Create a Ticker

ticker Did you know that you can create your own customized ticker right here at Families.com? It is easy; it is free; and it is very cool.

Tickers are very popular all over the Internet. You can add them to e-mail signatures, blogs, forum posting signatures and more. Tickers are used to count down special events. You can create a ticker to count down a holiday, such as Christmas, for example. You can create a ticker to anticipate the arrival of a baby or track your cycle when trying to conceive. On a path to lose weight? Track the number of pounds you have lost and the ones that are still yet to come.Tickers are a fun way to share your life events with your online friends.

And one of the most popular ticker creators happens to be right here at Families.com. There are ten different tickers to choose from, and you can keep checking back for new ones that pop up all of the time.

To create your own customized ticker, simply go to the Families.com ticker creator at http://tickers.families.com/. Choose your ticker style and click on the Create Ticker button below your chosen image. Pick your Christmas text from the drop down box or choose “other” and create your own text. After choosing your text, take a look at the the many graphics you can use as the counter. Choose your favorite and click on the circle to select it. When you are done, click on the next page button to customize your ticker some more. You’ll be presented with a wide range of graphics for your ticker bar in all sorts of styles. Again, select the one you like and then click on the “Go to last page” button. The final decision you need to make is to choose your icon. That is it! Click on the “Get My Code” button and your custom ticker is ready!

Mary Ann Romans writes about everything related to saving money in the Frugal Blog, technology in the Computing Blog, and creating a home in the Home Blog. You can read more of her articles by clicking here.

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Mary Ann Romans is a freelance writer, online content manager, wife and mother of three children. She lives in Pennsylvania in the middle of the woods but close enough to Target and Home Depot. The author of many magazine, newspaper and online articles, Mary Ann enjoys writing about almost any subject. "Writing gives me the opportunity to both learn interesting information, and to interact with wonderful people." Mary Ann has written more than 5,000 blogs for Families.com since she started back in December 2006. Contact her at maromans AT verizon.net or visit her personal blog http://homeinawoods.wordpress.com