Tuesday, July 24, 2012

How to shorten a URL and get a free QR code using Google URL Shortener.

Why would you need to shorten a URL or website address? There are a few reasons why but two important reasons would be:
1. When sharing a URL or address for a website in a post or an email it is easier to share a shortened version.
2.When Tweeting you are only allowed 140 characters and so a shortened URL will allow you to share more information.
Google URL Shortener is a great tool that will not only help you shorten your URL but it will give you a FREE QR Code for that URL.
Here is a demonstration of how to use this great tool:

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Pinterest Can Save Relationships!

Are you a Shopaholic? Do you like to Hoard? Is this causing you problems with your significant other?


Well, STRESS NO MORE! Shop and Hoard to your heart's content on Pinterest.

If you love shopping and collecting things but don't have the room, the money or you hate clutter then YOU WILL LOVE PINTEREST!

You can collect to your heart's desire. The only limit to the amount of boards you have is your imagination.

Do you like Salt & Pepper Shakers? Create a board.
Do you like Antique or Exotic cars? Create a board.
How about Shoes? I have a collection of shoes worth thousands for Free!

WARNING! Pinterest can be addicting but it will not affect your health, it won't cost you money and you are in no danger of losing your home.

If you would like to join Pinterest you will need a Facebook account and an invite. If you have a Facebook account but need an invite email me at karen@lovemylessons and type "Pinterest Invite" in the subject line.

Happy Pin Day!



Sunday, July 15, 2012

No More Tangled Cords!!



If you are like me and tired of tangled, earphones, USB cords and the like then you will love this product. It is called a Recoil Winder.

It comes in three different sizes and costs from $9.99 to $14.99. You can also buy a rack to hold three at a time.

There is an instructional video on the site that explains exactly how to use it. Anyone who has cords will love this item.

Do you know of any other cool gadgets? Please share.