Day 23 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

camp fire story

Its all about the story. Get out of the comfort zone. All story arks need an obstacle to overcome. My obstacle today is definitely overcoming my resistance to going downtown to meet with the makers at Hive13 here in Cincinnati. This is something I initiated and something I really want to do, but if I … Read moreDay 23 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 22 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

It has been a solid day of connecting and marketing on the Steem platform today for @DiggnDeeper and the Homesteaders Co-op. This activity has actually pushed interest in yet another project I may have mentioned already, which is the Maker community on Steem. There is a lot in common with the Homesteader community and it … Read moreDay 22 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 21 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Today I spent the entire day setting up social media accounts for the Homesteaders Co-op. They were activated just yesterday, and now they are mostly put together and ready for action. I’m sure you already know how time-consuming setting everything up is. Even with that done, there is a ton of work ahead to get … Read moreDay 21 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 20 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

On the road

Today was a lot more working with the awesome Steem community @homesteaderscoop. It’s 9:30pm as I write this update and I feel like I have a lot left to do! But, lets recap. We set up all the major social media channels and I am going to help them along with a few other members … Read moreDay 20 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 19 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

wise owl

Everywhere I look, there is Pinterest. Yet, I have never used it. Today, that changed. DiggnDeeper decided to look into Pinterest as a way of adding organic traffic. We had a discussion on our server about how effective many people claim it is at bringing in traffic and found quite a bit of evidence to … Read moreDay 19 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 17 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

burn your problems

Well, I flubbed – I hit a slump. Yesterday, I was so caught up with the DiggnDeeper Maker project (I realize there isn’t anything published yet, I’m working on it) and also helping the Homesteaderscoop on Steem that I completely forgot to post an update here. Today is going to be another quick update as … Read moreDay 17 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 16 of 42 days of bootstrapping

homesteader chickens

The project of the day was an outreach to a group that is interested in some marketing for a homesteading marketplace. This is a marketplace based on the Steem platform. You should check it out. This is a very innovative blockchain technology that is designed for communities and content. It has sparked a whole new … Read moreDay 16 of 42 days of bootstrapping

Day 15 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

maker in a shop

After further discussions, DiggnDeeper is going to be focusing on a series of videos around the Cincinnati area maker spaces. The makers subdomain on the site is unfinished, so that will be done on Monday and we will start reaching out to the maker spaces right away. This will be the beginning of productions for … Read moreDay 15 of 42 days of bootstrapping.

Day 14 of 42 days of bootstrapping

blockchain media

Today has been a bit of a day of reckoning. Between my existing thoughts and a 45 minute conversation with a fellow marketer, it seems a good time to step back – again – to regain some clarity on how I should proceed with this endeavor I hold so dear. One thing I find I … Read moreDay 14 of 42 days of bootstrapping