An affordable underwater drone? Who knew?

Sep 20, 2022 5:16 pm


If you haven't already, check out our new Qysea FiFish V6 Underwater Drone! We tested it in a swimming pool since Toby had never "flown" an underwater drone. We're planning to give it a real-world test on our next trip to Santa Rosa, New Mexico, home to several ultra-clear spring-fed ponds and lakes. Watch the video here.


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Remote Teamwork and YouTube Dilemma

by Shelley Carney

Leadership and Remote Teamwork

Last week, we spoke with Remote Teamwork expert Mari Anne Snow about the changing environment of organizations and their employees in our Messages and Methods show, Leadership and Remote Teamwork.


Her new book, the Remote Work Handbook outlines Mari Anne's philosophy, on-the-ground experience, and pragmatic approach to building and leading successful, resilient teams in today's new, ever-changing workplace. 

Mari Anne: My primary business is a B2B consulting and education business, where we work with organizations that have distributed teams.

Those organizations can be quite small. We work with small nonprofits, like the American Mathematical Society. We work with very large national organizations, like national insurance companies, international energy companies, and international automobile companies. 

It goes from quite small to quite large, but they have three things in common:

One is they've got multiple locations. They have employees, but those employees don't sit in the same place. 

The second thing they have in common is they depend on technology to connect. 

The third is they're looking to the future. They're seeing the changes that are happening either in their industry or the potential with some of the consumer changes or some possibilities of technology. 

Read the rest of Shelley's great article here.

Here's our next week in content:

7 pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2022. New Mexico Day Trips with Shelley and Toby

13th Annual Renaissance Faire at Los Ranchos de las Golondrinas


Shelley and Toby spent part of the weekend attending the 13th Annual Renaissance Faire at the living history museum; Los Ranchos de las Golondrinas, which this year celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Join us for video and our commentary, as well as advice on how to prepare for and attend the event.

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11 am, Thursday, September 22, 2022 Women Conquer Business with Shelley Carney and Jen McFarland

Content Batching Bonanza


Are you getting everything you can out of your content? Maybe you feel too rushed to get everything done and you’re overwhelmed with tasks.

In this week's show, we’ll discuss carving out time for content batching. We'll talk about setting up a structure for creating batches of content all at once, including repurposing, and how that can reduce stress and allow you to shine online.

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1 pm, Thursday, September 22, 2022 Messages & Methods

Money Framework for Content Creators


Heather Zeitzwolfe is a Profit Advisor for Digital Media Creators and Producers.

She offers Profit Advising for Creative Entrepreneurs in Podcast Production - Videography - Photography - Graphic Design - Web Design

Heather says: In my experience as a CPA and Profit Advisor, I have noticed that creative entrepreneurs tend to ignore their financials and not have a clear plan to achieve their desired income. That’s why I developed my R.A.I.N. Money Framework for digital media creators who have become tired of running out of money each month, despite all their hustle and grind.

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How to Start a Travel Vlog:

7 Easy Steps


Do you have a burning desire to share your travel experiences with the world? Maybe you are curious about how to start a travel vlog or are looking for some tips on what equipment to use.

It doesn’t matter whether your goal is to document your backpacking trip through Europe or to post videos of your family’s adventures around the US. If you want to know how to begin vlogging, this article will give you all the information you need.

(Great article with very good advice. Read the rest of the article here.)

Or, you can Schedule a Free Consultation with us to discuss your plans about becoming a content producer.


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