Software settings can only personalize so much. In the end, we must balance the need to find something that makes sense to us with learning how it’s intended to be used.
Archive for the ‘Tools & Resources’ Category
Google Chrome’s application shortcuts are way underappreciated if you ask me. I use them to keep myself working when I need to work and playing when I need to play. Learn why I love them and how to make them for your favorite “web apps.”
If I had to give people buying a WordPress theme one piece of advice, this would probably be it: Ignore most of the features, save yourself the headache of the “lock-in effect,” and learn to love plugins!
As a freelancer, I have to stay organized and productive. I use lots of tools to do this, but one of my favorites is WorkFlowy. (There’s a bonus happy announcement at the end of the post.)
Three links to an excellent series of slideshows for nonprofits developing their social media presence from NPower Northwest.
I opened this book on a flight from Seattle to Minneapolis and was pleased to read that Steve Krug wrote Don’t Make Me Think so it could be read from cover-to-cover on an airplane! It’s true and it was awesome. Let me highlight the most important ideas I took from this website usability classic.
Google Analytics can feel overwhelming the first time you use it. So many data points! So many filters! So much jargon! In this post, I’ll define the most common jargon-y terms, take you to a few of my favorite reports, and suggest strategies for efficiently using Google Analytics.
This year, I’ll be adding a new tradition to my year-end giving: open source “thank you” donations! Join me!