Advocate VS Influencer

November 13, 2012

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The power of an advocate VS the power of an influencer (and the difference between the two) is something that’s come up in the TouchstoneMG offices more than once. A cornerstone of this company, in the past, was putting together blogger programs in local markets. Now, we’re slowly wading into the advocacy pool. TouchstoneMG, before […]

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Instagram Announces Web Profiles

November 6, 2012

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Today, Instagram announced something I’ve been waiting/wishing/hoping for in my daydreams. Over the next few days, Instagram will be rolling out web profiles for their users. Despite looking way too much like Facebook, I’m really excited about this. The most obvious reason is the size difference between my iPhone screen and my computer screen. Without […]

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Draft: Think Outside the Box; Act on the Edges

October 30, 2012

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I started writing this more than two years ago. I saved it, thinking I’d return to finish it another time, probably because I lost my train of thought. I just stumbled across it now and, instead of finishing it, I thought I’d post it and let you take from it what you will. _____________________________ Drafted […]

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3 Lessons From the Cotton Gin

September 23, 2012

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Birome Gin

August through November is a crazy time for my family. My parents own Birome Gin, a cotton gin about 10 miles east of West. Yep, east of West – you know, home to the world-famous Czech Stop. Anyway, they’re cotton ginners. Their parents were cotton ginners. Needless to say, I come from a heavy agriculture […]

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GoPro Footage: Johnsonville on a Two-Stroke

August 26, 2012

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Colin and I decided to take a trip to check out one of Texas’ newest tracks – Johnsonville MX. The facility and property were both beautiful and the track is one of my favorites. Great flow, nice jumps, loamy dirt; all in all, I was pumped for a solid day of riding. Then, three laps […]

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GoPro Footage – Freestone MX Loretta Lynn Amateur Regional

June 4, 2012

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GoPro helmet cam footage from moto 1 and moto 2 of the Junior +25 class at the 2012 Freestone Loretta Lynn Amateur Regional. The GoPro ran out of battery before the third moto, but you can get an idea of who was there and what the track was like. Top 6: Robbie Reynard, Taylor Painter, […]

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Track Closed

May 30, 2012

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I updated a few things today: my resumé, the 211 Motocross website, and my contact information. Six years after approaching my dad about promoting motocross races, I’ve closed the bracket on the time I worked with the Sunbelt Series and 211 Motocross. A week ago, I signed the closing documents on the piece of property […]

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