2014 Blogging While Brown Keynote

I was blessed with yet another opportunity to be the Technology Keynote Speaker at this year’s Blogging While Brown (2014). My presentation was entitled “Think Like a Product Manager Too”. To be completely honest, I had been racking my brain about this presentation for quite some time. It was not because I wasn’t confident speaking on technology, […]

10 Books Every Entrepreneur MUST Read

Any entrepreneur worth their salt, will tell you that there’s no entrepreneurship class that can prepare you for business better than starting your own business;  and I’ve had the opportunity to learn first-hand by creating and working for some very successful entrepreneurial ventures. I’ve also had the opportunity to learn second-hand from the successes and failures of the entrepreneurs in my […]

(Video) 2013 Blogging While Brown Keynote

You may recall I had the esteem pleasure of keynoting the 2013 Blogging While Brown. Newsone.com had amazing coverage of the event. Check out my keynote speech and the wrap up! Speech Wrap-up If you’re interested in any other bonus materials including video tutorials using some of the products mentioned in this presentation, subscribe to my newsletter.

Blogging While Brown 2013 Recap

I was honored with the chance to keynote this year’s Blogging While Brown Conference this past Saturday (June 22nd). My presentation entitled “Data Driven Blogging: Treat your blog like a product”, (hopefully) inspired bloggers to stop focusing on gaining traffic, and start focusing on activating users. For those who don’t know the background; my business partner and […]

Server Configuration via Salt

As a developer, solving problems is at my core. My newest project was no exception. I inherited a fairly sophisticated AWS infrustructure with a mixture of machines each with its own independent level of services and applications. After budget contraints forced us to part ways with our Sys Ops team, it became my job, as […]