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2012 

Have you posted to the new group in ActiveRain -- Wednesday Wordles?  Have fun and create word clouds that you can use in your marketing materials. Watch for different ideas in the group and share some of your own.  The images can be created at Wordle.net. Then you can modify them with different ...
02/14/2012
Here are three Wordles that you are free to use for your Valentine's Day cards or anywhere online.  Or if you would rather receive a card, just send me your mailing (not e-mail) address and I will send you a real card. The text that I used for these Wordles was the poem How Do I Love Thee? by Eli...
02/08/2012
We want you to join a brand new group in the Rain -- Wednesday Wordles.   This group is a place to share any Wordles that you have created.  Wordles are "word clouds" that are created from text or from the text on a web-page.   The images can be modified with different colors, shapes and fonts.  ...
02/08/2012
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Have you stopped and considered SEO and Your Images?   One of the most important things about writing for the web is to remember to write for the viewer and not just for the search engine.  It is critical to have a visually appealing site or your viewer will leave and probably never return.If you...
02/07/2012
You may recognize Lynn B. Friedman because she has given a lot of her time and energy to create the 2012 Big Jumpstart Blog Challenge. I met Lynn by reading a comment she made about a year ago. I went to her blog to see if I liked her posts with the idea that if they were as good as the comment I...
02/06/2012
You have a great topic and now you just want someone to read your post and to come back for more.  If viewers don't like your site or blog they leave and they may never return.  How can you keep them?  You need to follow some basic rules for the content of anything that you write.  Here are my to...
02/05/2012
There are many ways to meet interesting people and in this case I met Nancy Hankin by reading one of her comments. The comment was fantastic and then I found that her posts were very interesting so I subscribed to her blog.  I like the way that Nancy describes herself as "In the People Business S...
02/04/2012
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This isn't Las Vegas.  It seems that often it is assumed that since I am from Las Vegas that all my photos will be from Las Vegas.  Today I had a chance to watch sled dog races in Southwestern Wyoming.  The Race ran from Jackson Hole, Wyoming to Park City, Utah. I really enjoyed the race except ...
02/03/2012
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Are You Bored? Well, don't be.  Sit down, relax and listen to one of the recorded Webinars or tutorials from ActiveRain University.  I just completed a Webinar, "Farming on Facebook", and it was packed with great information about using Facebook for your business.  Newbies might like  "Rainmaker ...
02/02/2012
I just had a featured post (What is the Last Thing You Taught Someone?) and I promised to write two more posts.  Here is the first one.  It is a basic tutorial on Wordles.  Wordles are "word clouds" that are created from text or from the text on a web-page.  The images can be modified with differ...
02/02/2012
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