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Fake Celebrity Websites

I don’t think that I can name real celebrities on here, but I’m not sure, so I’ll just use a fake name to make my point.  I really love this band, so we’ll call them Air Breeze and I go to their fan site like once a month. I’m not a psycho fan or anything.  …

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Starting a Mom Blog

One of my students loves his mom so much. His mother was recently laid off from his job and my student has some questions for you guys. Hi, My mother is such an inspiration to me. She has always been creative. She writes poetry and makes up short stories. She was recently laid off from …

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Premium 11.5 freezes

I just upgraded from Dragon Naturally Speaking version 10 to DNS 11.5 Premium. The installation seems to have gone okay. However, when I try and start the software, the splash screen comes up and then just stays there (freezes)…forever. Kind of wishing I hadn’t upgraded now. Any ideas on how to resolve this? Nuance charges $20 …

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Blogging and Web Analytics?

Here is a question from a student I am especially proud of. She has started something new in our area and is really doing well with it! I’ve just started my own blog. It’s a really simple blog about the local arts scene. I cover a lot of local poets and musicians. I love covering …

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I’m Kinda Peeking Behind the PPC Curtains

I am trying to decide, (still, I know), whether I should get deeper into this whole PPC thing.  I have to admit, I’m starting to become fascinated with the whole thing now.  I mean, I can’t help but like the idea of guaranteed targeted traffic.  I mean SEO is an inexpensive way to get the …

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What are the Rules When Editing Stock Photography?

One of my students has another question.  At first I thought I had the answers, but then I realized that this one is actually more complicated than I thought it was. I am interested in using stock photography for some business materials.  I am new to this whole online business thing, but have been socializing …

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CSS appending multiple classes?

I’m trying to apply two different classes to an element. One that takes away the border (class=”nobo”), and another that specifies the positioning (class=”float-left”). How do I make these both applied to say, a div?

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What Do Firefox’s Recent Changes Mean?

I have always liked Firefox, and have used it for many years as my browser.  It was always really easy and I found it to be much more pleasant than Internet Explorer.  I’m not sure how I found out about Firefox in the first place, but once I downloaded it, I never went back to …

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Social Media Addiction?

At first I was feeling like a fuddy-duddy for saying this to my friend’s kid, but every time I go over to her house, he’s online. He’s addicted to Facebook. It’s just too much. If he was a girl, I could see it. Not trying to be chauvinist. I’m just saying, seeing a teen kid …

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Website Design Basics for Audience Targeting

Okay, guys, I’ve got to make a long story short.  I am so, extremely tired of searching pages and pages of Google to find some simple instructions on designing a few affiliate sites I want to put up.  I just want some basic design strategies.  I really don’t want to spend more than one day …

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