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From One Generation To The Next

by derek on July 6, 2012 · 49 comments

For those that have read my fatherhood book, which happens to be an Amazon best seller, you will know that one of the things that I enjoy most about being a dad is finding ways to spend time with my two boys. As they have gotten older, our adventures have changed but I feel it […]

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Welcome to Blogging 2012

by derek on January 1, 2012 · 30 comments

Welcome to Blogging 2012. The first rule of Blogging 2012 is: you do not talk about Blogging 2012. The second rule of Blogging 2012 is: you DO NOT talk about Blogging 2012! All joking aside, let me welcome you to 2012 and wish you and yours a truly happy and prosperous year ahead! Now, based […]

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Facebook Fan Page For Your Kindle Book

by derek on December 31, 2011 · 7 comments

Yesterday we discussed a Kindle publishing tip that can improve your efficiency and set yourself apart from the majority of the authors in the Kindle store. But what else can you do for your Kindle books? As you might imagine, your odds for booming sales increase as the number of people that discover your book […]

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Rediscovering Focus In 2012

by derek on December 29, 2011 · 15 comments

With the New Year quickly approaching, I have been taking some time to evaluate all of the irons that I have on the fire to see where my focus should lie for the coming year. In terms of this blog, I was doing a bit of analysis via Google Analytics to get a feel for […]

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You Haven't Lived Life If You Haven't…

by derek on December 7, 2011 · 27 comments

You haven’t lived life if you haven’t found love, and when it comes to love don’t wait, take your chances or you will be too late. You will later regret your wait. As life comes, be strong Face the changes. Make wise decisions. That was the past, this is now. Don’t let people drag you […]

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Before digging deep into the topic, you should understand the fact that generating or redirecting traffic to any site, doesn’t happen overnight. There are millions of people who spend most of their time within their browsers searching for new things and learning about new stuff almost every day. The Internet is not just about chatting […]

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There is no shortage of people that have taken the head-first dive into blogging with the dreams of hitting the jackpot and walking away from their 9-5 job. Many of these bloggers, including yours truly as that was my mindset when I first started, write outstanding content and slowly but surely build up the volume […]

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Notification Day

by derek on June 4, 2010 · 12 comments

Yesterday was “Notification Day” at work, and while I would like to tell you that this is the code name for a grandiose announcement or exciting revelation, it was anything but as this was the day that we all learned whether or not we still had jobs. From an IT perspective, there were cuts – […]

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Twenty Ten Honey

by derek on December 31, 2009 · 19 comments

Before we close out the year 2009 and move on to the new adventures that lie ahead in 2010, I wanted to take a moment to send a quick thanks to all of the people that have been a part of my experiences in the last year. Without each of you it would not be […]

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Shining Example Of Good Customer Service

by derek on November 19, 2009 · 17 comments

It is far too common that we read stories about horrific customer service experiences while the companies that provide outstanding customer service go unrecognized. For those that have been around the blog for awhile, you will know that I have given recognition in the past and also offered suggestions on what one of my favorite […]

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