What is the best external blog editor? Would you believe Microsoft Word for Windows?

There are a lot of great external blog editors in the world, but you may not be aware of the one that I consider the best; Microsoft Word for Windows. Microsoft Word for Windows you say? How is Microsoft Word considered an external blog editor? What most people don't realize is that anything that you … Continue reading What is the best external blog editor? Would you believe Microsoft Word for Windows?

On having a firm computing foundation…

One of the greatest things about computing and the internet is the wide variety of "good, fast, and cheap" tools we have for 'thought leadership' marketing. One of the worst things about computing and the internet is that if you are on your own, that means you have to be your own IT [information technology] … Continue reading On having a firm computing foundation…

Mainstream Media Discovers Ubuntu Linux

"The VAR Guy was flipping though his Sunday morning paper when he spotted an article about Ubuntu Linux. He took a few more sips of coffee to perk up and make sure his eyes weren’t deceiving him. Sure enough, Ubuntu had made the leap into the mainstream media — earning coverage in Newsday, the eight … Continue reading Mainstream Media Discovers Ubuntu Linux

Windows Maintenance Tips: The Good, Bad, and Useless

via lifehacker.com Lifehacker has a great roundup explaining the good and the bad of maintaining Windows. Definitely worth reading in its entirety! Click the 'via' link... Posted via web from e1evation, llc Related articles by ZemantaAnnouncing Freedom for Windows (fstutzman.com)Master Windows Searching with Google-Like Search Operators [Windows Tip] (lifehacker.com)Best Windows 7 Tweaker App (on10.net)Multi-finger Scrolling … Continue reading Windows Maintenance Tips: The Good, Bad, and Useless

Here’s a Tool You Need…

...if you're a windows user:"Revo Uninstaller is a freeware innovative uninstall utility much faster than Windows Add/Remove applet. With its advanced and fast algorithm, Revo Uninstaller scans before and after you uninstall an application. After the program's regular uninstaller runs, you can remove additional unnecessary files, folders and registry keys that are usually left over … Continue reading Here’s a Tool You Need…

What’s holding you back?

The beautiful view from my deck in rural northeast Wisconsin is a great reminder of the power I have to publish and promote; from anywhere to the ends of the internet! I've worked hard to develop a simple blogging workflow that can empower even the most basic computer user. I don't care if you're Mac, … Continue reading What’s holding you back?

The search is finally over!

Image via CrunchBaseI write frequently about my disdain [hatred is too strong a word] for Microsoft and their evil licensing practices and my newfound love for Ubuntu. Over the weekend, the two final barriers to moving 'full time' to Ubuntu were removed. I wrote about one last night -- VirtualBox allows you to run Windows … Continue reading The search is finally over!

Top 20 Free Applications to Increase Your Productivity

"The Internet is loaded with free software, making it hard to know which one’s you really need. This article will act as your guide to the top 20 free applications (Web and Windows) for increased productivity." Click here to read more... Don't forget to check Google Pack and Ninite to grab some of this software!

Firefox or Chrome; which one should I use?

Image via CrunchBaseThis question is NOT a slam dunk! Also, you may be surprised to know that the answer depends on what computer platform you use..."Which Should I Use on Windows: Firefox or Chrome? There's no short answer to this question, really, since neither browser is clearly better, so instead of a straight out "Use … Continue reading Firefox or Chrome; which one should I use?