Erin Anne Beirne, MAPC

Highlights: Publishing for Canadians. Communications strategy and implementation. Master of Arts in Professional Communications, Royal Roads University.

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RESOURCES: MightyDeals.com

Here are all the current (time-limited) deals offered by MightyDeals.com. We use this site to purchase web tools and graphics for on- and offline projects often, but haven’t used every product they promote here.

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DEMO: Right-justify a column in WP-Table Reloaded

Trying to solve a puzzle: how to right-justify currency data in a table from within the table, without altering the CSS code in the background. I’m using WordPress 3.3 and WP-Table Reloaded at the time of press (January 24, 2012). Here I tried using <td align=”right”>$100.00</td> within the relevant cells, and was surprised to see […]

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RESOURCES: Pay with a Tweet

I haven’t checked this out yet, except that I encountered it as a subscriber to MightyDeals.com (a great resource of graphic and digital tools at great discounts!). Every now and again, MightyDeals.com gives away freebies, and this morning was one of those days. I clicked on the link, gave them my email address, got my […]

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On being new and innovative

Interesting. Seth Godin said this today: …The lizard brain seeks constant reassurance. It will wheedle and argue and debate with the rest of your head, pushing for one tiny bit of evidence, some sort of proof that everything will be okay. Don’t do it. When you indulge the lizard, it gains power. It doesn’t walk […]

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HOW-TO: Get colours and measurements from websites

When I want to create a consistent look across a number of different online spaces, I need to know what colours I used in space one (e.g. my website/blog) so I can use the same colours in space two (e.g. my Twitter Feed in the right hand column of my website). Or maybe I absolutely […]

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HOW-TO: Check ePub formats for approval in the iTunes store [Mac-Only]

Based on instructions from http://blog.threepress.org/2010/12/16/running-epubcheck-on-your-computer/ but clarified a little more by Erin Anne… Check to make sure Java 1.5 or higher is installed on your computer (this is native in Macs, but run Software Updater just to make sure you have the latest version already). Go to http://code.google.com/p/epubcheck/ to download the latest version of ePubCheck […]

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Steve asked a great question about uploading photos to Cincopa from an iPhone. His question is in response to this post: “How-To: Photo gallery using Cincopa-Wordpress-iPhone-Autostitch”. Steve asked, “How did you upload your photos from your iPhone to your Cincopa gallery? Is there an app for that?” Here is my response, FWIW… Heh, good question, […]

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QR codes: so ugly, yet so much potential!

  This QR code will link you to a contact page for Kiangle with links to this website, Facebook and Twitter, as well as our mailing address. Not the most thrilling destination, but at least you get to try it out! Here’s an iPhone QR code reader or Blackberry QR code reader you can use […]

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Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band (March 2011 – ongoing): Online presence strategy and implementation Myspace Myspace mobile-access page (yes, it makes a difference!) Website development Private membership zone and forum for band members

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Short instructional video on how to add and remove people as administrators on your Facebook Page. We can all use a little help sometimes, and working on our Facebook Page is no exception, especially if it’s a business page. Here’s how you add a new administrator onto your Facebook Page, and also how you can […]

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