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Roland Gesthuizen

The flip-a-holic's ultimate guide to subscribing, curating and sharing using Flipboard ... - 3 views

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    " since I wrote my post on Google Reader replacements, I've had a lot of people ask me what benefits I gain using Flipboard that they missed! So I've put together this information to help you get started using Flipboard or get more out of using Flipboard."
Rhondda Powling

The Twitteraholic's Ultimate Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter | The Ed... - 5 views

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    Sue Waters (Feb 2012) post: With Twitter recent redesign of its mobile apps and web interface I've decided it's time to update my Twitteraholic's Guide to tweets, hashtags, and all things Twitter post.  
Rhondda Powling

Google Search Operators - Google Guide - 1 views

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    Nancy Blachman and Jerry Peek  have put together a very useful guide to Google Search Operators. You can find this information on Google's own help pages (http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=136861 ), but there is more information in this guide that can be quite useful including the syntax, the capabilities, and an example for each operator.
Roland Gesthuizen

Twitter FAQ: RT, HT, OH Explained. | Brent Ozar PLF - 3 views

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    Welcome to Twitter! There's a lot of confusing terms. What does the abbreviation Twitter RT mean? How do you reply to someone on Twitter? What are the definitions of all this slang stuff? Here's the answers to your Twitter questions.
Rhondda Powling

The Anatomy Of An Infographic: 5 Steps To Create A Powerful Visual | SpyreStudios - 4 views

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    A good post about infographics. Information is very powerful but can also be presented in a way that is bland and unimaginative. Infographics impart information in a visually pleasing and sometimes a more understandable manner, making it more powerful. Inforgraphics have now permeated all aspects of the modern information world.
Chris Betcher

English Raven: A super simple demonstration of how to get started on Twitter (for educa... - 4 views

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    A super simple demonstration of how to get started on Twitter (for educators)
Rhondda Powling

How To Embed Practically Anything On Your Blog or Website - 4 views

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    A post from Mashable. People want the hands-down, easiest way to embed practically things onto their blog or website. nThere are many7 tools to help you do that. "The nature of the web is such that sharing and republishing content is common - and often even encouraged. The problem is, we increasingly store bits of our data on various services scattered across the web. Aggregating that content into one centralized personal hub can be time consuming - requiring user to manually copy text and links or upload files and photos - or fiddling with RSS feeds trying to make content automagically appear"
Roland Gesthuizen

Annotating the Web with Diigo on the iPad - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 3 views

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    But I have discovered another use for Diigo: annotating websites on the iPad. As far as I know, Diigo offers the only means to highlight passages and add annotations to websites from within the iPad's native Safari browser. Diigo does this through the Web Highlighter bookmarklet, which opens up a toolbar that looks like this:
Roland Gesthuizen

Alfred Hitchcock's 9 Smart Ways to Create Remarkable Videos | Video Camera School - Lea... - 3 views

  • It’s not what you shoot, but how you shoot videos that matters.
  • The key is to mix it up, experiment and see what happens. Don’t be afraid to bend the rules. The more you work with video, the more you’ll come into your own style.
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    "Ever wondered how Alfred Hitchcock would have used YouTube? Many of his techniques work well with video, for example, the sharp editing, cutaways, sudden sounds and pacing. These nine ways will jazz up your videos and turn the most ordinary scenes into more compelling videos."
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    Good resource that explains with some examples, how to jazz up your videos.
Roland Gesthuizen

Most Common Mistakes in Screencasting - Smashing Magazine - 6 views

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    "I have recorded hundreds of screencasts, including for Mac OS X Screencasts3. Having gained a lot of experience, it's now time to share this experience with others."
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    Good advice, especially what NOT to do if you are making a screencast to demonstrate a software function with a desktop video.
Rhondda Powling

Formatting ebooks - EPUB Straight to the Point - 9 views

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    A good guide to creating EPUB files ceated by best-selling author Elizabeth Castro shows you how to prepare EPUB files, make the files look great on the screen, work around EPUB weaknesses, and fix common errors
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