Jay Lane’s Blog

My random thoughts about digital marketing, woodworking and other fun projects.

Episode Overview I talk with Tom Durgin about how he got involved with flying drones in the Air Force and how it eventually it turning into one of his favorite hobbies. We chatted about common misconceptions with drones (and why racers prefer to call them quads), safety, how races/race courses work...

Episode Overview I chat with Mike about his experiences with all kinds of fishing ranging from offshore to fly fishing. We talked about Mike growing up with four father figures that heavily influenced his life, having the opportunity to catch a 63" Wahoo because his friend was sick, and a life-changing...

Episode Overview I talk with Brian, a self-professed Star Wars nerd, about his lifelong love for making art and how he's using cutting-edge technology to make props such as firearms, lasers and armor inspired by video games and movies. He shares about his journey starting with traditional tools and materials to...

Episode Overview I talk with Kenn Glenn about collecting Power Rangers toys, memorabilia and nostalgic items from his childhood (like Ziploc bags). We discuss the backstory of Power Rangers, how the show/toyline got started in the U.S., and why the show was like Saved By the Bell with Godzilla live action....

Episode Overview In this episode, I talk with my good friend Ross Schoenbaechler about playing fantasy basketball (and other fantasy sports). We discussed how fantasy basketball works, formats (rotisserie vs. head-to-head), the comradery involved in playing a game together with friends, and the joy of winning a league and then turning...

Episode Overview In this episode, Sarah and I talk about getting started in hunting as an adult, the range of emotions evolved in a hunt, common misconceptions others have about hunting, conservation, what a mountain lion tastes like and we learn about a World Turkey Slam (hint: it does not involved...

Episode Overview I talk with Clay Greene about collecting Star Wars LEGO, the joy of tracking down a retired Batman set, relaxing after work, surrounding yourself with toys you love, and some advice for new LEGO collectors. We also talked briefly about the free LEGO VIP program where you earn points for every...

Episode Overview I love hobbies and I have a lot of them. A lot. Over the years, they have provided a great way for me to chill out and get away from the hustle and bustle of my every day life. In fact, I love hobbies so much that I decided...

Here are some digital marketing and social media resources that I found over the past two weeks that you might find useful.  My Blog Posts What's New in Digital Marketing & Social Media - Weeks of June 18 & June 25, 2018 How to Create Memorable Vanity URLs for Your Website Website/Blog...