Starting a Blog Step Four – Installing WordPress

We’ve come a long way in this series on how to start a blog – from choosing a name, to what to look for in a hosting company, and then on to selecting a web host. This article walks you through installing the software that you use to actually create your blog – WordPress.
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Starting a Blog Step Three – Choosing a Web Host

In the first post in this series, you found out how to get and register a name for your blog. The next step was to determine what to look for in a company to host your blog. Step Three is to actually choose a host, and based on our experience and extensive research, we have some recommendations for you to consider.
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How to Replace Smart Objects Contents – Tutorial

Today we will see how easy it is to replace smart objects contents in a photo layer. There are many things to learn about Smart Objects, but we will only discuss those that apply to this particular project – no need to go into overload mode! Continue reading “Replace Smart Objects Contents – Tutorial”

Starting a Blog Step Two – What to Look for in a Web Host

In the first post in this series on starting a blog, you found out how to get and register a name for your blog. Now, you need to set up your website on the web somewhere so others can find it.starting a blog step 2 what to look for in a web host

If you use WordPress (which we recommend) for your blog, you could host a free site at WordPress.com. The advantage to doing this is that if you are unsure if you want to continue to blog, you have not spent money for a host, and the setup is usually very easy. Sounds good, right?
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Starting a Blog Step One – Choose and Register a Name

One of the most popular reason for starting a blog is to share and market an idea or product. In fact, blogging has proved to be very effective in creating awareness and building a market for thousands of products. Starting a blog may seem complicated or bewildering. There are so many things to think about, so many choices to make. You may think it is beyond your capabilities. Well, fear not. This is the first in a series of articles that will walk you through the technical process of starting a blog step by step. Are you ready? Let’s take the first step to getting you set up.
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Photoshop Custom Christmas Card Tutorial in 30 Minutes

Wow! It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here – again! This Christmas card tutorial will help you get your custom card ready to go in no time.

Every year I make a new Christmas card to print and mail to friends and family. Sometimes I make several because it’s so hard to choose just one. You don’t have to stop once the cards are printed – sometimes, for me, that’s when the ‘real fun’ begins. I love to enhance some of them with glitter and other embellishments before I send them on their way. This is one place you can really let your imagination soar.

Today I’m bringing you a Christmas card tutorial that will walk you through putting together your own Christmas card in Photoshop, using elements you can download from our resources library. I am using Photoshop CC 2015, but most of the steps should work in older versions. Here is a picture of the completed card using the elements provided in the download:
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Let the tutorial begin…..
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