Tech Advice November 9, 2019

#30DaysofThreads on Twitter

A week or two ago I thought, “What if I did 30 days of valuable, actionable threads on Twitter?” and then #30DaysofThreads was born. Anyone can participate. There’s one rule: once a day, post a valuable thread, about anything, on Twitter. Here’s a collection of my threads: Day #1: How to Become a Professional Project Manager Day #2: Recs for Stacking Certs + Specializations in…

How To Tech Tutorials October 23, 2019

How to Start & Setup Your Own Blog

I was talking to the homie Skrap (basically, being me and bossing him around with ideas to start his own blog).  He asked what he should write about and how to setup his own website and so I’m going to share with you the advice I gave to him.  What Do I Write About? Easy. Pick 2 things you’re decent at. For example, I’m an…

Tech Advice October 22, 2019

Advice on Transitioning Into a Tech Career

Quick note: Once again, this is something I whipped up quickly and had to get out. I’ll circle back eventually to clean up spelling, grammar, and formatting errors.  In 2018, I decided I was finished with the digital marketing industry and began making adjustments to transition into tech. I had no idea how my skills as a project manager, digital marketer, and email funnel specialist…

Study Plan October 20, 2019

How I’m Studying for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification

I’m back! I’ve decided to jump right back into studying so that I can earn my AWS Solutions Architect Associate certification by the end of December. I’m not taking a break because I want to keep the momentum I have going and I don’t want to forget everything I’ve learned while earning my Certified Cloud Practitioner certification. For this round, I’m going to use two…

Study Guide October 19, 2019

How I Passed the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner 2019 Exam

On October 18, 2019, I passed AWS’ Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam and became certified as a Cloud Practitioner.  I procrastinated and “lazy studied” for 2 months but I believe if you’re focused, you can knock this out in 1-4 weeks.  I had n00b cloud experience with AWS. I was familiar with using Amazon S3 to upload files, make them public, and use the links in…