Presentations

INTERVIEW: Brian Krogsgard on building a boutique news source

By Mendel / July 5, 2016 / 0 Comments

I caught up with Brian Krogsgard recently in Vienna, and he and I chatted about building Post Status, a trusted boutique industry news source for WordPress. Enjoy! Brian Krogsgard:  Hello.  My name is Brian Krogsgard and I am privileged to sit next to Mendel Kurland today.  We are in Vienna, Austria.  A beautiful country that’s […]

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Producing a quality video interview on the go

By Mendel / June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

About a month ago, I decided to downsize my travel tech. The goal was to do much more with much less. I’ll be posting a full, “what’s in my bag” post soon, but thought my interview setup might be useful to new traveling content creators. It’s compact, and allows me to capture decent video and […]

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INTERVIEW: Jesse Fowler on the importance of respect and effort when building a business

By Mendel / June 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

SUBSCRIBE for weekly videos http://bit.ly/1Qtz2uo Jesse is a seriously smart dude, and built a web design / development company from the ground up within the past five years. Join me as I ask him a bit about how he got started, how he’s grown his business, and the advice he has for others trying to […]

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Try something new, and stop fearing the future

By Mendel / June 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

We get anxious about the future. But the truth is, we can never predict the future with 100% certainty. Ever bought a lottery ticket? Bet on a horse race? Watched a weather report? Stop worrying. Stop caring. Stop stressing yourself out about what could be. It creates anxiety and distracts you from what you’re capable of in […]

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TALK: Getting clear on the purpose of your content (and how I missed the mark)

By Mendel / May 27, 2016 / 0 Comments

Everything you publish–articles, media, Aunt Martha’s enchilada recipe–needs a purpose. Otherwise, you run the risk of creating content that falls flat and potentially gut-punches your site goals. During this session, we’ll go through my past mistakes a content creator, and how simple but powerful changes have helped to increase traffic, add loyal followers, and make […]

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