Advice Column on All Things Design, Tech & Communication
What File Type Should I Use?
Hey, Linda! My designer kindly sent me a folder full of different files – jpgs, pngs, pdfs, and something that ends in .ai? Can you help me sort out which files I should use for
What’s the best method of communication?
Hey, Linda! Email, direct messages (DMs!), texts, phone calls, the postal system… I never know how to contact anyone anymore. Some methods are too quick, others too slow, others feel too personal…Any advice? —Landline Locked
What is a header?
Hey, Linda! I’ve worked with web designers in the past, and they always used language that confused me. What words do I need to understand in order to understand building a website? —Puzzled by Parlance
What is Hosting?
Hey, Linda! I’ve heard that I’ll need hosting for my website. I’m ashamed to admit… I don’t know what hosting is. What is hosting? How do I choose a host? —Host with the Mostess Questions
What is a domain name?
Hey, Linda! I feel a little silly asking, but I’m always confused about tech jargon. I know I need a domain name, but what IS a domain name? Can you help? —Down in the Domains
Hey, Linda! I’m always interested in book recommendations and am looking for excuses to support my local bookstore. So, tell me: what books are you reading right now? Would you recommend them? —Books A Lot