Feedburner API Deprecation and How It Affects Your Site (or Feedburner Alternatives)

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Last night, a glitch in Feedburner's system filled our Twitter stream with tweets from bloggers concerned about their site feeds. Feedburner, a web feed (RSS) management tool, has been a valuable tool in the blogger's toolbox for many years. A few years back, Google acquired it, made some … [Read more...]

WordPress 3.4

WordPress 3.4, also called "Green"*, was released yesterday, June 13th, and it has some super cool upgrades, like this: WordPress 3.4 is out! Be sure to upgrade your sites. (*If you struggle to keep up with upgrades, contact us. We can maintain your site) — Archer Creative (@Archer_Creative) … [Read more...]

SENG 2012 Conference

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We are the parents of 4 gifted children, and over the last several years, we have realized that being gifted has to do with the whole child, and not just educational needs. In searching for more information, we found SENG. It has since become our 'go to' when we are looking for answers to various … [Read more...]

Finding Images for Posts

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I recently had a discussion with a fellow web designer about images used on a client's site. Her client contacted her after receiving a $1400 invoice from the image's license holder, for unauthorized use of an image. He thought that because he had found the image on Google Images that it was free … [Read more...]

Recycling Old Blog Posts for New Content

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When I started blogging, I had a million-and-one blog posts swirling around in my head at any given time. It seemed the ideas would never dry up. Fast-forward 4 years, and I found myself struggling to compose one good one a week. It may have been caused by the (false) notion that everything under … [Read more...]

WordCamp Birmingham 2012

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Next weekend, January 14th and 15th, make plans to attend WordCamp Birmingham (nicknamed "WPY'all"). The speaker and sessions lineup has been finalized and, WOW -I'm excited about going! I had already planned on attending, but I am also going to be speaking. My topic is Blogging and Dating: Not … [Read more...]