Social Media for Non-profits
#socialmedia - #writing - #activism - #howto
- Aug 11, 2015
Simple CSS text formatting test
- This website uses Google's Open Sans font. The CSS to display this content page includes:
Test using use default web fonts to display text.
Textile paragraph co...
- May 15, 2015 - #writing #design #css #testing
Creating Markdown help documentation
- April 2015
- Apr 13, 2015 - #writing #markup #markdown
Designing websites for readers and writers
- "Thankfully, we're starting to see something of a Renaissance. Comment-forms are dropping off blogs like vestigial tails. Text sizes are increasing yearly, and sites are being stripped and whitewashed, with most of their old cruft gone without a trac...
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- Mar 24, 2015 - #design #blogging #typography #content #writing #longform #reading #blog_jr
Email newsletter startup business
- Proof that not all of the ideas have been taken.
Lo-fi tech approach plus personal interests plus a passion to make something.
#email - #media - #writing - #technology - #startup
- Dec 17, 2014
Snarky, tear-down content
- It's a common writing style because it's easy to do, and many people enjoy it because it makes them feel good when they read about others getting verbally torn down.
Humans have a desire to see successful people and projects fail.
For some years, ...
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- Dec 17, 2014 - #web #media #writing #business #blogging #design
10 flagrant grammar mistakes
- (my june 7, 2006 toledotalk.com post that excerpted a ZDNet story)
So here we are in the era of Word's red-underline "wrong spelling, dumb ass" feature and Outlook's Always Check Spelling Before Sending option, and still the mistakes proliferate. C...
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- Dec 01, 2014 - #writing
Test post - 11Nov2014
I used ctrl-j to shift to a mode that contains no buttons, no split screen, nothing. It's not full...
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- Nov 12, 2014 - #writing #editor #blogging #testing
Shattering the myths about writing
- My July 2004 ToledoTalk.com post :
BG News opinion:
What amazes and frustrates me most are the misconceptions all age groups, from high school students to veteran educators and administrators, have about writing and writing centers.
Some of the...
- Oct 13, 2014 - #writing
The top features for community sites are users and their content
- Whatever they are called ...
forums / message boards
... these sites accept user-generated content, and most likely, these sites host discussions on that content.
Here's a fine comment in this threa...
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- Oct 03, 2014 - #socialnetwork #socialmedia #forums #blogging #design #reading #writing #blog_jr
Markdown Wars - September 2014
- Maybe this will be a new reality TV show. I'm glad that I have been writing in Textile, nearly every day since 2005.
My Junco and Grebe codebases allow markup writing in Textile, MultiMarkdown, and some HTML.
I've created my own flavor of Markd...
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- Sep 09, 2014 - #writing #markup #markdown #textile #design #blog_jr
Content creation at GitHub
Related elsewhere :
- Sep 07, 2014 - #collaboration #business #gtd #writing
Interview with Chuck Palahniuk - Fiction Writing Advice
- (my blog post from Tuesday, November 19, 2002)
In the Onion:
"For each character, I try to identify a body of knowledge. What is it that that character knows so well that it colors how they see the rest of the world? So I'll do a bunch of researc...
- Jul 18, 2014 - #writing #author #howto