The LinkedIn Curmudgeon on the Big Merger

LinkedIn Members Need to Meditate This morning, for the first time, employees of LinkedIn, SlideShare, Lynda.com, Skype, Xbox, Yammer, Nokia, Rapportive, and Microsoft (and over 400 million LinkedIn users) are all starting their meditation sessions, in the lotus position, contemplating [...]

Why Blog? – Blogging 101 Part 1

This post is the beginning of a new series, a newish topic, several new personas, and a new style of telling stories for me. Wish me a little bit of luck and I hope you like it. — Andy Why [...]

Protect Your LinkedIn Passwords – Q&A

Questions & Answers: The LinkedIn Security Debacle and You What’s all this about a LinkedIn hack? Wasn’t that years ago? For LinkedIn members, an old hack is coming back to bite us in the you-know-what. Back in 2012, hackers stole [...]

My Fave Frugal Writing Tools

Every writer has a personal way of writing and a specific set of tools he or she feels more comfortable with. Since I often blog about writing and creativity, I probably experiment more than most, but I have a set [...]

April Holidays, 2016

Spring Blossoms in Dover, NJ - April, 2014 Our monthly holiday list is a new(ish) feature on Frugal Guidance 2. It can be used for: Writing prompts for writers and bloggers, Travellers, Meeting planners, Businesspeople, Cooks and menu [...]

Is it time to shoot the LIONs?

Why Open Networkers are Idealists, and Why They Need to Stop It Ever since LinkedIn went online there has been a fierce debate between those who feel you should only connect with people you know, and those who say you [...]

The Siren Song of OneNote Reaches Evernote Users’ Ears

Can Evernote Still Compete with OneNote? The Seductive Myth The Sirens, as you may remember, were beautiful, feminine, mythological creatures who lived on a rocky island somewhere near Greece. They sang. They sang so beautifully and so seductively that their [...]

Build Your Own Online Job Search Hub

A Job Hunter’s Guide to Getting Noticed Online Set Up a Communications Hub on the Web for your Job Search Part 2 of The Modern (Older) Job Hunter If you have worked for a single employer over a period of [...]

March Holidays, 2016

March Holidays on Frugal Guidance 2 Our monthly holiday list is a new(ish) feature on Frugal Guidance 2. It can be used for: Writing prompts for writers and bloggers, Travellers, Meeting planners, Businesspeople, Cooks and menu planners Classical Music fans [...]

A New Look for Frugal Guidance 2

Welcome to the new and improved FG2. Dear Frugal Guidance 2 Reader, I’ve been working on other projects lately (more later). I’ve neglected you, but I’m back and I've made some significant changes in this blog. A major software upgrade [...]

The Modern (Older) Job Hunter

A Splash Landing into the Job Market, Part 1 of The Modern (Older) Job Hunter Let’s start with a Future Fable. The astronaut remembered the day he splashed-down on earth after a 25-year mission to the stars. (How could he [...]

February Holidays on Frugal Guidance 2

Celebrate February Our monthly holiday list is a new feature on Frugal Guidance 2. It can be used for: Writing prompts for writers and bloggers, Travellers, Meeting planners, Businesspeople, Partiers (who want an excuse for a party), and People who [...]