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Why WordCamp is a Local Event for the World

As a new member of the AmberMac Media, Inc. team (and WordPress enthusiast), I am excited to share a recent conference I attended to learn more about WordPress. Here’s what you can expect when you attend WordPress’ WordCamp in your town. 32% of the Internet uses WordPress (and it’s Easy to… Read More

The Edge, A Leader’s Magazine Cover & Feature Profile

From cleaning parking lots as a child to jumping head-first into the dot com industry of the 1990s, my entrepreneurial spirit has lead me down some interesting paths — with both challenges and successes along the way. In circulation since 2014, The Edge: A Leader’s Magazine is a Canadian print and… Read More

BlogHer 2018: Women Inspiring Women

“Women inspiring women” is the mission of the BlogHer Creators Summit and its founders. The word inspiring really doesn’t even really cover what I walked away with after attending the 2018 summit in New York City. Sitting in a room with over 2000 women (along with a few good men)… Read More

AMMI Executive Assistant Paid Internship Position

The AmberMac Media Inc. Executive Assistant Internship is an exciting, challenging, and career-building half-time (~20 hours/week, though varying from week-to-week) paid entry-level position that will develop key skills and provide essential experience for the successful applicant. The key aspects of this job are (in order of time spent): providing direct… Read More

Net Neutrality Day: July 12th

In the United States, the FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. On July 12th, more than 180 companies, including Twitter, Amazon, Reddit, KickStarter,… Read More

YMC Live: How to Quit Jobs, People, Habits

I wanted to share this fun video I did for the Yummy Mummy Club’s “Moms in the Morning” series in late June. I talk about what it takes to say goodbye to a full-time job and start your own small business, and I share five tools that can help. We’ve embedded… Read More

5 Father’s Day Gadgets Under $100

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share a few of my fav gift ideas for the dads in your life. Tile (4-pack ~$70) If your dad misplaces his keys or phone on a regular basis, give him one of the most useful tech trackers around. Read More

Magazine Feature: Amber Mac on PEI in Canadian Living

In the June 2017 issue of Canadian Living magazine, I share what it’s like growing up on Prince Edward Island. I also shared my top picks for things to do on PEI (if you haven’t been there in the summer or the fall, then you should go – and bring… Read More

Mother’s Day: Top 5 Tech Gifts Ideas

I recently did a quick search for Mother’s Day tech gifts, and I got the feeling that many of the articles were written by men. Let’s just say there are quite a few laptops, gaming systems, and portable chargers on the lists I found. While these items are all important, there are… Read More