Weekly list: Let’s talk about the weather

Weekly list: Let’s talk about the weather

Weekly list: Let’s talk about the weather

Good morning! I hope you all are enjoying this lovely winter weather we are all having. Hasn’t it been weird? Well, it has been here at Smith Casa. Don’t think I have seen so much rain in January. Usually that happens in March and April. There has to be a story in this year’s opening stream of weirdness. I mean can’t you just see a story opening with 70s and sun, then going  to 20s and ice, and then back to 70s and rain only to get back to 40s and sun? Sure you can! It’s the real thing. I

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Ebook series: A good landing page

Ebook series: A good landing page

Do you have an effective sales page for your ebook? You can have the perfect item on the Internet, but if you are ignorant about peddling it, you’re going to be disheartened at the outcome. So to speak, getting the word out about your item is critical. Consider how Nike sets aside millions in their budget for marketing and to insure buyers know about their products. This makes it clear that those of us without big bucks are just mushrooms in a world full of daisies if we don’t use everything at our disposal. So, here is a post about

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I KNOW Business, it’s true.

I KNOW Business, it’s true.

This is a sort of did you know post. Did you know, I am the owner of a small business? I am, and it feels great. Well, most of the year anyway. It is sort of seasonal. I operate VideoVision Entertainment, and it is nice to say that it’s been around since 1992. My business shoots video, edits videos, and provides memories that last a lifetime. But having a business can be hard when you are not a full-time employee. When we got started way back when camcorders were the size of a small bus, I imagined it as my

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Company for you-help on the way!

In a previous post, I talked about how mistakes can happen when you are trying to do everything alone. But there really isn’t a good reason to continue doing things on your own when someone else can do it. And do it faster and more efficiently.  Let me tell you about a company I found. On Upwork.com you’ll find thousands of specialists who will bid on any project that you may need help with. I actually decided to sign up for work there. I need more income and hey. it’s all online! Yeah, I know, I am talking out of both

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Industrious John: A Tale of Futility

Industrious John: A Tale of Futility

When being industrious leads to sorrow So there’s this fellow interested in videography. Let’s call him John. John is an industrious fellow and pretty handy with a camera. He’s excellent with panning, and closeups. But John the cameraman is sick and tired of carrying all twenty of his cases to each shoot he books. He has two boxes full of cables, each weighing about 60 pounds. But since he is industrious,  he comes up with a great solution for his problem, and decides to try to sell it. His solution is to consolidate all those cables in to one case.

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