About Clay Konnor

Clay Konnor is a professional musician, digital strategist, UX and creative director living in Las Vegas, NV.

The Importance of Local Search

Consumers are online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week looking for the products, services and information they want. So how do you make sure they find you and your website? Simple: specific, targeted searches through search engines. Every businessperson knows how to employ Search Engine Optimization to attract [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Digital Marketing|0 Comments

seeking tigers – april 7, 2015

The beeps are more irregular now. They aren’t there to cause anyone to run. There will be no colored code, no carts and no soft-soled shoes hurrying along the polished linoleum floor that paves the hallway just outside the door. The beeps emitted from the heart monitor are only there to provide corroboration to [...]

By | April 7th, 2015|The Evening Email|0 Comments

NAMM 2006 – Introducing the Akai EWI 4000s

I was fortunate enough to work with Akai Professional as part of the beta team for the Akai EWI (Electronic Woodwind Instrument) 4000s, an incredible wind synthesizer controller. The EWI 4000s is the fourth generation of EWI and has some very unique features including a built-in analog modeled synth. No longer does the EWI [...]

By | November 18th, 2014|Music|0 Comments

painting with light – march 30, 2014

They said he painted with light. Here’s the thing though, you can’t paint with light; you have to paint with, well, paint. Anyone who is familiar with Johannes Vermeer’s paintings, however, understands what is being said here. He is renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his [...]

By | March 30th, 2014|The Evening Email|0 Comments

the first man in space – december 31, 2013

There are certain people in history that have changed things forever by virtue of being the first to do something of significance. Yuri Gagarin was one of those people. For centuries pundits, scientists and philosophers alike have formulated theories of what the world must look like from space. Until the 6th Century BC every [...]

By | December 31st, 2013|The Evening Email|0 Comments

some higher plan – march 30, 2013

Another 8 x 10” envelope arrived today, the last in a series of ten. The contents of this envelope are of no surprise. Another college has accepted my daughter Chloe, making for ten of ten. The list reads like a who’s who of design schools in the country. She has worked hard and has [...]

By | March 30th, 2013|The Evening Email|0 Comments

opening closed doors – february 28, 2013

The following evening email is not written by me but rather a long-time recipient of evening emails, my daughter Chloe. This is the transcript of her senior speech as she approaches graduation from University School. I sat in the crowd that day not knowing what I would hear her present to the school body. [...]

By | February 28th, 2013|The Evening Email|0 Comments