Fifty Episode Milestone for the Building Your Startup Series

Back in 2014, I sketched an idea to simplify scheduling apps on a napkin and pitched writing a series about it as a startup to my editor Tom McFarlin at Envato Tuts+. He approved and I got to work. I wouldn’t...

/ June 10, 2017

When Will Donald Trump Be Impeached?

SimplePlanner has launched an impeachment prediction site: When do you think Donald Trump will be impeached? Once you make your guess, they’ll share a graphical summary of everyone’s estimates. It’s pretty cool. Once Trump is impeached, SimplePlanner says it will help...

/ May 17, 2017

Seattle Landlord Doubles Rent to Force Out Tenants

In Massive rent hikes, remodel renders Lake Union building ‘uninhabitable’, Daniel DeMay reports on a landlord that has increased rent 121 percent — from $1,985 to $4,387, and performed remodeling without a permit in a purposely obstructive way to force out tenants....

/ May 3, 2017
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The Three Most Popular Meeting Times

My startup Meeting Planner has helped identify the most popular meeting times people prefer. The results are surprising, there are three that stand way above all other selections. Now that Meeting Planner and Simple Planner have been live for more than six months, I...

/ February 28, 2017

How to Schedule Team Meetings Easier and Faster

Scheduling team meetings and group events is challenging. Simple Planner and Meeting Planner makes it easy to help teams choose dates, times and places to get together. Rather than guess at the best time or place, Simple Planner lets meeting organizers...

/ February 16, 2017

How to Find WordPress Help

If you’re looking for technical WordPress help, or support installing, securing, optimizing or managing WordPress, take a look at WPNow’s WordPress Quickstart. Incredibly, the first hour of general or technical WordPress support is available for $10 (for a limited time)....

/ February 16, 2017
Tweet at Donald Trump

How to Successfully Tweet at Donald Trump

This tweet generated 446,256 impressions: @realdonaldtrump did you ever read The Lorax to Ivanka? It taught me about the #environment & #sustainability. pic.twitter.com/24iO6Uju9P — RISE UP RISE UP (@reifman) December 4, 2016 I’ve been working hard since the election to...

/ January 21, 2017