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Dave Carlson: Content Marketer

For the last 16 years I’ve been creating websites and doing digital marketing through my company, Green Chair Internet Marketing. Before Green Chair I concentrated on content development for a large non-profit and am now looking for a full-time position as a content marketer.

Grumpy Cinnamon Roll Guy

A regular customer went into the local Starbucks and wanted a cinnamon roll. He was in luck–there was one left. The guy made a point of starting his day at Starbucks with a coffee and cinnamon roll. Charlie was carrying the hallowed last cinnamon roll......

Lessons Learned from Strider

Nick was checking his phone as we waited for a presentation to begin. On his phone’s background was a picture of a dog. I asked Nick about it. It was his dog that had recently passed away. He said he was the best dog ever.......

Worship Ruined for Local Magazine Editor by Frequent Slide Errors

LITTLETON, CO–Stephen Walker is quietly considering leaving PeakView Community Church after another disheartening morning at church. “I’m not sure how much longer I can take this,” he said to reporters as he strutted across the parking lot. And what is driving Walker up the wall?......

Peanut Screening Could Save Lives at Local Church

ST. CHARLES, IL–The worship pastor has finished the first song and is done welcoming people to church. And then the words that strike fear comes out, “Go ahead and give a handshake or hug to those around you.” If you have a nut allergy, one......

Life Hack: Grocery List

For most of our marriage (25 years and going strong!) I’ve been the weekly grocery shopper for our family. I was annoyed with writing down the same things on the list week after week so I create one that I just print out and keep......

Bands That Should Play Together

In 1980 Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult played a tour called the Black and Blue Tour. It got me thinking that there should be more of these — lots more of these. So, here’s my list of bands at should play together based on......

Capturing Your Creative Ideas

About 25 years ago, I sat across from Larry, a graphic designer. He sketched a pair of salt and pepper shakers in his sketchbook as we talked. He told me he used the book to write down cool ideas, draw sketches, and glue in samples......