Category: Blogging Adventures

  • Social Bookmarking for Baby Boomers-Digging Deeper with Digg Pt.4

    When I first started using Digg I would merely sign in to be able to Digg an article I liked. But like most baby boomers reading this post, Sometimes you want to go deeper so it makes sense. You also go deeper so you can see how relevant it is to your blogging. Here is […]

  • What is Vishing?

    I came across an excellent post warning about the practice of “vishing”. It is a serious scam. As bloggers we can get almost too comfortable online. We may think we have a lot of awareness and never ever get caught in a scam. That is not true. Yet, if you are a non-baby boomer blogger […]

  • Google Goodies-Search for Scholarly Papers

    This is a brand new search feature in Google. It is in Beta. Beta means it is very new and they want you to test it out. So, test Google Scholar. I put in baby boomer, and also searched on blogging. Very interesting. Give it a try.

  • Google Goodies #7-What Time is it?

    There you are sitting at your computer at 1:19 pm in New York City. But oh my you need help resizing your picture. You decide at that moment to call your friend in Washington State  to help you while your brain cells are still alive. But then you stop and wonder will you be waking her up? You […]

  • Deeper Insights on Amazon S3 and WordPress For Bold Baby Boomers

    WARNING! Do not read this post unless you have decided to install AmazonS3 or ready to dive head first into the adventure. I recently posted about the installation of AmazonS3 after I followed the instructions. Note: I should change “I “to “we” because my husband and I worked on it with another baby boomer friend […]

  • Google Goodie #6-Google.org

    Google.org is probably one of the most useful and dynamic part of Google. It is where you see what some of Google’s vision and what they are doing with their money. Why is this organization’s efforts important to Baby Boomer bloggers?

  • Google Goodie #5 -Advertising to Baby Boomers PowerPoint

    I just found a really cool PowerPoint on advertising to babyboomers. HOW DID I FIND IT? I am so glad you asked. Here is what I did: I went to Google search I keyed in baby boomer:ppt (Note that I could have used pptx if I wanted to search for PowerPoint presentations in Microsoft 2007.) […]

  • Google Goodies #4-Patent Search

    Do you have an idea you want to patent. Want to know if someone has the same idea and submitted a patent? Ever wondered what patents are out there for blogs? Ok, if you want to see this Google Goodie just go to Google Patents. Do a search on a term and be very surprised […]

  • Google Goodies #3

    Here is a really cool Google Goodie that will save you time. You don’t always thumb through a dictionary to find the definition of a word. Just go the the Google search box and key in define:(Word you want to a definiton) For example, go to the search box now and key in define:audacity Ok, now […]

  • Google Goodies #2

    Did you know that if you key in the name of two cities in Google  search you will get airline and other travel  information? Well, all you have to do is key in the name of two cities with or without the comma. For example, I keyed in Newark, Houston and also Newark Houston. What does […]