Tips & Tricks
April 6, 2011

Top 10 Blogging Tips

When a friend of my mine started blogging, I found myself offering him tips by e-mail. I realized that with 2+ years of blogging experience came some new knowledge, so I decided I should probably share what I'd accumulated. I normally avoid blogging about blogging at all costs - but I felt this would be a good moment to make an exception. The tips I'm sharing below are not meant to be seen as the true, all-powerful top 10 laws that a blogger must abide by. They are merely guidelines that I have deemed important for my own blog, and felt might be useful to others as well. 10 Avoid Bandwidth Theft Some web authors find creative ways to punish bandwidth thieves. (Photo by Tom…
Tips & Tricks
December 6, 2010

Drag-and-Drop Downloads in Google Chrome

Here's a tip for all Google Chrome users out there. By now, you've probably all seen how Chrome treats downloads differently than other browsers. As soon as you download a file, a bar will appear at the bottom of that particular tab, allowing easy access to the file. In doing so, it also saves space by only showing what is immediately relevant for each individual tab. You can use controls in that bar to locate the file in Windows, or even view your full list of downloads. I've personally always used the "Show in folder" option, as this brings me exactly to the file, allowing me to move it elsewhere. Usually, I end up moving it to my desktop, as I like having the files…