8 Tips for Getting the Most out of WDS – Preparing for the 2015 World Domination Summit (or any other conference)

8 Tips for Getting the Most out of WDS – Preparing for the 2015 World Domination Summit (or any other conference)

This year will be my third WDS (Word Domination Summit – a meetup for people living unconventionally). I wrote this post just before last year’s conference, and had a lot of people tell me they’d read it before coming and it had set their mind at ease. So I’m updating it and reposting it for 2015, The 3 secrets to...

What to do when your email list is worthless (bridging the gap between your hobby and your business).

What to do when your email list is worthless (bridging the gap between your hobby and your business).

I’m up to almost 10,000 signups on my email list – that’s a hefty amount, worthy of celebration. Except that, using MailChimp, I’m paying $80 a month, or $960 a year. I only send emails once a month or so, when I’ve finished some big project worthy of sharing or have a new book out. The 3 secrets to book...

Unofficial WDS 2014 Schedule (plus 10 more things to do in Portland)

Unofficial WDS 2014 Schedule (plus 10 more things to do in Portland)

This weekend Portland will be taken over by around 3000 people leading unconventional lifestyles for the 4th annual World Domination Summit. If you’re attending, you may want to read my 8 Tips on Preparing for WDS. The official WDS website has lots of information about the schedule, activities and meetup, but my guess is more The 3...