“Another day, a whole ‘nother set of fresh possibilities” — MacGyver
I’ll never forget watching the TV show MacGyver when I was growing up. The ultimate of brililant human beings, Angus MacGyver would always but ALWAYS save the day by devising creative dynamic usages of common household objects.
It taught me a lesson then, that’s stayed with me to this day – always be open to mastering any new challenge by thinking outside the box.
My name is Barbara Ling, and Owlbert has been my cartoon alterego since 1998. Academic, creative and a wee bit zany, Owlbert has embraced new technologies as they come online and has turned “technical” into “common sense” for thousands of readers and customers over the past decade (with a little bit of help, I’ll admit, from me . We work great as a team.
Now, about me,
Short bio: Barbara Ling:
- Online entrepreneur who has authored 25 books/ebooks on various consumer and business related topics on the Internet
- Website design innovator since 1991
- Online trainer/motivational speaker
- Maverick mother to 4 children and 15 parakeets
- Martial arts enthusiast
Long bio: Barbara Ling has been consistently in the right place at the right time when it comes to demystifying the Internet for consumers across the globe (as well as lost 45+ pounds in 2007). She:
- Authored the only Internet recruiting resource, The Internet Recruiting Edge, that received 5 stars from Inc magazine when it debuted
- Was a Microsoft Small Business Success Story
- Books/ebooks include::
- Poor Richards Internet Recruiting
- Avoiding The Contractor From Hell
- The Safe and Smart Internet Weight Loss Edge
- The Real Estate Pro’s Internet Edge
- Make Them Beg To Hire You
- New Client Profits
- 7 Days To Your Auction Success
- Lingstar Learning Teach Your Child to Read
- Auction Search Profits
- 24 Hour Digital Product Creation
- Dynamic Affiliate Profit Linking
- The Internet Marketing Edge
- Appeared on the Sallie Jesse Raphael Show and CNN
- Has been written up in the Wall Street Journal
- Pioneered the first Internet recruiting eSeminars series
- Traveled the country giving tailored, customized recruiting training seminars
- Broke the google code in 2004
You can learn more at my personal site,
This site, DFBlogger, is our personal view on starting a successful diet/fitness blog.
So sit back, grab a cup of coffee and give open your mind to the possibilities.
Owlbert (and Barbara Ling)