How Do I Start a Blog?

There Is an Easy Answer, and a Longer Answer In the past few weeks I’ve received several LinkedIn messages from connections asking for help in starting a blog. Unfortunately, asking “How do I start a [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Blogging, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Do I Start a Blog?

Painfully Waiting for Spring

Ennui in the Snow & an Anniversary There is an unusually painful and impatient expectation of Spring this year in the hills of northern New Jersey. Last week a nor’easter dropped about eighteen inches of [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Creative, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , |1 Comment

New updated “Who Not to Connect With on LinkedIn”

Since it was first written in 2013, my post on Who NOT to Connect with on LinkedIn has become one of the most viewed articles on Frugal Guidance 2. After much thought and editing, I’ve [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|Tags: , |Comments Off on New updated “Who Not to Connect With on LinkedIn”

Thank You, Readers – a Half Million of You

This little, single-person-run blog has hit a significant milestone. In the past few days, Frugal Guidance 2 passed the 500,000 visitor mark! That's a half million viewers, whose stay might have been brief or long. [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: Ms. Celaneous|Tags: |Comments Off on Thank You, Readers – a Half Million of You

Writing Hacks for Beginners (and Others)

A collection of writing hacks and tips for beginning (and most other) writers.

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Creativity, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Writing Hacks for Beginners (and Others)

A Rambling Remembrance of Typewriters

A Blogger Goes into Full Nostalgia Mode Typewriters have a special niche in the history of technology. Many of us of certain age have a fond memory of using typewriters of various types before the [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Creative, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Rambling Remembrance of Typewriters

Facebook Offers New Job Hunting Tools

Can Facebook Jobs Threaten LinkedIn? Job Hunters Can Use the Best of Both Digital Worlds Job hunters now have a new tool that allows them to search for local job openings directly on Facebook. On [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Social Media|Comments Off on Facebook Offers New Job Hunting Tools

Job Hunters & the New LinkedIn Interface

Which LinkedIn Membership Works for Your Job Hunt? For two months, LinkedIn has been slowly rolling out its new interface for those who use LinkedIn from their desktop (or laptop) computers via a browser. This [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Job Hunting, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Basics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Job Hunters & the New LinkedIn Interface

OneNote and Evernote, Which is Better for You?

What Type of Digital Notebook User Are You? (Part 4 of a Series) In the final part of our series comparing OneNote and Evernote, we look at which program is best for you based on [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Creativity, Evernote, Writing & Notebooks|Comments Off on OneNote and Evernote, Which is Better for You?

Comparing OneNote and Evernote Web Clippers

This post is third in a series (started last month) comparing OneNote and Evernote, the two most useful digital notebooks. Both programs support web clippers: pieces of software you can install in your web browser, [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: Evernote, Software, Writing & Notebooks|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Comparing OneNote and Evernote Web Clippers

Happy Holidays

  As both the 12 days of Christmas and the 8 days of Hanukkah start on the same day this year, Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all my friends of both faiths. And for [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Holiday, Photography|Tags: , |2 Comments