Update: As of December 2017 Olga was no longer a co-writer on this site. Her articles were fabulous and she did a great job. Not adding more of Olga's articles was a choice I made based on this site's finances, and for no other reason. You can see a list of her articles at the bottom of this page.
A big welcome to my friend, Olga! I'm super excited to have Olga join me here on Love My Fire as a Co-Writer!
Let me introduce her. :)
Olga and I have known each other for about four years now. We started out as what I like to call, "website buddies". Over the years our friendship has grown and we've become very close, even though she lives all the way in Poland and I'm in the USA. Yeah for easy modern international communication!
Like me, Olga is a website business owner. We met through an awesome service called SBI (previously known as Site Build It! recently renamed to Solo Build It!). SBI helps solo entrepreneurs, "solopreneurs", create a profitable online business, and one of the benefits for me was becoming friends with Olga.
As well as being my web buddy, Olga is a techie too! She's super passionate about the Kindle Fire, Android devices, mobile apps, and more! She has so much to share with us and will be writing new articles for all of you, right here on Love My Fire. Isn't this fabulous?!
We've been a support to each other over the years; I'm not sure why this idea didn't come to mind before, but now is the perfect time to bring Olga on board.
I'm thrilled to have my friend's passion and "fire" to help breath some fresh life into Love My Fire!
Now, I'm pleased to let you hear from Olga herself. Be sure to welcome her by leaving a comment below.
I ♥ My Fire Friend!
My name is Olga and I am extremely happy to be a co-author here on Love My Fire. Let me tell you a bit more about who I am and what I am doing here. :)
I have been a technology geek for more than 10 years now. Mobile phones, tablets and all sorts of gadgets have always been my passion.
I cannot even count how many different mobile phones and tablets I have had in my life. Whenever something new and cool appeared on the market I had to be the first to have it... and I always did.
Almost since its beginning, I have been a great fan of Android, the OS (operating system) created by Google itself. I am an owner of multiple devices running Android (mobile phones, tablets and Android Wear watches).
Kindle Fire tablets, running a slightly modified version of Android known as Fire OS, are my favorite mobile devices.
Besides being an active Android user who loves to use Android on a daily basis to make life easier and more fun, I am also a beginner Android developer who is learning to code in my free time.
I am not new to blogging and writing content. Not only am I now the (happy) co-author of articles & tutorials here on Love My Fire but I am also an owner of four websites (I will let you know a bit more about them in a moment).
At this point I need to mention that besides technology my greatest passion is sports. I love both running and crossfit (this is a relatively new but very popular sports discipline). Working out daily is just as big in my life as using my phone every day. Giving up either of these is hard to imagine.
I have been running for almost 10 years (and doing crossfit for almost two years) and so far I have run about 20 thousand kilometers (12,500 miles). I have successfully completed four marathons and am now preparing for the next one.
I kind of "specialize" in running half-marathons and my PB (personal best) at this distance is now below 1 hour and 36 minutes (those who run will understand how hard it is to go below 1:40:00). Of course, I am doing my best to further improve my running records and become quicker and quicker. In the last two years I managed to win 22 cups.
Here is the photo of my cups which are now an integral part of my room.
I can say that sports and blogging are my two biggest passions. For anyone interested in my websites, they are:
My first website (In Love With Android) was an SBI website and this where I met Rachel. I once saw a post about her site in the SBI forums and we soon got in touch regarding possible cooperation between her Kindle Fire website and my Android website.
From that moment on we have been pen-pals, e-mailing each other, being in touch on Facebook, and even talking on Skype from time to time.
Because I do a lot of app reviews and write a lot of tutorials about Android, we decided to work together and combine our powers to make Love My Fire even more attractive and to add lots of new and cool articles.
In my everyday life I work in the IT industry as a SEO (Search Engine Optimization) manager helping big companies and corporations rank their websites in Google.
My websites and blogs are 100% white hat SEO, which means they don't use techniques to try and "trick" the search engines (that's called black hat SEO). Thus, my sites have never suffered from any search engine traffic drops.
I believe in the rule that content is KING and that's why I am here: to create wonderful new articles for Love My Fire visitors.
I will do my best to provide cool and interesting articles, just like Rachel has been doing for the past few years.
I ♥ My Fire!
Isn't my friend, awesome?! And did you SEE all of her running trophies?!! Yep, she rocks! Thank you, Olga, for joining Love My Fire, we're super lucky to have you on board! (Remember to welcome her in the comments below!)
Here is the list of Olga's articles that have been published on Love My Fire: