Monitor your brand

Carie Lewis has a great guide to monitoring your brand using iGoogle, it’s easy, free and most of us already have a Google account, plus it pulls all the information into one place. She includes 5 different categories: Brand – mentions of your name, including acronyms, misspellings, etc Current – issues that people are talking about that involve you right now Detractors – people you … Continue reading Monitor your brand

The new MaintainIT cookbook is out – The Joy of Computing

MaintainIT cookbooks are a great (free) resource!  “Planning for Success, a guide for the overworked librarian” one covers: Planning and Decision Making covers the ins and outs of creating a technology plan that ties to your strategic priorities and goals. Communication and Partnerships delves in the fundamentals of day-to-day technology communication from a “techie” and “non-techie” perspective. It also includes some important guidelines for working … Continue reading The new MaintainIT cookbook is out – The Joy of Computing

Photoshop Express

Looking for a free way to edit your photos online? There are lots of options but today one more joins they frey and it’s already got name recognition on it’s side. Adobe Photoshop Express allows you to load pictures from Facebook, Photobucket and Picasa. There are plenty of tools, but of course not everything that the paid version does, but still for a free tool, … Continue reading Photoshop Express

Lib Camp KS Session 1 – Free & Cheap

My first session was Free & Cheap, the idea was to share free and cheap tools we’re using at our libraries or for ourselves. Someone (I can’t remember who) made a good point, there is a difference between free beer and free kittens, kittens take a bit more work. Some of these might require some work on your end. 😉 I think I got all … Continue reading Lib Camp KS Session 1 – Free & Cheap