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2009 a year of change

Tweet Yeah I know, you don’t have to tell me, it’s been very quiet around here. Very. It’s not that I don’t have things to say, it’s tricky finding time to balance things & Studiowhiz has suffered because of it. I thought I’d give you a heads up as to what’s going on. Recently I [...]

Yeah I know, you don’t have to tell me, it’s been very quiet around here. Very.

It’s not that I don’t have things to say, it’s tricky finding time to balance things & Studiowhiz has suffered because of it. I thought I’d give you a heads up as to what’s going on.

Recently I took over a site called iPhone Source and started to overhaul it, working on creating new media relationships, reaching out to PR companies and such like. The site had a growing traffic, and was attracting more and more interest – however it had no relationships at all with Apple related companies. 

I embarked on this journey & late in Jan we had a rug pulled out from under us. Apple kicked us out of their affiliate program – an important source of our income. So we embarked on a name & url change to become iTalk Magazine (www.italkmagazine.com). We have a great group of supporting companies along side us now and we are racing into a fantastic year.

In fact right now, we have over $1000 worth of iPhone accessories you could win – check it out now.

This site is taking a lot of my spare time, continuing to develop relationships with accessory companies, expanding the content on the site, editing the content from our team and doing all the advertising.

On top of this I’m trying a couple of new things this year. My personal Twitter account is (as many of you know) @oo00_Mr_K_00oo which is just me rambling, however I’ve started a new account called @bible_in_a_year – this is a place where every day I’ll have approx. 100 chars worth of comment for a given bible passage (usually just a verse).  Why? I guess it’s about time I started to wear my faith on my sleeve a little more. We’ll see where that goes …. I do have a couple of other projects based around faith that I’m hoping to build up this year.

Of course I have a normal day job – so all of my online projects have to be done out of work hours – which of course when you’re a Dad & husband you don’t really have a lot of time ey!

Oh, did I mention I’m putting myself through a few languages this year?

  • French – need to brush up on my French so will soon be taking some courses at a local high school
  • Mandarin/Hakka – we are teaching our daughter Hakka, so I’m trying to pick up these too, after 9 years of marriage it’s probably about time ey!
  • C, Objective C & Coca Touch – I’m embarking on a journey (you’ll be able to follow it on iTalk Magazine) to go from a web developer to iPhone developer

So, how often will Studiowhiz be updated – at least once a month, fingers crossed more often.

See ya around the blogs folks

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