Fantastic Computer Tune-Up, Web and Security Tools!

Welcome to Scotty’s list of “Fantastic Computer Tune-Up, Web and Security Tools!” I’m going to add to this list every time I come across a new tool or computer website that looks kick-ass!

Every writer and small business professional need a little bit of tech knowledge, even if you end up hiring a tech pro to help you. If you see your hired tech professional using some of these tools or utilities, it’s a great sign they know what they are doing.

Read on and enjoy! I summarize each one below.

Bleepingcomputer.com – A great resource for help with computer viruses, ransomware, and other security threats.

CC Cleaner – Is an excellent PC-computer tool that will help clean up your system and make things run faster again. I’ve been using it for years to optimize my start-up files, clean my registry, and clear out temp files!

File Assasin – This tool is for advanced users. If you have a file, you need to delete off your system, and it’s locked or in use by a process. This tool will help you to unlock it and then remove it! It’s extremely helpful in situations where you might be fighting a computer … READ MORE

Writing and Self-Publishing Quick Start Guide [Save Precious Time!]

So you’re curious about self-publishing and need a place to start. You’ve found the right guide! Below I’m going to give you all of the top resources on the web that I utilized when I was getting started.

I wish I would have had this when I got started with self-publishing a few years ago. I remember spending countless hours doing Google searches and spinning my wheels trying to find the real websites that offered something valuable.

If you are reading this and have an online resource, you’d like to add to the list or a book you published, relating to self-publishing or building a writing career contact me! I might be able to add it to this list.

This list and guide will continuously be updated over time; I’ll be adding to it frequently.

For now, here’s the magical recipe, enjoy!

Grammarly.com – Do you need a fabulous online proofreading editing tool? The Grammarly app can make that happen for you. Check it out; they even make an extension for Chrome and Microsoft Word.

Thebookdesigner.com – The Book Designer is a resource full of information for designing books and self-publishing. After you read it, you’ll realize its much harder … READ MORE