A Goodie Bag filled with Great Blogs

Some people read the dictionary for fun. I read the BlogHer blog lists for fun. When I see an unfamiliar name, I like to check it out and see what I'm missing. I often find blogs that are too good to miss ever again. ...more

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Virginia DeBolt

Made By Hand By Me: A Co-Op Artisan Network

If you're selling your handmade work online, you know how challenging marketing and promotion can be. No matter which venue you choose to house your shop, getting potential patrons to view your work is one of the most difficult aspects of an artistic business. Enter byhand.me Artisan Co-op. We are not a venue. We are something entirely different. ...more

Author Rights vs. Disability Rights

There are two definitions of "rights" in this discussion. The first is copyright, the control of intellectual property. That's the author rights. The other is the right to equal access to information. That's the disability rights part of the issue. ...more

thanks for adding to the conversation. It's a multi-headed beast, is it not, and finding a ...more

Silos Culture Inside the Walls of Nonprofits Prevent Effective Social Media Use

Flickr Photo by Eqqman One of my favorite things about writing a blog, are the conversations in the comments and sidebars (private email conversation).   I learn so much from those who have shared their stories and advice.   ...more

So why is the information so siloed? Is this a matter of corporate culture, budgetary issues ...more

Web Beginner

"Give me my college diploma!" Okay, not yet. I still have a few classes that I will finish this summer while I build a portfolio site. I am a Media Arts major, but there weren't classes for web and graphic design after the basic foundation. I learned CSS, and built a website for the campus paper using that code style. I took a class for graphic design, Desktop Publishing, and I (unsuccessfully) attempted Flash. ...more

I'm a lecturer in new media, and I teach a lot of the stuff you are learning...as for how I ...more

Be A Better Blogger Wrapup

The Be a Better Blogger series of posts is almost finished. The series began with the post You are Invited: Share your Goals and Questions about being a better blogger. We asked you what you wanted to know, and boy, did you answer! Here's a wrap up of all the articles coming from the responses to the opening invitation to share. ...more

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Earth Hour, Conficker Worm, Follow Pothos the Plant on Twitter

The third Earth Hour event is here. It is set for today (Saturday, March 28, 2009). You can find out more at Earth Hour. Although I've seen claims on the eco-blogs that burning three candles during the hour when your lights are off would create as much CO2 as using electric energy saving lights, the point is not about creating less CO2 for that hour, but about indicating support for the effort to halt climate change. It's a massive show of support for change and it's earthwide. ...more

I agree. It is action for change like Earth hour that bring things to a tipping point. While ...more

Geeky Mom: TuneJuice Battery Charger for iPhone (and iPod)

TuneJuice battery backup for both the iPhone and iPod, allows you to recharge your device anywhere--as long as you have 4 AAA batteries. ($30) ...more

Tweeting, Twurling and Blogging: Women Change the World with Social Media

As women, telling stories comes naturally to most of us.  We also know how to get the word out fast.  Incorporate social networking and the on-line movement and there's potential for a social change explosion. It seems women are starting to renew our communities and the planet at an ex ...more