Category Archives: For Writers

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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Content = Still King

Google Analytics continues to validate that “content is king.” A growing number of information providers are online; as a result, being able to produce copy suitable for online readership is increasingly important. This book covers basic copywriting principles. The differences between writing for online and … Continue reading

 

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