AAF Joshua Speaking

How can you use Digital & Social marketing? ∙ my talk at AAF CR-IC Education Day 2015

On April 7,2015 I spoke to student in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as part of AAF: CR-IC EDUCATION DAY. The event paired upcoming area students with Eastern Iowa’s marketing professionals to learn, meet, and share ideas regarding our craft. I was asked to “wake up” the students with the opening talk titled “DIGITAL MARKETING MATTERS”. I […]

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Email privacy loophole has an easy fix

I recently wrote a post for The Gazette on loopholes in email (and other electronic communications) privacy and the need for reform. Here’s a short excerpt: The act’s authors didn’t imagine people would have a reason or the means to store email longer than 180 days. Relatively few people used email in 1986, and those […]

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Checkout new project: Grabbing the Good Life

My wife, Marie McNary, and I have launched a new blogging project for self-employed and entrepreneurial families called “Grabbing the Good Life”. Our goal is to help entrepreneurial families find support and encouragement so they can embrace and enjoy the personal and professional lives their families deserves. Our friend, Christoph Trappe of “The Authentic Storytelling Project”, profiled […]

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Make Your WordPress Install More Secure

On October 30, 2014 I appeared with an awesome cast of colleagues on GoDaddy’s “The Campfire” Hangout (webcast). My friend Mendel (GoDaddy Evangelist) asked me to come on to talk about “Protect Your Site: Security Tips For WordPress”. I presented some material which you can watch in the video version (above, YouTube or here). Below is the abbreviated […]

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Leveraging Google to power your ideas in Iowa

Are you a… Entrepreneur interested in using Google tech to enable your offering? Developer wanting to explore what Google’s ecosystem? Businessperson wanting to leverage Google’s array of products/services? You said yes to any of all of these? Read on… Cedar Rapids Google Developer Group Launch On Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6PM, I’m proud to be hosting Eastern […]

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“Your weekend validation test for being an entrepreneur” on iowacity.startupweekend.org

I wrote a piece for Iowa City’s Startup Weekend 2014 this week to help promote the event and the idea of validating your own entrepreneurial ideas.  Here is a snippet: Validate yourself. Spending a weekend at Startup Weekend allows you to do a self assessment of your entrepreneurial skills in a way no other environment allows.  It […]

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The workplace is changing: Workplace Revolution

I’ve worked in non-profit, corporate, and now self-employment environments in the last 15 or so years and during this time one thing has remained true: change. Aggressive change has been seen in technology, services, client needs, and employee work. Perhaps the largest changes has been in our workplace expectations – including mine. This week in Cedar Rapids an […]

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