Infographics: Love ’em or Hate ’em?


Infographics have been the rage for awhile now. Love 'em or hate 'em, they are everywhere. I'm sure many still are asking "What's an infographic?" These things are part eye candy, part data crunch - data visualization. Here's a quick video from on the future of infographics Many are embedding full infographics on their sites. Personally, I would like to … [Read more...]

A Ridiculous Beginning

"All great ideas and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning." - Albert Camus They thought Twitter was a joke They thought Disney was nuts That Beatrix Potter was beside herself They thought Columbus was drunk If  they tell you "That's ridiculous!" - just smile and say, "I was hoping you would say that."     … [Read more...]

Does Your Small Business Have a Facebook Landing Page?

Custom Facebook Page

As part of the Shingle Page project, I've also been working with a company who can do custom landing pages for Facebook Pages. These pages are great for a small business or local business to convert more visitors into "likes" and more importantly, convert the "likes" into loyal customers. Some small and rural business folks I talk with are hesitant to get their own web … [Read more...]

Additions to the ConverStations Manifesto

A while back, I posted a list of mini-mantras I use for myself and in coaching: ConverStations Manifesto This weekend, I've been pondering a few posts and the take-aways I'm adding to the list (and the posts that pricked my brain): Empty Your Cup: Your Teacup is Full Take Back Your Strings: Take Back Your Strings WDJS (What Did Jesus See): 10 Reasons Why WWJD is Not … [Read more...]

Thinking Differently

Anytime I wonder whether I should step out on a limb or not, I watch this video: Thank you Steve Jobs - for thinking differently, and leading the teams that give us tools to do likewise. … [Read more...]

Success by Emerson

"To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed … [Read more...]

Angela’s Book is Another Answer to Prayer

Angela Sansone Praying

About seven months ago my life changed by God's grace and design. I had been given a booklet of poetry by Angela Thye (now Angela Sansone). Her poem booklet was an answer to prayer and brought me into a place where God could begin using me for His sake. Little did I know what else He had in store . . . Today, we are celebrating the completion of Angela's book manuscript … [Read more...]

A Global and Gospel Wedding Celebration

Maybe on the surface, but not at the foundation. I've been attracted and focused on an important event recently. Angela Thye and I have been planning a wedding celebration. We've been using quite a few social media tools to enhance the event (and we are just sidebars on this celebration - see the wedding invitation video) One of the more exciting tools we are using is … [Read more...]