Clay County Chamber of Commerce Blood Drive

We donated blood today at Clay County Chamber of Commerce‘s Finally Friday Networking breakfast. The Blood Alliance always needs blood. If you’re able, please consider donating! Continue reading

May The Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth 2013

It took all my Jedi powers to get this group together. Happy Star Wars Day! Continue reading

After-School Art

art time

The kids came to the office today after school to work on art projects. They saw Sonja and me preparing swirlbots for One Spark, and they wanted to get in on the action. Fun times at Motionbuzz HQ! Continue reading

Work Anywhere

Working outside

Technology has allowed me to work anywhere. Sometimes I get bummed when the weather is perfect, and I’m stuck in the office. Then I remember I have a laptop and Wi-Fi hotspot. I can work anywhere. Continue reading

Memory Lane

Bleary eyed, but so happy, circa 2004.

Nine years ago, we were blessed with our first bundle of joy. Happy birthday baby girl! You and your brother are our pride, motivation, and inspiration to always do our best. Love always, Mom and Dad. Continue reading

Down to Earth Farm

Check out our new video about Down to Earth Farm. We’ve been long-time fans of the farm and thoroughly enjoy eating their fresh, locally grown vegetables. Our whole family visited the farm, then Thomas and I went back for the video shoot. Thank you Brian and Kristen for sharing your story with us. It’s truly inspirational. Continue reading

What is the fastest responsive WordPress theme that supports child themes?

WordPress logo

I’ve been on a quest to find the fastest responsive WordPress theme that supports child themes. After running Motionbuzz.com on Drupal 5 and 6 for over four years, I switched to WordPress in early 2012. Why? Great question, but the answer deserves its own post. The short answer is I was impressed by all of the responsive WordPress themes, and most of them were much faster  than my custom Drupal theme. Plus, I wanted to learn more about WordPress 3. Continue reading

Video Marketing 101: Should You Use a Foreign Accent?

Voice narration

Citing information from Motionbuzz’s YouTube analytics, YouTube’s Creator Playbook , TYT’s video People Don’t Trust Foreign Accents – Study, and Monster’s article Do You Sound Right for the Job?, I research whether or not you should use a foreign accent in video marketing.

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Website: 1) Get the newest CMS

Opensource CMS logos

The first resolution from my PDF guide, New Year’s Resolutions for Your Website, is Get the newest CMS. In this video, I explain why you need to keep your content management system up to date. Specifically, I cover Drupal, WordPress, and Joomla. All three are open source and run on the LAMP stack. Continue reading

Green Screen Video Production

Video shoot with Brian Knight at Pragmatic Works

We had a great video shoot with Pragmatic Works on Friday.
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