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Never Want for Content: Twelve Ideas for Creating Content for Your Business Blogs

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Writer’s block isn’t a new thing when it comes to business blogging. It’s been around since the first caveman got frustrated trying to figure out which new animal he should paint on the wall.

In that spirit, here’s twelve ways I’ve found to jump-start your blog content creation machinery when it starts to stall. The next time you’re having trouble coming up with something to write, think about these techniques for coming up with a meaningful blog post for your readers. They work for me.

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What’s the Direct URL for the IBM i Digital Certificate Manager?

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Adding MS Word Hyperlinks to Your Documents

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Here’s a quick tip to add hyperlinks to a Microsoft Word 2010 document. Continue reading

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Start Ten Posts: Using WordPress Drafts as a Blogging Sketchbook

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Pre-staging WordPress blogs as drafts can help you publish new blog posts, even when you’re stuck for ideas. Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Graphically Setting Up IBM i TCP/IP Host Routing

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IT Jungle just published my latest tip on graphically setting up IBM i TCP/IP host routing using System i Navigator Continue reading

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My 3 Favorite Twitter Secrets

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Here are three of my favorite Twitter secrets that when followed, can help improve your Twitter presence and help deliver your tweets to a wider audience. Continue reading

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Adding Bullet Points to LinkedIn Profile Text (Via @LissaDuty)

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Using the Windows 7 Snipping Tool for Creating Graphics

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If you’re running Windows 7, Microsoft provides a tool for grabbing all or part of any screen you’re looking at and turning it into a graphics file or copying it to the Windows clipboard: the Windows 7 Snipping Tool. Continue reading

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IBM i System Monitoring: What Should I Monitor on My Partitions?

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IT Jungle just published my latest tip on IBM i system monitoring.

In that article, I go through all the general areas that should be monitored on an IBM i and provide some tips on what to look for in these areas.
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IBM i System Monitoring: Everything You Need to Know

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Here’s an index of articles I’ve written over the past few years covering IBM i system monitoring. Continue reading

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Non-Replicated Objects: Something to Consider in IBM i HA Environments

One of my clients has what I’d consider a mature IBM i High Availability environment using Mimix software on Capacity BackUp system (CBU). First implemented in 2006 and tested every year since then (with 1-2 extended switch-overs where the system … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Setting Up IBM i TCP/IP Host Routing

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IT Jungle just put up my new article on how to set up IBM i TCP/IP host routing.
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Getting IBM i FTP Sessions to Work After an i 6.1 or 7.1 Upgrade

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If you find that your FTP sessions are unable to transfer data after an i 6.1 or 7.1 OS upgrade, the problem may be in the way IBM changed FTP sessions for i 6.1 and above. Continue reading

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