Weekly Tech Tip

Jessie’s Weekly Tech Tip, Apps, and Tools for Writers and Other Creatives

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Essential Guide to Instagram Advertising

Instagram is the leading platform for visual content, and visual messages are assimilated at a much faster rate than text, meaning that any kind of quality brand marketing has a natural advantage on this platform.

To receive the free eBook, Essential Guide to Instagram Advertising, click HERE

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Screen_5Lettrs –  A fun creative way to write letters and make new friends!

Lettrs is the authentic social platform that allows you to express yourself in more meaningful and genuine ways through the use of letter writing elements such as fonts, themes, stamps, and
signatures. Find global penpals & translate in 80 different languages.

I’m really enjoying this one. To find out more, go here! 

 

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Check him out here!

 

7 Daily Tasks You Can Put on Autopilot

Anything we can find that helps to make our lives more productive Auto-Pilot-Thumband save time is worth checking out. See if any of these ideas fits the bill for you!

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Instagram Accounts To Inspire Creativity

We all need some spark and inspiration from time-to-time. Instagram is a fun and beautiful way to inspire and make us smile. Here are a few accounts to get you started.  Instagram.

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Tax Tips for Writers

It’s that time of the year again. Bonnie Lee has some good tax advice for writers. Read this article at WritersDigest.com.

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Evaluating Your Broadband Speed

Have you ever wondered how internet speed test work? What are some of the reasons your internet could be running slow? Check out this article for these answers and more! 

Check out the site HERE.

 

Free eBooks And Audiobooks To Read Online Or Download

Gizmo’s Freeware is a website that list sites with free ebooks and audiobooks by genre. There are well over a million free ebooks and audiobooks at the sites listed within these pages.gizmo

Great resource for a wide variety of topics. Check out the site HERE.

 

Computer Tips & Tricks Everyone Should Know

We can always use shortcuts to save time online. Start the new year learning some helpful computer tips for a more productive year ahead. Read all the tips and tricks HERE.

 

 

 

 

StoryCorps

This app is a wonderful way to preserve stories of aging family members or keep an amazing memory alive and it’s free! 

StoryCorps interviewers swipe through pre-prepared questions at their own speed, passing the phone back and forth between questions and answers to ensure a high-quality recording. When finished, users snap a photo, then email the content to the interviewee, or post excerpts to social media.unnamed

Tap “Publish Interview,” and the dialogue will be automatically uploaded to the StoryCorps website and the Library of Congress for safekeeping.

For more information, watch this YouTube video.

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Hemingway Editor 2 

The Hemingway Editor 2 is a proofreading tool and app that highlights common problems that can get in the way of clear writing.
This desktop app is only $9.99, and I have found it well worth the cost. You can try before you buy.

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Your Ears are Great Tools

In literally just a minute, you can find a podcast or video about something you are writing about.

Listen while you drive, get ready in the morning, or go for your walk. Anytime, anywhere.

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Listening to talks about your current writing topic can help you to get unstuck, inspire you and provide valuable information to move your writing forward.

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List For Writers

Feel like you have writer’s block? Are you stuck on one detail in your story? Wish there was an app to make NaNoWriMo a little easier? Lists for Writers is here to help!

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This fabulous app has thousands of ideas for your writing with a long list of categories and descriptions to make your project even better!

Download the app by Thinkamingo below.

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