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One Year of Newsletters: Lessons Learned

Last year I had an idea: Create a really, really high quality newsletter. Reading technology related news is a daily and rigorous ritual for me, so why not take that effort and synthesize it into a curated list of “What to Read”? Many others are doing this, of course, but I felt the value for readers was to get it from your trusted technical advisor (I manage technology for a number of small and medium sized businesses). For many years this voracious appetite for news and information was only for myself, but I knew it was time to change that. Time to share this with the world.


News: A Blog Change Is Coming!

Change is afoot! – We’re moving to We’ve had a great run on Google’s Blogger. The site is fairly easy to configure, and, over the years Blogger has revamped the dashboard, added permalinks and improved nearly every part of the site. And, through it all, this blog has featured stories about some of the […]


CWL: 10 Years Of Technology

If someone were to have said “Kevin, you’ll still be directing a company you started a decade ago” – I might have laughed it off. And, in those years, I have seen the company through a great deal of change and growth. The singular focus on providing the very best to every client has been both challenging and incredibly rewarding over the years. I can say that I never thought I’d be writing this article ten years ago! Today, on September 17th, 2012, CWL is ten years old. Now, that’s something to celebrate.


300: A Milestone For Blogging CWL

Since moving this blog over to Blogger – and there have been a few changes over the years – This will mark my 300th post. That’s really not too shabby for something that lacked a general direction, ideas and any sort of audience not so long ago. This has meaning too, because we’re somewhere around the middle of the year and I can safely say it’s been the best year ever for this blog. So, join me as I take a look at some of the past, present, and the future of Blogging Calwell.


CONTEST (2010) Update: A Winner Has Been Chosen!

It has been a few weeks and this contest has finally come to an end. I reached out to everyone to guess the amount in my change jar. During this process, I realized this wasn’t an easy task either. In the beginning I had expected a perfect guess. Seriously, I really thought someone would give me the exact amount. While this was certainly possible – it turned out that none of the guesses I received were exactly right.