Groundhog by Albert Herring - Pyragraph

Trying to Follow My Own Career Advice, Part 2

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

If I were one of my own small business clients, am I doing the things I would advise a client to do?

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Peri working - Pyragraph

Trying to Follow My Own Career Advice, Part 1

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

It’s a reckoning of sorts between the types of work I knew I should be doing, vs what I was actually doing, in terms of rebooting freelance work and career.

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Unicorn in the bathroom - Pyragraph

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for It: My 4-Hours-per-Week Social Media Plan

| Colfax, CA, US | | 2 Comments

I can execute my WHOLE social media plan (not including blogging) in about four hours per week and we have a really decent growth on all platforms.

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I Hired An Artist Consultant

| New York, NY | | 2 Comments

“I know that’s crazy, ” I said. And he said I must go for crazy. Keep crazy ideas at the top because that is a force that will carry me along in my career.

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Paper flower by Antonia Montoya.

My First Business Was Not a Lemonade Stand

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 13 Comments

It was the first time I can remember feeling so much joy creating, without attachment to the finished product. But soon that attachment grew.

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Rest area survey. Photo by Nate Bolt.

Take Our Reader Survey, Please

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We want your feedback! Please take our Reader Survey. After you click “Submit” your discount code for Mammoth and Co. will appear on the Confirmation page.

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Valentine

Some Love for My Top PyraPosts

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Working with awesome contributors like these is why I started Pyragraph in the first place, so revisiting them fills me with love.

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First walk in the grass

Start-Up Interruptus The official Pyragraph start-up story

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 16 Comments

It did feel kind of insane to continue pushing a start-up forward from a room in a pediatric bone marrow transplant unit.

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Le Chat Lunatique in Kazakhstan

Sage Pipes In: My Top PyraPosts

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Eva! OK sure, there are some great pieces on your list of top-ten Pyragraph posts. But you’ve overlooked some of my bestest favorites!

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My Wishlist of Doom Looking at my to-do lists in a new light

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Thank you Danielle Vincent for helping me see my to-do list not as a completely overwhelming horror show, but more as a tidy (and ever-expanding) triad.

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Burning Questions for Rebecca Pearcy, Undisputed Queen Bee of Craftdom

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For those of you who like things that are made well, made locally, and last a long time, Rebecca’s company Queen Bee is something of a Mecca.

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Burning Questions for Fashion Designer Cameron Levin How she weaves business savvy and fashion sense, and serves her community to boot

| New York, NY | | 0 Comments

As far as best practices, nothing is more important than building personal, meaningful and sincere relationships with people in the industry. It really takes a village to make a designer successful.

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Season.cz

One Less Vacant Storefront Why I started a gallery in my house

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I had been thinking about opening a gallery in my house for some time, and the economic crash just hurried the event.

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O Inverted Christmas #invertedxmas

Merry Inverted Christmas, Everyone

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

The Tan’s installation, The Manger, provided the perfect backdrop for our family’s holiday portrait, a fitting representation of our upside-down year.

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My Hopefully-Not-Boring Wellness Tips Plus vintage 'medical' advice from 1937

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

I tend to find articles about diet and exercise incredibly boring, so I thought I’d offer my tips along with some advice I found in Jayne’s Almanac 1937.

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Do you work when you're broken, or no? A Flowchart. - Pyragraph

Working When You're Broken

| Colfax, CA, US | | 0 Comments

Working when you’re broken is usually the best way to stay sick. But sometimes working when you’re broken is, well, what you gotta do. I made a flow chart.

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