Quick Tip for Bloggers/Youtubers/Flickerites/etc……

Blogger, Flickr, Gmail, Google, tumblr, Youtube
If you've ever come across the email gateways of most social sites, you know that -- in order to protect you and your account -- they produce some very forgettable email addresses. I'm talking about those special email addresses you can setup where for example you can Email a picture to, which will automatically be posted to your flickr stream.Well here is a easy way to use Google mail's filter function to create easy to remember gmail addresses that would inturn forward your precious postings to the appropriate social site.First get a gmail account if you don't already have one. I'll call mine middleman@gmail.comSetup your Flickr (or any other) account to accept posts via email. My special flickr email address is manthisemailishardtoremember@photos.flickr.comBack in your gmail account create a filter. In…
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nerdlogger stumbls into tumblr….

1stopoflight.com, nerdlogger.tumblr.com, tumblr
I've been hanging around tumblr.com for the last couple of days and I'm quite impressed. My buddy brad -- bradfortner.com -- would love this. He -- and a lot of others -- use twitter.com and tinyurl.com to keep track of stories they want to either read or blog and socialize. Well that plus a lot more is what tumblr does. The difference being that tumblr.com is a hell of a lot more stable and allows for different types of media to be posted (Text/Blog, Picture, Video, Audio, Quotes, Chat's and URL Links). Tumblr.com also supports interleaving RSS feeds into your tumblr page, so I for example, have my blog here at nerdlogger.com, but also use it's RSS feed to feed stories to nerdlogger.tumblr.com and everything gets married seamlessly by tumblr's…
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1stopoflight.com is here….

1stopoflight.com, Flickr, Photography, tumblr
Well I finally broke down and did it. My new Photography site can be found hosted on tumblr at 1stopoflight.com. I'm using a modified museum theme by Paul Giacherio.The nice thing about having the site on tumblr is that I can host the physical photos on yahoo's flickr.com and just link them into 1stopoflight.com's pages. It keeps things very tidy and makes it easy to maintain. Tumblr really rocks.
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