I have six boys who love Pokemon and were very excited about the release of Pokemon Go. My boys range in age from 6 to 15. They love their video games and we have always worked to help them play video games responsibly. The arrival of Pokemon Go by Niantic is yet another opportunity for us as parents to reinforce moderation and self-control.
Goals. Hopes. Dreams. There is something within us that always wants and wishes for more. We have an idea about what we want in our lives and think about this dream often. Sometimes it keeps us up at night as we make our plans and hope that one day we will reach our goal. So why do only a few of us follow our dreams while the rest of us sit on the bench and watch? Read more
Every day it seems there is so much that we want to accomplish. Whether is is work related or family activities, there’s plenty on our to do list. I am always asked, “How do you do it all?” I smile and try to find some response but the answer is simple. I find the time. Read more
I don’t know anyone who is fearless. In fact, everyone I’ve met is afraid of something. I am not immune from being afraid. There is one thing that scares me the most. You can call it a phobia.
You’ve started making YouTube videos and people other than yourself have started watching them. So now you’re wondering, when should I consider monetization and put those ads on my videos that everyone else seems to have?
It’s happened. Someone came along and gave your video a thumbs down. You’ve stared at it for hours. You’re obsessed with it. Who would have done such a thing? Why did they do it? Before you decide to throw in the towel and quit YouTube, let’s have a chat.
You have found someone who wants to collaborate with you. Their channel complements yours and you know your audience will like seeing the two of you as creators working together. Now what? How can you work together to make the collaboration a success? Read more
As a creator on YouTube there may be times when you want to collaborate with another content creator. Sometimes they approach you and other times you will approach them. But what should you consider when collaborating? Is this collaboration the right fit for your channel?
Picture the day you open your email inbox and find a request from a reporter/journalist for an interview. You are filled with excitement that you have reached the point where someone wants to talk to you about what you do. But now what? What do you do? There are a few things you can do to prepare to come off polished and professional.
You have a great idea for a YouTube channel and you make your first video. But then what? A common question I come across is, “How do I come up with ideas for my YouTube channel?”
Don’t worry. We’ve all been there at some point. I’m going to share with you some of the ways I’ve come up with content and how to manage it.