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Joyce S. Kaye 
 The Computer Spirit 
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Trainer, &
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About Joyce
Joyce S. Kaye, MSW,
The Computer Spirit (known as The Computer Therapist in a prior lifetime), is a computer geek and people-person who understands business and computer applications and thrives on the challenge of communicating that understanding clearly. Specializing in Constant Contact e-newsletters and "living" WordPress websites - along with Microsoft Office training - , Joyce brings her creativity, love of people and Spirit*, and computer expertise together to empower individuals and assure them they are not alone. 
sidebargodword * Read a little bit more about Joyce's meaning around such words as Spirit, God, The Presence.
My Philosophy
"Give a person a fish
and they will eat for a day.
Teach a person to fish
and they will eat for a lifetime."
- Old Chinese Proverb
Click here to learn more about how we work...
I'm here to empower you - not just get a website or e-newsletter done.
I work with clients one-to-one, host computer labs where learners can work interactively on computer projects, teach workshops, and facilitate project teams.
Contact me to explore working together...
WordPress and coffee 

Interactive, hands-on workshops to empower you to create and control your own WordPress website.  
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Inspiration and Contemplation
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"Each second you can be reborn.
Each second there can be a new beginning.
It is choice.
It is your choice."

- Clearwater
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Vol. 4, Issue 9 | September 2015 
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Hi! I guess you're eager to hear about the "trip of a lifetime" I went on earlier this month: rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon!
It truly is hard to describe... stunning rocks as old as 1.6 billion years old; the river with a depth ranging from mere inches to 100 ft, water speeds from 3 to 15 mph, sometimes clear, oftimes looking like Yoo-hoo; hearing the stories about earlier river runners, sometimes quite comical although often tragic; camping out underneath a blanket of stars, each site unique and exquisite unto itself with the river at our side, in silence or sounds of Nature; being in community and feeling so taken care of; and, living in the wilderness simply. It's an experience not to be described, and surely not to be forgotten.
Knowing that only 20,000 visitors each year are permitted to see the Canyon by river made me feel honored and even more appreciative than I already had been in managing to go on this trip. So as we were helicoptered out of the canyon (a mile up) - another dramatic keynote of the trip - I cried tears of gratitude, and yes, sadness at leaving the simple life on the river, in Nature, with 'family'.
To view just a few photos of the more than 2,500 taken by my fellow adventurers, click here. Enjoy!
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Do What You Love 

Alan Watts was a British-born philosopher who spoke about doing what you love during your life and not settling for anything just because there's a paycheck attached. Watch this video for some food for thought - and possible inspiration for you to make some changes that lead to a more joyful and satisfying life.

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People Helping People
Inspired By a Poet to Help
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General Computer
Color Scheme Designer   
When designing house interiors, web pages, or computer applications, you need to find good color scheme - a set of colors producing the best impression. For every tint there are colors which it can coexist with, and which it can't. Some combinations are uncomfortable, or disturbing, while others are more pleasant.
Experienced designers choose colors intuitively; many people can smell what colors go together well and what don't. For others though, finding the right combination of colors can sometimes be long and grueling work. Here's a tool that will find a set of colors you can start with, and then reach the optimal color palette.

The Palleton Color Scheme Designer application generates color schemes of several types. Every scheme is based on one (base) color, which is supplemented with additional colors making together the best visual impression.
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Tracking Email Opens

Have you ever had this question too: My contact opened my email. Why don't I see their email address in the email's opens report?

Your email opens report lets you know who opened your email and when, but it's not always 100% accurate.

Constant Contact can only detect and record when your contact opens your email if at least one of the following happens:
  • Invisible Tracking Image Displays - CC embeds an invisible image at the very top of every email you send. When someone opens your email, that image loads and sends data back to CC to let them know the email was opened.
  • Contact Clicks a Link - If the hidden open tracking image doesn't display, CC can still detect that the email was opened if any link is clicked. The link's URL has to begin with http://, rather than with the https:// secure form.
Constant Contact Can't Track When a Contact Opens Your Email If They...
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Website Development/WordPress
Importing Content into WordPress                   

Moving posts, pages, comments, etc. from one installation of WordPress to another can be cumbersome. But with the WordPress Importer it becomes nice and easy.

The WordPress Importer will import the following content from a WordPress export file:
  • Posts, pages and other custom post types
  • Comments
  • Custom fields and post meta
  • Categories, tags and terms from custom taxonomies
  • Authors
For further information and instructions about importing content, see the Codex page on Importing Content.
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Autumn is here officially - it was a summer of great fun for me; I hope it was for you too. From my perspective, I took a lot of time off from work, but you know, "All work and no play..." So now I'm re-charged, and moving into a future of exciting change - stay tuned, and I'll see you next month.

Yours in Spirit, 
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Joyce S. Kaye
(AKA The Computer Spirit)
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bottomgodwordJoyce "came to believe" in a Power greater than herself about 25 years ago. Thanks to hearing the novel idea that one could choose their own concept of God - and name too - and the workings of synchronicity, Joyce embarked on a new way of thinking, a new way of living, a new way of being in the world and with others. Since that time of commencing her conscious spiritual journey, she has endeavored to remember The Presence in all that is, all whom she meets, and all that she does - including working with others and
helping to empower them as she provides solutions for their
computer projects and business and marketing needs.

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