The Normal Happenings Starry-Eyed Discord!

Welcome back amazing readers! Today we’re so happy to announce the launch of our very own Normal Happenings Starry Eyed Discord!

If you’re not too familiar with Discord, it’s this top-notch communication platform ideal for the organization of large groups! So far, we’ve been using Twitter messages for internal communication, updated, collaboration planning, and socializing. It’s impossible to do that all of one thread, so everything is about to change!

Discord is arranged by channels, and with these 16 avenues for communication we’ll be able to rule the world! Or, at least, become an alliance of bloggers and content creators working together to constant improve our work. Let’s go over all the channels!

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We think STARSTORM is the most important channel, so it sits at the very top. The premise is super simple. WordPress lives and dies based on how many stars a piece gets. The more stars, the more likely it is to show up in the reader. So let us bombard you with stars! Continue reading “The Normal Happenings Starry-Eyed Discord!”

Behind the Scenes: Designing the Opening Sequence for A Geeky Gal’s New YouTube Channel

We’ve been talking about it for months! And now we are finally off the ground. I’m proud to be a part of helping Megan from A Geeky Gal begin her dreams of making YouTube content for her blog! Before continuing, why not watch her first video for yourself!

That’s right. Thanks to a lot of help from Matt at Normal Happenings, my dream of creating a YouTube channel has become a reality. I’m excited to present to you, my first video!

She may be the talent in front of the camera — but she did have a little help! I set up the lighting and the camera, and did the editing and audio mixing. Oh, and there is the little matter of the opening sequence. I’m kind of proud of that that. Continue reading “Behind the Scenes: Designing the Opening Sequence for A Geeky Gal’s New YouTube Channel”