Mapping Your Data

On A Map Quest: Mapping Your Data

There’s a sub-class of nerds out there called “Map Nerds”. I’m a proud member; I love maps. A standard class in many public administration or urban planning classes involves learning the mapping software “Geographic Information Software” (shortened to G.I.S.) and it is a fun day when I can break out my map skills to map out some kind of data for the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera. Why should you map your data? In one word: ...

How To Make Images Behave Inside Mailchimp RSS Campaign Templates

How To Make Images Behave Inside Mailchimp RSS Campaign Templates

NOTE: be sure to check out this article published after this one with updated information and a new option Mailchimp provides to help mitigate this problem. MailChimp (MC) is one of the most popular email marketing providers for a host of good reasons but even the best of providers have a few minor annoyances and in MC’s case, it’s the inability to dynamically resize images via an RSS campaign so they fit inside both Smartphone and standard ...




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An easy way to make animated GIFs

Breaking news! Giphy has just launched their super simple GIF Maker.  If you’re not familiar with Giphy, it is a site where you can find and share animated GIFs.   Many have been waiting for them to add this service to their site as it is a logical extension of what they do. So, this morning I tried out the new GIF Maker and here’s how it works: First you select a video link from ...

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