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Shrink Your File Size Before Posting

By Karen on March 17, 2014
Posted in Images

If you update your own website or post your own blogs, be sure your file sizes are optimized so they won’t slow down your site. If you use a photo editing program, be sure to “save for web”. Another option is to use these two great resources to shrink your image files: https://tinypng.com/ https://www.smushit.com/ysmush.it/ Learn […]

How to Make Someone an Admin on Facebook Business Page

By Karen on December 13, 2013
Posted in Facebook, How To

Often times, we get so busy we want to ask an employee or hire someone to take care of our Facebook Business Page. Here are instructions for making someone an admin/manager so they have full access. I won’t go into a rant here but if use a profile instead of a Facebook Business page for […]

FREE and Copyright-Free Images

By Karen on November 21, 2012
Posted in Blog, Images

When you’re looking for images for a blog post or website, be sure the ones you pull from the web are copyright-free. Here are some good sources for FREE and copy-right free images: Google Advanced Search Images: 1. Type “Google Advanced Search Images” into Google search. 2. Choose “Google Advanced Search Images” (or click https://www.google.com/advanced_image_search). […]

How to install Xampp on Windows for WordPress and point to project folder

By Karen on August 25, 2012
Posted in Computer Software Tutorials, How To

Installing Xampp on Windows Xampp is a development tool that allows web developers and programmers to test their work locally before uploading it to the internet. It’s a great tool for testing popular web applications like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal. Before we start, it’s important to know that Skype can conflict with Xampp and create a […]

How to Turn off Facebook Chat

By Karen on August 15, 2012
Posted in Facebook, How To

Do you ever feel like Facebook chat is a bother and you’d love to turn it off so people won’t bother you?  If so, I’m with you. I love chatting with friends, however, I often have Facebook open while I’m working on clients’ Facebook Fan Pages (well, I keep it open to check notifications and […]

7 Significant Changes to Your Facebook Page

By Karen on February 29, 2012
Posted in Facebook

Facebook is making a lot of changes to Facebook Pages (your business page). One of those changes is transferring to the timeline format (like you’ve seen on some friends portfolio pages) so your business page will need a “cover” (large pic on top). I highly recommend this free webinar by Amy Porterfield if you want […]