Full video and text of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s speech: “I have a dream.” Imagine gathering 200,000 people at one spot at one time in August in Washington, D.C….without the internet.
I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration … Keep reading >>>
Mailchimp started out as an email design firm to make email newsletters look better. They became the greatest email marketing service provider in the galaxy by making the entire email marketing process so beautiful a sales guy could do it. But they don’t stand still and haven’t stood still on … Keep reading >>>
My son’s Boy Scout Troop here in Roswell has a great annual tradition of hiking Blood Mountain on the first Saturday of every year, regardless of the weather. The first year my son and I went with the troop, it was about 38 degrees and pouring down rain. The next … Keep reading >>>
Every year I take a long look at the ongoing projects I have on my plate, currently ATL Tech Blogs and Pitch Practice, and make a plan for their future. As for ATL Tech Blogs, we reached a cool, albeit vanity, milestone in December: 20,000 Twitter followers. No … Keep reading >>>
Atlanta Tech Blogs has just reached a fun vanity metric: 20,000 organic twitter followers. Yay. Lots of digital marketing lessons have been learned over the past 3 years about how to gain a solid social media following without spending any money (hint: content, content, and more content). But … Keep reading >>>
Thank you to everyone who has donated. In less than 30 days, we are more than 40% funded. The plan has always been to fund this $6,000 home in less than 90 days, and we’re well on our way. Donate any amount here. Seriously, when a permanent, sustainable … Keep reading >>>
It seems I struck a chord with the suggestion that we stop all new road construction – including widening, ‘fixing’, and anything else that adds more and more miles of concrete and asphalt to Atlanta – in order to put the solution to Atlanta traffic woes in the hands of … Keep reading >>>
All the bids for Amazon’s HQ2 were due Thursday, October 19, 2017. Atlanta is said to be one of two front runners – alongside Austin, TX – to land the internet behemoth’s second headquarters, including 50,000 new jobs and a ton of investment in the Atlanta community. Atlanta has everything … Keep reading >>>
Today, BIP Capital, a venture capital firm here in Atlanta, released their first annual report on the state of startup capital and the startup ecosystem in the Southeastern US. The report is based on five years of data gathered and synthesized by the folks at BIP. You can download … Keep reading >>>
UPDATE: THE HOME IS FULLY FUNDED! READ THE FULL UPDATE HERE!
I’ve been a huge fan of my friends Brett Hagler and Matthew Marshall‘s non-profit startup NewStory since the day Brett shared his vision with me at the Starbucks at Peachtree & Piedmont nearly 3 years ago. … Keep reading >>>