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Taking Joel Oleson’s Advice

When you work with SharePoint long enough, one guy whose blog you certainly find answers on is Joel Oleson. Since leaving Microsoft, Joel’s blog posts have been really strong on another topic, marketing your blog.   Here are some of my favorite posts of his from his new independent blog: Ranking Your Blog – Managing and Gaining Popularity 10 Easy Tips and Tricks to Successful Twitter Microblogging 10 Steps to Real Business Value in Twitter SharePoint Custom Site Definition Battle – Common

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SharePoint 14, SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2012. The next version is a long way off by any name

It’s been almost two years since the SharePoint 2007 technologies were released. With Windows 7 plans solidifying, what do we know about the next versions of Office and SharePoint?     Very Little Detail on the Web From what I can find on the web, relatively nothing. The last official word I heard was from Bill Gates himself in Redmond. I was in the room next door when he talked about Improvements to the List Architecture, but revealed little else. And

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Mapping: Part 2 Show a SharePoint Contacts List on a Map from Google

This is the second part in a two part series on mapping a contacts list from SharePoint on a map from Google. In part one, we created a contacts list, a page and put a map on the page. Part 2 – in SharePoint Designer Add a data view web part Modify the display of the new web part Add a Data View Web Part Select an empty Web Part Zone Select Insert Data View from the Data View menu

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CKS:EBE Title in Title Bar

I’ve been working with the Community Kit for SharePoint Enhanced Blog Edition, or CKS:EBE, for two reasons. For one, I want to improve the blog I’m posting to. But also, blogging is a powerful way of publishing on the web and I want to understand all of the options available to our SharePoint customers with this great extension of the blogging functionality built in to SharePoint.     Along those lines, I’ve been making a number of edits to the default

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Question from a friend, “easier image upload for wiki use?”

George asks: Question for you (but feel free not to answer any time soon, if you’re busy) Do you use the wiki functionality in MOSS much?  By default I notice that adding graphical content like images and such is kinda painful because you can’t do uploads to an image library or doc library directly from the wiki WYSIWYG editor.  From your experience, is that something that’s true across the board (or are we just unlucky within XXX company at the

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