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I’ve had the awesome opportunity to contribute some of my thoughts to other sites. I’ve tried to include all of them below to give you a better idea of what I’m saying and where I’m saying it!

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Media Temple Blog
Since Media Temple began in 1998, they’ve been on a mission to help web developers, designers, digital entrepreneurs, and innovators bring their ideas to life online. Early on in 2014, they asked me to contribute to their blog in order to share my knowledge to do just that. Here I write about the plight of the creative entrepreneur and how to overcome it.
Recent Pieces:
The First Step to Creative Independence: Start With “Why”
Overcoming the Plight of the Creative Entrepreneur

UX Matters
Founded by Pabini Gabriel-Petit in 2005, UXmatters provides insights and inspiration to both professionals working in all aspects of user experience (UX)—at every stage in their career—and students who are just beginning their journey in user experience.
Recent Pieces:
Storymapping: A MacGyver Approach to Content Strategy, Part 2
Storymapping: A MacGyver Approach to Content Strategy, Part 1
Mapping Business Value to UX: Part 3

UXMas
UXmas is a digital advent calendar for user experience designers.
Recent Pieces:
My 2013 UXmas Wishlist

UX Magazine
UX Magazine is a site that promises to deliver a central place to discuss the critical disciplines that all enhance user experience. Here I write about ideas that I think are crucial to the UX Community.
Recent Pieces:
The De-Evolution of UX Design
UX, It’s Time to Define CXO
Understand the Business Behind UX… It’s Your Job

Johnny Holland Magazine
Johnny originates from the need to have a place where creatives can talk and discuss in a normal, honest and pure way. Here I have writen a series entitled The UX Athlete where I make the connection between UX and Sports in order to demonstrate how we can all be better.
Recent Pieces:
Can Non-UXers Really Know UX?
Feedback Doesn’t Mean Failure
UX It’s Time to Reflect

Women in Technology
WIT is a site dedicated to helping women become a part of as well as contribute their expertise to the IT community. Here I’ve shared with women my experiences being an Independent UX Professional in the US.
Recent Pieces:
Women Are Smarter than Men, So Why Aren’t there More Women in Tech?
Top 5 Reasons I Love Being a Woman in Tech
Women in Tech… Are You to Blame

New York Entrepreneur Week
New York Entrepreneur Week is a site dedicated to keeping entrepreneurs and small businesses informed. Here I’ve tried to talk about what UX is and how it is important to the audience as a whole.
Popular Pieces:
UX Design What Am I Paying So Much For?
UX, Entrepreneurs and Startups – Why Should I Care?

UX Booth
UX Booth is a blog by and for the UX Community. Here I write about UX in more depth and share new ideas, concepts and processes with the UX Community.
UX Booth Articles

Vator.tv
Vator.tv is a place for emerging companies to showcase and market themselves as well as share news. Here, I’ve written about UX in an attempt to show these companies the importance and relevance of the UX profession to them.
Vator.tv Articles

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