Alternatives and Additions to Bullet Journaling (Part the Third)

When BuJo isn’t enough (or too much) The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 7c Calendar-based Organization Systems Paper Systems There are two types of organization notebooks. Those that start with a blank notebook and you build yourself, and those that are [...]

Brandt’s 17 Productivity Basics

Or Why it’s Impossible to Find the Perfect Productivity System The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 6 Plans go awry. I originally planned this post to list alternatives to Bullet Journaling for managing your life. However, as I looked at different [...]

The Messy Bullet Journal, Part 2

How to Build Your BuJo Need to Get Organized? Is your life a series of missed appointments, late arrivals, forgotten deadlines, misplaced tasks, and multi-colored Post-It reminders growing around your computer screen like mold on cheese? You’ve tried calendars, whiteboards, [...]

Blogging Alternatives: Vlogs, Podcasts & Images

Alternatives to a Written Blog How to Use Non-Writing Forms of Blogging Video Blogging, or Vlogging In our first class on blogging, Why Blog?, we focused on writing for blogs. Today, class, let’s look at three blogging alternatives. Gary, you’re the [...]

Bloggers: Live Writer Returns as Open Source

Open Live Writer Replaces Windows Live Writer WINDOWS LIVE WRITER (WLW) was one of the most popular tools for beginning and intermediate-level bloggers over the past ten years. Originally Onfolio Writer, Microsoft bought Onfolio back in 2006, later packaging Writer [...]

Creating and Using Custom Gmail Addresses

Plus (+) Address Tricks with Gmail Gmail is a great free service. Sometimes it seems that everybody in the world is using it, making it hard to register your favorite email address. But did you know there are ways to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, [...]

Woohoo! Welcome to Our Grand Re-Opening!

We're Back, Better than Ever It took about a month longer than expected, what with installing three test themes, spending many hours on tutorials, and surviving a dying hard drive, but Frugal Guidance 2 is up and running with a [...]