automobiles, sports, family, parenting, SEO, blogging
baseball, basketball, poker, writing, hiking, traveling, parenthood
Scottie is currently the lead sports writer for The Nose Milk. He also spent four years covering area high school sports programs. He focused on smaller schools that lacked adequate media coverage. The job entailed tracking stats, interviewing players and coaches, and writing AP style articles on a deadline.
As a young child, James' biological father separated from his mother and distanced himself from the family. James wrote a blog post, "A Letter to my DNA Provider," that went viral. Eventually, the subject of the post read it, and the correspondence between the two was detailed in another post, "When Two Words are All You Need."
Growing up in a small town, Scottie maintained relationships in adulthood that started in grade school. When a local war hero and hometown legend was killed in a car accident, he penned a heartfelt tribute that stirred the emotions of many.
With over 1,000 friends, Scottie has an eclectic mix of people on his Facebook friends list. He has gained many of these friends through over 10 years in the car business. No topic is off limits and he challenges his subscribers often with rhetoric and analysis of current, and sometimes controversial, events.
As a hobby, Scottie maintains a blog that has been ready by people in over 7 countries. It has no specific intent, just random musings about whatever is on his mind. Friends and family enjoy reading the new content.
As a commission sales professional in a low traffic area, Scottie relies on social media and snail mail marketing to drive business to his office. These include monthly Facebook campaigns, quarterly newsletters, incentive offers, and more.