When I first began Learn to Code With Me (LTCWM) a few months ago, I just wanted to get it up and running. I didn’t want to bury myself in creating a website from scratch – it would take too long to complete.
However, the more I continued to create content for LTCWM, build the readership, etc., the more I wanted to transfer off the generic WordPress theme I started with.
The problem, though,
Sam Wright, from South Africa, is on a mission to empower and engage fellow South African women in the realm of technology.
After freelancing for several tech publications, Wright realized through writing, reviewing and speaking to other women that women consume technology differently than men. As a result, Wright wanted to create a place on the internet that catered to women, girls, moms, etc.
To achieve this, Wright created “Tech Girl“, where she is the editor as well as a content creator.
Coming across the GA Dash Tumblr theme tutorial was like a Godsend.
In the past I scoured the internet for making-your-own Tumblr theme guidance but always came out empty-handed. Either it was some specific how-to on a personal Tumblr account or an outdated Youtube video that skimmed the surface.
So I was thrilled when I inadvertently stumbled on the Dash tutorial for making your own Tumblr theme from scratch. I jumped into it immediately.
After fulfilling her childhood dream by becoming a journalist, Amy Vernon was crushed when she was suddenly laid off about five and a half years ago. Fortunately, Vernon rebounded in no time – mostly thanks to her social media savvy.
Today Vernon is an online marketing expert living in NYC. She does social media marketing consulting for companies of all sizes. Moreover, she has been featured on Mashable‘s Twitter lists of social media mavens to follow and is the top female submitter of all time on Digg.com.
Over the last week or so I have been seeing Google’s Made with Code (aka”Made w/ Code”) all over my social media feeds. I even saw it below the Google search bar on Google.com the day it came out. Even Mindy Kaling (who I obviously follow on Instagram) was at their launch party.
It’s blowing up.
But what is it, exactly? And what are they trying to accomplish?
Funny. The actual site doesn’t have a formal “about page”.