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3 Tips for DIY Webmasters

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Kate Gingold 0 2235 Article rating: No rating

This article was updated on 2/6/2019 with the article entitled “New to Updating online Content? Hacks to Make It Look Good!""

It’s the typical Good News / Bad News scenario.

Good News for busy small businesses or non-profits with tight budgets: With Content Management Systems, anyone can update their own website!

Bad News for busy small businesses or non-profits with tight budgets: With Content Management Systems everyone has to update their own website!

Being a DIY Webmaster can be frustrating. Here are three tips to help you easily deal with CMS quirks.

Christmas in July

Kate Gingold 0 2092 Article rating: No rating

With the heat wave we've been experiencing in the Midwest it may be hard to contemplate Christmas, but now is the perfect time to plan your holiday marketing. Summer vacations often slow things down in the office which frees you up to do some creative thinking.

Regardless of whether you're a retail or a service business, you can put holiday marketing to work for you. Here's how one of our clients does it:

Don't Call Me Professor Just Yet!

Don Gingold 0 2728 Article rating: No rating

An old friend and mentor about 20 years ago said "There's a teacher inside of you" and would you believe I'm finally getting around to proving him right? 

Why do I run my business on a Mac?

Apple Mac & OSX vs Microsoft & Windows

James Nagy 0 2578 Article rating: No rating
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve answered this question, but people often ask me why I chose an Apple Mac over a Microsoft Windows based machine or sometimes I get the why not some other operating system like Linux?

RGB and CMYK and Web pages

Don Gingold 0 2381 Article rating: No rating

A friend of mine who's a graphic artist and does a lot of print work asked about CMYK vs RGB. 

It started when a webpage photo wouldn't show in a client's browser, but she saw it in her's. The first place to look was reference - was the graphic being referenced from her local disk so she saw it but the rest of the world would not? No, the reference was correct and the file was on the server where it should be, so she asked me what was wrong. She wanted to know if it was a DotNetNuke issue, since the site was built using DNN.

Don at Radio Theatre Show this Weekend

Don Gingold 0 2385 Article rating: No rating

TTDY Radio is back, and I'll be playing this Sunday. We have two great shows back to back: Jack Benny's Horatio Hornblower parody, and George and Gracie meet with Sam Spade, private eye.

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