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|

LinkedIn Updates and You — New Pricing Plans

Looking at some of LinkedIn’s recent changes – Fall, 2014 edition
This begins a short series on Frugal Guidance 2 looking at some of the more significant changes for LinkedIn members. There is some very good news to share, some […]

November 19th, 2014|LinkedIn|

Using Svbtle: Hints, Tricks, and a Review

Svbtle’s Advantages Are, well, Subtle
Svbtle is about as bare-bones as a blogging tool can get. It combines an idea list, an editing tool, and publishes your posts on the web. As simple as it […]

October 28th, 2014|Blogging, Creativity, How To, Software, Writing & Notebooks|

Can Make a Blog Using Evernote? A Review

A week of using shows flaws as often as features
A couple of weeks ago, Frugal Guidance 2 hosted a series of articles comparing various blogging tools with an eye to their usefulness to job hunters wanting to set […]

October 23rd, 2014|Blogging, Creative, How To, Writing & Notebooks|

Digital.NYC: A New Hub for Tech Info

For Job Seekers, Entrepreneurs, Startups, Technologists and Funders, there’s a New Digital Hub in the Big Apple

For people searching for tech jobs in the New York City area (which could include job hunters in […]

October 20th, 2014|How To, Job Hunting|

The FG2 2014 Monster List of Blogging Tools


Blogging Tools and a Reading List for More Info
The past few posts on Frugal Guidance 2 have discussed a wide variety of blogging tools ranging from minimalist to full eCommerce tools. Here’s what we’ve covered so far:

Svbtle, Medium, […]

October 13th, 2014|Blogging, Creativity, Design, Writing & Notebooks|

4 Website Services for eCommerce

E-Commerce Sites: Weebly, Squarespace, Webs, & Wix
This series of articles began by looking at the advantages of blogging for job hunters. Obviously, blogging is good for all kinds of people. Those who may be […]

October 11th, 2014|Blogging, Creativity, Job Hunting, Writing & Notebooks|

Bigger, Badder & Better Blogging Tools

A Look at,, Typepad, Blogger and Hubpages
In our last pair of articles, we spent time exploring eight new, easy-to-use blogging tools. Now, we’re going to look at some of the older, venerable choices for bloggers of all […]

October 8th, 2014|Blogging, Creativity, Job Hunting, Writing & Notebooks|

Easy Blogging Tools for Minimalist Bloggers – Part 2

Today: Looking at Posthaven, Postagon, Silvrback and Ghost
In our previous post, we discussed four new, easy-to-use blogging platforms: Svbtle, Medium, and Sett. Today, we look at four more new blogging tools.
Posthaven recently grew out of the ashes of […]

October 6th, 2014|Blogging, Creative, Writing & Notebooks|