Markdown for Bloggers – Web Links

Part 4 - Creating Web Links Writing for the web naturally entails offering links to various other resources. As you probably expect, Markdown offers a couple of simple ways of including web links in your posts. Although it's slightly more [...]

Markdown for Bloggers – Headlines & Lists

Part 3 - Creating Headlines and Lists Headlines If you've been writing blog posts for a while, you're probably familiar with the advantages of using headlines to break up text and help readers browse through longer articles to find the [...]

Markdown for Bloggers – Basic Formatting

Part 2: Learning Basic Character Formatting If you are worried about whether you can learn how to write using Markdown, relax. This is the easy stuff. Memorize a few things and you have it down. Paragraphs Create separate paragraphs by [...]

Markdown for Bloggers

Part 1 - Why Writers Should Use Markdown How Markdown Can Make Your Blogging and Writing Better Whether you are a hobbyist blogger, building your professional persona online, or writing for a living on a corporate website, the most important [...]

Misophonia – Finally, a Psychiatric Disease for Us All?

Do Certain Sounds Drive You Up a Wall? Welcome! My name is Andrew Brandt and I am a Misophoniac. There, I said it. Of course, a few days ago I had no idea it was a disease (actually a psychological [...]

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 our plans for the future. [...]

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 is, it does have its [...]

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, [...]

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 dealing with unemployment, underemployment, temp [...]

Bigger, Badder & Better Blogging Tools

A Look at WordPress.com, WordPress.org, 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 [...]

Thinking About Blogging? We Have Questions for You!

Questions to ask before selecting a blogging platform. Today there are a surprising number of blogging tools with a wide variety of features. Before you go shopping for them, it helps if you have a clearer idea of what you [...]

This Ain’t My First Moleskine Rodeo

A Moleskine Cowboy's Tips and Hacks for Branding Your Notebook It's been a while since we've corralled a list of tips and hacks for notebook users (Moleskine and other brands). Here are both new and old ideas on using your [...]