Two related events inspired me to take another look at my online backup strategy this week – building a new desktop computer to replace my aging Dell 690, and moving from XP Professional to Windows 7 Ultimate. The move to Windows 7 had a few small “bumps” along the way, mainly with some software and hardware that weren’t compatible with the new OS, but overall it has been a very good move. However, this post is not about Windows 7, it’s about comparing two online backup services, so here we go
Our latest website/blog project is ‘A Heart for Justice.’ This website was built for an individual who is planning to use the site and the blog to spread awareness about modern-day slavery and human trafficking, and provide links to resources to help people and churches become better informed about and more involved in this great cause.
The February online edition of Entrepreneur Magazine has an article titled “What You Don’t Know About SEO,” which you can find at this link. The subtitle for the article reads, “It’s essential to understand SEO before you spend thousands hiring consultants you may not even need,” and is a good summary of the substance of the article.
Granted, this comes with tongue firmly planted in cheek, but there is something to be learned about life in the 21st century from this short video.
Google announced this week that they will be adding file sharing and storage to the feature set of Google Docs, one of the applications that makes up Google Apps. That includes files of any kind, limited in size to 250 MB (limited??) per file and 1 GB of storage per user.
Back in December Brian Teeman wrote a blog post called Joomla Manual for Users, and in that post he highlighted a new service called Joomanuals. The idea behind Joomanuals is to provide end-user manuals that a website builder could give to the owner(s) of a new Joomla website so that they would know how to use their new website and manage its content.
2010 is now one week old. Have you updated the copyright date in your website(s) yet?
When I was updating the copyright date in our website and our clients’ websites this week it occurred to me that there should be a way for the date to be updated automatically, and there is IF your website is dynamic and uses PHP like Joomla or WordPress does.
A well-done promotional film from the ’70s, a cool soundtrack, and you get to see the technology inside the old Polaroid cameras.
This post could go in numerous directions but I’m going to try to stay focused on web-related discoveries, since this is, after all, a blog that lives on a website about and for Black Hills Web Works.
This post introduces a new category on this blog, “Thinking out loud,” and a new direction or better yet, dimension that I hadn’t originally anticipated, but one that is a natural fit for blogging. Perhaps someone besides myself will find this category helpful.