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 Web.…
Software Tool Topics
Software Tool Topics Microsoft Word IssuesScreen Capture ToolsE-mailing HTMLAuthorITWikiEvaluations of Help Authoring ToolsFrameMaker ResourcesPicking an ISPProject Coordination SoftwareAdobe IllustratorTime TrackingSpam Filters Microsoft Word Issues TOC IssuesGetting Word to Run FasterFile Size IssuesField CodesTemplatesTOC IssuesInserting Landscape Visio Images Dealing with TOCs…
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 postedDaily digest, one message that contains…
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 scenarioI 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 copy…
Know Your Audience
Meet the CompanyQuoted 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) clients.Meet…
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. 5).…