Monthly Archives: November 2006

Which Hosting Service to Use?

First of all, I don’t do HTML. I did learn, but I would rather spend time writing my content than trying to remember codes. So, many web hosts use WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get). They also support … Continue reading

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Magnetic Pictures

Another idea for the magnet paper is to use it to print out some colour photos. In Word or a photo editing program, click {Insert} and {From File}. Then look at the list of files in your computer for the … Continue reading

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USB Hub

No, this is not a wheel for a sports car. It’s an inexpensive little gadget (under $25) that you plug into the USB slot (called a port) which looks like a narrow rectangle at the back of the computer. This … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Programs

There are a number of good scrapbook creation programs. They allow you to place text and photos in existing layouts, so your design always looks nice. Check for extra features like a spell checker, ideas to get your writing started, … Continue reading

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Flash Drives

I bought a device called a USB flash drive. It’s about the size of a fat marker (some are even smaller)and plugs into your computer USB port. This is much better than saving temporarily on a disk because it’s more … Continue reading

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Avery White Printable Magnet Sheets

These are so neat, I really liked them. The package costs about $10 or more for 3 letter size sheets, so it isn’t a product I will use for everything. But if you plan your design so that a number … Continue reading

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Buying A New Computer

First of all, computers can be very frustrating. No matter how much you may know about them, they will often do things that make no sense. The more you learn, the more there is to learn, so don’t get discouraged. … Continue reading

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Netfirms to the Rescue

I have to say that Netfirms is the best. They have held my hand (by phone) through all the trials of my getting this blog off the ground. I call them in the middle of the night (who can sleep … Continue reading

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More About CafePress

Another web service for artists is cafepress.com and today I received two calendars and a framed tile from them. The tile is framed in wood and makes a great wall hanging. My only complaint was that the picture was a … Continue reading

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Publishing A Real Book

I have just been to visit lulu.com and was impressed with their service. If you have always wanted to write your own book or publish a book of your photos or art, the service is easy to use and seems … Continue reading

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