Is Your Website Sitting In Your Driveway?

Bling. You’ve won the lottery and the first thing you bought was the vintage convertible Porche that you’ve been wanting for years. You’ve imagined the thrill of driving it around town, in the [...]


Almost A White Christmas

For the first time in recent memory, we got snow in Atlanta before the start of the holiday season.  It was almost a White Christmas! Wherever you are this holiday season the New Tricks team [...]


Copyright Infringement: When is Sharing Ok and When is it Stealing?

A few years back, I got a panicked call from my brother Charlie, an accomplished artist and wood carver in Florida, who creates huge, underwater tableaus with life-size fish, coral and sea [...]


A Lot To Be Thankful For

The end of November is always special to me. I’m a November Sagittarian which most years, has my birthday on the 29th coming right on the heels of Thanksgiving.   Some years, I celebrate it [...]


Using Screenflow to Create Tutorials With Voice-Over Slides

Just last week I finished recording the videos for the start of the WP Web Designer Mastery Course. The course, which teaches web designers or developers to price, close, build and deliver [...]


Give Your Brand a Once Over with a Visual Brand Audit

You wouldn’t think of going to a business meeting without brushing your teeth, combing your hair or looking in the mirror to make sure that you’re making the right impression. [...]


Practice Asking for Your Wildest Dreams

One of the most important skills we need to learn in order to have a great life and a thriving business is the ability to ask for what we want. It’s not easy, and it is complicated. You [...]

Adjusting to Rapidly Changing Realities

It was 6 PM last Saturday night in San Diego, when the phone rang while I was waiting for the shuttle that would take me to the airport for my red-eye flight back to Atlanta. It was my daughter, [...]


Stop Saying “I’m Not Technical”

Back in the 80s, I was not very technical—well, just technical enough to get frustrated when my husband (now my ex) would change the login for the one computer we had at home. I was a [...]


Its time for a change. New Year 2017

Make this year count. Say what you need to say. Don’t put things off. Be kind to yourself. Get rid of all clutter. Step out into a new possibility. Keep your word. Make amends. Dance. Be [...]