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When should I post? I think that depends on the audience you’re trying to reach. We all have lifestyles and many of our clients work 8 to 5 jobs where internet surfing isn’t allowed (hence the surge in mobile smart phone usage I’m thinking), and many have schedules that change every week. Some of...
It’s not like we’re suffering in quiet indignation or anything. But it’s been a while since I’ve witnessed the people of the Pacific Northwest rally in spirit and all come together in agreement about any one thing. The catalyst was Wednesday afternoon’s blog headline from the Los Angeles Times......
There's something terribly wrong when our elected officials even contemplate the systematic dismantling of our citizens ability to freely share its own creativity with each other. Scene 3 - (In the not so distant future): "I was so excited to share this really cool idea I had with y'all but I jus...
Evidently we’re making national news today. Our first snowfall of the season was just a few days ago on Sunday. The weather projections are telling us there’s a lot more on the way and by the looks of it this morning, they're right. It's really coming down. Here in the Puget Sound convergence zon...
I love Animated GIF files! Especially when they’re not running in an annoying advertisement banner. Don’t forget how useful and fun this old legacy technology can be. With a little imagination they can used artistically and convey a point like no other effort. With GIF files, you can create an in...
Laying out pictures with text... When you upload a picture to your Activerain blog you can easily change the size and justify it left or right on the page using the editor. Yet, on occasion I’ve fiddled with trying to wrap text around an image and messed up my entire layout. No fault to Activerai...
I’m fortunate to have so many great memories of my family. I remember very well the stories we heard growing up about the old country, their travels to settle in the Pacific Northwest, dad’s WWII adventures, living and working the coal mines, and what it was like around here in the early 20th Cen...
In part one we took a look at upsizing your font size in HTML... The easiest way to do it is to use the paragraph tag
and size the font using the tag. HTML on Activerain is easy because you only need the most basic tags, AR handles the rest. Part OneIt’s important when you’re working w...
I’ve been asked by fellow bloggers on Activerain what program or app I use to format my blog posts. That’s an easy question. I don’t use anything. A little HTML goes a long way. I’ve tried all kinds of HTML editors like Coffee Cup, Net-Beans, and KompoZer, and I’ve used my Google Gmail, Microsoft...