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Podcasting – How To Self Publish – Writing, Formatting, Publishing

On October 13, 2016, Posted by , In Podcasting,Podertainment,Uncategorized, With No Comments

In this second part of a series I wrote for Podertainment magazine, available on iTunes and at Podertainment.com I address the next steps in repurposing content from a podcast into a book. How to publish that book  An overview of self-publishing for podcasters who like to Do It Themselves – Part Two…

HuffingtonPost – The First Pancake Rule

On September 19, 2016, Posted by , In HuffingtonPost,Uncategorized, With No Comments

Here the beginning of an article I wrote for the Huffington Post about the best lesson my mother ever taught me. I call it the First Pancake Rule. You can also watch me give a presentation on it to the Westside Toastmasters. There’s a link above for the video. DARING…

What’s your One? Inspirational Motivational Tips

On September 13, 2016, Posted by , In Inspiration | Motivation,Uncategorized, With No Comments

I’ve fought the battle of the bulge most of my life. I come from a not very athletic family – our concept of exercise was word play – sarcasm, wit and smarts were the key to survival. That however, is a very sedentary lifestyle. As I hit 50 in the…

Inspirational Guesting on Lisa McDonald’s Carpe Diem show 

On September 13, 2016, Posted by , In Podcasting,Uncategorized, With No Comments

Here’s the link to a podcast I guested on. Lisa is a great host and I had a wonderful time on her show. Total professional! She even got me to look at some on my words and behaviors as needing a tune up! Check the show out here: http://www.contacttalkradio.net/CTR/lisamcdonald090216.mp3

Podcasting – How To Self-Publish – Covers and Titles

On September 9, 2016, Posted by , In Podcasting,Podertainment,Uncategorized, With No Comments

In my monthly column for Podertainment, I write about topics to help people maximize their content with repackaging, cross-promoting and repurposing. One of the most common ways to do that is with publishing a book out of the content that went into a series of podcast episodes. Podcasters in general…

Los Angeles Bound

Up at O dark thirty, well 4:30 really to make a 6:45 flight from MEM to LAX.  Stayed at the downtown Sheraton and though the hotel is a bit shabby it was overall a good experience. It needs some maintenance to bring it back, nothing major but it’s the details…

MEMPHIS MEMORIES

On August 27, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

I’m in Memphis TN where I’ve been filming for a documentary I’m producing and directing.  The BBQ here has been almost as amazing as the people. We’ve met some outstanding individuals who are doing great work to stop domestic violence and to help those survivors who want to heal.  This…

Podcasting – From Podcaster to Published Author

On August 12, 2016, Posted by , In Podcasting,Podertainment, With No Comments

In my column for Podertainment, the online magazine for podcasters, by podcasters, I help podcasters learn how to maximize their efforts by cross promoting, cross merchandising and repacking their content into new forms. One of the most popular ways to repackage content, and use that content calendar, is to develop…

Podcasting – CREATING CONTENT CALENDARS FOR SUCCESS

On July 3, 2016, Posted by , In Podcasting,Podertainment,Uncategorized, With No Comments

I write for Podertainment – the podcasting for success emagazine available on iTunes.  Here’s an article I write about a problem that many podcasters face, especially when they are just starting out and have the idea for a podcast and need to flesh it out further. I have worked with…

Scheduled Appearances 2017

On January 10, 2016, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

CHILDREN’S INSTITUTE -LOS ANGELES CA JANUARY 2017   DAD 2.0 SUMMIT – SAN DIEGO, CA. FEBRUARY 9-11 SCRIPT CONFERENCE – LOS ANGELES, CA  JULY 6-7, 2017   AJIJIC WRITER’S GROUP – AJIJIC, JALISCO MEXICO DECEMBER   OPEN CIRCLE – AJIJIC, JALISCO MEXICO DECEMBER