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WHAT YOU WILL FIND HERE
Your time is important to me. To make things easy for you, I compiled content and pointed out key features of my blog that you may find useful.

Podcast Episodes
Twice a month, I release podcast episodes meant to help you stay motivated to do what really matters in your life and achieve your goals more effectively. To subscribe to the podcast, click the colorful buttons on the right. Here are a few episodes you can listen to right from my website:
MVP 012: How to Stop Worrying About Everything
MVP 011: How to Improve Communication in Your relationship and Avoid Fights
MVP 010: How to Brand Yourself and Build a Brand with Leonard Kim
MVP 009: How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
MVP 008: How to Communicate Effectively
MVP 007: How to Make a Career Change – Part 2
MVP 006: How to Make a Career Change – Part 1
MVP 005: How to Set Goals and Achieve Them
MVP 004: How to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business
MVP 003: How to Deal with Negative People
MVP 002: How to Summon Motivation in Six Easy Steps
MVP 001: How to Get Motivated from Within
MVP 000: Introduction to the Motivational Voice Podcast

Blog posts:
Every now and then, I write a thought provoking article that I believe has insightful information. If that sounds like something you’d like to read, sign up for my email list to get it straight to your inbox. I write on topics of motivation, inspiration and book publishing.

Read my most  popular blog posts:
How to Stop Procrastinating and Finish What You Start
Five Life Lessons I learned From an Old Job
An Author’s Shortcut to Fame
How to Recover from Grief
Interview with Brian Swift (If you lack motivation, watch this short interview)

Author interviews
Occasionally, I will create and share original full length interviews of lesser known authors that I believe are worth your time. I interview authors about their books, their work process, among other things. Here are a few interviews I’ve done:

Interview with Caroline Oceana Ryan, author of “Adventures in Belfast.”
Interview with Anoop Ahuja Judge, author of “The Rummy Club.”
Interview with Michelle Hinck, author of “Great Love: The Mary Jo Copeland Story.”
Eleanor Goodall, author of “Walking on Water.”

I also offer live author webinars to share the latest tips and tricks on various topics of interest to writers and aspiring writers. I you are a writer, be sure to join the author webinar series list to get the latest webinar dates:

Watch past webinars
Register for upcoming webinars

My Published Books and Upcoming Book Projects
• Parenting & Self-help Books
Raising Perfect Children: 101 Things I Wish I knew Before Becoming a ParentClick here to read more

• Fiction (Young Adult)
Sali and the Five Kingdom (Release date: 2016)

• Children’s
The Cat Who Was Afraid of His Shadow (Click here to read more)

• Motivational Poetry
Savannah Sun: Motivational Poems from a Son of Africa
26 Angels: Words for a Healing Heart (Click here to read more)

MY TOOLBOX

Writing & publishing:
Scrivener – for organizing and working on your book projects
Nitro PDF – for creating interactive PDFs and ebooks

Blogging:
ConverKit – for automating and managing my email signups – affiliate
Instabuilder – for creating customized pages on the fly for your blog (book launch pages, landing pages, webinar pages, etc…) – affiliate
My recommended Plugins – (See the full list).  If you have a blog, you must have the right plugins to automate tasks and improve your site.  This list is a start.

Podcast:
Mic – Blue Yeti for recording audio for interviews and podcasts
PSA1 Mic arm – keep your microphone secured
Samson Shockmount – reduce vibrations from accidental bumps and shocks while recording
Audacity – editing and publishing audio
Zoom H4N Handy recorder – for recording audio on the go and podcasts

Video and audio recording:
Olympus EPL-2
Canon FS-100 Camcorder

Microsoft Camstudio 1080 HD webcam – for skype and on the fly short videos in low lighting conditions.
Camtasia – for screencasts (recording your computer screen) & editing videos
Power Director – for editing interviews and camera footage
Tubeslicer – For creating thumbnail images for your videos – drag and drop easy.

HOW TO REACH ME
Option 1: fill out the contact form (click here)
Option 2: send me an email at Oumar [at] oumardieng.com
Option 3: through social media
Facebook page (“like” the page for updates)
Goodreads author page
Twitter
Google+

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