Personal branding: overrated, or common sense?

I’m sure you’ve seen a number of posts that talk about ‘personal branding.’ They mostly have something to sell you, or an approach you really ought to take, which involves hundreds of hours of sustained work, and buying books and seminars. BUT: to get started, keep it simple. If your blog is your primary website, … Continue reading Personal branding: overrated, or common sense?

SubVersion (SVN) for fun and profit

Use SubVersion to tame the pile of drafts for writing, software development, and your other creative tasks. It has the added benefit of giving you easy backups, and allowing you to work from any machine that can ‘see’ your repository. Easy, fun, free!

Saving paper, saving time through PDF

I imagine that you’ve thought about trying to reduce the amount of paper you handle. A good place to start is reducing the amount of paper you generate. A GREAT place to start that is to quit printing documents for reference, just keep them on your computer. Saving output to PDF is a great place … Continue reading Saving paper, saving time through PDF