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349 – THE Wiki for WELS Webmasters

This week on WELSTech Martin is solo in the hosting chair, and he shares webmaster tools from the new WELSTech Wiki. He also has a tip and pick to share as well as more great help for digital photographers, perhaps as you try to capture those great summer vacation shots.

The discussion:

toolsAttention Webmasters – The WELSTech Wiki migration topics of the week are perfect for church and school webmasters. Listen as Martin shares information on getting started and webmaster tools.

Tech tips:

Picks of the week:

  • Free PowerPoint Templates – fppt.com

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 350 – Join Sallie for a WELSTech Wiki discussion of audio hardware and other stage production equipment. (Broadcast date – 07/15/14)

Featured video:

Another addition to the Instructional Playlist … watch Six quick tips to improve your digital photography from Tony Northrup

 

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312 – Web Accessibility

Martin and Sallie welcome guest host Aaron Spike to this week’s WELSTech as we discuss accessibility to the web for all people in all context. Listen also for info on a new mobile version of the Small Catechism and a source for free graphics for your web site, plus much more.

The discussion:

Accessible for Everyone  – Aaron Spike from New Ulm, MN guest hosts on today’s show and joins Martin and Sallie to discuss the important, yet often overlooked, topic of web site accessibility. The topic encompasses many aspects of web design and can seem overwhelming at times, but simple webmaster habits such as always adding meaningful “alt” tags for images can have a huge impact on the usability of your site for all audiences.

Ministry Resources:

Tech tips:

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(54:24) Episode 313 – Next week Martin and Sallie are face-to-face for a WELSTech recording from the Center for Mission and Ministry in Waukesha, WI, and we’ll open our bags to share the techie items we pack for traveling. (Release date – 10/29/13)

Music download:

(55:38) This week only, download a free music single from WELS artist Michael Armstrong (pinemountainmusic.com) – Made In The Image

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243 – 7 Best Webmaster Resources

This week on the WELSTech Podcast we countdown the 7 best webmaster resources.

The discussion:

A patriotic salute to webmasters  – Martin and Sallie celebrate the 4th of July with a countdown of the best-of-the-best tools for creating great web sites.

7 Best Webmaster ResourcesWebmaster Resources

  1. Kuler by Adobe
  2. Stock Photography
  3. PicMonkey
  4. Embed content
  5. RSS
  6. Code
  7. Content Management System (CMS)

Coming up in August … 7 Best Ministry Gadgets

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(39:11) Episode 244 – The WELSTech Summer Software Showcase returns, and we look at 5 ministry uses of the popular video hosting site Vimeo. (Release date – 07/11/12)

The featured artist:

(39:46) We close the podcast with the music of Stephen Bautista (www.stephenbautistamusic.com or stephenbautista on Twitter) – Grace Beyond My Need

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178 – April Showers: Webmaster Resources

This week on the WELSTech Podcast the “April Showers” series kick-off focuses on all aspects of web site creation.

WELSTech Webmaster Shower

The discussion:

Raining Resources for your Web Site – Across the 3.5 years of WELSTech archives you will find discussion of a plethora of webmaster tools.  Today Martin and Sallie share all you need to set up and maintain your church or school web site in one (long) list!  Enjoy the rain!!

Ministry resources:

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

(48:22) FinalWeb Training in New Ulm, MN and Milwaukee, WI

  • FinalWeb for Teachers in New Ulm on June 27 and Milwaukee on August 1 – bit.ly/fw4teachers
  • FinalWeb for Dummies in New Ulm June 28-30 and Milwaukee August 2-4 – bit.ly/fw4dummies

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(55:30) Episode 179 – Get ready for an “April Shower” of Bible teaching resources.  (Release date – 04/13/11)

The featured artist:

(56:50) We close the podcast with the music of Dawn Michelle Williams (www.dawnmichellewilliams.comTwitterFacebookMy Space) – Beautiful Savior from her CD titled ”Inspirations”

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