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Preparing Images for your website

Preparing Images for your website

There are a few crucial things to know about preparing and adding images to your site. The big don't is do NOT upload images straight from your camera. They will undoubtedly be much too big both in dimension and in file size weight. And while you CAN reduce their size...

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January 2019 eZine

January 2019 eZine

2019 National Cohousing Conference Some of you know that my husband and I live in cohousing and you may even know I've been working hard with a team of other volunteers to co-lead this year's national conference. Recently we've launched the website (yes I designed it)...

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November 2018 e-Zine

November 2018 e-Zine

WordCamp is just around the corner Yes, this is the second email I've sent in a month. I could've left it until tomorrow when it'll be November! Can you believe it? I couldn't wait because I just discovered this year's WordCamp schedule has a cool new feature. I was...

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October 2018 eZine

October 2018 eZine

What is Gutenberg and why should you care? You may or may not have heard about Gutenberg yet. It is the code word for the next update to WordPress and specifically a dramatic overhaul to the visual editor you use when posting to your blog. It's reportedly easy,...

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July 2018 e-Zine

July 2018 e-Zine

I was hit with the "Sextortion Scam"! While we all are lazily enjoying the great weather in the Seattle area and spending most of our time outdoors, there's a new scam hitting inboxes. I was in the first wave of those impacted. The main thing that makes this creepy is...

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July 2017 e-Zine

July 2017 e-Zine

Washington CeaseFire redesign launched It was 25 years ago that I did a pro-bono print design project for this critical gun safety non-profit. I was delighted when they contacted me about needing a new website. It was a tight timeline as they're doing a big Smart Gun...

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January 2017 e-Zine

January 2017 e-Zine

Happy New Year I hope you had a lovely holiday season, as we did. I can hardly believe it's been since September that I last wrote. I've made it a policy to not mix politics with work so I won't go there. But I will say that I have hope that we will unite and be...

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September 2016 eZine

September 2016 eZine

WordCamp Conference for WordPress Users If you use WordPress plan on attending this amazing conference, October 29 & 30. Only $40 includes lunch and a 16GB USB drive! I have volunteered for this event for the past 5 years. This year I am co-chairing it. You don't...

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June 2016 e-Zine

June 2016 e-Zine

Hoffman Graphics is on the move From my last newsletter you may recall that for the past six years my husband and I have been actively involved in creating a new cohousing community on Capitol Hill. When last I wrote I said "We are fast approaching the move-in date...

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April 2016 eZine

April 2016 eZine

Newest website MetroAG Strategies This new business website integrates selected blog posts from Kathryn Gardow’s existing site with a filterable portfolio and a fresh one-page look. I worked closely with business partner Stephen Antupit to complete the site for a...

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