It's only been about six months since my last redesign, but I have acquired some new skills that allow me to do more creative things with the site. The main impetus, though, behind this redesign is what I see as a big upcoming year for eBooks. I think 2011 is going to be the turning point where … [Read more...] about 35 Miles From Shore has a new website
Introduction The idea for this case study was born in January of 2009. That date may not seem significant to you until I mention the fact that this was the day that USAir Flight 1549 ditched in the Hudson River. The accident was especially significant to me personally because I had written and … [Read more...] about Adwords for Authors: A Case Study
It was May 2, 1970. A DC-9 with 57 passengers and a crew of 6 left New York en route to the tropical island of St. Maarten. They never made it to their destination. Instead, the passengers and crew were thrust into a life and death struggle for survival as their plane ran out of fuel and was forced … [Read more...] about Forty years ago today ALM Flight 980 made aviation history
I was 13 years old when Apollo 13 lifted off for the moon on April 11, 1970. For those into numbers, the flight lifted off at exactly 13:13. Two days later, on April 13, the explosion happened. I remember standing outside in my backyard and gazing up at the moon knowing that three … [Read more...] about Apollo 13 and me. How one space flight shaped my future.
Here is the blogtalk radio interview I did today with Gailen David, who also happens to be a flight attendant for American Airlines. Gailen is an author himself. You can find out more about him and his book Jetiquette...The Customer Experience and You at www.skysteward.com. … [Read more...] about My recent interview on BlogTalk radio
I'll be doing a BlogTalk radio show tomorrow with host Gailen David starting at 1:00 pm EST. We'll be talking about the upcoming anniversary of the Hudson ditching and how the events that took place in 1970 in the Caribbean had an impact on the outcome of Flight 1549. The radio show will be … [Read more...] about The Sky Steward Radio Show