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Technology

Building log homes may not use cutting-edge technologies and many companies use building systems and traditions passed down through the centuries.  However, the marketing of log homes has changed considerably in just a few short years.  Almost all log home companies use the Internet to promote their products via websites, blogs and web 2.0 resources.  On this page we list some resources that we use to manage this website and blog.

Blogging

THESIS WordPress Theme is more than just another theme, it is a powerful, SEO oriented ‘supercharged’ theme capable of tweaking every facet of WordPress.  THESIS is the engine that powers this blog.

The official WordPress Theme download site offers more than 400 free themes.

Free WP Themes and they offer dozens of FREE WordPress themes.

Graphics & Images

Bigstockphoto.com Download Stock Photos and Images stock photo download royalty free for as little as $1.00.
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DreamsTime is a leader in stock photography and a major supplier of high quality inexpensive digital images.
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istockphoto.com is one of the best stock images and video libraries of royalty free files at inexpensive prices.

Resizr.com is a free online image resize and crop tool

Utilities

RoboForm is hands down – the best password manager available.  Be sure to see this free ‘how to’ resource, the RoboForm videos, a complete step-by-step explanation of the RoboForm program.

KompoZer An HTML authoring program for Mac and Windows.  This links to videos that will show you how to use KompoZer to create a WYSIWYG website.

PDF Converter (free) permits you to convert Microsoft Word documents (.doc/.docx) into Adobe Acrobat PDF (.pdf) documents with a single click.