bag right this instant and get on your way. It’s unlike any place I have ever been. We started the Big Sur leg of our trip based on the advice of our waitress from dinner in Monterey the…

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California Part 2: On the road

Monday morning bright and early we were on the road! Armed with our luxury Hyundai Elantra we sped off (Rob was driving, naturally) and out of San Fran, eager to see the rest of the West Coast. First stop: Half Moon Bay. The second I saw pictures I knew we had to see it in-person, its…

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California Part 1: I left my heart in San Francisco

My first travel blog! Yay! Initially I thought I would make “a” blog about my California adventure. Two hours later I realized I have only gotten through the first 2 days…whoops. This trip to California was quite a big one for me. It was the first major trip I have taken in years (yes, I travel a lot…

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How I built my website on $45 and a dream

Last week I had a call with a prospective client who was looking for help redesigning their website. Said prospective client had a small not-for-profit business and was hoping to make their site look more professional and attractive to potential donors. They expressed the need for an amazing website that “wows”…at a very low cost….

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Focus dammit: 10 steps to better your productivity

Focusing on one task is something I have struggled a lot with in the marketing field. Partially, because as marketers, we are expected to be all things to all people: project managers, SEO specialists, social media experts, copywriters, graphic designers, therapists… Add technology and that little thing called a personal life to the mix and…

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How to deal with ‘brand backlash’- or the many reasons why you should love Taylor Swift.

Growing up, my favorite movie was Spiceworld. I expect about half of my readers to now drop off after that bold opening statement… So, now that I have the rest of your attention… There was this one line that their manager says that I still remember so clearly  ”They’ve had a lot of success very…

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