Transmitting ducks, today on DM 27

Download this episodeOK, so it’s michael ✍️ todays show notes… and it’s my fault this episode was as delayed as it was… The Your Own Pay Logo on a black background, a blue Microphone shows at the top, with white letters that say, “YourOwnPay.com”, @payown showing on the bottom We’ve had it ⏺ for a couple of weeks now, i’ve just not got the work done with a lot going on in my life… More about that in a future cast… However, todays cast is all about transmiting 🦆’s Ready? before we get into it Don’t forget that you can…

social media automation

Download this episode DM26: Crowdfire, Meet Edgar, the Power of Social Media Automation CrowdFire and Meet Edgar This week, we are revisiting a topic discussed in DM4, social media automation. Automating your social media publishing is important for anyone using these channels for marketing purposes, but you can’t lose sight of the key, which is engagement. This week, Michael is going to tell us all about some new tools that can help you level up with your engagement and promotion. The main reason you want to develop strategies for automating your social media posting come down to the magic phrase,…

LaunchBar Super Powers – DM 25

DM25: LaunchBar Super Powers Screenshot of the LaunchBar Wikipedia Search Alright, we’re finally doing the show on LaunchBar! Your welcome Marlin LaunchBar is one of my must have apps on any Mac I use. If I don’t have LaunchBar installed, or for some reason it quits, my Mac feels broken. I literally have to stop and figure out what is going on. Damashe (But we both feel the same) You will hear some people refer to LaunchBar as an application launcher, which it can be. Some may refer to it as a clipboard manager, which it can be. Some might…

Increase your hard drive in DM 24

Download this episode DM24: Extending Your Hard Drive Extend your Hard Drive We’re back this week to help you maximize your Mac’s hard drive. While these tips can apply to any computer, we both are speaking this week from the view of laptop users. With the existence of so many different cloud services, we all have extra storage available beyond what is locally on our computers. The problem is to make the best use of that cloud storage… without the cloud storage taking up much needed space on your internal drive. We don’t want to have to manage a bunch…

b2 or s3, what’s for me? Find out on DM 23.

Download this episode s3 or b2? Now isn’t that fun to write? Should I use Amazon S3, or Backblaze B2 for my business? Listen to this weeks episode to get Damashe and Michael’s responce to that very question. Case for the cloud? What is the reason that you would like to use a cloud hosting service? If you want to avoide the 10 or so line policy configuration for permitions then you need to check out backblaze b2. If however, you need the ability to lock your files down tighter then… Well, tighter then your in house IT geek may…

Backing Up Your Digital Life – DM22

Download this episode screenshot showing I-mazing on the left and arq on the right Backing Your Digital life up! This is the 22nd installment of the DM Show. 🕴 Listen as Damashe shares his excitement, he hasn’t been this excited since well, um, Cloud Storage for your Business, DM 11 🎤 Before we get into it One moment, before we get into this weeks important episode all about backups, Michael shares an interesting happening with you before the network identifier. 🔇 Starting this episode out, Damashe and Michael have a quick chat about why it’s important to backup your Digital…

Publish With Purpose People – DM 20

DM20: Publishing with Purpose Damashe.org beside yourownpay.com Why are we doing this show? Why should you actively engage on social media? Why take any of the advice you can find on the web about marketing? These three questions all come down to the same answer, having a purpose. Whether we’re talking engaging with your potential audience, or consistently publishing new content, it all should have a purpose. Once you have identified your purpose, then you get down to implementation. For example, we wanted to do a podcast, but what is the purpose of our podcast? We decided that our purpose…

DM19: Customize your site with Themes

Does your site look like every other WordPress site out there? It shouldn’t! yourownpay.com looks completely different from damashe.org, even though both Damashe and Michael are WordPress users, and even use some of the same tools.
Why is this, it is all about the theme you choose for your site. Think of your site’s theme as the design of your house, or your particular style of dress. You should want your site to reflect the business you are in, but also reflect your personal branding.
A WordPress theme can determine the layout of your site’s navigation links, how photos are displayed, and…

Extending wordpress with Plugins

DM18: Extending WordPress with Plugins One of the reasons we prefer WordPress.org discussed in DM16 is the plugin architecture. Extending wordpress with Plugins Plugins for WordPress allow you to really give your site abilities and features to meet your needs, without knowing any code. And yes, there are times where the only way to accomplish something on a WordPress site are to dig in to the code, but those times have become fewer and fewer over time. Using plugins can allow you to quickly create forms, produce wiki docs, and even turn your site in to a teaching platform. The…