Monique Almario / A Work in Progress

How to find your profitable course idea

“In order to win the game, you have to be in the game.” – Joseph Michael, Learn Scrivener Fast. In my last post I pointed out online courses are the next big thing, and the best way to build a profitable online business is to create an online course. An online course can reach more […]

Read Post / August 26, 2016

The Next Big Thing: Online Courses

I love learning. I love learning new things. It’s part of the reason why I love the internet because it gives me a constant stream of new things to learn. I’ve had wonderful discussions with people all over the world because of the internet, and it’s from them I learned more about literature, race, writing, […]

Read Post / August 14, 2016

Moving day

Moving day! I moved from Ghost to WordPress recently, Ghost is still a beautiful platform but it became too expensive for me to maintain. I thought of using Squarespace but, again, cost. So I decided to just move to wordpress and to use Bluehost. It’s been a thing to move back to WordPress but I […]

Read Post / July 24, 2016

How to start a Podcast on a budget

Podcast has cycled back into popularity with the help of shows like Serial and Welcome to Nightvale. But if you’re just hearing about ‘podcast’ for the first time and you’re looking at me in confusion asking: ‘what is a podcast?’ Look no further: pod·cast ˈpädˌkast/ noun 1. a digital audio file made available on the […]

Read Post / November 29, 2015

Creation freeway

The internet changed so many things for people in the way we communicate, consume, and even create. It’s one of the reasons why I love the internet. It can be frustrating too but at the end of the day I love how connected it makes everyone, it connects one end of the globe to the […]

Read Post / November 2, 2015

Taylor Swift and the future of music

Taylor Swift sure is killing it right now and to prove that, after writing To Apple, Love Taylor a post explaining why she won’t be putting her catalog in Apple Music: I’m sure you are aware that Apple Music will be offering a free 3 month trial to anyone who signs up for the service. […]

Read Post / June 22, 2015


There’s a change a comin’ and it all starts with this tweet: Here's the awesome project @mariacelina & I are working on We started a podcast! Follow @seachangesshow for updates! — Monique Almario (@onemonic) May 18, 2015

Read Post / May 18, 2015

Tumblr, Hollywood, and the Second Screen

Facebook recently re-launched Atlas, an ad network with a really powerful hook: Atlas will use Facebook’s massive user data to target real people instead of just following cookies, and they call it ‘People Based Marketing’. It’s no secret that Facebook’s is going after Google’s Display Ads, but this is the volley that might do a […]

Read Post / October 17, 2014

Clearing the Cobwebs

It’s been four months since I last wrote here, its probably not the best idea to call attention to that but the past four months I think I’ve suffered something very much like a Social Media burn out. Just the idea of looking at Facebook and Twitter was enough to make me cringe. The only […]

Read Post / October 7, 2014

The Secrets of Habits and Toothpaste

You know the feeling after you brush your teeth? The one you get after you rinse your mouth and smile at yourself in the mirror? The tingling sensation that tells you that you’ve done your job well and you cleaned your teeth? What if I tell you that that tingling sensation actually doesn’t add anything […]

Read Post / May 26, 2014