By Ron S. Doyle on May 10, 2011
As usual, the sassy, self-referential and sometimes solipsistic world of blogging is chattering about how to be a blogger, as if all readers of blogs are writers of blogs, which may be mostly true but certainly must bug the bejesus out of folks who prefer reading news and commentary online but still think blog is […]
By Ron S. Doyle on March 31, 2011
The search giant hasn’t created the next “Like” button. It’s created the world’s simplest (and most powerful?) research bookmarking tool. Google introduced +1 to the world on Wednesday, an experimental tool that adds a feature similar to Facebook’s Like button to Google searches. Because the snazzy new button is so, well, Like-like, everyone’s talking about […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 18, 2010
Yep. This sums things up quite nicely. Video originally created by BrooklynLee. Visit the filmmaker’s Xtranormal page and post a comment if you enjoyed it: So You Want to Be a Journalist.
By Ron S. Doyle on December 17, 2010
A recent Pew Internet study finds what we all knew anyway—fewer folks are blogging these days. In fact, only diddling around in virtual worlds like Second Life is less popular—and that’s true across all age groups, except the 74+ crowd (who blog slightly more than they IM, which is to say they do neither very […]
By Ron S. Doyle on December 16, 2010
Ack! I’m both! (I originally found this at Six Revisions: Web Designers vs. Web Developers) Web Designers vs Web Developers is brought to you by Wix.com Use creative design to make a Free Website You are most welcome to share this infographic with your audience.
By Ron S. Doyle on December 15, 2010
Once again, WordCount’s Michelle Rafter asks the question that I’m wondering: Am I a winner or a whiner? And when the going gets tough, do I overcome the challenge or stew in a big, steaming bowl of wah-wah? Dissatisfaction with the status quo and/or establishment are cornerstones of the independent professional’s belief system—otherwise we’d all […]
By Ron S. Doyle on February 28, 2010
While browsing books with my daughters in the children’s library, I came across this book: Published in 2005, Hello Kitty What Will I Be A to Z is a cute little picture book that places Sanrio‘s Hello Kitty in 26 different careers, surrounded by the essential tools of that trade. I was excited to find, […]