Category Archives: Web/Tech

Create a desktop shortcut to open multiple MonoDevelop Environments

If you have been doing any development in MonoDevelop on a Mac for any amount of time, you have no doubt come to the situation where you wanted a second or even third development environment open so you you can run multiple projects in debug simultaneously. Continue reading

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Google+ is dying! Do you care?

I am willing to bet that many of you, maybe even most of you have heard of Google+. I hope so, they have been advertising like crazy on TV. It might even be that you have an account. But the real question is, is anyone actually using it other than Google employees and photo geeks (I can say that because I am one)? Continue reading

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Summary of webinar – Dan Zarrella, The Science of Social Media

I just listened to Dan Zarrella, The Science of Social Media
The Science of Social Media Marketing

In the seminar he is summarizing his free book here.
Zarrellas Hierarchy Contagiousness Engineering

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Why would I use twitter to market my business?

Why would I use twitter to market my business?
I get asked this question all the time so I thought I would take some time to write an article to answers this and other similar questions. Continue reading

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How to Photograph Fireworks Displays

Every year around the 4th of July I get the question how do you shot images from the great national holiday that look rich and capture part of the experience? It looks so hard it must be next to impossible to do right?

Well with a little bit of knowledge and some basic equipment, and essentials, you can capture these moments using your digital camera allowing you to keep these moments for posterity. So even if you’ve never tried photographing fireworks displays, it’s relatively easy to do using the information presented below.
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SEO The Importance of Inbound Links (and How to Get Them!)

One of the many ways to increase your visibility in the search engines like Google is to appear import. This is a measure of actually being important in the wed community. The way you appear important is to have many web sites link to your site. This process is known as building inbound links, or backlinks. Inbound links are those that direct to your page from another website or domain.
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Camera review Panasonic Lumix GF2 – Part II

Do you ever get tired of lugging around that huge anchor of a camera that you have so that you can impress all your friends and fellow professional photographers and look like a pro? Have you been keeping up with the incredible advances that have been made in the high end point and shoot camera market? These cameras are often called interchangeable-lens compact (ILC). Well, I must say I am very intrigued and yes I can say I even lust for a great small camera that I can have with me all the time. These cameras and they are showing up all over the place and great advances have been made in quality and performance. Continue reading

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How to create a Email Submit or Subscribe box on WordPress?

How to create a Email Submit or Subscribe box on Wordpress?

So I was doing some SEO work on my blog and the tools that test your site for SEO-niceness look for a “subscribe to site” capability. On a previous blog that was very easy to do and frankly I was a little surprised that WP does not currently have that capability.

So off I went searching for answers. I quickly realized that it was not automatic and it was going to require a little code. Not to worry, it turns out there is a solution that is relatively easy.

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How to convert a Typepad blog to a WordPress blog

I have been blogging for a very long time at the Questions and Answers blog www.qandablog.com that is hosted via typepad.com. But I have known for a very long time that,
1. I wanted to be working in WordPress, the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world, so that I can easily help my clients with their web pages and blogs etc
2. From a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) perspective, it is much better to be blogging at your main domain, in this case www.waynemoran.com so that you are driving traffic to your domain and not the generic typepad.com domain.
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Basilica of St Mary Minneapolis Minnesota – Minnesota Art

This is an image of the interior of the Basilica of St Mary in Minneapolis Minnesota. The inside is breathtakingly beautiful and it certainly gives one a sense of awe…
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