July - August 2019

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July 24, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Media Studio where we discussed long tailing, parsing, and underscoring of names of websites.  Jeff explained zip filing as the compressing of a file to remove that what is unnecessary to make it smaller.

He showed me how to insert and adjust my photo and banner on on my Facebook Page. Gave me the home work assignment to complete the same for my other Facebook and Linkiedin Pages (6 pages on each site) I went home and completed the assignment. 


  July  31, 2019

I met with J T at Fresh Coast Studio and we discussed free image editors and the usage of Lunapic in sizing my photos and banners on Linkedin. I was given the homework assignment to do so.

August 12, 2019

I'm just loving  these free style learning  sessions that J T and I are having on the spot because I need to know the information practically in the moment.  We discussed how I can only forwarded limited size email documents by various size bites. We forwarded the track "Drip Drop Tic Toc" to Chris Johnson through my Sound Cloud  Account who wanted an established producer to give it a listen.  In  addition we made certain my Godaddy email site was secured.  It should be mentioned since we last met Heddy Keith and I tentatively have scheduled a Veterans Day release date for my self published book titled "Lyric Line Thinking  Out Loud Is Anyone Listening."

August 14, 2019

Again, I'm just loving these free style teachable moments learning on the fly. Jeff Taylor just blows my mind every time we meet. LOL He introduced me to Band-In- A- Box https;//www.bandinabox.com/ software used by music arrangers. Then the incredibly amazing Welch Drum Tuning System at https://www.welchtuningsystem.com in which a drummer can tune their entire kit within approximately 30 minutes.  Jeff Taylor is their first products representative in the country and can be contacted at Fresh Coast Media freshcoast.com . In addition J T helped address several messages from Godaddy. 

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June - July 2019

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June 20 & 21, 2019

Per home work assignment given by Jeff Taylor, i studied the Wikipedia  background history of Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, & Youtube.

June 24, 2019

Met with J.T. at Fresh Coast Media Studio where we updated my Linkedin Page to reflect my current business interest as a lyricist, songwriter, author, and producer. My homework assignment was to further explore/research Facebook and Linkedin for my business interest.

July 1, 2019

I met  with Jeff and we discussed and he showed me how to customize URLs on Linkedin and Facebook for the various Lyric,  Songwriting, Author, and Producing services offered by RW Productions.


July 8, 2019

I met with J.T. at the studio and for approximately 2 1/2 hours we discussed and he showed me how the yellow pages could provide me with potential linked information for free listings. Ecosystem contacts, Internet marketing and social media media directories. He introduced me to the term SEO (Search Engine Optimization) improving sites ranking in the search engines for keywords. Homework was to complete my Linkined pages for rw.productions  (Lyricist,  Songwriter, Author, and Producer). I started the same for Facebook but was unable to find the proper directions.

July 15, 2019

Met with J.T. for about an hour, he show me the procedures and had me set up my individual Facebook pages for Rod Washington (lyricist, songwriter, author and producer). This is all apart of establishing my social media marketing branding strategy . Completed homework assignment 7-18/19-2019  for populating individualizing Facebook and Linkedin Pages (lyricist, songwriter, author and producer.

July 22, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Freshwater Coast Studio where we reviewed my home work assignment and concentrated Search Engine Optimization (SEO). We made changes on my Facebook and Linkedin Pages designating me as a Music Producer, Milwaukee, WI so through the Google Spider I'd receive a higher search ranking. 

June - 2019

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June 7, 8, & 9, 2019

Studied Soundcloud a online audio distribution platform and music sharing website. 

June 10, 2019

Cleared up previously assigned Google Business Account, applied for another and got immediate verification. Established business hours schedule and created the entire page. I should ignore and discard any Google Postcard Verification. We setup a Soundcloud Account for RW Productions and was given a Users name and  added banner photos adjusting the pixel resolution. Uploaded and excerpt of the song "For Those Who Answer The Call" to Soundcloud using the Audacity Software. 

June 12, 2019

Observed J.T.  using the Photo Shop Software and was given the Homework Assignment of writing a description of the song "For Those Who Answer The Call" for the video on Google (Youtube) and Sundcloud.

June 15 & 16, 2019

On these days I completed the Homework Assignment of typing a description of the song "For Those Who Answer The Call" on my RW Productions Website and brought the News Section of the website up to date. When trying to write the description of the song  for Youtube through Google I forgot the access procedure. 

June 17, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Media where he showed how to enlarge the photo size of the "For Those Who Answer The Call" Youtube Video  and changed the fonts layout on the RW Production Website. In addition he explained the Google Search Engine's purpose in offering various services so the user becomes reliant on them. Jeff gave me a homework assignment and directions of how to populate my Youtube Video's Description Section of the song "For Those Who Answer The Call." I went home and completed my assignments that evening.

June 19,2019

In this session Jeff Taylor introduced to the Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and other social media platforms and their use in promoting my  services. My home work assignment was to familiarize myself with Instagram and Facebook to potentially build business pages for RW Productions.

May - June 2019

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May 13, 2019

Same as above.

May 15, 2019

Same as above. For the first time since we started designing the RW Productions Social media Musical Website I read all the information we had populated it with and was truly  amazed by the content. This reinforced me knowing that Jeff Taylor is an extraordinarily gifted teacher because he made this easy and surprisingly unexpected.

May 20, 2019

Jeff Taylor and I met at Fresh Coast Media Studio where we primarily discussed placing the song/video "For Those Who Answer The Call" on the RW Productions Website, Youtube, Vimeo, and Soundcloud.   

May 22, 2019

We continued my instruction of understanding some of the specifics of navigating the RW Productions Website and linked this site to other social media website platforms.

May 27 & 29, 2019

Completed homework assignment populating Google RW Productions Business Section to elevate post rankings. 

June 5, 2019

Spent time researching and discussing placing several songs with the new television program "Songland."  Fonts was changed on several posted lyric sheets on my website, contact information  and photograph changed on Broadjam, and we reviewed my Google homework assignment. New homework assignment is to study and get a broad understanding of "Soundcloud's" services.

April - May 2019

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April 12, 2019

This time spent with Jeff Taylor was repeated review of previous sessions, designing, populating,  editing and learning to navigate the RW Prooductions Godaddy Website. 

April 15, 2019

Same as above.

April 24, 2019

Same as above.

May 1, 2019

Same as above.

May 6, 2019

Same as above.

May 8, 2019

Same as the above

Feb - March - April 2019

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February 18, 2019

This session with Jeff Taylor we concentrated  on additional computer short cuts using the control and alt buttons. In addition we  discussed opening and closing browsers, word processing, overall operating systems,  Window applications and running systems within Explorer and Word. 

February 25, 2019

J. T.  and I primarily spent time reviewing previous information about computer keyboard shortcuts using my left hand and encouraged me again to learn how to type with two hands.

March 8, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast  Media Studio  where  we primarily focused on the RW Production Godaddy  Website to see updated changes, icons, refreshing, reloading and usage of the command Control -R. Understanding the term "Splash" as simple quick access to the Index Page = Default Page. Traffic Director = invitation to the Home Page that is the Main Page of the website.

March 29, 2019

Jeff Taylor and I met at the Fresh Coast Studio and this session focused on learning how to navigate the RW Productions Godaddy Website. I was given the homework assignment of populating the Lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, and Author areas of the website bout myself. 

April 1, 2019

I moved and became sick during this period and was in the bed the entire first week of April.

April 8, 2019

J. T. and I reviewed the March 29, 2019 homework assignment and edited the lyricist, Songwriter, Producer, and Author areas of the RW Productions  Godaddy Website.

Jan - Feb 2019

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January 11, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Studio and he spent most of  the session impressing upon me the importance of creating my website image as an expert lyricist, songwriter, producer, and author.

January 12, 2019

I attended a three hour seminar with Valerie Biel a Public Relations Representative form Lost Lake Press. This building your author's online image seminar was sponsored by the Milwaukee Writer's Circle. 

January 21, 2019

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Studio and the primary focus of this session was understanding and usage of Browsers. Importance of profile personal information, photographs, and covers are correct sizes, accurate and up to date.

February 8, 2019

During this session with Jeff Taylor he referred to me as a computer phobic, in which I totally agree. He told me if I was going to become a computer "power user" that I'd have to learn how to type with both hands. We spent most of our time learning and practicing the "Four Basic Shortcut Keyboard Commands" that were never taught me. (Cut, Copy, Paste, and Undo with the additions of New Tab, Refresh Page, and Select All)

February 11, 2019

Today I completed "The Library Hill Project" consisting of eight songs and two videos that I produced at www.studiopros.com  (05/09/2017 thru 02/11/2019) that will be featured on this website. 

February 13, 2019

This I must say was one of the best  sessions that Jeff Taylor and I have had to date. He shared with me what his professional experiences have taught him about recording pre-production, production, post production, distribution, and product. In addition we spoke about the Chrome and Chrome Book Applications being Cloud Based. Jeff impressed upon me that computers were man made and there is nothing I can't understand (ERGO- Therefore). My role was  to embrace this experience with a life style change. When thinking about the computer I must consider latency, implication, and effect on workflow. 

Nov - Dec 2018

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November 28, 2018

Heddy Keith and I reviewed the biography section of my book.



November 30, 2018


I attended a three hour branding seminar sponsored by the "Milwaukee Writer's Circle" featuring Tammy Belton of Athena Communications a Public Relations Firm.


December 3, 2018


Heddy Keith and I continued our discussion about the layout for my book cover "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?"




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Oct-Nov 2018

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October 8, 2018

Met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Media Studio and had an extensive conversation about my computer navigational  and usage skills. We came to the mutual understanding they were limited at best and Jeff needed to give me some hands on instructions instructions in its rudimentary  and short cut applications.

October 9, 2018

I met with J. T.  at the Fresh Coat Studio , this time was primarily spent  reviewing what was cover in our last two sessions. Including my relationship with Godaddy, understanding the differences and functions of Search Engines and Browsers (specific names), local and distant PC access, and encouraging me to become a power user. The homework that was given to begin populating RW Productions with content.

October 10, 2018

I received  my "Lyric Lines Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?" book testimonial from M. Belinda Tucker.

October 26, 2018

I met with J.T.  at Fresh Coast to review our previous session and my homework assignment. Our primary focus was to introduce me to website Welcoming, Landing, and Home Pages and how these names are interchangeable. In addition I was directed to look at established artist's websites and to begin writing a general page  about myself.

November 13, 2018

I sent all the requested testimonials that I had received to date to Heddy Keith, my book consultant.

November 21, 2018

Heddy Keith and I discussed the writing design layout of the title of my book and how it would appear on the cover.

August - Sept - Oct 2018

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August 15, 2018

Heddy Keith, sent me the photographs that Nzingha took of me and my book cover. 

August 31, 2018

I sent out 12 request for book testimonials to people who agreed to do so.

September 2, 2018

I received my requested book testimonial from Patricia Hill.

September 8, 2018

I received my requested book testimonial from Mary Grace Hanson.

September 15, 2018

My mother Myrtle Jane Galloway transitioned on to higher ground (RWG) Always with love, peace, and light...Rod

October 3, 2018

I met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast  Media, where we discussed and established RW Productions on Godaddy's Office 365 in the  cloud securing website domain and new email address. 

July - August 2018

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July 7, 2018

I completed reading the entire manuscript of "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?" for the third time/

July 27, 2018

After completing the proof reading and formatting i agreed to purchase them for my book.

August 7, 2018

I met with Jeff Taylor and Jim Griffith at Fresh Coast Media Studio for a listening session to review and tweak the songs from the "it's My Time To Shine" music project.

August 10, 2018

Discussed with Jeff Taylor, the purchasing of multiple website domain names that would be close to the domain I choose for protection.

August 11, 2018

I purchased six domain names and currently using the name "RW PRODUCTION" for now.


August 14, 2018

Discussed with Jeff Taylor, the layout and design of my music social media website using the Godaddy Template. 

June -2018

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June 3, 2018

My brother Darrell Lynn Washington passed.

June 18, 2018

Joe Jordan brought vocalist Marcya Daniels to the studio to record her background vocals to the songs  "It Only Gets Better With Time and Thoughts."

June 27, 2018

I proof read the entire manuscript of "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?"

June 28, 2018

Joe Jordan came to "Fresh Coast Studio" to record his lead and background vocals to the songs "Consider my Love and It Only Gets Better With Time."

June 30, 2018

I made corrections of missing names, removed, rearranged, corrected misspelling of words, and provided Heddy Keith, with 10 song lyric sheets missing from the contents of my book.

May - 2018

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May 2, 2018

Joe Jordan, signed on to record of his vocals for the remixing of the "It's My time To Shine" music  project.

May 8, 2018

Heddy and I, reviewed photographs for my potential book cover at her house. 

May 21, 2018

Heddy and her grand daughter Nzingha, came to my apartment at Library Hill and took photographs of me and cover for my book "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?".

May 26, 2018

Heddy Keith, requested the proper order and 17 missing song lyric pages.

April - 2018

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April 5, 2018

I secured Heedy Keith's consulting services for the duration of publishing my book. I gave her, 211 song lyric sheets that need to be placed in alphabetical order and showed her potential photographs for the cover of my book.

April 6, 2018

I sent Heddy Keith, three additional song lyric sheets that needed to be added to the content of  my book "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?".

April 18, 2018

I had to explain to Heddy Keith, that in writing song lyrics, the lyricist is not bound to using formal proper academic grammar or punctuation, and please not to make these type corrections when reading the song lyric sheet.

April 19, 2018

I provided Jeff Taylor and Joe Jordan, with the lyric sheets for the songs "Consider My Love, It Only Get's Better With Time, and Thoughts" which they requested for our vocal recording sessions. 

April 29, 2018

I was informed by Heddy Keith, that my book was all together and she was ready to purchase the proofreading, ISBN Number, copyright, and formatting..

April 30, 2018

Joe Jordan, made contact  with Jeff Taylor and I, explaining how he planned to vocally approach the recording of the song "It Only Get's Better With Time."

Feb - Mar 2018

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March 27, 2018

I provided Heddy Keith's book critique group with the answers to 11 questions they asked about me and what made me become a lyricist, songwriter, producer, and author.

March 21, 2018

Jeff Taylor, requested the lyric sheet of the song "Consider My Love" from the "It's My Time To Shine" music recording project.

March 16, 2018

Heddy Keith, requested the Acknowledgement, Book Dedication, Washpa,, and For Those Who Answer The Call documents from my book "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?" She informed me, that the Writer's Circle critiqued my book and had eleven questions that they wanted to ask me.

March 15, 2018

Jeff Taylor of Fresh Coast Media, started his process for the remix of  the "It's My Time To Shine" music recording project.

March 12, 2018

I gave Heddy Keith a copy of my initial draft of  my book "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?" for her professional review.

February 30, 2018

A long time friend, educator, author, and  President of Milwaukee's Writers Circle, Heddy Keith and I entered a business agreement that she would be my consultant for publishing of my book, "Lyric Line Thinking Out Loud Is Anyone Listening?"

Oct - Nov - Dec 2017

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December 1, 2017

I met with Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Media and we had a listening session of the material he transferred from my reels of the "It's My Time To Shine" recording project.

November 29, 2017

I spoke with Jeff Taylor of Fresh Coast Media, who
informed me of that the second and third baking of my recording tapes was successful. 

November 20, 2017

I spoke with Jeff Taylor of Fresh Coast Media, who

informed me that there needed to be a second and third baking of my recording tapes for a quality reproduction.

October 24, 2017

I delivered the "It's My Time To Shine" music project to Jeff Taylor at Fresh Coast Studios. The project had been archived on two analog 8-track 1/2 '' audiotape reels since 1990. The album of material consists of twelve original songs and had never been released. Fresh Coast Studios will need to "bake" the tapes to prevent oxide shedding before digitization. The ensuing process will carry on with remixing, mastering and authoring for CD-A and streaming.

October 22, 2017

On this date  Jeff Taylor of Fresh Coast Media  and I enter into a recording production and website design business agreement.  The website will introduce  my  40 plus year journey evolving from a  song lyricist, to songwriter, to recording producer, and author to the general public. 

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