Tag Archives: finding stuff online

Ravelry, a DIY knitter’s paradise

A short but important DIY post this week, LLO readers. This one’s for the fiber artists out there. What Is It? Ravelry is a social network and online community for fiber artists: knitters, crocheters, designers, spinners, weavers and dyers. Once … Continue reading

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Etsy, a DIY Marketplace

Let’s take another look at a resource we introduced in our Supporting Small Businesses, Online post. What Is It? Etsy is a crafter’s dream come true, an online craft fair with artists and suppliers from around the world. Everything from … Continue reading

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Mmmmm….Yummly

Happy 4th of July!…a little early. For the month of July, Learning for Life Online will higlight tools that help with party and travel planning. From holiday BBQs to potlucks to block parties, from a day trip to a two-week … Continue reading

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Two Neat Google Tools – Street View and Art Project

For our last May post, let’s look at a pair of online tools that could be useful if you’re traveling over the summer: an online map that shows you not just the streets, but the view as you drive down … Continue reading

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Where’s My Bus? How’s the Traffic? – Transit Information Apps & Websites

As the weather gets warmer and we spend more time outside, more people are out on the roads and on public transit. There are many tools to help keep tabs on when the next bus or train is due, and … Continue reading

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Finding and Using Online Help

Out in the wild world online, getting help using a particular tool is often up to you. However, using help centers, support pages, live chat, and discussion forums, there are many ways to figure out how to make things work … Continue reading

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I’ll Tumblr For Ya…

This week, we’ll finish this month’s ‘social finding and sharing’ theme with a look at Tumblr, a social sharing site that mixes blogging and image linking with great results. What Is It? Tumblr‘s tagline is Follow the world’s creators, and … Continue reading

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Just a little Pinterest

One of the hottest new tools for sharing online is Pinterest. It takes everything we’ve seen about sharing so far and makes it all visual. What Is It? Pinterest describes itself better than I could: “Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. … Continue reading

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Finding Jobs & Careers Online

While we’re on the topic of finding things online, let’s look at some of the better job and career resources out there. From mechanic to teacher to nurse’s aid to architect, there are employment resources and job finding sites for … Continue reading

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