Tag Archives: online accounts

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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From “To Do” to “It’s Done” – Online task management

One obvious way to use online tools for school and study is to help keep things organized. What Is It? There are different tools that will keep track of your to do lists for you, but they all have the … Continue reading

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Try One New Thing – Our 1st Anniversary Post

As we finish out June, we are also finishing up the first year of Learning for Life Online. For anyone who’s been reading along since the beginning: thank you. I’m going to work hard to make the second year of … 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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Yahoo! – More than just a search engine

As we continue our month of looking more closely at online accounts, we’ll leave Google for now and see what another provider has to offer. Yahoo! started life as just a search engine (much like Google) and has added features … Continue reading

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Stay on Schedule with Google Calendar

Continuing our theme of going deeper with online accounts, this week we’ll take a brief look at Google Calendar. What Is It? For starters, it’s a calendar that is easy to check and edit from anywhere you can log in … Continue reading

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Google Documents – Working together far apart

First, an apology – there was no lesson from LLO last Monday due to circumstances beyond our control. Sorry for the missed week, but we’re back today! As you may remember, we posted early on in Learning for Life Online … Continue reading

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Email – Some Definitions

Email is exactly what it sounds like: electronic mail. Emailed messages are sent from one address to other specific addresses directly, and may have documents, photos or other files attached. Email Providers Web-based email is email that is entirely online: … Continue reading

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Online Accounts: Email and more

Creating an online email account used to mean just that: you signed up for an email address. Now, all of the major web-based email services – Google, Hotmail/Windows Live, AOL and Yahoo! – also offer other tools like photo sharing, … Continue reading

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