Branding & Marketing

Totally Inspiring Video by Barbara Marx Hubbard

By Chris / April 25, 2010 /

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_4a_kglrn4

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Resolution-Specific Stylesheets

By Chris / April 25, 2010 /

Chris Coyer of CSS Tricks has an article about resolution-specific stylesheets (here). I think this is a duh moment for me, when I saw this–that is, of course this is a great idea! The basic concept is, design different stylesheets for different browser sizes: large screens, smaller screens, and mobile screens. Chris’ article is rather…

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How I add notes to my FaceBook page

By Chris / April 24, 2010 /

I have a pretty popular FaceBook page, Discover Avatar Now.  It  is for a very wonderful amazing course that I help to teach, and practice, called Avatar®. Since I feel quite successful in terms of how I have formatted the long posts on there (called “Notes”), I thought I may as well make this into a…

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Über-Simple Project Management Solutions: My Solution

By Chris / April 22, 2010 /

Here is the über-simple solution I have come up with, for the present moment, anyway: Messaging Use Tgethr to create threaded discussions where all the messaging are in one place. This will allow threaded communications with a very minimum of effort, and maximum of utility. I chose this over ThreadBox because, on early inspection, Tgethr…

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A summary of cool online collaboration tools from the past 6 months

By Chris / April 22, 2010 /

Thinkature: Real Time Collaboration for the Web “Talk with your hands Chat inside a visual workspace (now with voice chat!) Collaborate in real-time” Like, a collaborative diagram and comment project space. Sounds flexible. Protoshare For sharing mostly design prototypes, I think. Like, if you want to share design comps with clients, and get feedback, easily,…

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Evaluating Different Über-Simple Project Management Solutions

By Chris / April 22, 2010 /

In my ever-evolving attempt to bring the processes of project management and good process, which I learned working at bit software companies like Autodesk, to the day-to-day realities of producing websites for smaller, individual clients, I am going to evaluate a handful of possible tools to help me and my clients communicate. In my ever-evolving…

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Threadbox (was: CC:Betty) article / Project Management Tools

By Chris / April 19, 2010 /

I wasn’t there, but I know that the creators of CC:Betty came to the Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup last year, and people liked their new web app, which was designed to take advantage of everyone’s love of email–using it as the foundation for a simple, practical project management tool. The next generation of CC:Betty…

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How to add a new blog to a MediaTemple installation of WordPress mu

By Chris / April 13, 2010 /

This is a shorthand version of things, for my notes. This is for when you have one master domain and master WP MU blog, but you also want other sub-blogs, which are mapped to normal (non-sub-) domains. Install WordPress mu Install the Domain Mapping plugin (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-mu-domain-mapping/) In the main MediaTemple area (when you login), click…

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