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Featured Contributor on OrangeCelebration.com

Featured Contributor to OrangeCelebration.com

Laurie Zinn

We are proud to have Laurie as our first Featured Contributor to our OC Business page, and will be highlighting special how-to articles she has written to help with your business growth.

Laurie Zinn lives in Orange Township, and is a freelance writer and owner of Line-By-Line. She helps businesses communicate with their customers through website content, blog articles, email marketing campaigns and social media. For more information about Line-By-Line, visit http://line-by-line.us or contact Laurie at laurie@line-by-line.us.

OrangeCelebration.com is a local events and activities service for Orange Township (Lewis Center), Ohio, and was created and maintained by Kullberg Designs.  Access her articles and other business information at OrangeCelebration.com/business

FYI – December 15

Gomix is the easiest way to build the app or bot of your dreams

With working example apps to remix, a code editor to modify them, instant hosting and deployment – anybody can build a web app on Gomix, for free.    LEARN MORE

Yahoo Hacked ‘again’, only this time bigger

According to WIRED, In September, Yahoo had the unfortunate distinction of disclosing an enormous 500 million-account breach. Tough stuff. Somehow, though, the company seems to have topped even that staggering figure. Yahoo announced on Wednesday that hackers, in what’s likely a separate attack, compromised one billion of the company’s user accounts in August 2013. One billion. That makes this the biggest known hack of user data ever, and it’s not really close.  LEARN MORE  

 

2nd Annual Lewis Center Fall Fest

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A great day filled with family fun! The 2nd Annual Lewis Center Fall Fest, Sunday, Oct 16, 12pm – 4pm, Little Bear Golf Club. Find out more at Orangecelebration.com

OrangeCelebration.com was founded by Bruce Kullberg, owner of Kullberg Designs.  OC is a free local events, activities and news service for the Orange Township / Lewis Center, Ohio community.

Icecream Ebook Reader PRO [for PC] – FREE!

Icecream Ebook Reader PRO is a user-friendly ebook reading software with advanced features (notes addition, text copying, custom categories creation, etc.) for the most flawless reading experience.

Icecream Ebook Reader is a program that lets you read ebooks of ePub, MOBI, FB2, PDF, CBZ and CBR formats in the most effortless way. User friendly interface is available in over than 45 languages and is easy to use even for a newbie. The program offers customization of the interface: there are three preset profiles for reading at daylight, low light and dim light. It’s also possible to manually customize the size and the font of the ebooks.

Addition of notes and highlight text feature will help you to save your thoughts while reading the books. Copying of the text of ebooks is available along with its translation with Google Translate and search on Google and on Wikipedia. Creation of custom categories is a perfect way of organizing the Library according to your own preferences. The current progress of the Library can always be kept thanks to possibility to import and export the Library.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FREE EBOOK >

Free Fonts!

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As a web developer and graphic designer, it seems there are never enough fonts for some of the projects I work on. Selecting just the right font to complete a project can be time consuming and, sometimes, just frustrating and costly!

H E L P  I S  H E R E !

A website called Font Squirrel has done the work for us and offers 100% free for commercial use fonts.  The fonts are presented in an easy-to-use format for fast searching.  Other extra’s include a beginners guide for those new to fonts, and searches by recently added, most popular, what’s hot, languages, and more.

If you are looking for a specific type of font (that’s me!) then check out their different classifications and tags.  There’s also a Font Filter to weed out licenses and size, languages and more.  This site is just about the easiest and complete font resource I’ve seen in a long time (and I’ve been around a long time) so this might be something to at least check it out for future reference.

The only downside I experienced was some of the loops I had to go through to download some of the fonts.  Many fonts are ‘Off Site’ which means going though a 3rd party  website and ‘join’ or ‘sign up’ to download the fonts.   Thankfully there is a filter called ‘Local’ to view and download just the fonts stored on the Font Squirrel website.  By default, the website shows ‘All’ downloads.  It just depends on how set you are on using a specific font and taking the time to sign up for another service.

E X A M P L E S

Just out of curiosity I select Handdrawn  fonts and local only.  It presented several pages of fonts. I then selected the same type of font but ‘show all’ for results. There weren’t that many more offered in this case, so it worked out okay.

So I tried another example, this time choosing Most Popular Fonts. Again, using the filter option, I toggled between Local Only and Offsite Only.  Both rendered about the same amount of fonts, but I did think the Offsite Only had a better selection of more unusual and current trending fonts.

In conclusion, if you like to mix things up and try different fonts, this website will be right down your alley.   Searching for free fonts can be very time consuming, so this site could help in your search, and most likely, provide you with more options that you will ever use.
FONT SQUIRREL >

 

Backyard Flowers

Love the new flowers in my yard  this summer.  Here are a few I’ve captured.   To view more than what’s on this page,  read below.

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Because of all the pictures of flowers I was adding,  I decided to add a new page called Backyard Flowers.  This way you can view all the flowers in one place, plus you do not have to scroll through multiple pages to view them all.  Plus, some of you might not be interested in viewing the pictures, so now you won’t have to.  The page is accessible via the link above or on the menu bar.  Thank you!