Special Report on Top 50 Donors Shows Changes in Giving

Tech Sector Changes Major Donors List
The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently published an online report looking at the top 50 donors in the U.S. for 2014, showing how giving for good is changing, particularly with the […]

February 16th, 2015|Nonprofit|

LibreOffice 4.4 from a Frugal Person’s Perspective

Some Great New Features, Two #Fails, and a Couple of Quibbles

I write a blog called “Frugal Guidance” and discuss frugal software options. So, when The Document Foundation announced LibreOffice 4.4 was released, I immediately downloaded […]

February 7th, 2015|Nonprofit, Small Office / Home Office (SOHO), Software, Writing & Notebooks|

News on Office Software from LibreOffice, Microsoft, Softmaker, & more…

Good News for Android, Windows, Macintosh, and Linux Users
Whether you are job hunting, running a home business, freelancing, or starting a small business, there’s news from a variety of office software projects that will help you get your work […]

Managing Your LinkedIn Endorsements

Making Your Endorsements Work for You
Endorsements have been fairly quiet over the past half year, resting a bit while LinkedIn was changing everything around them. But today, you can edit and control the look […]

January 22nd, 2015|LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|

Third Level Viewing is Back on LinkedIn Free Accounts

Woohoo! Everybody Can View 3rd Level Profiles (Again)
Good news for LinkedIn users, especially those using the basic free account: LinkedIn has returned the ability for all users to see the full names and full […]

January 7th, 2015|LinkedIn, Social Media|

Keep Freedom of Speech Alive – Je Suis Charlie

January 7th, 2015|Creative|

Our Frugal Guidance 2 New Year’s Resolutions

Making Frugal Guidance 2 a Better Blog
Honestly, January 1st isn’t really all that different from the preceding December 31st, but the calendar change does give us the opportunity to evaluate our accomplishments and review […]

January 3rd, 2015|Blogging, Creativity, Writing & Notebooks|

The Mystery of the Purloined LinkedIn Search Engine

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From The 21st Century Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
We look at changes to LinkedIn search as the final installment of our series of LinkedIn changes, as seen through the eyes of John H. Watson, M.D, late of the 5th Northumberland […]

December 22nd, 2014|LinkedIn|

LinkedIn Invitations: Updates, Challenges & New Tricks

Old and New Ways to Connect on LinkedIn
Part 4 on our Fall, 2014 series on LinkedIn changes.

One thing that’s been consistent with LinkedIn over the years is their admonition to only connect with people […]

December 16th, 2014|LinkedIn, Networkng|

SoftMaker Office Lets You Donate to Charity by Downloading a Free Office Suite!

Celebrate the Holidays with SoftMaker’s FreeOffice Suite, and Help Others, too.
How would you like a free office software suite? Not just a trial, but a legit software package – home or business – for as long as you want. […]

December 9th, 2014|Nonprofit, Software|

Profiling LinkedIn’s New Profile Features

What You Need to Know about LinkedIn’s New Profile Tools
Part 3 of a series on LinkedIn Changes.

LinkedIn has been busy changing profile features this year. Some of these changes are still being rolled out […]

December 4th, 2014|LinkedIn|

Harvesting Your LinkedIn Data

Downloading and Using the Info That LinkedIn Keeps on You
Part 2 of a Series on some of LinkedIn’s recent changes

Recently, LinkedIn began allowing members to download a large amount of the data that LinkedIn stores about them, including a list […]

December 3rd, 2014|LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|