Category Archives: Blogging

Easiest Orton Effect for Photoshop or GIMP

A lot of tutorials cover the coveted “Orton Effect” for Photoshop and GIMP, but they also make things sound so complicated, far more than need be. Well, I have a habit of getting long-winded, but let’s see how much I … Continue reading

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A Simple Explanation of Layers and Masks in GIMP or Photoshop

OK, so this isn’t exactly a how-to on blogging, computers, or anything else I would normally cover, but it does cover something that could be helpful in your blog. After reading many examples and explanations of layers and masks, they … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Worry About People Subscribing to My Blog

Or, not subscribing, as it may be. Almost any and every blogging tip talks about subscribers. Everyone wants you to subscribe. They want thousands of people to subscribe to their blog. Living in an ideal world, any worthwhile content would … Continue reading

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Free Stock Photos and Icons for Your Blog

The web (or should I say, Google) provides a huge variety of images that you can use in your own website or blog. This doesn’t technically mean you’re supposed to, though. When someone wants to, they can exercise their right … Continue reading

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Changed My WordPress Username and Lost My Blog – Or Did I?

Awhile back, when I first started back into WordPress, I made a random decision to change my username. When I did, suddenly none of my 4 blogs were attached to my new username! I thought after all the trouble to … Continue reading

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