About Jessica Prouty

Jessica is a Support Technician for Cytanium Hosting who loves to teach people how to use modern technology to be more productive and organized. Simple tips, tricks and tools can make anyone computer savvy! You can follow her on Twitter @learningrl or visit her blog at www.learningrl.net.

Articles by Jessica Prouty

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 2)

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 2)

In Part 1 of Putting Your Facebook On Lockdown, we discussed how important it was to adjust the settings in your Facebook account to protect your privacy. I gave you tips for setting up your account (or to change your current information) and showed you how to setup each category to keep your private information […]

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 1)

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 1)

Protecting your privacy is becoming even more important because there are so many ways for hackers, spammers, and malicious software to attack your computer and steal your personal information. Educating yourself on how to properly configure your security settings is vital in protecting yourself from these attacks. With some simple adjustments to your Facebook settings, […]

11 Tips For Navigating The New Gmail Interface

11 Tips For Navigating The New Gmail Interface

The release of the new Gmail interface went live in late April 2012 so you may have observed some changes when you logged into your dashboard for the first time. While the function of Gmail remains, the new additions to the interface make it more user friendly with lots of customizing options which are great for […]

How to Add Social Shortcuts to Your Windows Desktop

How to Add Social Shortcuts to Your Windows Desktop

Social media is an essential part of every business marketing strategy and it’s growing in popularity everyday. Regardless of why you use social media, having it a click away can help you keep tabs on what’s going on in your social circles at a glance. Here’s how you can create social shortcuts on your Windows desktop.

Create Custom Tabs For Facebook Timeline In Under 5 Minutes!

Create Custom Tabs For Facebook Timeline In Under 5 Minutes!

Facebook Tabs for Pages is an important but easily overlooked tool for enhancing your Facebook Business Pages. They add color, definition, and are great for marketing a specific product or point. Facebook Tabs are essentially mini web pages that are embedded into your Facebook Timeline for viewers to see more about your product. Their prominent […]

How To Add Google Instant Pages To Your WordPress Site

How To Add Google Instant Pages To Your WordPress Site

As of this writing, browser statistics show that a significant share of web traffic comes from Google Chrome as it has risen to be the second most popular web browser- just barley behind Firefox. With that kind of growth and popularity, you’ll want to ensure your website is configured with Chrome specific features. The focus […]

How to Use Facebook Groups and Lists To Market Your Business

How to Use Facebook Groups and Lists To Market Your Business

With all the changes to the Facebook Timeline Pages for business, most of the focus has been on how to setup your Timeline while staying within the guidelines. In a previous post 10 Useful Tips For Mastering Timelines For Pages, we walked through the features and setup of the Timeline. Now it’s time to start […]

Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Managing files and folders can become overwhelming especially if you’ve let it go for a while. Moving items takes time and arranging them takes even longer. Using third party applications to manage them can become a bother and then you simply give up using them. FilerFrog has a perfect solution to managing your files without […]

Make Your Own Movie With YouTube Video Editor

Make Your Own Movie With YouTube Video Editor

YouTube is the most popular site for viewing videos of all types and with 8 years of content added to the site everyday, there’s always something new and exciting to check out. That’s because YouTube makes it easy to make your own video, then promote it and track it. Regardless if you’re using it for […]

3 Easy Ways To Embed A Tweet And Why You Should

3 Easy Ways To Embed A Tweet And Why You Should

Twitter is gaining popularity everyday as social media continues to be the most effective way to market your brand or idea. To keep up with the changes and advancements of other platforms, Twitter has slowly released it’s new layout with some great new features over the last few months. The feature that will have the […]

10 Useful Tips To Master Facebook Timelines For Pages

10 Useful Tips To Master Facebook Timelines For Pages

If you are not aware, Facebook will be replacing all the Pages with the Timeline view. After March 30th, whether you like it or not, the timeline view switch will be permanent and you will have to utilize it for all your business activities. The new Timeline layout allows you to market and advertise your […]

10 Awesome Screensavers For Your Windows PC

10 Awesome Screensavers For Your Windows PC

Changing your desktop icons and gadgets from time to time, keeps things fresh and interesting. I work from my computer many hours a day so I have a few screensavers stored. Since the process of changing them is so easy, I could change them many times a day. To view the screen savers already loaded […]

How to Upgrade Your Writing With OneLook

How to Upgrade Your Writing With OneLook

There are times when you sit down to write an article, and you just can’t think of the right words to use. You wish you had a better way to phrase things,  a way to make your point more prominent. A dictionary or thesaurus can help, but having a tool to translate your thoughts into […]

Do You Need A Focus Boost?

Do You Need A Focus Boost?

A lot of you are managing your social media accounts almost continually for your business or blog, and struggle to keep focused on your daily tasks. You sit down at your computer and innocently enough, check your Facebook for updates, catch up on reading some articles from your RSS feed, and find a bunch of […]

Angry Birds Makes Its Way to Facebook, Just In Time For Valentine

Angry Birds Makes Its Way to Facebook, Just In Time For Valentine

Angry Birds is a worldwide gaming phenomenon that has swept the competition under the rug. Rovio announced that Angry Birds is now the most popular downloaded game in history, with over 700 million downloads worldwide! I’d say making Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio all available on major smartphone platforms, as well […]

Search Images Safely and Quickly With Google Image Ripper

Search Images Safely and Quickly With Google Image Ripper

Finding images for articles and presentations can be a nuisance. Unless you’re an expert in creating your own images, you probably use Google Images to find pictures that will fit the theme of your project or article. Most people use Google Images because there’s a huge selection of high quality images there, but visiting unknown […]

A Quick And Easy Way To Promote Your YouTube Videos

A Quick And Easy Way To Promote Your YouTube Videos

With 78% of Americans now online, social media marketing and networking have become the preferred method of promoting business. YouTube is an excellent avenue to do just that, whether you are an individual trying to make a name for yourself, or you are promoting a brand. Because businesses can create their own channels on YouTube, […]

The Beginner Guide to YouTube Analytics

The Beginner Guide to YouTube Analytics

Did you know that 8 years of content is added to YouTube everyday? Your content could easily be lost in the shuffle if it isn’t being tracked. You probably know that YouTube replaced Insight, a tool that let publishers see detailed stats about their content, with YouTube Analytics, but you may not know how to […]

5 Joyous Apps For Wedding Inspiration [Windows Phone 7]

5 Joyous Apps For Wedding Inspiration [Windows Phone 7]

Wedding planning can be fun and exciting if you have a direction and understanding of what you want to achieve. When you need some inspiration, you probably turn to magazines, books and TV shows. However, let’s face it, we are always on the go! The Windows 7 Phone has some great apps for anyone who is […]