Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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SmartBriefs are free customized newsletters on topics of interest. I am interested in Social networking so I signed up for that SmartBrief. You can view a sample before signing up. Comes to your inbox.

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What's your RQ?

RQ stands for Readiness Quotient . . .and was developed by a broad coalition of experts. Through rigorous testing and validation, experts agree these ten simple questions are actually the most predictive of an individual’s preparedness.

The RQ Test scores you on what you know and have already done to get prepared. It also provides you with the simple steps to take to improve your score and increase your preparedness.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Screenr: Record screencasts directly within your web browser

Screenr from the Articulate folks allows you to record screencasts directly within your web browser.

Some highlights of what you can do with Screenr:

  • Record from a Mac or a PC
  • Preview your screencast before publishing
  • Share via Twitter
  • Publish directly to YouTube
  • Share the link via email
  • Embed in your website or blog
  • Play videos in full-screen mode
  • Playback via your iPhone

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We're number 22!

Creative Interactive Ideas is #22 on the top 25 largest Houston-based web design and development companies list - Houston Business Journal. 4th year that we've made the list.

Free Quick Reference Guides

Need quick reference guides for MS Office and Adobe products? This website has lots of reference guides - including older products. You can also purchase the guides with your company logo added.

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Online Red Cross Training

Hurricane season is here - found some great online training through the Red Cross.

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Free online courses - Weather and the Environment

Online courses and training materials that address the connections between weather and environment.

Registration is simple, and free; all you have to do is provide your email address and a password to gain access. The site includes fun facts, tips and information such as how weather impacts bee behavior, how many years it takes to create one inch of soil and who is more vulnerable to heat-related health issues--children or adults?

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