Archive for August 16, 2015

Helping Mom and Dad with Their Birdwatching Website

I try to keep things simple for mom and dad. They run an online site for their hobby of birdwatching. They use a cloud service to upload videos and images to instead of using the free services. They do not want any of the goofy ads that get posted with videos like they do on the free services. However, they shoot in a video format that needs to be converted for website use. I got them some software to make it easier. I spent a lot of time teaching them how to do FTP and to update their site that uses a popular content management system as the engine behind their domain. It is really simple to use too.

They have come a long way and even have a shopping cart on their site now for customers to order prints of pictures of the birds they discover on their journeys. A picture I took as a kid is a popular seller. Read more