7 Things I Learned Launching a Physical Product

Mar. 30, 2015 by

Recently, we changed our homepage ‘tagline’ at Plum Deluxe from “making moments matter” to Home of the Best Monthly Tea Subscription Box. With tea subscribers in 34 states and growing


Talking Podcasts and Pinterest

Oct. 8, 2014 by


I’ve been very busy on the podcast circuit lately – it seems to be one of those things where you do one and then several other opportunities show up. I

How often should you update your web design?

Aug. 28, 2014 by

I recently updated my website theme here – I don’t spend a lot of effort on looks here since most of my web design team is working on Plum Deluxe


Top 5 Note Taking Tips for People Who Are Too Busy to Take Notes

May. 26, 2014 by


Need a content boost for your blog?  My team over at Plum Deluxe has a great summer special for you – check it out here. I suspect a lot of

A Great Example of Customer Bias: The Weather

Apr. 17, 2014 by

FYI: I’m running another mastermind class for Portland, Oregon based businesses – signups end TODAY. RSVP here. Last year I talked a bit about the role of bias in setting

3 Things I’ve Learned About Teaching

Apr. 13, 2014 by

FYI: I’m running another mastermind class for Portland, Oregon based businesses – signups end Thursday, April 17th. RSVP here. When I started my business nearly 7 years ago, I never

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How to Build An Audience (My Pioneer Nation Workshop)

Mar. 30, 2014 by

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I had the pleasure yesterday of speaking at Chris Guillebeau’s inaugural Pioneer Nation, an intimate event centered around helping aspiring and early-stage ‘solopreneurs’ get on the fast track to success

What would be easy?

What would be easy?

Dec. 9, 2013 by


After my last announcement about Plum Deluxe Productions, I had a few emails asking if I was going to offer my end-of-year planners like I have in the past.  The

“Tired of” Something?  It’s a Sign.

“Tired of” Something? It’s a Sign.

Dec. 2, 2013 by

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It’s that time of year again.  The season when people trample each other in big box stores for discounted products, the weekends are filled with holiday parties and over consumption,

Introducing Plum Deluxe Productions

Introducing Plum Deluxe Productions

Nov. 27, 2013 by


If you’ve been to my services page recently, you might have noticed something different.  No more website critiques.  No more contact form. In the past few months, I’ve been feeling