Useless Trivia

Ideosyncracies In conversations with family, friends and trusted business associates (and seldom strangers), I sometimes share what I refer to “useless trivia.” I always preclude the mention of such information with that announcement. Sometimes I announce it as “ridiculously useless trivia,” a category that is likely significantly out of context, completely irrelevant to the conversation…

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Renewing My Commitment to Blog

Something made me think the other day about the fact that I haven’t written in for long time. I checked this site and confirmed that when I saw that my last post was almost three years ago. So, as I’ve done before, I’m renewing my commitment to blog. Let’s see how it goes. I’m thinking…

Optimize for Success

Smart Internet Marketing to Grow Your Business [Audio clip: view full post to listen] How big a deal is doing your first professional public speaking gig? It was a pretty big deal for me, anyway. I was thrilled when my old college radio (KWMU at UMSL) buddy Walt Holley, Jr. asked me to speak to…

Monica Ricci, Professional Organizer

Keeping it simple is the key to successful organization and productivity [Audio clip: view full post to listen] I met Monica Ricci in October, 2010 at Blogworld and the New Media Expo, on in the front row at the all day ProBlogger sessions put on by Darren Rowse and Chris Garret. I was there to…

Buz Phelan, Visual Branding Specialist

Graphic Design and so much more [Audio clip: view full post to listen] On episode 2 of TalkAbout, Buz Phelan tells his story of inspiration, education, experience and success as a twenty-first century businessman with the title of Visual Branding Specialist. Buz relates his childhood pastime of thumbing through volumes of encyclopedia and his frustration…

Join Me for TalkAbout

I’m proud to announce the launch of my podcast, TalkAbout, a weekly audio series featuring professionals talking about what they do and how they do it. I hope TalkAbout will be helpful to young people trying to decide on a career path, and interesting to anyone curious about what people do for a living. I’d…

Introducing The RomondoCast

I’ve been talking about doing a podcast for at least a couple of years now. From the beginning, the show format would be me interviewing a marketing professional about what they do. Until very recently, my guests would be people connected to internet marketing—designers, developers, writers, photographers and entrepreneurs. I’ve worked in the internet marketing…