Marcom SIG LISTSERV

The Marcom SIG LISTSERV is an electronic forum for topics of interest to members. Topics often become leads for newsletter articles. We encourage you to pose questions, reply to inquiries, and otherwise share your challenges and expertise. New member email…

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Thursday, December 27, 20014:26 PM   Ouch! Poor Ev! Merry Christmas indeed. He went off for a bit of holiday cheer, and instead found himself hanging out at Kinko’s, trying to fix a hacked Blogger. So, perhaps that is a sign. Although my eight…

Welcome!

by Dan Charles, SIG Manager WELCOME to the inaugural issue of Eureka! Read and enjoy. I would like to thank our editor, Susan Witter, along with David Blyth, Diane Forsyth, and Laurie Nichols for investing the time and effort needed to make…

Developing and Designing Blogs with WordPress

Blogging is no longer a phenomenon. It is a way of life; another layer of communication to understand and utilize. An effective blog site can be critical to establishing a successful presence in the electronic marketplace of the World Wide…

Software Tool Topics

Software Tool Topics Microsoft Word Issues Screen Capture Tools E-mailing HTML AuthorIT Wiki Evaluations of Help Authoring Tools FrameMaker Resources Picking an ISP Project Coordination Software Adobe Illustrator Time Tracking Spam Filters Microsoft Word Issues TOC Issues Getting Word to…

CIC SIG Email Discussion List

The CICSIG-L email discussion list lets consultants and contractors ask questions, exchange ideas, and share information with other CICSIG-L members. Members may receive the emails posted as follows: Regular delivery, as the messages are posted Daily digest, one message that…

Types of Corporations

There are many different types of corporations. Each offers advantages and disadvantages in terms of taxes, paperwork, legal obligations, and other boring stuff. Since we don’t have space to cover them all here, we’ll look at four major types: C,…

Alternatives to “Death by PowerPoint”

The classic scenario I walked into the training room at 3:00 to deliver my 15-minute segment on Internet security and found these conditions:The day of training was purely PowerPoint slides, with the occasional switch to a computer display.The handout was a…

Know Your Audience

Meet the Company Quoted from the Web site:With more than 60 years of experience, Putnam (https://www.putnaminvestments.com/individual/index.html) now has $310 billion* in assets under management, over 100 mutual funds, over 14 million shareholder accounts, and more than 2,800 institutional and 401(k)…

Practice Versus Preachings

Do As I Say… Jakob Nielsen (www.useit.com) is known for his column, AlertBox, and for his book Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity. The “short preview” of Designing Web Usability is “Relish simplicity, and focus on the user’s goals rather than glitzy design” (p.…