Deploying WordPress at – hitting pause on this discussion

There have been a couple of developments since I started trying to write up my experiences getting started as a less-technical user on Externally: we’ve started to publish some content that will likely do a better job on the official blog, ex. Internally: we’re developing some additional resources along these lines. I don’t want …

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Deploying WordPress at – is this the right move for you?

My previous post was a description of my efforts to get WordPress working on As a first step I suggested that you should decide if this is really right for you. The more developers you have, the more sites you maintain, the more frequently you update them, and the more scalability matters to you, …

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Now at

This week I started a new job at Title is Director, Enterprise Alliance. In short, my job is to work with a small, select group of major accounts. I’m impressed so far with the truly international nature of the company. The biggest two countries in terms of headcount are France and the United States. …

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First of all, I have had a strange relationship with my name throughout my life. Pre-internet days, I had the strange (and apparently misguided) thought that my name was kind of odd or unusual. At the roadside Stuckey’s, it seemed like I could rarely find my name on a toy license plate. Maybe that’s where …

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A month of yearly reviews

We’ve been doing a number of yearly partner reviews in the past month. For obvious reasons those details aren’t public, but there is one thing I can talk about – the strategic value of partnerships in 2021. Many of my partners expressed an interest not only in the transactional – referrals, commissions, and isolated co-marketing …

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Back at it

I was fortunate enough to be able to take December 31-January 4 completely off. By the afternoon of January 4 I just couldn’t resist taking a peek at my inbox: