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Painting of wildflowers using CMYK method

Painting with CMYK

By Stephanie Brinley / December 30, 2019
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What happens when you paint with CMYK instead of the traditional primary colors?

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Jonathan and Stephanie at WordCamp Miami

Married Couples Speaking at WordCamp

By Stephanie Brinley / June 2, 2015
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When Jonathan and I were both selected to speak at WordCamp Miami, we were asked if we were the first married couple to speak at a WordCamp. I tried to confirm or deny it ahead of time, but didn’t have any luck. So, relying on the power of the internet I posted the claim on…

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Design Presentations Screen Shot - Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

By Stephanie Brinley / March 19, 2015
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How appropriate that this old presentation should be dug up on a Thursday. When I worked for Ball State’s Department of Physiology and Health Science as the Multimedia Specialist, one of my jobs was to give a presentation each semester to the digital media class. As health science graduates, they will find themselves working in low-resource…

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Honest SEO: How to Legitimately Increase your Page Rankings

By Stephanie Brinley / April 15, 2012
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What is SEO? SEO. The abbreviation is thrown around a lot (usually while a lot of money is being thrown around). It stands for Search Engine Optimization. But what does it mean? SEO is all about increasing page rank. This means using our knowledge about search engines and humans to get web pages to the…

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Human Choosing Cycle -- Interest: types interest into search engine → Gather: gains better understanding of topic → Research: more specific searches → Exclude: eliminates particular results → Choose: makes selection from final results

Human Choosing Cycle

By Stephanie Brinley / April 15, 2012
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If you have a public web site, chances are you want visitors. The purpose for wanting visitors (members, customers, ad-clickers) will vary from site to site but no matter the reason, you need visitors before you can achieve your goals. When trying to increase visitors, it’s helpful to be aware of the human choosing cycle. Whether looking…

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Cultivating Web Links: Good, Bad, and Awful Methods

By Stephanie Brinley / April 11, 2012
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By cultivating quality links, you can greatly improve your website’s page ranking and increase traffic to your site. There are millions of posts on the internet about how to do this, and it can be hard to separate the legitimate suggestions from the bad ones and the outright awful ones. Here are some simple steps you…

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