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The Q&A

I’m often asked to do a version of the following career-type Q&A, looking for advice or answers about how and why I started MetsBlog, why it’s successful, how it can be replicated, and what I do for a living. Here are the answers… Continue reading…

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I’m the kid on the left…


I’m the kid on the left, graduating high school exactly 20 years ago. However, the only thing I recognize about myself is my smile. Thankfully, the rest of this child died a slow death through the 90s.

 

My 20th high school reunion is Oct. 11, which – thanks to therapy – has me thinking a lot about the person I was and the person I am today. I’m glad to report we are not the same.

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Ep. 12: Sam Laird, Mashable.com


In this episode, I talk with Sam Laird, sports and technology writer for Mashable.com.

Laird joined Mashable in early 2012, when he was “the only person interested in sports,” he told me. However, with hard work, J-school know-how, and a little bit of luck, Laird managed to turn a tech-writing gig into a distinguished sports blogging career…

He’s now the leading sports reporter at Mashable’s San Francisco bureau and covers everything from the World Cup to Lebron James—and, of course, the birth of MetsBlog. Tune in to learn how Laird found his way, where great stories come from, and why the key to success is staying flexible…

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