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About DALSF2011

D. A. Levy is a media/marketing professional with 25+ years in traditional publishing, 30 years in ePublishing, including Mini kaleidoscope drawing. Web design, content development, editing, blogging with strong HTML/CSS/JS coding experience. Her photography has won awards, sold through galleries and gift shops, and taken her to 27 countries (www.DianneLevy.com). As Director of The Maritime Heritage Project she founded, built, researched and maintains that site, which has become one of the largest of its type in the world (www.MaritimeHeritage.org). It has been viewed from every country around the globe, receives more than 300,000 access per month, and is linked to by the California State Library, Bancroft Library, various Maritime Museums, PBS, Wikipedia, The Boston Herald, Merchant Marines, etc. Proven ability to build and optimize web pages to drive traffic for top level rankings on Alexa and Google.

Vallejo’s Art Festivals

As mentioned, my friend/associate Robert Hoffman and I have been wandering around the San Francisco Bay Area seeking new venues, viewing art by local artists, checking out classes, etc. Vallejo holds an art festival every second Friday year-round along its … Continue reading

 

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Desperate Dreams

Rick Tegeler, Author. Why did I title this presentation Desperate Dreams? In the late summer of 2007, the Silverton Historical Society was making plans to amplify our outdoor mining museum with the addition of two replicated ore tramway towers. As … Continue reading

 

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Who Are You?

The major project, MaritimeHeritage.org, created in 1997, is a history of passengers, ships, captains, merchants and merchandise sailing into California during the mid-to-late 1800s. The site illustrates the importance of a global awareness; the health and wealth of nations was … Continue reading

 

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What Art Sells?

There are more than 132 million housing units in the U.S. Based on the average square footage and the average amount of wall space, a rough estimate is that that about six billion paintings, photographs and other decorative items are … Continue reading

 

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Copyright Ethics and Laws

ETHICS/COMMONSENSE: Avoid copyright issues by taking your own photos or making your own sketches of your subjects. Copyright in A Global Information Economy explores the full range of copyright law and its relationship to technological innovations and globalization. This casebook … Continue reading

 

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Follow Your Dream

Our dreams are many-fold; it has been difficult to focus and meander down one (oh, maybe two) paths. Dianne has wandered back into Benicia’s Tannery with web work (for Once Upon A Canvas in Benicia¬†and¬†will be exhibiting a selection of … Continue reading

 

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The Largest Project!

We started working on The Maritime Heritage Project about 18 years ago. It has been designed, redesigned, added to, changed, etc., throughout those years. Now, because of responsive Web design, it is again being updated. This time, however, it is … Continue reading

 

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Responsive & Intuitive Design

Changing Web Design Sites designed and coded some years ago now necessitate rebuilding — or at least refreshing — to deal with hand-held devices, particularly cellphones as that is how the world is being viewed. Some “designerly” sites, albeit initially … Continue reading

 

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Read for Success

Train Your Brain For Success Read Smarter, Remember More, and Break Your Own Records Roger Seip Train your mind to achieve new levels of success! Professionals and entrepreneurs do a great job of keeping up appearances. But if they’re honest … Continue reading

 

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Build Your Audience

If you are in business, you need a Web presence. Web sites are actually somewhat difficult to build and manage; however, blogs are relatively easy after the initial learning curve. You might find it worthwhile to hire a professional (or … Continue reading

 

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