• WCORL 2019

    WCORL 2019

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    “Ethics on the Web Panel” I was so honored to be asked to participate on this panel. I’m a fan of sitting around, talking about big ideas and “what-ifs”. So to be a part of a panel that discussed what our ethical responsibility is to the web as a whole was a lot of fun. […]

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  • The End in the Beginning

    The End in the Beginning

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    If we’ve met within the last 3 months, you probably know that I recently started working part-time at GiveWP as a support tech. What you may not know is that this job marks the end of my own business, Pixel Glow Web Design, which I’ve working on since 2015. I spent 4 years building that […]

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  • WCBOS 2019

    WCBOS 2019

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    “Does Automation Cause More or Less Overwhelm?” Not having enough time or energy to manage all our systems and processes is one of the biggest stress inducers for freelancers. In this talk, I take a look at how useful automation tools can sometimes be overused to the point of disconnecting us from our work entirely […]

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  • I was on the How I Built It Podcast!

    I was on the How I Built It Podcast!

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    I met Joe Casabona at WordCamp Miami 2019. He put out a call for speaker submissions not long afterwards and I jumped at the chance. This podcast episode was probably the first time I spoke really publicly about my mental illness as it relates to my business. He was extremely receptive to what I had […]

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  • How to Be A WordPress Ally

    How to Be A WordPress Ally

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    This post was updated on September 26, 2022. Before being a WordPress ally, you need to become an ally. Recently, I found myself explaining over and over again what my experience is as a black, queer, woman. It’s what prompted me to write this essay. And it was because people were asking me about it. […]

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  • I wrote an essay for HeroPress!

    I wrote an essay for HeroPress!

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    I was given the opportunity to contribute to HeroPress and share my WordPress story.

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  • Zen and the Art of Mental Maintenance

    Zen and the Art of Mental Maintenance

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    I have a terrible memory. I often can only remember the bare bones of something, without the details that surround it. Case in point – I remember an analogy (to anger or addiction or depression… I can’t remember now). But basically it said that this “x” factor will always be next to you, you just […]

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  • I was on the Twelve Minute Talks Podcast!

    I was on the Twelve Minute Talks Podcast!

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    I met Lorena Tomasini at WordCamp Miami and she invited me to be interviewed on her podcast! I loved the concept – finding solutions and important information in a short time period. Lorena Tomasini, owner of MALM Life and Health Insurance Agency, interviews other business owners, entrepreneurs and experts about what they do. We discussed […]

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  • I was on the WPCoffeeTalk Podcast!

    I was on the WPCoffeeTalk Podcast!

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    I was on my first every podcast with Michelle Ames.

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  • Let’s Talk Plugins! Plus Website Content And Beginner Q&A!

    Let’s Talk Plugins! Plus Website Content And Beginner Q&A!

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    At this WordPress meetup, I presented the topic: Let’s Talk Plugins! How to pick em, how to troubleshoot em. I then touched on my favorite free WordPress plugins. We chatted at the end about plugin recommendations from other attendees in the group. View my presentation slides View my YouTube video on my favorite plugins

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