Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tools of the trade: Microsoft 365 and Photoshop Elements 13

I’ve used Office 365 (external link) for about two years and I’ve been pleased with it. I like the idea of always having the latest version of a program, even though many people think the annual subscription is too expensive. … Continue reading

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Some positive news — more writing ahead

The News-Ledger of West Sacramento (external link to Facebook) has just given me two writing assignments. I should be able to complete these newspaper articles in September. While I tremendously enjoy the writing I do for Infocus (internal link), the work … Continue reading

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Play Time at 3Play Media

Through Craigslist I saw that 3Play Media was looking for contractors, people who could transcribe audio into text. I’m always looking for freelance work so I applied at this page (external link). After a nerve-wracking forty minutes or so I completed their test, … Continue reading

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Passing on the editing course

I’ve decided against taking the Berkeley editing course I wrote about earlier (internal link); I am asking for a refund. Over the last few weeks I’ve been furiously studying English grammar, trying to get ready for the Berkeley study program. … Continue reading

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SEO and Disclaimers As Image Files

Google’s search engine likes fresh content but dislikes repetition. A website should have regularly updated pages or a blog that’s frequently contributed to, to rank higher in search. But what if you have pages that require disclaimers, similar text that will occur over … Continue reading

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Treating all requestors equally

August 5, 2015 Update: The particular problem I was dealing with has been resolved. I wish I could credit the people and agencies responsible, but I think it is better that I be discreet. The good news is that there … Continue reading

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