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Three Massive Timesavers Using Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

So, if you like to churn out stuff as fast as you can, like me, and get tired of switching from keyboard to mouse/trackpad and back again all the time, here are three great (I would say “essential!”) keyboard shortcuts that work on Macs with Canadian (probably also American and British) English keyboard layouts that […]

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How to Connect CustomPress Custom Post Types to Gravity Forms

So you want to create a system in your WordPress site where people (possibly only those with a selected registration level on your site, but that’s a separate topic) are able to fill out a form and submit a post for publication on your site. Say you want to: run a photo contest and let […]

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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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HOW-TO: Turn a document into a ebook (EPUB) for iPad, Kindle, etc. [Video]

Instructions on how to make an ebook from a document on your computer (Word, PDF) so you can read it on your iPad, Kindle, or other e-reader. Includes a 10-minute video with lots of detail, and a bare-bones text list for easy reference.

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HOW-TO: Photo Gallery using Cincopa, WordPress, iPhone, AutoStitch…

HOW-TO: Make a web-based photo gallery using Cincopa and WordPress, with a bonus: how to create panorama photos using just an iPhone and the AutoStitch App!

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How to get website colour and measurement info

Being able to gather HTML colour (color) codes and measurements from a website can be a useful step when designing a website. Here is one way to get that information, shared via “how-to” YouTube and SlideShare presentations.

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Facebook’s search results are very strange

With the advent of the new Community Pages, unofficial organization pages that are automatically created by Facebook from information it pulls from Wikipedia and from Facebook users’ content, also comes a change in the effectiveness of Facebook Search. Official pages are either completely obscured, or are at least downgraded from the top of the results list, in favour of Community Pages.

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Eye-Catching Juxtaposition

Sometimes the way to make a display ad noticeable has less to do with the ad itself, and not even its absolute placement in the newspaper. Sometimes, making a display ad noticeable can be achieved by its relative position next to a dramatically different or contrary message! Here’s an example…

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Yup, some words DEFINITELY get in the way…

Specific words can either enhance or block a conversation, depending on who is our audience. Here is one example.

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Matchmaking: Message and Medium – Part 2

The message must match the medium chosen in order for the point to get across. Why waste time and effort with ineffective media for important messages? Here’s another example.