Category Archives: Tech Tips

Using Scripts to Make Your Work Easier

Tweet Yesterday I posted a video tutorial I made using the screen capture software Camtasia. Learning the software was fun. Creating the video was fun and easy. Part of what made it so easy was that I scripted it out before I started. I wrote out the script to include both what would be recorded…

Turn Your Blog Into a Book Using BlogBooker

Tweet This video tutorial will walk you through creating a PDF book of your blog content using BlogBooker.com. (You can watch this video tutorial on YouTube, too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkiDuGZwtOA)

Tips for Spotting a Fake or Potentially Harmful Email

Tweet Yesterday I received a very odd email that when glanced over quickly appeared real, but at the same time set my spidey senses on alert. (Those not familiar with comic book hero Spiderman, this is like an internal alarm for danger.) Below is an image of the email I received with notes I made…

Paying for Facebook Posts: Is it Real or is it a Hoax?

Tweet Several friends have emailed me recently asking if I knew anything about Facebook charging a fee for posts. I hadn’t heard about it, but then I started noticing a number of different conversations going around and around about the topic. The questions spurred me to do a little research. According to CNET.com, a popular…

Subscribe Using RSS

Tweet Hi, this is Sandy Dempsey with The Dreaming Café and today I am going to quickly show you how to subscribe to The Dreaming Café via the RSS feed. (Watch the video above for easy to follow, step by step instructions or go to YouTube to Watch.) The RSS feed, which stands for “rich…

Top 3 Productivity Apps

Tweet These are my three favorite productivity applications. Evernote is a FREE, cloud based application that is used to make notes on the go. It can be accessed via my web browser on my Windows laptop, from a a free app on my Android phone and from a a free app my Apple iPad. I…

WordPress 3.0

Tweet The new features of WordPress 3.0 and the new default theme Twenty Ten has the potential to change the blogsphere. WordPress is already an easy to use interface and web development tool, but now it just got better. And the feature of the new default theme Twenty Ten looks like it will give some…

Tech Tip: Open a Link in a New Tab

Tweet This is one of my favorite snippets of HTML code used to open a link in a new tab. Having a link on your website or blog open in a new tab is very important, especially if you are linking to another website. You don’t want to drive people away from your own site….

Tech Tip-Adding a Favicon

Tweet Another successful tweak to my current, FREE WordPress theme. I know that many of my readers aren’t interested in ‘tech stuff’, but I love it. I thought about starting a second blog to share some of what I know and what I am learning, but I am not sure if that is the best…