Tools for an Online Life: How I Make Graphics and Edit Photos in PicMonkey
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Tools for an Online Life: How I Make Graphics and Edit Photos in PicMonkey

I recently had two encounters where individuals I knew in real life could benefit from my knowledge from over these 18 years of blogging. This happens often; when folks understand what I do for a living they often suggest we get together for a drink or lunch or coffee to “pick my brain.” And I… Continue Reading Tools for an Online Life: How I Make Graphics and Edit Photos in PicMonkey

The Best Tax Tips for Influencers from an Accountant
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The Best Tax Tips for Influencers from an Accountant

When I get together with fellow bloggers, influencers, and content creators, the conversation always turns to business. And I always bring up taxes. In fact, my friends often come to me for tax tips for influencers. Whether you realize it or not, once you monetize your blog or accept payment from brands as an influencer.… Continue Reading The Best Tax Tips for Influencers from an Accountant

Little Ditty About Instagram, A Predatory Social App in the Heartland
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Little Ditty About Instagram, A Predatory Social App in the Heartland

Folks are all up in arms because Instagram has come out with a few “heartfelt” videos lately sharing how the platform is changing and how they supposedly still respect photographs which is what the platform was made for originally. But really what Adam Mosseri said is Instagram is going to turn everything into a Reel… Continue Reading Little Ditty About Instagram, A Predatory Social App in the Heartland

What I Learned from Two Weeks off the Internet
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What I Learned from Two Weeks off the Internet

I know I’m not the only one feeling the effects of a 24/7 news cycle, a tragedy happening every day, a need to protest and fight every week. Scared to feel numb over another shooting, scared to feel tired over a political act, and becoming hella cynical about everything and everyone. I knew the only… Continue Reading What I Learned from Two Weeks off the Internet