Netiquette: Tech Talk Tuesday

What is Netiquette? Etiquette online is the short answer. The long answer is complicated, and in 13 months it will be revised enough to render this post obsolete. Don’t buy a book about netiquette, just listen to the chatter around you.

I sent out a Tweet asking what your pet peeve netiquette breech is and here are some of the responses.

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Tech Tips Tuesday: Stumbleupon 102 Reaping Rewards

If you haven’t yet read last weeks tech tip, you’ll want to take note of it first, then return here. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.

Hopefully you’ve spent the last week with your toolbar installed and thumbing up sites and pages that you enjoy. I also hope that you’ve connected with a few friends from your address book on Stumble Upon.

If you’re a blogger or a domain owner take a moment and update your StumbleUpon Profile so that it has your URL in it somewhere. It doesn’t matter where, just don’t be obnoxious, and it will be found. Let me show you why it matters.

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Tech Tips Tuesday: Stumbleupon 101 Signup

More than once you’re probably had an email from me saying, “I didn’t leave you a comment but I loved your post and stumbled it.”

Oftentimes a post or a site will grab my attention and I don’t have anything to add to the conversation, but still I’d like to share the discovery with a few (million) people.

I do this for a number of reasons:

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Tech Tips Tuesday

Hi all, this will be the first of what will hopefully be a weekly post full of tech tips.

With over 10 years of an online presence I’ve had to find free and easy ways to maximize both my time and energy. At this very moment there are 136 unread email messages in my inbox and I’m not worried about. Why?

Gmail has filters, use them.

Do you get a weekly email from your child’s school? How about press releases (I get about 30 of those a day)? Let’s create a quick filter together.

First logon to gmail, click the settings tab up at the top right part of the screen

google-inbox

Next select filters

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