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5 Easy SEO Techniques that Actually Work

by Jenny Hansen   SEO is a catchphrase that makes most of my writing pals shudder. But SEO doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, some of the best techniques are the easiest for those of us who like to write, because they involve writing. What [...]
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What Is Klout and Does It Matter?

by Jenny Hansen Some of you have heard of Klout,  a website and app that measures social media activity and ranks social influence. This is not another social media platform, I promise you. This is something you can set up that [...]
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Get “Swayed” in 2015!

by Jenny Hansen Today I’m sharing a really fun present to help you to ring in the new year. When I started telling my pals about the new Microsoft Sway, they about lost their minds. It is extremely creative and cool, but super easy to [...]
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9 Free Microsoft Products That Rock

by Jenny Hansen Microsoft has some new, updated and FREE products that I am over the moon about. Some of them I’ve heard of because I’m in their Microsoft Office Insiders group, but many of them I’ve been using for years. [...]
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A Fab Tech Tool for Students Everywhere

By Jenny Hansen I’d have given a lot for a tablet and a Smartphone “back in the day.” And a Livescribe pen. And OneNote, the note-taking nirvana from Microsoft. My pals at Microsoft invited me to take a look at OneNote and [...]
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Does Organization Elude You? Yeah, Me Too…Until OneNote.

by Jenny Hansen Awhile back, I did a post at Writers in the Storm called 10 OneNote Features That Will Rock Your Writing World. I love this program so much, especially for disorganized souls like me. Why do I dig it so much on a personal level? [...]
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Awesome new Steampunk Holmes iPad App

It’s Sherlock Holmes vs. Captain Nemo in an enhanced iPad adventure book set in a steampunk universe. In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo’s mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from [...]
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Catoctin Creek Installs Solar Array

August 27, 2013, Purcellville, VA – Catoctin Creek Distillery has installed a large solar array covering the roof of its new facility on Main Street in Purcellville, Virginia. The solar array, installed by Prospect Solar of Sterling, Virginia, [...]
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Cool Tool: Find Out What Your Facebook Interactions REALLY Say About You

by Jenny Hansen   Social Media rocks, doesn’t it? I think it’s one of the best inventions ever. I love the interaction, the variety and the community. Most people prefer one platform over another, and I’m going to confess [...]
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Nifty Keyboard Shortcuts and Why I Love the “Window Key”

by Jenny Hansen I’ve been a software trainer for many years and my favorite part of the day job is watching how excited people get when some nifty trick makes their lives easier. A while back I was on Twitter when my pal, Julie Glover, [...]