common craft archives

Twitter search in Plain English

Recently we’ve been researching (well, more so than usual) how to incorporate free online tools, such as Twitter, into the professional routines of educators in a meaningful way. When features in Twitter such as hashtags, search, and trending topics are used … Read

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What businesses can do to benefit from social media

Social media has not only changed the way we communicate with friends, family, and coworkers but it has drastically improved how consumers interact with big businesses.  The Internet has given consumers a voice and an easy way to provide feedback … Read

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What is a secure site?

You can never be too safe when entering personal information, such as a credit card number or bank PIN on a website.  Protect yourself by first checking to make sure the website is secure.  A trustworthy website uses SSL (Secure … Read

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New Common Craft Show episode: “Web Search Strategies in Plain English”

How do you narrow search results to find exactly what you need? This new video provides some tips. Read

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