Welcome to the Coalmarch blog, where we write about website design, programming, Drupal, Adobe Photoshop, how not to get run over by a downtown Raleigh bus, and much, much more.
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This past weekend I was fortunate enough to stumble upon an incredible documentary on Netflix called “The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young.” (If you run at all, or like any kind of extreme challenge, I highly recommend this). By the end of it, I was inspired to meet the challenges in my life head on - whether it was running... read more
We all know that too much planning is wasteful. The weather can change, new trends may affect how you work--the list goes on. But some high-level planning is required. You need to come up with a marketing budget. You need a hiring schedule. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be prepared for the major events that happen in your business year. With most new... read more
As a recent college graduate, I know how stressful it can be thinking about your life post-college. Where will you work? Where will you live? How much money will you make? Are there meal plans (only half kidding) in the adult world? Hopefully you took advantage of internship experiences throughout your college career to make the future seem... read more
Think back on all the content you could have read today. How many blog posts and articles did you scroll past on your Facebook newsfeed this morning? How many links did you thumb through on Twitter while you waited for your coffee? How many Google results did you hover over before picking one? I’m willing to bet that the meta-description played a... read more
My journey to Coalmarch is probably a little unorthodox. Until this last October, I was a public school Health and Physical Education teacher for fifteen years. Sure, all-day P.E. probably sounds pretty fun, but a man can only play so much dodgeball! Truthfully, teaching served me well for many years, but I felt like something was missing. My... read more