Using Image Search With LinkedIn

  Using Google, Bing & TinEye photo search for safer networking on LinkedIn LinkedIn is sometimes tightfisted about sharing information for people you are not connected to, especially if you’re using a free account. Are you trying to find out somebody’s [...]

Word Processing without a Word Processor

A Writer's Guide to Alternate Writing Tools When we think of word processing today, most people think of Microsoft Word, or one of the full-featured alternatives, say LibreOffice Writer (or the Apache OpenOffice equivalent), or Google Writer, or other similar [...]

The Monster List of Markdown Tools on Frugal Guidance 2

Part 6 of Markdown for Bloggers - Software and Many Other Resources This list is far from exhaustive, but should be more than enough to get you started in using and learning about Markdown. Updated with additional resources, April 2, 2015. [...]

Markdown for Bloggers – Quoting Text and Code

Part 5: Blockquotes, Backticks, Backslashes and Bare Knuckles Today we talk about wrangling computer code, quotations, and blocks of text with your Markdown tool. If you use a variety of Markdown editors or styles, you will find that they can [...]

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, [...]