Category Archives: Free tools

FE Project Manages Specific Tasks Every Day .. Here is the Success Secret

Project Management is key to FE management success

Trello FE Project Management Example

Everything we do in FE seems to be a project. From teaching and marketing to building a new campus.  It’s all about Project Management.

But often our project management skills aren’t great. We could do much better at Project Management. At things like initiating, planning, implementing, controlling, and completing specific processes required to achieve specific tasks.  And we need to remember that everything needs to be achieved within a specific time frame and to budget. Continue reading

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Using Facebook as a Research Tool

Data capture is at the heart of Facebook advertisingIf you’ve been using Facebook ads for more than 24 hours you have a wealth of prospect data

Most people either don’t know about this or don’t bother with it.

That is a mistake.  

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How to download virtually anything with no password hassles

Internet Download Manager is my secret shareware weapon when I want to download a video, image or file from a webpage in super quick time.   Even if they are password protected, IDM lets you download all types of file and it is very fast.   Provided you can see the page then you can download it.

Now at this stage I must warn you about downloading and stealing other people’s work.  That isn’t on.

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Cartoons for Marketing & Sales Literature

How to Tell a Story in Pictures

Free marketing account at Bedford College

Produce cartoons at no cost in minutes
Click the image for a larger image view

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How to Split Test Facebook Ads the Quick Way

How to split test facebook ads using the facebook Power EditorHow to produce & split test Facebook ads using the Facebook Power Editor

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How to Produce 50 Great Headlines for Your Marketing Message

How to generate great headliness Getting ideas for headlines that attract attention and get great open rates is a real challenge.

We all know that good headlines increase open and click through rates but thinking up great headlines takes a lot of time and perseverance.

I’m only suggest just one thing .. not 50 as suggested in the headline.  But don’t get discouraged as the site I’m going to send you to will produce over a 100 ideas in less than a minute.

Look at this title generator.  It isn’t the total answer to life, the universe and everything but it will get you started.

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What is Colorzilla .. and how can I use it?

How to Add Selected Colours to Your Website and Designs … A Free Tool

IT Nerd at DeskColorZilla is an add-on for use with Firefox and Chrome.  It allows you to select colours from anywhere on your browser and paste them into another programme.

So it is an ideal tool for web developers, graphic designers and anyone else who designs basic web pages.  But it will do more than just a few basic functions .. the advanced functions are quite sophisticated.

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New Marketing Software is Free for Providers

How to  automate the provision of answers to website visitors How to Answer Prospects’ Questions on your Website with Total Accuracy and No Cost

Free software that answers prospects’ online questions is being offered to providers in a tie up between Eire based Pubble and Stefan Drew of UK based College & Trainer Marketing.   The software, called Pubble, means providers can now answer online questions via a moderator or knowledge bank, plus post questions and answers to social media, without cost.

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Audacity: A FHE Resource

Audacity audio recording and editing software screengrabAudacity is a free audio recording and editing software system for use on computers of all sorts .. laptops, desktops, tablets etc …

Audacity is a resource I use nearly everyday for recording and editing sound for audio broadcasts, podcasts, video etc.

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