Finding Good Keywords

Finding Good Keywords

If you advertise with adwords you have probably realized that with recent changes to their system, the crowd at google have made it very difficult to maintain a profitable adwords campaign. This applies to those promoting other peoples products or their own. The way I...
What Is Page Rank?

What Is Page Rank?

Page ranks are defined numerically, from 1 through 10 – 10, being the highest. Very few pages have a page rank of 10, and anything above a 6 is considered very good. There are many factors that determine a page’s rank, but the main variable seems to be...
Search Engine Mistakes to Avoid

Search Engine Mistakes to Avoid

If you have a website then you already know the importance of traffic. Traffic is to Internet marketing as location is to real estate. It’s the only thing that really matters. If you cannot generate targeted visitors to your site, you will not make any sales....
Taking Better Photography

Taking Better Photography

Taking a good photograph isn’t as hard as you may think. You don’t need the most expensive camera or years of experience. Though, the most important advice that years of experience will tell you is that you need to take an exaggerated amount of photographs...
Concerning Digital Prints

Concerning Digital Prints

So, you have captured that wonderful moment, a beautiful image in your digital camera! Now, you are preparing to take a print to make a gift to your dear and near one or for your personal collection! Now here is the crux! In the majority of such cases, as our...
Careers in Photography

Careers in Photography

Are you thinking about taking up the hobby of photography? Many who have already discovered this exciting and fulfilling hobby can tell you the top ten reasons why photography is so great. Maybe you will be captivated by this compelling and diverse art as well. 1. The...
Free Internet Advertising

Free Internet Advertising

Free Internet advertising is sought after by most Internet marketers and one readily available source of free Internet advertising is the Internet forum. For Internet marketing novices, I’ll briefly explain how free Internet advertising is obtained from Internet...
Eight Steps for e-Marketing

Eight Steps for e-Marketing

I know how to get a blank stare from just about any e-commerce website owner. All I have to do is ask them about their website marketing plan. When I ask them about their website marketing plan, I get that look. First the eyebrows go up. Then the eyes glaze over for a...
A Great Way to Advertise

A Great Way to Advertise

One of the key essentials when it comes to making you and your business successful is advertising. Unfortunately most of us cannot afford to advertise during the super bowl with commercials, or place digital signs along Times Square. Beyond the mailers and business...
What’s a Graphic Designer?

What’s a Graphic Designer?

A (sometimes referred to mistakenly as a , sometimes termed a) is a professional within the graphic design and graphic arts industry who assembles together images, typography or motion graphics to create a piece of design. A graphic designer creates the graphics...
10 Tips for Using Photoshop

10 Tips for Using Photoshop

Like a brush is to a painter an essential skill in the field of graphic design is Photoshop. The software offers increased productivity as well as flexibility. The features include aspects like file browser, vanishing point tool, smart sharpen filter, noise reduction...
GIMP is a Great Alternative

GIMP is a Great Alternative

Digital photography has changed all of our lives and given us the ability to digitally manipulate and discover artistry in a new medium. But it’s not that simple, there are several pieces of software to edit your photos with after you take them, the most well known...
A Guide to Hiking with your Dog

A Guide to Hiking with your Dog

Dogs are a natural fit for joining you on your hiking and backpacking adventures. Let’s face it, most dogs love to be outside. The sights, the smells, the sounds… did I mention the smells!? Just like you, your dog will benefit from the exercise, fresh air and can keep...
6 Myths About Heat

6 Myths About Heat

Hot weather in Indiana is, let’s face it, frequent. On those hot and humid summer days, it’s brilliant. There’s great joy to be had in strolling around in the forest pretending you’re actually somewhere like the tropics. But high temperatures and the burning sun...
Dealing with Heat on a Hike

Dealing with Heat on a Hike

Summer means preparing yourself for hiking in hot weather. Dealing with heat is a fact of life and not just on desert trails. High humidity can send the heat index (how hot the combination of air temperature and relative humidity feels to your body) well above 100...
Open World Design in Blender

Open World Design in Blender

Open World Design in video games is becoming widely popular. Gamers are seeking games that are more advanced. For the most part, linear games are loosing their interest, and new ways of gaming are being developed, hence games like World of Warcraft and Eve Online. Are...
Along The Riverbank

Along The Riverbank

Down the road a ways, is a medium sized river that resembles the Indiana Dunes Shoreline. We go there sometimes, hunt for interesting rocks, clean up trash people have thrown aside, or to just get out and about. One time an old man came to make sure I was not some...
Around the Corner Part 1

Around the Corner Part 1

Most of the past ten years has been spent in front of a computer, it was great, I’ve personally excelled quite a bit! in fact, I’ve been in front of a computer sense I was fourteen. It took a lot of time sitting in front of a computer to realize how...
Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is a unit of the National Park System designated as a U.S. National Lakeshore located in northwest Indiana and managed by the National Park Service. It was authorized by Congress in 1966. The national lakeshore runs for nearly 25 miles...
10 Great Features Of Blender

10 Great Features Of Blender

If all you know about Blender is that it’s free to download, maybe it’s time you took another look. There’s a number of free 3D software packages available for download online. One of the most popular open source software is Blender 3D. Over the last few...
Meet Blender 3D

Meet Blender 3D

In 1988, Ton Roosendaal co-founded the Dutch animation studio NeoGeo. This studio quickly became the largest 3D animation house in the Netherlands. Within NeoGeo, Ton was responsible for both art direction and internal software development. After a careful...
Defining Creativity

Defining Creativity

Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory, a musical composition or a joke) or an original physical object (such as an invention, a literary work or a...
Creative Theory

Creative Theory

There has been much empirical study in psychology and cognitive science of the processes through which creativity occurs. Interpretation of the results of these studies has led to several possible explanations of the sources and methods of creativity. Incubation...
Creative Strength

Creative Strength

Graphic design is a field that is quickly changing, both creatively and technically, and while it is easy to get caught up in learning new technical skills, it is just as important to focus improving and pushing the limits of our creativity. Below is a list of tips,...
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