Month: December 2012

Keeping Your Children’s Journals from a Mother of Eight (and Sam’s Mom!)

I was raised by goodly parents. They loved me and my seven other siblings beyond what any child could have hoped and nearly all of my growing up memories are fond ones. One of the traditions the instilled in us from an early age was that of keeping a journal (surprise!) Even before we could read and write my mom would do the reading and writing for us. This left a reverberating impression that has largely led me here today. In brainstorming about the upcoming Journaling Expo I knew I wanted a contribution from this amazing lady. She quickly responded...

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Behind The Curtain: Sam and Easy Journaling Featured on TWO Business Podcasts!

Easy Journaling is something I have been working on for about 18 months now. It has seen growth from only a few visitors a month to now over 10,000 unique visitors every single month. It has helped me hone my skills as a writer and also a budding entrepreneur. As I have continued to expand and grow along with the website I have also tried to step outside of my comfort zone and look for new ways to reach out. The result has been of surprising results lately. One podcast that has really helped me in my business ventures...

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Everyday Timeline Is Vying To Become The Best iPhone Journal

A while back I wrote a post on a new iPhone application called Everyday.me and how it was the latest in a movement to automate your personal journal. Well, apparently Everyday.me was an early build and now the full product is out and called Everyday Timeline. This cute application has now become a force in the iOS journal space and with a few m ore improvements could become one of my top recommendations. Everyday Timeline now includes many of the features that I consider important or even essential such as: Exporting Рyou can now export and backup your journal...

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Note To Developers: Don’t Mess With Our Data!

In a seemingly previous life I worked for a package delivery company. This particular company handled millions of packages a day as a whole and we would often touch and move hundreds personally. Some were big and heavy others small and light. Others were large and fragile and even others had many ‘HANDLE WITH CARE’ (that were ignored more often than noticed). Our managers often reiterated how precious each package was regardless of how insignificant single parcels seemed. They would even encourage us to treat each package as if it were our own. While this perhaps was overlooked or...

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