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Lorelle VanFossen
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Three key provisions within the Patriot Act will expire at the stroke of midnight on Sunday. The Senate needs 60 votes in order to provide an extension or renew the provisions past June 1st. Sectio...
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Brazilian artist Edu Monteiro has created autorretrato sensorial (sensory self-portrait), an unusual self-portrait series in which he completely enveloped his head in various materials such as food...
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Distil has released its annual report on bad bots and it gives some reason to be hopeful and many reasons to be worried about the future of the web.
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The Walking Dead on Interstate 85 in Atlanta, Georgia Fangirl Quest is a fun travel blog run by artist Tiia Öhman and the iPad-holding travel organizer Satu Walden that follows the two film buffs a...
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Members of Congress are in for a surprise if they visit one of more 14,200 websites currently protesting the Patriot Act with a redirect to a site covered with semi-nude photos....
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You’re probably aware that Facebook collects a ton of information about you, but if you’re using the mobile Messenger app, that also means your location data as well. A new Chrome extension called Marauders Map lets anyone you’ve sent a message see that location information all at once.
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For many people, procrastination isn’t about being lazy, it’s about feeling uncomfortable with some aspect of the task at hand. Whatever the cause may be, it’s better to face your discomfort head on with a little honesty.
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That title says it all. If you do that, you're not fighting procrastination, you're conquering it!
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This infographic gives advice on how to write an argumentative essay, including how to use statistics, specific word choice, and how to remain objective.
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Portland, Oregon
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Mobile, Alabama - Seattle, Washington - Tel Aviv, Israel - Greensboro, North Carolina - Madrid, Spain
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Blogging evangelist, web experience consultant, trainer, keynote, WordPress fan girl
Introduction
         
Lorelle can be revealed to the world through Lorelle on WordPressBitwire Media, The WordCast NetworkWordCast Podcast, Taking Your Camera on the Road, Stories of Our Journeys, and all over the web. Author of several books and blogs and blogging and web publishing since before 1994, Lorelle travels around the world providing training programs and workshops on blogging, web publishing, user experience (UX), and social media interaction. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, and Portland Community College in Beaverton, Oregon.
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WordPress evanglist and fan girl. Spoke at more than 2 dozen WordCamps around the world including the first international official WordCamp. Travel speaking and teaching 5-7 months a year. Funnier and more entertaining than her blogs make her appear.
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Trainer and Educator on Blogging, Social Media, Web Publishing, and User Experience
Employment
  • WordPress Trainer, Educator, and Speaker
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    WordPress Trainer, Speaker, and College Adjunct specializing in WordPress and web publishing, blogger, and WordPress, and User Experience expert, speaker, trainer, photographer, and world traveler. Author of "Blogging Tips: What Bloggers Won't Tell You About Blogging" and "Social Web for Crafters," and multiple blogs including Lorelle on WordPress, Bitwire Media, The WordCast Network, WordCast Podcast, Taking Your Camera on the Road, Stories of Our Journeys, and more.
  • Lorelle on WordPress
    Consultant and trainer on WordPress, blogging, and social media, 2005 - 2011
  • Bitwire Media
    Official Disruptive Thinker, 2009 - 2011
  • VanFossen Productions
    Instructor, Photorapher, Writer, Web Consultant/Trainer, 1993 - 2011
  • WordCast Podcast
    host, 2009 - 2011
  • WordCast Conversations
    producer and host, 2009 - 2011
  • Stories of Our Journeys
    producer, 2010 - 2011
  • WordCast Network
    producer, contributor, 2009 - 2011
  • Taking Your Camera on the Road
    producer, developer, designer, author, 1993 - 2011
  • Lorelle's Family History
    producer, contributor, historian, 2006 - 2011
  • Blog Herald
    author, writer, contributor, 2006 - 2009
  • Splash Media Ad Agency
    owner, designer, consultant, 1988 - 1994
  • Central Lithograph
    partner, design, and marketing, 1982 - 1991
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Lorelle, Lorelleonwp