John's best-known venture may be the Positive Press web site. In a feature article about Positive Press, Reuters news service says, "Groom chooses bounce back stories, stories of quiet heroism."
Other publicity for Positive Press has included CNN Headline News, Canadian National Radio, USA TODAY, Yahoo, Norwegian Broadcasting Network, Australian Online, Daily Telegraph Online, Popular Science Magazine, Web TV, Editor and Publisher, Men's Health, Internet World, Net Guide, Web Magazine, and many others.
Groom is also the founder of The Daily Outrage, described by Web Magazine as "A brilliant use of the web". He has also provided content for AnnuityNet.com, a leading financial services web site.
Groom's print essays have been published in The Washington Post, Builder Magazine, Montgomery Sentinel, Philanthropy, Export Today, and elsewhere.