Ditching FeedBurner: Update your feed settings

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I feel like this is stripping away the last vestiges of “Web 2.0″ from this site, but I decided (while writing about RSS for WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide) that it’s time that I just cut the cord and get away from FeedBurner. It was awesome while RSS was in its heyday, but now…I don’t need […]

Watch, Contribute, and Create a Story About Vancouver

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I get to participate in some pretty darn interesting things. I’ve blogged about the opening night of an opera. I’ve live tweeted operas. I’ve covered events of all kinds, but nothing like what I’m doing tonight. Tonight I’ll be watching, tweeting, and contributing to an original story about Vancouver being written live and on stage. […]

Sharing WordPress Tips and Tricks Through Postach.io and Evernote

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I’m doing a lot of research for my next book WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide . Not that I don’t do a lot of research for my books, but this time I’m saving articles, posts, infographics, and other data in Evernote. I thought about sharing a lot of the interesting tidbits I find here, then I […]

Teams work best as all virtual or all together, not both

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I’ve been a telecommuter-work from home-virtual team member for over 13 years now. I’ve long been a promoter of flexible work places and work times and have tried to bring that ethos to every “real” office I’ve worked in since. But something struck me this week, something that woke me up to the realities of […]

Slide out of the spotlight and start being interesting

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It’s taken me a few days to come up with the angle here. I read this Business Insider post on Klout—Klout and startup adolescence—and I knew there was a good post in there (beyond saying “oh Klout is terrible” or “how we need Klout more than ever”), I just couldn’t quite put my finger on […]