Tag Archive | "content relevance"

Wordle.net my favorite find of the day!

December 8, 2013 No comments yet

Wordle.net is my new favorite tool! This fun-to-explore application allows you to create custom word clouds. The tool, available at www.wordle.net, is simple to use and has an impressive number of  fonts, colors, and shapes. For a non-designer like me it’s a bit of fun, sort of like walking into a bookstore and being told […]

January 18, Internet Freedom Day

January 18, 2013 No comments yet

Today is Internet Freedom Day, not a national holiday or even a net event like Cyber Monday. It is, however, a day to recognize the importance of a free Internet that is not censored and is available to everyone as a means to share news and content. Some of the content is pure garbage, some just fluff but it is all there for us to decide for ourselves. And remember, free speech is not a license to be a jerk!

Feeding America Fouls Up Fundraising

December 15, 2011 No comments yet

Feeding America sent me 40 meals worth of marketing. Multiply that by the thousands on their list and you get the idea of how many people they could have provided meals to. Non profits need to look at their fund raising efforts and consider how those at the receiving end view them.

Local Newspapers Are Hitting the Content Sweet Spot

April 16, 2011 No comments yet

April 16, 2011 by Sharon J. Ritchey I won’t add my thoughts to the decline of newspaper readership. There are plenty of pundits who follow this issue more closely than I care. But I have to say that over the past six months I have started to pay more attention to my local newspapers, the […]

What is the home row?

The home row is the center row of keys on the keyboard "A,S,D,F,J,K,L,;" When students are taught how to become touch typists (typing without looking at the keys) they begin with their hands resting on the home row. The left hand rests on the "A,S,D,F" keys and the right hand on the "J,K,L,;" keys. From this position the other keys can be reached.