Just Judy Have you noticed how easy it is to stereotype people? We see them everywhere, at every level of most cultures. Far too many people may be most comfortable when they can put others in neat packages. But life isn’t just about comfort: it’s about growing in strength of character, exploring and learning new ideas and skills, and learning how to function as part of at least one community. After a varied, colorful life, I began working for myself when I was in my fifties, during the massive layoffs that took place in the 1987-1990 window. I followed with a couple of brief jobs, but yearned to go in a new direction. I wanted to write and learn to use a computer. At my last long-term job, the computer setup had been on a par with using rotary telephones…or the ones where you picked up the receiver and heard, “Number please.” Continue Reading
Do you know the value of great presentation? Many local businesses, chain stores, and catalog enterprises have years of experience and a great deal of time and money invested in their reputations and products . . . merchants running businesses on the Web find a number of slightly different challenges. With numerous technological tools combined with free, often expert advice, new Web business owners can move steadily toward the time when they can begin making a profit. They are discovering what local business people already know: Continue Reading
"The Web," says Gerry McGovern, "has changed the role of content. Content can now make the sale, deliver the service and build the brand. Slowly, organizations are beginning to realize that content is a business asset." In The Problem of Dirty Data, McGovern explains how most organizations are only "beginning to realize the fabulous potential that content has." Want a more focused, efficient website? Read the article. And bookmark his blog. He's a keeper.
Have you ever wanted to upload directly to your website in a quick, efficient way? Perhaps when you're on the road? In any event, Will Bontrager's cgi program, The Upload Pal, has a password protected control panel in your browser window. You can upload any file to your server that's not blocked. Continue Reading