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SMARTER, HEALTHIER, READER REACH OUT TODAY

Reader reach out to Canada, China, and India? Breaking down walls that separate people? Good reading and good readers get a jump start. Education stops when readers stop reading and only listen to what they’re told. The inquiring mind searches further. It’s all part of training. If you hear something that doesn’t sound correct? Start […]

GOOGLE ANALYTICS MAKE BETTER READERS

Google Analytics only goes so far. See, numbers don’t lie when they come from the industry standard. If numbers are too much, you also get a map. Either way, when the numbers come in you’ve got to analyze them. Boston must have an auto-dialer working overtime. They’ve come here for 136 sessions amounting to one […]

FACEBOOK SCROLL DOWN LIFE, CONNECT THE DOTS, PT 1

  Connect the dots on a facebook scroll down? Don’t think twice, it’s alright. Start with video of an African sunset. Always a comfort, always a big treat from National Geographic. But an African sunset with zebra and impala? Hell, no. #1. Where are the lions? Aren’t these beasties on their menu? #2. If they’re […]

PORTLAND OREGON BLOG MESSAGE TO YOUR WORLD

Who reads posts and comments on a Portland Oregon blog? The weird thing about writing online is the reach. From literally around the world, readers find blogs like boomerpdx. They come in on a variety of devices, operating systems, and browsers. It’s amazing how anyone finds anything in their own house, but finding a blog […]

STATES ON THE PODIUM FOR AN OREGON BLOG ABOUT NOTHING

These states read a blog about nothing. Is yours on it? The biggest problem with people coming to America is they show up without a good grip on their new place. How can anyone expect immigrants and refugees to know American states? Some of them come running for their lives. They’ve been on the track […]

BAD TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY SECRETS REVEALED

Find the right cluster of furniture piled behind a steel fence. If it carries an association with a famous author, all the better. Frame it in and push the button. All done, right? Photography secrets are in plain sight in this example. The fence distorts the view. The frame’s too small to read anything. It […]

ASPIRATIONAL EDUCATION GOAL CALLED THE 40-40-20 PLAN, NOT 420

  40-40-20 Plan called an Aspirational Goal, like a wish list From The Oregonian in 2012: 40 percent of the state’s adults with four-year college degrees, 40 percent with two-year degrees or the equivalent, and the remaining 20 percent with high school degrees. It would be an impressive advance, since the four-year number is now […]

MAKING SENSE TO UNRELATED MILLENNIALS

    If you can talk to your kids, will unrelated millennials listen too? You could tell he was a good guy with good manners. He answered easy questions, but still added value. Twenty four, lives at home, looking for a job. And all you asked was his age? This is part of the millennial […]

HOW TO FIND THE 18-34 DEMOGRAPHIC, aka MILLENNIALS

    What to do if they find you?   Turns out the new greatest generation visits BoomerPdx Choice more often than anyone else. Call me surprised, but not really. Those are my people, the people boomers created for the most part. How can you not love that? Baby Boomers grew up with one major […]

HOW TO EXPLAIN BOOMERPDX: PICTURE OF PIE, AND PIE

  If someone asks what you’ve been reading lately, explain Boomerpdx like this:   You’ve been reading a single author blog with over a thousand posts. Eight categories organize the posts. Why eight? In honor of Troy Aikman and Marcus Mariotta, of course. Boomer Up, all twenty four pages, includes either boomers stepping up, or […]