• In Honor of Liam

      This post is a story that not only impacted me deeply on a personal level, but serves as a wonderful example of how a geographical representation of love and support can be powerful in its own right. It was difficult to decide […]


      • Founder’s Reflection – Wendy’s Story

        This blog originated as a venue to share the creative energy behind the development of uencounter.me and has morphed into a collection of travel stories, partner introductions, and posts that demonstrate the value of people we meet in our personal journeys. This […]


        • A Great Holiday near Siena, Italy

          Please join me in welcoming UE blog partner Matt – from ThriftyTuscany.com as this weeks Guest Blogger….. I am glad I have the opportunity to talk about this great location I pinned on my uencounter.me map. It is a wonderful private villa […]


          • My Virtual Pin Map – You make it Social!

            Remember the old pin maps that people would have on a wall? If you wanted to see all the great places I’ve been and looked through my album or hear the stories, you’d have to come over and spend some time. Now, […]


            • Patience Is A Virtue

                Just not one of mine…. Throughout most of my traditional business career I have followedthe old adage of “fake it until you make it”. Real stats and numbers were kept close to the chest and you never let your competition see […]


              • An Expression of Gratitude – It Works!

                Last night, the awesomeness of uencounter.me was demonstrated in exactly the way that the Team has been imagining! As part of our marketing plan, I have been using Twitter to broadcast the encountergrams and Inquires that are posted on the maps in […]


                • Coming Back for More

                  I’ve recognized that there is a fine line between launching this site with the basic features that we consider important (to us) and the things that our users will find interesting and that will keep them coming back. I had an opportunity to […]


                  • Giving Back

                    Our team participates in weekly conference calls; allowing us a forum for brainstorming, staying motivated, and focusing on task completion. One of the elements we discussed last night was our intent to donate a portion of our revenues to charity. One of […]


                    • The Boomerang Effect

                      I personally believe in what some people call a ‘collective consciousness’.  Some who prescribe to this theory will say that thoughts and actions are forms of energy. They go on to speculate that what is put forward will ‘boomerang’ and come back, […]