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Post Once & Measure twice

For all you social media/networking types out there, did you know that there is a little piece of information that you can add on to your links to make sure […]

Basecamp anyone?

Basecamp is one of those tools that you've probably heard of, but have no clue what it is for.  The question you need to ask yourself (if you are a […]

Ideal length for everything online

I've seen some great recommendations, but this list is a great combination of suggested lengths of anything you either submit online, or compose for eventual use online!  Finally, there are […]

Been another busy week…

For those of you who don't know it - we're doing some great things in our 'digital services' group at The Columbian, where we are making a serious push to […]

Back up your “stuff” via cloud-based apps

There have been some concerns about cloud-based app usage over the last couple years - in regards to security and availability of your documents.  I'm writing to say that the […]

FTP… What is it?

This post isn't for advanced users, but to be a basic overview for people not "in-the-know". FTP, or file transfer protocol, was originally created in 1971 - before the birth of […]

Link-building: A Quick Lesson for SEO

Any SEO campaign that is gaining traction hits a point where you may not need to change a lot of information on your site (unless you plan on adding lots […]

Happy 25th Birthday to the World Wide Web

Twenty-five years ago today - Tim Berners-Lee submitted a paper to his employer (CERN), which described a network (web) of computers that each had access to files - shared among […]

Time to Unlock Knowledge?

As long as I've been creating fun stuff on the Web, there have been people locking down the knowledge for their personal use only.  I'm not sure if this has […]

The World’s Worst Website Ever

I stumbled across this site a while ago - and had fun pulling it apart trying to find out everything 'wrong' with it.  Although a lot of it is personal […]

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