WordPress: Add a Top Message Bar

With the new site, I’d been looking for a top bar for WordPress for quite some time. Our last theme design actually had an entire section that could be pulled down that advertised our email subscription. This increased the number of subscribers so significantly that I incorporated the subscribe field directly into the header of the theme. Now I just wanted a top bar to keep readers up to date on any key messages we

What’s Passing You By?

Yesterday I had lunch with a good friend of mine, Bill. As we ate our fantastic chicken tortilla soup at Scotty’s Brewhouse, Bill and I discussed that awkward moment where failure changes into success. I think truly talented people are able to visualize risk and reward and act accordingly. They jump at opportunity, even if the risk is insurmountable… and it often leads to their success. If I’m losing you, stick with me. Here’s an

Check out this Contest: Win an iMac from DevDad!

Recently I’ve been paying a little more attention to how many contests and how good they are, especially since my own $1,000 giveaway is almost here (just need a few more sponsors!). Tonight I happened across the Stay At Home Dad iMac Give-Away. This contest is well done. It has a fantastic prize, great pictures, and a detailed list of requirements to join the contest – each promoting the blog and the sponsor. Mike put