January 12, 2017
Getting Things Done: Where Do I Start

I am a Getting Things Done kind of guy and for those who understand what that means, good. For others, Getting Things Done (GTD) is not just a mentality or attitude we possess, it is an efficiency system of task management and life management that was first pioneered by David Allen. His book is fantastic […]

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January 8, 2017
Task Management vs Life Management

One of my favorite topics to discuss, teach and learn is task management. However, I only use that phrase because life management has not caught on as a buzzword. First off, the idea of task management is a compartmentalization that is far too funneled down. Simply put, one must learn to manage their life so […]

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October 23, 2014
Why Starbucks Is My Place

My friends and peers understand that I am die hard about 2 major vendors in my life.. Apple and Starbucks. I was sitting here at a Starbucks today and realized I have never written about why I like Starbucks while my love for Apple products has been made clear over the years. So here is […]

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August 11, 2014
5 Must Have WordPress Plugins for Church

So you decided to build your church website in WordPress! Congratulations on making a wise choice, and unless you have a budget of 10k or larger, you can grow with WordPress for years to come. Churches from 25 to 25000 could easily use WordPress since it is easily customized and is the largest open source […]

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March 9, 2013
Macbook Air for A Web Designer

I have owned and used Macbook Pro models for a long time, back to the G3/4 models and have built my side business of web design around these machines. In the last 2 years life has changed, I am currently employed by an advertising agency as Digital Marketing Director, my side business is limited to […]

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December 14, 2011
Mac OS X Lion Crashing Macbook Pro

For many Mac users the excitement of Mac OS X Lion and the features promised almost trumped the caution to quickly upgrade. I was one of those that jumped into the upgrade within 6 weeks of release, and I can honestly say the OS problems I have experienced are higher than any other upgrade I […]

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September 1, 2011
Properly Utilizing Twitter and Facebook for Business - Part 1

I have been asked the question, "Can I really use facebook and twitter for my type of business?" Being a social media consultant and fan, my first reaction is to simply say, "of course it is!" While I believe that to be true, I also know that many small businesses lack a desire for the […]

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August 24, 2011
Mac OS X Lion and Adobe CS 5.5 Master Collection

I would caution against any upgrade if you are using CS 5 or below...

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July 23, 2011
Social Media - Make An Impact!

Each client we have the privilege to work with will always get a good dose of advice regarding Social Media. Not every social media outlet or tool is right for every business, and this is where JM Media and Design enjoys coming along side each and every one of our clients. What is the right […]

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October 23, 2010
Smart Twitter Delivers Clean Twitter Posts To Your Facebook

Posting to twitter has a language all its own, but for the sake of syncing twitter with Facebook, many of us have had to deal with hashtags and unnecessary fillers when a tweet posts to Facebook. I just recently started using SmartTwitter and it is much better than the default app from Twitter. You can […]

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