Fake News, SEO, and Batboy

4/21/17: SEE UPDATE BELOW! Ok, 2016 has been terrible. Really, really terrible. Both personally and publicly, some amazing people and animals died. We’ve had an election to end all elections. Everyone hates 2016, right? Remember when memes went around saying so-and-so died,...

What’s with the Canoes?

Great question. New Why’s founders, Michelle and I, have a thing for canoes. This past summer a canoe became a vital member of the New Why staff, and we took it out to Red Feather Lakes, Lake Isabel, and Sloan’s...

Social Media For Nonprofits Presentation

Last week Michelle and I presented at the Food Bank of the Rockies’ second annual Programs Conference, where we were fortunate enough to talk about social media with representatives from the Food Bank’s partner agencies. The partner agencies include churches, nonprofit organizations,...

New Why’s Beginning

At the end of 2009, I was invited to join a little web and marketing shop called Commerce Kitchen. We were a scattering of six people working remotely on smaller-scale websites, SEO, and social media, with a handful of bigger dev...

What Makes Me Better

I’ve been going to the gym a lot lately, and here’s one thing I’ve noticed, since I can’t avoid the TV hanging above me as I workout: CNN does not make me a better person. In fact, I’m pretty sure...

Here’s Why I Give

Last week a canvasser from the Blue Bench (formerly the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program) came to my door, and while I often politely and nervously tell canvassers to leave, I decided to listen to her spiel and donate some money to the...