tools/tips

migrating to a new user name in blogger.

I started blogging at blogger long before google purchased it. Once google purchased it, users were given the option of continuing to blog the old way, or move on over to the google way. To entice people to move on over to the g way, google offered enhanced blogger with lots more functionality (widgets!!!!!!!! love widgets. thank you ajax. another topic) When I finally moved ...

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new stuff popping up everywhere…

First off, stumbled across springshare which is web 2.0 apps for libraries. I guess it’s about time someone created library specific applications to sell back to the library community. Of course, for some libraries with small budgets or suffering budget woes, opensource products or free stuff (del.icio.us) may be the only option. I’m not sure my library could afford to purchase this, if we were ...

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Looking for a particular blogger feed?

Okay, so I was trying to pull my feed in from here to a different website, but the feed didn’t seem to be working. Thanks to a little searching around on ‘net (I couldn’t find it anywhere here at blogger), I found the format for the feed: so:http://xxxxxx.blogspot.com/feeds/blog/rss.xmlhttp://xxxxxx.blogspot.com/feeds/blog/atom.xml Just replace xxxxxx with whatever the blogname is. So, there ya go. Hope it helps someone else ...

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word & character count

I recently had to edit a bio down to 200 characters. Yes, characters not words. Considering I started with 95 words and 591 characters, I was in need of serious help. I found these two lovely tools online. I realize this is not the most glamorous or fun tool on the web, but definitely practical. Just copy and paste your text in. One is character ...

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