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Is Feedly the Heir Apparent to Google Reader?

Thumbnail image for Is Feedly the Heir Apparent to Google Reader? by Barbara J. Feldman June 25, 2013

If you’re a Google Reader fan, then you already know that the much loved (free) service is shutting down on July 1st. I’ve read dozens of roundup articles on alternative services, such as this one from Gizmodo. At the moment, based on updates in my Twitter stream and Facebook wall, Feedly seems to be the […]

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How to Build a Web Site

by Barbara J. Feldman July 14, 2010

While there still may not be such a thing as a free lunch, Oakworth Business Publishing does offer a free ebook about how to build a web site. The 300-page downloadable PDF covers basics such as registering a domain name and procuring a web host, as well as more advanced subjects such as building a […]

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How To Keep Your WordPress Account Secure

by Barbara J. Feldman May 19, 2010

WordPress is an excellent blogging platform. Its popularity, however, makes it a frequent target of hackers trying to gain access to blogs for nefarious purposes. Choosing a secure admin password is just one thing you can do to foil them. Learn about the others at these WordPress security articles from Mashable, WPSHOUT, and Wordprezzie.

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Five Great Screencasting Tools

by Barbara J. Feldman November 24, 2009

A screencast is a video of a computer screen, and can be a useful tool for demonstrating software, teaching or training. I’ve used Camtasia for years, but it is expensive. I’ve also heard great things about Jing, which is available in both a free and a pro version. To learn more, Lifehacker Jason Fitzpatrick lists […]

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How to Edit a Wikipedia Entry

by Barbara J. Feldman September 22, 2009

Wikipedia is a collaboratively-edited encyclopedia, but only a small percentage of visitors ever contribute by editing an article. To learn how, start with this overview from Gina Trapani or the official Wikipedia Tutorial And if you think that the tutorial itself needs improvement, feel free to jump in and add your own two cents.

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