I Need a Buzzword for “Be Yourself” in Marketing Materials

I hate buzzwords. I hate corporate speak. I’m not going “leverage modular inclusion of work already completed” (yes, someone actually wrote those words in an email in my old office) or “synergize” (a word which invokes memories of Star Trek episodes) or whatever the heck else. “Integrated marketing” is a corporate buzzword. But it’s one Read more about I Need a Buzzword for “Be Yourself” in Marketing Materials[…]

My Love/Hate Relationship With Avvo

I never wanted a relationship with Avvo. Maybe it was because I worked for the “other guys” for a bit, or maybe it was because they created a profile in my name without my permission and slapped an inescapable score of mediocrity upon my name without knowing anything about my practice or professional skills, but Read more about My Love/Hate Relationship With Avvo[…]

Today’s Favorite Toy: Canva.com

Graphic design is not one of my talents. My logo (or at least the peacock portion of it)? A gift from a talented friend. I can set up WordPress sites, write nearly unlimited amounts of content, or troubleshoot tech catastrophes, but when it comes to making something pretty: I ain’t an artist. I stumbled upon Read more about Today’s Favorite Toy: Canva.com[…]

Frustration is a Natural Byproduct of DIY (Thanks Automattic!)

There has to be a lesson here. There probably is … something about me needing anger management so that I won’t break my keyboard after spending 45 minutes trying to get a simple *(&(*& logo added to one of WordPress’s own themes. Let’s start at the beginning. Automattic Makes Great Themes for WordPress Sites Automattic Read more about Frustration is a Natural Byproduct of DIY (Thanks Automattic!)[…]