OZ Pros
My Sites

Announcing OZ Pros

Ashley Tison (of OZ Consultants) and I have partnered to form OZ Pros. OZ Pros helps real estate developers, business owners, and fund sponsors create and manage their own Opportunity Zone funds. While self certifying as a Qualified Opportunity Fund is a simple enough process, fund structuring and ongoing compliance process can be a lot

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OpportunityDb
My Sites

OpportunityDb heading to DC for the IRS hearing on July 9

I’m pleased to be heading to Washington DC for the IRS hearing on Qualified Opportunity Funds on July 9. I’ll be covering the hearing for my Opportunity Zones website — the Opportunity Zones Database. The hearing is actually taking place just outside of Washington DC, at the IRS New Carrollton Federal Building in New Carrollton,

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COMPOUND
Interviews

I talked about OZs on the COMPOUND Podcast

Real estate broker, developer, and investor Thomas Morgan (aka TMO) hosted me on his COMPOUND Podcast earlier this year. Thomas and I discuss the Opportunity Zones tax benefit and my media company OpportunityDb. Click here to listen in Spotify. Thomas Morgan’s COMPOUND is an impact investment studio that creates, sources, and manages global impact investments

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HCNY
General

I spoke at the Harvard Club of New York last week

I presented to a group of 20 real estate investors at the Harvard Club of New York last week. My 60-minute presentation focused on the basics of the Opportunity Zones tax benefit and investment and capital-raising options for real estate developers. In the coming weeks, I will refine the talk and present it in webinar

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Dotmarketer
My Sites

Welcome back, Dotmarketer!

It’s official: Dotmarketer is back. The brand that Andy and I have owned since 2005 is the name of my new Internet marketing consultancy. Dotmarketer offers the following services: Website design & development Search visibility (SEO and Local SEO) Digital advertising (specializing in Google Ads and Facebook Ads) Podcast production Video production Email marketing Brand

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FunnelUp
Interviews

I was on the FunnelUp Podcast (twice!)

My long-time friends Andy and Rich have had me on their FunnelUp Show a couple of times now. Back in November, I was on the show to discuss the ins and outs of funnel software, including my take on MailChimp, ClickFunnels, Ontraport, and Infusionsoft. And just last week, I filled in for Andy (he was

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AudioSkills Podcast
Interviews

I am this week’s guest on the AudioSkills Podcast

My good friend Scott Hawksworth invited me on his show this week to discuss the work I did earlier this summer on surveying over 1,000 users of digital audio workstations (DAWs). Scott and I discuss what goes into choosing a DAW and what the most popular DAWs are among AudioSkills users. Check it out and

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Poseidon Financial
My Sites

Beginnings: Poseidon Financial launches

With our sites online and featuring some genuine world-class content, I can finally announce that Poseidon Financial is officially in business. After more or less being “unemployed” with little to keep me busy professionally toward the end of 2014 and beginning of 2015, I am now CFO at Poseidon Financial.

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Paradise Cove coastline
Fun Stuff

Quadcoptering in Malibu

I got a chance to take the controls of my buddy Clay’s DJI Phantom quadcopter over the weekend in Malibu. The mounted GoPro Hero captured some great shots. In the video below, I interview Clay as he flies his quadcopter and explains exactly what system that he has. (Sorry, the video is raw footage and

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