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How to Make Web 2.0 Badges

by Barbara J. Feldman June 10, 2008

One of the most popular trends of Web 2.0 design is a glossy badge with highlights and reflection. But creating them from scratch takes skill and talent. With Web 2.0 Badges , however, you can make badges for free by simply pointing and clicking. Badges can be customized with your choice of text, color, and […]

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Free Website Creator from Google

by Barbara J. Feldman June 3, 2008

Google Sites, a free website creation tool, is now open to everyone. Google Sites makes creating and sharing a website easy. You get single-click page creation, and don’t need to know any HTML. Sites can be private or public, and you can allow multiple people (such as all the members of a club, or students […]

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How to Add RSS Feed Content to Your Website

by Barbara J. Feldman March 7, 2008

In addition to being a handy way to keep up with updates from your favorite sites, RSS feeds also can also be added to your own website as source of fresh content. There are a variety of free tools that enable webmasters to publish third-party feeds. My favorite is Carp but it requires a bit […]

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How to Own Your Email Address Forever

by Barbara J. Feldman February 13, 2008

If you are tired of changing your email address whenever your ISP changes, buying your own domain name is a simple way to assure that you can keep the same email address year after year. A domain costs about $8 to $18 per year, depending on where you buy it. Once you own your domain […]

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Three Recommended Blogging Platforms

by Barbara J. Feldman December 11, 2007

If you are ready to join the blogging revolution in the new year, here are some recommended platforms. WordPress receives high marks for ease of use, and offers both free hosting and free software for those hosting their blogs elsewhere. Movable Type offers a free, personal version of their high-end blogging software to those who […]

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Twitter Wants to Know What You Are Doing

by Barbara J. Feldman November 20, 2007

“What are you doing?” Twitter is a micro-blogging social networking site that asks that one question, and gives you 140 characters to broadcast an answer to all your friends, family and co-workers. Intrigued by the possibilities? Here are a few guides to get you started: MasterNewMedia’s Twitter – A Beginner’s Guide , Caroline Middlebrook’s Big […]

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