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Windows Shortcut Keys

Windows Shortcut Keys

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Here’s a few handy shortcuts that people may find useful – especially [Windows Key] + [D] for hiding all those dodgy websites instantly when your boss wanders over! [Windows Key] + M = Minimise all Windows[Windows Key] + [Shift] + M = Maximise all Windows[Windows Key] + [D] = Show Desktop[Windows Key] + [E] = […] … Read More »

Google

Find Music on the Web

Find Music on the Web

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Not that I’m codoning this method in any way, shape or form: In google, type the following into the search bar, replacing [Artist/Album here] with who you’re looking for: -inurl: (htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “[Artist/Album here]” It’s amazing what you can find. Madonna’s albums online already and it only […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

How to market your blog and keep your readers

How to market your blog and keep your readers

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Many blog publishers seem to subscribe to the view of the “If you build it, they will come” mentality which unfortunately isn’t the case in 99% of blogs. Some people write blogs to air their own opinions, some write about a particular passion and some write as a job or about their business. So how […] … Read More »

Google

Google's taking over the world! Plus Free Software For All!

Google's taking over the world! Plus Free Software For All!

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Via Lifehacker I found a list of Google Services, here’s just a taster: Google Blog Search is very much like the web search service but letting search only through various blogs around the web. Google Book Search allows you to search though books that Google has scanned into their database. Google Catalogs is a search […] … Read More »

Coding

MS Visual Studio Express For Free

MS Visual Studio Express For Free

May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Firstly, Microsoft have announced that they are giving away software. Yes, you heard me! Microsoft is giving something away for nothing!   For aspiring developers or people who like to tinker they are providing free downloads of their Visual Studio Express editions for free until November 2006. Editions available are: Visual Web Developer 2005 Express […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

How much is your blog worth?

How much is your blog worth?

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The guys over at the Business Opportunities blog have written a little script based on the Technorati API that calculates the value of your blog. See how much your blog is worth here. I ran mine through for a laugh: My blog is worth $2,258.16.How much is your blog worth? Not too shabby since I’ve just […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Make revenue from your site

Make revenue from your site

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

There’s a new kid on the block snapping at Google’s heels over advertising revenue – Chitika. By the looks of it (so far) Chitika eMiniMalls pay more per click than Google does and the adverts are a lot “funkier”. You can see them on the left and right-hand bars of this site. Another good function […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Webmaster Resources

Webmaster Resources

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Below are a list of resources I’ve found that may be useful for the budding webmaster/blog writer. More to be added soon. Create a favIcon for your site Create a favIcon to replace the default one (which can be found next to the http in the address bar) for free with no software required. Button […] … Read More »

Blogging & Business

Stuff for bloggers

Stuff for bloggers

May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I know most people probably have heard of this but I thought I’d post it anyway. Google have rolled out their blog search engine which can be found at http://blogsearch.google.com. There is also an interesting article on the BBC website about “Blogging without Censorship“. There has been a guide published which tells people how to […] … Read More »

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