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Friday Fast Five

By Benét J. Wilson, DJTF co-chair, Online Managing Editor-Business Aviation, Aviation Week Group

Today’s Fast Five is a mixed bag of techniques, tips and tricks.  Enjoy!

  1. 10000 WordsEasy solutions to web production’s most common problems. NABJDigital favorite Mark Luckie answers questions ranging from “how do I embed audio” to “How do I include special characters like the ñ in piñata or the ö in Motörhead (or even the é in Benét)?
  2. Mashable – I recently experienced an incident that convinced me it was time to clean up my Facebook profile.  HOW TO: Clean Up Your Facebook Profile offers some very handy tips, including creating friend filter lists.
  3. – Even though I have exactly 6,300 photos in my Flickr account, sometimes I just don’t have the right picture when I need it.  PicApp: Free quality images for your blog “offers high-quality, world-class pho­tog­ra­phy to any­one with a blog” t for free.
  4. Teaching Online Journalism – I’m one of those who is puzzled by HTML, but know it’s important.  Professor Mindy McAdams tells me why in What you should know about HTML5 today.
  5. Personal Branding Blog – I’m in the middle of creating my own brand, and this website has been invaluable.  This blog post — Blogging Beyond Your Subject Matter : Adding Personality — offers some great tips.


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