Everyone has a story waiting to be told; all you need are the skills and medium to share it. Whether you’re looking to start a podcast, launch a website, protect your reputation, or embark as a digital nomad, I’m eager to prepare you for your online adventure through my online and in-person workshops.
My presentations are informed by decades of experience in tech, journalism, and education. I have hosted hundreds of podcast interviews, conference panels, and workshops and have taught at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels.
Whatever your audience, skill level, or venue, I’d welcome the opportunity to speak with your organization. Please contact me for more information, or speak with me at any of the below events, all of which are free and open to the public. All times are local to the venue.
Your WordPress site has been running on auto-pilot for years. Its theme has been retired, the site looks dated, and it’s impossible to navigate on mobile. You want to switch the theme… but new themes use excerpts, featured images, and blocks, none of which your old posts do. Never fear — with the tools and strategies outlined in this talk, you can quickly and easily give your old content everything it needs to look modern and slick.
Podcasting is a fun and easy way to engage with your audience, have your voice heard, and stand out from the crowd. What makes podcasting so popular, and how do you know what to podcast about? From recording hardware and editing software to working with audio, we’ll review how to get started with podcasting.
Want to build your own website but don’t know where to start? Start with WordPress! WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for creating websites, currently powering 34% of the World Wide Web. It’s free and open source, which means you’ll always retain control over your data and never have to worry about paying for updates or the creators of WordPress going out of business. Learn more about building an attractive, functional website with this user-friendly software in this introduction to WordPress.
What does it mean to get doxxed? What do you do if it happens to you—and how do you prevent it in the first place? Whether you’re worried about your address, passwords, cell phone, or credit cards, this workshop gives you both preventive and reactive steps you can take to protect your digital identity and maintain your peace of mind.
Photo courtesy Bruce Baker at KansasFest 2013