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My thoughts, mainly on knowledge work, marketing and publishing, tech and design, and personal growth, along with related links.
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This thing called Marketing

I've been spending the last six months or so writing content for my startup, Blocks Edit, fine tuning the website to clearly communicate what the product does, how it does it, and who it's for, along with regularly writing blog posts to further promote the ideas behind it. And during this period, I learned what marketing really means.

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Driving

In about five years, I’ll probably end up getting another new one. What would that look like five years from now?

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2017 year in review

This year I've had my head down in work. I wrapped up my Lifehacks comic book series. And I launched Blocks Edit, my new web app startup for email marketers.

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Horror movies

Since around 2009, during the month of October, I would decide to watch a handful of horror movies that I would preselect from a list that I kept adding to.

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Lifehacks

Detective stories are about solving a mystery, which comes from our inherent need to figure out and resolve things.

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How we change

Every once in a while I decide to rewatch certain movies that come to mind. Usually the ones that have stuck with me and which seem to come up because they relate to a particular mood I'm in.

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Mass Effect series

It’s been five years since the last Mass Effect videogame series ended, four years including its additional content and since I played it last.

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2016 year in review

To keep track of the stuff I enjoy, I use a basic mobile web form I developed. My goal for 2017 is to release a full-blown app version (developed by a real programmer).

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#Scoop16

Last weekend I was in Las Vegas for ScoopFest, an event held for fans of the podcast, Matt & Mattingly’s Ice Cream Social.

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Bullshit!

I've been rewatching some episodes of Penn and Teller: Bullshit! on Hulu and man does that show still hold up despite running back in 2003 through 2010.

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Publications I sometimes post to:

Content + Code Blog - email marketing insights and strategies

Indie Aisle Blog - indie publishing, ebook tech, and promoting online

Distinctive Quality Blog - design and technology