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 [...]

The Great Frugal Guidance List of Job Aggregators

The Most Popular and Useful Job Aggregator Web Sites for Job Hunters In our previous post, we discussed what a Job Aggregator is, the pros and cons of using these sites, and strategies. If you haven't read it, you can [...]

Job Hunting Basics: Finding Work with Job Aggregators

How to Use Job Aggregator Websites for Your Job Search As part of a new series of articles for job hunters, Frugal Guidance 2 will present our frugal list of job aggregation sites for job hunters. First, however, we will [...]

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 [...]