I don’t want to be a cryptobro, but….

By |2021-10-14T04:16:09+13:00October 13th, 2021|Articles, Blog|

  I don't want to be a cryptobro, but I might become one. For ten years, I've worked in digital marketing, so I'm sensitive to the hype-heavy marketing-bro archetype that gives my profession a bad name. I have avoided publicly championing cryptocurrency, because of a similar disdain held for the loud and shallow leaders in [...]

11th move in 11 Years

By |2021-08-02T09:31:13+12:00August 1st, 2021|Adventure, Blog, Family|

The Huntress Clan completed our 11th move in 11 years on Samhain, which is April 30 in the Southern Hemisphere. We have bounced from country to country for a decade, going from town to town, looking for a place we might call home. With this latest transition, we may have found it. Many of [...]

[Book Update] Deep in the editing darkness

By |2021-08-13T16:07:18+12:00June 2nd, 2021|Articles, Blog|

There comes a time in the writing of every book when the author and the book don’t get along. I’ve been writing Marketing Yourself on and off for a few years. We have an on-again, off-again relationship, until I got committed last year and decided to see this through. Like any relationship, we’ve hit [...]

Gutenberg is Coming to WordPress

By |2020-02-03T11:28:33+13:00August 12th, 2018|Blog, Business, Content Marketing, Entrepreneur, Geek Time, How To, Marketing, Stellar Platforms, Web Design|

The new Gutenberg editor is the future of WordPress. I've decided to take Gutenberg for a spin in advance of the core update. Since WordPress website design is the foundation of my business, I'm always testing the latest tools and upgrades in advance, for two reasons: a) I want to make sure it doesn't break [...]

What to do when your name’s domain name is taken

By |2020-02-03T11:32:39+13:00January 26th, 2015|Blog, Business, Hacks, How To, Marketing, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Web Design|

Yourname.com is owned by somebody else. Does that mean you are exiled from the internet? Of course not! This is an opportunity to get clever about how to shoehorn your name into a website URL. Here are three options: Option one - Check the other TLDs. Around the world, .com is seen as the most 'reputable' [...]

‘The Happiness of Pursuit’ Book Review

By |2016-12-10T16:11:59+13:00September 16th, 2014|Blog, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Reviews|

Chris Guillebeau is a champion of adventure, and his latest book is an analysis of the mechanics of modern quests. He profiles dozens of adventurous people in his latest book The Happiness of Pursuit, to contrast the different quests they have pursued. Through his chapter-by-chapter formula, he distills the essence of adventure down into something [...]

How To Change All Your Passwords After Heartbleed

By |2016-12-20T07:37:06+13:00April 9th, 2014|Blog, Hacks, How To, Productivity, Pura Vida MultiMedia|

You need passwords. For your banking, email, and social media profiles, you need passwords for every account. And Heartbleed has made every password you've ever had very, very vulnerable. What Is Heartbleed? Heartbleed is a security flaw in OpenSSL, the open-source security certificate that encrypts sensitive data. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a protocol that [...]

Pioneer Nation Conference 2014

By |2016-12-10T16:12:00+13:00April 2nd, 2014|Blog, Entrepreneur, Portland, Pura Vida MultiMedia, Reviews|

Last week I attended Pioneer Nation, a 3-day conference of solopreneurs and location independent entreproducers, organized by the same folks who put on the World Domination Summit. When I attended WDS last year I realized what Chris Guillebeau had done by bringing this community together: he gave us a digital guild. Before WDS, I was [...]

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