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|

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 Postach.io Make a Blog Using Evernote? A Review

A week of using Postach.io 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|