Digital Brand Marketing Education

  • This Site Has Moved: DBMEi becomes Digital Ethos

    This Site Has Moved: DBMEi becomes Digital Ethos

    You may have noticed that this site stopped updating this month, wondering why? We re-branded and re-launched on WordPress.org and in a big way! The Magazine, Education Portal, Events Calendar and Digital Media Week have all been integrated into the…
    - 20 Jul 12, 6:24pm -
  • ‘Television on the Internet’

    ‘Television on the Internet’

    This article and my article next week are the continuation of the story that was introduced with the video for MarketingMadeSimple.tv that appeared on Thursday, June 28th. INTRODUCTION TO A LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM Over 40 years ago, one of my dreams w…
    - 30 Jun 12, 4:30pm -
  • Happy Social Media Day 2012

    Happy Social Media Day 2012


    - 29 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • Marketing Made Simple TV: What Are We All About?

    Marketing Made Simple TV: What Are We All About?

    Since May 17, 2012, viewers have tuned into Marketing Made Simple TV on Thursdays at noon EDT/NY to view guests being interviewed by host, Jeff Ogden. The interviews have been of professionals primarily in the business of social media marketing. Th…
    - 28 Jun 12, 9:19pm -
  • Growing Your Brand and Business: Using LinkedIn Groups

    Growing Your Brand and Business: Using LinkedIn Groups

    With LinkedIn operating the largest online professional network with some 160 million users across 200 countries, it is clear that being active on this site is essential to growing your brand and business. However, being successful at generating busi…
    - 27 Jun 12, 5:37pm -
  • 5 Essential Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure

    5 Essential Tips for Creating an Effective Brochure

    You have made the decision that it’s time to create a new company brochure that shows the products/services you offer.  The goal is to rebrand your company and come out with a new logo, tagline, and positioning statement.  What is your first step…
    - 26 Jun 12, 5:11pm -
  • Over 60% of Forgotten Passwords Result in Website Abandonment

    Over 60% of Forgotten Passwords Result in Website Abandonment

    You’re logging into a website. Uh oh, what’s my username and password? Maybe it’s xyz, enter. ‘Username or password invalid’. Maybe it’s abc, enter. Again, ‘Username or password invalid’. Fiddlesticks. After exhausting all possible us…
    - 25 Jun 12, 6:47pm -
  • Will Airtime Re-Humanize the Internet?

    Will Airtime Re-Humanize the Internet?

    The internet has left some parts of humanity more isolated from one another while simultaneously connecting them in ways we never had in the not-so-distant past. While it has certainly done far more good on the connection end than it has done bad on…
    - 24 Jun 12, 6:30pm -
  • ODE TO ANDY ROONEY: My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part Two

    ODE TO ANDY ROONEY:  My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part Two

    TO CONTINUE The first part of this blog post detailed my first ‘pet peeve’ about facebook. It involves the new ‘timelines for business pages’ and the page cover designs in particular. You can refer back to that post, Ode to Andy Rooney: My S…
    - 23 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • Social Media and the Non-Profit

    Social Media and the Non-Profit

    On Thursday, June 21, 2012, I was one of the panelists at Hofstra University, discussing the use of social media for the non-profit organization.  I was joined by some great minds in social media, Jerry Allocca, from Core Interactive (author of Conn…
    - 22 Jun 12, 7:28pm -
  • 3 Top Content Marketers Join Jeff Ogden on Marketing Made Simple TV

    3 Top Content Marketers Join Jeff Ogden on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Three of the top content marketing experts join the host of Marketing Made Simple TV, Jeff Ogden, to discuss the state of content marketing. You will learn how video is changing, the problem of siloed organizations, how few companies actually do it r…
    - 21 Jun 12, 4:10pm -
  • Jeff Jarvis Explores the Role of the Internet and Social Media in Modern News Gathering

    Jeff Jarvis Explores the Role of the Internet and Social Media in Modern News Gathering

    In this ever-increasing technological era, it’s surprising to find anyone that hasn’t heard of Twitter and its simple and convenient way to send quick messages in 140 characters. Jeff Pulver, an Internet entrepreneur and the co-founder of Vonage,…
    - 20 Jun 12, 9:09pm -
  • Free Twitter and Facebook Tools for Social Media Management

    Free Twitter and Facebook Tools for Social Media Management

    In a previous blog post titled Twitter Tools You May Not Be Able to Live Without, we covered several tools that could quickly become vital management elements in your social sharing toolbox. However, that post was just a month short of a full year ag…
    - 19 Jun 12, 8:21pm -
  • What is Tout?

    What is Tout?

    We have had many Pinterest and Instagram-a-holics since those two stormed their way onto the social scene. However, short of YouTube we have had very few platforms that have provided us with a quick and easy method for uploading videos. Until now. To…
    - 18 Jun 12, 7:23pm -
  • Social Media is HARD

    Social Media is HARD

    The dictionary defines “perception” as “understanding”.  And the prevailing perception is that social media management and marketing is easy.  That people will find your Facebook page, your Twitter account, or your Google Plus page and they…
    - 17 Jun 12, 3:33pm -
  • ODE TO ANDY ROONEY: My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part One

    ODE TO ANDY ROONEY:  My Social Media ‘Pet Peeves’, Part One

    This detailed statistical analysis that I have conducted on facebook page covers provides an ironclad conclusion. It proves that most small business owners and even some large companies, who should and could afford to know better, are clueless when i…
    - 16 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • What Digital & Social Media Marketers Can Learn from Business Consultants [Opinion]

    What Digital & Social Media Marketers Can Learn from Business Consultants [Opinion]

    In the last five years I have heard some wild claims about who makes the best marketer – those claims have ranged from PR professionals, who ‘should be the only people to do it’, to Social Media, to ‘it takes a Sales Professional to provide t…
    - 15 Jun 12, 2:17pm -
  • Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of Nimble.com on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of Nimble.com on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Jon Ferarra, CEO and Founder of the social CRM firm Nimble.com sits down with Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers on Marketing Made Simple TV. Here you will learn: Why the world really does need a new CRM offering. The problem with CRM How social m…
    - 14 Jun 12, 2:02pm -
  • #140conf in New York City June 19th – 20th 2012 [Event]

    #140conf in New York City June 19th – 20th 2012 [Event]

    This year the #140c will be hosted at the 92nd Street Y at 1395 Lexington Avenue in NYC. The History of the #140conf In its fourth year running, this conference has had no shortages of experts with a plethora of educational and trending information t…
    - 13 Jun 12, 4:00pm -
  • How Agencies Can Prepare Clients For Success

    How Agencies Can Prepare Clients For Success

    A marketing agency is typically hired on to help companies achieve their marketing goals and objectives.  What happens when a company has not set any goals and objectives?  How does an agency handle this type of situation?  We have all heard from…
    - 12 Jun 12, 2:56pm -
  • Get the WordOut! On Your Social Networks in One Smooth App

    Get the WordOut! On Your Social Networks in One Smooth App

    With so many applications fueling our world from our Smartphone’s these days, it seems imperative to filter through all of the mess to find the most flexible, full-bodied, and affordable apps available. When it comes to social media management apps…
    - 11 Jun 12, 2:38pm -
  • Favor Facts over Frills in B2B Copywriting

    Favor Facts over Frills in B2B Copywriting

    Platitudes and empty promises go over like lead balloons in the B2B world, where people expect results. While emotion can often play a key role in turning prospects into leads – after all, the customer has to like you – B2B customers are visiting…
    - 10 Jun 12, 10:25am -
  • Amazon Self-Publishing for Beginners

    Amazon Self-Publishing for Beginners

    With all the new blogs and recent news articles urging writers to publish their eBooks on Kindle, the topic is probably one you’re at least familiar with by now. As most people know, Amazon has leveled the playing field for authors by making the pr…
    - 9 Jun 12, 1:59pm -
  • BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2012 or Where Did All The Exhibits Go?

    BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2012 or Where Did All The Exhibits Go?

    On June 5, 2012, I attended day one of BlogWorld and New Media Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.  During the day, I was treated to some amazing sessions, covering social media and blogging.  But, what I didn’t get to experience was the…
    - 8 Jun 12, 2:23pm -
  • Christina CK Kerley on Marketing Made Simple TV

    Christina CK Kerley on Marketing Made Simple TV

    In this in-person, high definition show, Christina CK Kerley, a real dynamo and mobile marketing expert of CKB2B.com shares insights on trends and ideas on the show Marketing Made Simple TV – hosted by Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers. In this show…
    - 7 Jun 12, 2:18pm -

ONE PERSPECTIVE

  • The next cliche business term: “Storytelling”

    The next cliche business term: “Storytelling”

    Is it just me or is the term storytelling starting to lose the shimmer it once had? Case studies are being packaged as stories and we are virtually adding “once upon a time” in front of a list of feature sets all in the spirit of being better “…
    - 1 Oct 14, 4:52am -
  • Leaked! Memo from “The Man” to White America

    Leaked! Memo from “The Man” to White America

    TO: White America FROM: The Man DATE: 8/18/2014 SUBJECT: RE: Ferguson News – A Reminder on Racial Discourse   Dear Caucasians,   As you may have noticed, the events taking place in Ferguson, Missouri have been dominating news headlines and fuelin…
    - 19 Aug 14, 5:06am -
  • Collaborating with a 4-year Old

    Collaborating with a 4-year Old

    Originally posted on busy mockingbird:One day, while my daughter was happily distracted in her own marker drawings, I decided to risk pulling out a new sketchbook I had special ordered.  It had dark paper, and was perfect for adding highlights to. …
    - 3 Sep 13, 4:51pm -
  • Visual Data: Interactive Infographic Highlights Billionaire Shuffle

    Visual Data: Interactive Infographic Highlights Billionaire Shuffle

    The above image is a screen shot of a really great interactive infographic from Bloomberg.com. The tool lets see the rank of the top 100 billionaires on any given day and filter or organized by gender, age, industry, and so on. It even lets you see s…
    - 12 Feb 13, 4:43am -
  • The Goal Of Marketing Summed Up In One Simple Image

    The Goal Of Marketing Summed Up In One Simple Image

    Last week, I had the pleasure of seeing Clark Kokich of Razorfish speak about digital media’s importance to today’s brands. Clark shared ideas on how brands can use digital and social to ensure customers have a great product experience. The catch…
    - 8 Nov 12, 2:00am -
  • Marketing Expectations for Facebook Ads

    Marketing Expectations for Facebook Ads

    As Facebook’s stock price continues to dip, it’s ad performance is going to be put under an even more powerful microscope. Here’s a great chart on what marketers are looking to get out of their ad buys on Facebook. This seems to back up data t…
    - 10 Oct 12, 6:13pm -
  • Politics and Beer: What Does Your Beverage of Choice Say About Your Politics?

    Politics and Beer: What Does Your Beverage of Choice Say About Your Politics?

    Credit: Tracey Robinson, NMRPP It turns out there are some strong correlations between the beer people choose to drink and the party they identify with as well as their likelihood of going to the polls this November. At first the selections seem rand…
    - 2 Oct 12, 10:29pm -
  • An Ode to the 80’s Car Chase: Carlson Draught

    An Ode to the 80’s Car Chase: Carlson Draught

    Here’s a clever way to imply the value of a good beer – parody an 80’s high speed chase. Only in this version they dropped cars and added Carlson Draught on tap. Good for video for a laugh… And maybe happy hour too.Filed under: Creativity & H…
    - 7 Sep 12, 5:39am -
  • #16TrillionFail – When A Big Hashtag Purchase Backfires On Twitter

    #16TrillionFail – When A Big Hashtag Purchase Backfires On Twitter

    What was supposed to be a carefully planned hashtag promotion purchased by Americans for Prosperity, a republican backed group seems to have backfired. During President Bill Clinton’s speech, and hours after the Democratic National Convention, a s…
    - 6 Sep 12, 4:29am -
  • Leveraging Communities: Missed Opportunities In Search & Social

    Leveraging Communities: Missed Opportunities In Search & Social

    Over the last couple of years, more and more businesses and brands have invested in building communities across many social networks. Their communities have grown into the thousands and at the same time social media analytics have matured enough to p…
    - 5 Sep 12, 6:17pm -

Technology Guide

  • Google Inbox: The Revolutionary Intelligent Way to Email

    Google Inbox: The Revolutionary Intelligent Way to Email

    Google Inbox is the new intelligent way to email. If you have never heard about Google Inbox, well, Inbox is a new service that transforms the way you used to use email, traditionally. Inbox runs on Gmail and it transforms everything from your Gmail…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 4:34pm -
  • Latest Google Chrome Version Download For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

    Latest Google Chrome Version Download For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

    Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 40 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. The latest Google Chrome update is a minor update towards the major update 40.0.2214.91, bumping up the version number to 40.0.2214.111. You can see the off…
    - 25 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 4:30pm -
  • Sticky Password Premium Review

    Sticky Password Premium Review

    Sticky Password is one of the most popular platform independent password manager available. It supports all major platforms including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS (iPhone, iPad), Android. The password manager also supports BlackBerry OS10, Amazon Kindle Fi…
    - 67 days ago, 25 Dec 14, 9:28pm -
  • iOS 8.1.1 Update Details With IPSW Download Links

    iOS 8.1.1 Update Details With IPSW Download Links

    Apple released iOS 8.1.1 for all supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. iOS 8.1.1 (build 12B435, build 12B436) includes many bug fixes and general performance enhancements to improve the overall stability of iOS 8. As said earlier, iOS 8.1.1…
    - 18 Nov 14, 6:43pm -
  • Download OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update: Fixes Bugs, Security Issues, Stability Issues

    Download OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update: Fixes Bugs, Security Issues, Stability Issues

    Apple released the first major update for OS X Yosemite 10.10 for Mac bumping the version number to OS X 10.10.1. OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update is a recommended update that includes a huge list of bug fixes, stability enhancements, and security update…
    - 18 Nov 14, 3:53pm -
  • Five Best Alternative Web Browsers For Windows, You Never Know Existed

    Five Best Alternative Web Browsers For Windows, You Never Know Existed

    The world is progressing towards “everything on cloud” phase, making web browsers the most used application for anyone and everyone. It now doesn’t matter much which platform you are using. Be it Windows, OS X, Linux or cloud based operating sy…
    - 14 Nov 14, 12:12am -
  • Download Firefox 33.1 Update, Features Forget Button, Enhanced Tiles, Privacy Tour, DuckDuckGo Search

    Download Firefox 33.1 Update, Features Forget Button, Enhanced Tiles, Privacy Tour, DuckDuckGo Search

    Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser. Firefox 33.1. Along with the update Mozilla added four new features (listed below). If you are a Firefox web browser user it should have automatically updated itself. For automatic update…
    - 11 Nov 14, 10:30am -

MAKE USE OF

  • New5 Amazing Linux IRC Clients to Keep You Chatting

    5 Amazing Linux IRC Clients to Keep You Chatting

    People still use IRC. It’s been one of the most resilient forms of conversation in the history of online communication, and while it’s certainly past its prime, IRC is still alive and kicking today – so alive, in fact, that dozens of clients a…
    - 38 mins ago, 2 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • NewSamsung Reveals Edgier Galaxy S6, Lenovo Cuts the Crapware [Tech News Digest]

    Samsung Reveals Edgier Galaxy S6, Lenovo Cuts the Crapware [Tech News Digest]

    Samsung gets edgy, Lenovo dumps the crap, HTC revives Valve, Ikea furniture charges devices, Google saves Blogger porn, and the real-life Batman suit. Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S6 Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at a press even…
    - 1 hour ago, 2 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • Google Translate Versus Human Translator – Winner Take All

    Google Translate Versus Human Translator – Winner Take All

    When we need something translated, most of us turn to Google Translate as a way of getting it done quickly and easily. Google has spent a great deal of time and resources developing its translation software, and compared to most others out there, it…
    - 10 hours ago, 2 Mar 15, 2:30am -
  • 7 Remastered Games That Are Better Than The Originals

    7 Remastered Games That Are Better Than The Originals

    Giving older video games a new coat of paint is one thing. But have there been any remakes that have significantly improved on the original in every way? Here are a few games that turned out better the second time around. Remaking games is a tricky b…
    - 24 hours ago, 1 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • How Often Do You Look at Porn on The Internet? [MakeUseOf Poll]

    How Often Do You Look at Porn on The Internet? [MakeUseOf Poll]

    Several websites, namely Blogger and Reddit, are cracking down on pornography, but there is still (extreme understatement incoming) plenty of it online for those who want it. Porn, and people’s consumption of it, is a taboo topic, but we feel it’…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Mar 15, 12:30pm -
  • Become an Instapaper Power User With These 6 Cool Features

    Become an Instapaper Power User With These 6 Cool Features

    Since its launch in 2008, Instapaper has become the go-to reading app for a huge number of multi-platform users. Yet despite an impressive adoption rate, a plethora of features often remain unexplored. Let’s delve into a few here. Instapaper is a l…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Mar 15, 12:00pm -
  • What Some Of The Most Famous Websites Used To Look Like

    What Some Of The Most Famous Websites Used To Look Like

    You’re probably familiar with Facebook and how it looks. You know Apple, eBay and Yahoo and the way their websites work, but do you remember what these websites looked like years ago? Looking at the changes these websites have gone through gives us…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Mar 15, 2:30am -
  • 5 Tools That Help You Focus & Get Real Work Done

    5 Tools That Help You Focus & Get Real Work Done

    If you think about it, we have the same amount of hours that our grandparents had. But Grandpa Sam probably got more done in a day than we do today – even when everything is a button away for us! We are in an epidemic of distractions. Whatsapp alo…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • Facebook Privacy: 25 Things The Social Network Knows About You

    Facebook Privacy: 25 Things The Social Network Knows About You

    Facebook has 1.393 billion active monthly members from across the world. And Facebook knows a surprising amount about us – information we willingly volunteer. This isn’t just basic details like name, age, and education: some of these things are v…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • Nyrius ARIES Home+ Wireless HDMI Transmitter Review And Giveaway

    Nyrius ARIES Home+ Wireless HDMI Transmitter Review And Giveaway

    The Nyrius ARIES Home+ wireless HDMI transmitter promises full HD picture quality, with zero latency: crucial for gaming where speed and timing is important. Does it deliver? Find out, and enter to win your own. What Is The Nyrius ARIES Home+ Wirel…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 12:30pm -
  • 8 of the Best Free Collaborative Tools For Programmers

    8 of the Best Free Collaborative Tools For Programmers

    Programmers rarely code in isolation anymore. Except in the case of personal hobby projects, most modern projects have too vast a scope for one person to tackle alone. As such, if you’re a programmer and you aren’t yet sharing or collaborating,…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 12:00pm -
  • Phone Etiquette From Around The World

    Phone Etiquette From Around The World

    When you hop on a plane and travel to a new country, there are a lot of things that are different. Some are obvious, like the language spoken and types of food you’ll eat. But aside from these huge differences, there’s some small things about oth…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 2:30am -
  • How to Search the Content of Your Files on Windows

    How to Search the Content of Your Files on Windows

    It can be hard to keep track of all the data on your computer, which is why the built-in Windows search function can come in so handy. But have you ever found it doesn’t always turn up the result you want? This might be because you’re trying to s…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 7:00pm -
  • 10 Free Math Games Your Kids Should Be Playing

    10 Free Math Games Your Kids Should Be Playing

    The mere mention of the word “mathematics” is enough to strike fear into the hearts of adults around the world. For thousands of people, the thought of doing annual tax returns, applying for a mortgage, or even just helping children with their ho…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 6:00pm -
  • 7 Tips to Start Random Chats Worth Having

    7 Tips to Start Random Chats Worth Having

    Omegle and Chatroulette are both the Internet standards when it comes to having random conversations with often very random strangers. Sometimes it gets inappropriate, and sometimes, well… this happens: We aren’t condoning doing a repeat of thi…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 5:00pm -

CREATE YOUR NEXT CUSTOMER

  • The 8 Golden Rules of Writing Great Press Releases

    The 8 Golden Rules of Writing Great Press Releases

    The news release has evolved greatly over the last 20 years since the advent of the online world. These tips and guidelines are designed to help you reach the various audiences or personas that are important to your brand, from media to bloggers to t…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 10:46pm -
  • Attendee Perspective: 5 Critical Evaluations
    I attended the event MAGIC in Las Vegas and was blown away by their ability to provide the perfect environment for sponsors, exhibitors, and conference attendees to connect with one another. The experience made me recall my mental tick list of what…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 12:00am -
  • How to Effectively Communicate with Designers

    How to Effectively Communicate with Designers

    Conversations between communicators and designers can be a bit frustrating. You either don’t have a clear idea of what you want the visual to look like. Or, maybe you know exactly what you want, but are having trouble getting that result. Let’s b…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 10:31pm -
  • Game Developers Conference – State of the Industry Survey Results

    Game Developers Conference – State of the Industry Survey Results

    The Game Developers Conference (GDC) annual State of the Industry Survey provides a snapshot of the games industry every year for game developers and game publishers. The results illustrate the year’s biggest trends including the rise of console d…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 7:25pm -
  • Case Study: Marketing and PR Producing Content Together
    Producing content can have its challenges at times. Producing newsworthy content for a well-established brand even more so. To create newsworthy content, Marketing and PR have to work side by side to string together singular initiatives into one impa…
    - 18 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 12:38am -
  • 5 Reasons Tech Vendors Exaggerate
    From overeager marketing to the need for differentiation, vendors often overstate a product's capabilities. Vendors and buyers alike need to be more honest with each other -- and themselves.
    - 18 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 12:13am -
  • Dear Marketing: You’re Doomed (If You Don’t Change)
    CIO Jonathan Feldman shares how marketing pros and the technologists who support them are killing IT buyers with irrelevancy and no opt-in. Quit it, or risk the black hole.
    - 21 days ago, 9 Feb 15, 11:57pm -
  • Working with Long Form Content: Interview with Bradley H. Smith
    It’s no secret that creating and using long form content is contextual – and the investment should be channel and audience specific. For the right audience, and the right outlet, long form content can return dividends. But what about when it just…
    - 25 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 9:40pm -
  • Launch of a New Site for the Game Group Sales Team

    Launch of a New Site for the Game Group Sales Team

    Websites are an important extension of a brand. They serve as a "living” communication tool used to convey information, entice action, and showcase products. At UBM, the Game Group has a website dedicated to exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.…
    - 27 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 12:14am -
  • The Best Days & Times to Post Email, Blogs & Social Media

    The Best Days & Times to Post Email, Blogs & Social Media

    According to a recent research study conducted by TrackMaven, here is a look at the 'most popular' and 'most effective' days and times to post your marketing content. As with anything, it's important that you do your own testing to figure out which d…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 6:19pm -

ONLINE TECH TIPS

  • 4 Ways to Find GPS Coordinates for Any Location

    4 Ways to Find GPS Coordinates for Any Location

    There are certain occasions when you need the exact coordinates for a specific location, but most map applications don’t show that kind of data front and center because it’s not something that is needed very often. I’ve learned that getting th…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Feb 15, 10:29am -
  • How to Open UIF File

    How to Open UIF File

    Have you recently downloaded a UIF file and now want to mount it so that you can view the contents? A UIF file is actually a MagicISO CD/DVD image file. The file can contain documents, photos, videos, etc. In order to view the contents, you have to f…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 6:44am -
  • How to Make a Desktop or Laptop Act Like a Router

    How to Make a Desktop or Laptop Act Like a Router

    Looking for a way to convert your laptop or desktop into a wireless router? You may find yourself in a situation where there isn’t a wireless router around for everyone to connect to. If only one computer is connected to a cable or DSL modem, you c…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 7:25am -
  • How to Find BIOS Version on Computer

    How to Find BIOS Version on Computer

    Need to find or check the current BIOS version on your laptop or desktop computer? The BIOS or UEFI firmware is the software that comes installed on your PC motherboard by default and that detects and controls the built-in hardware including hard dr…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 7:41am -
  • Change Clock To and From Military Time in Windows

    Change Clock To and From Military Time in Windows

    Most people probably don’t care, but the default time display in Windows is 12 hour format, not military time. However, for all of the people who routinely tell time using the military time format, being able to change it on their computers can pro…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 9:47am -
  • Insert a PDF into PowerPoint

    Insert a PDF into PowerPoint

    Are you working on a PowerPoint presentation and need to insert a PDF document into a slide? Well it seems easy enough right? Just click on the Insert menu, choose Object and pick the PDF file! Unfortunately, I learned that it’s not that simple, e…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 8:17pm -
  • Desktop Icons Missing or Disappeared

    Desktop Icons Missing or Disappeared

    Have you ever been working in Windows and ended up with a program freezing and causing the all your desktop icons to disappear? In most cases everything disappears, including the Start button and taskbar. Normally in order to get out of this situat…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 1:00pm -
  • How to Check the RPM of Your Hard Drive?

    How to Check the RPM of Your Hard Drive?

    Have you recently received a new computer or have an older one lying around and wanted to find out the RPM of the hard drive? Even though a lot of newer laptops come with SSDs (solid state drives), most desktops and a majority of laptops still use t…
    - 10 days ago, 20 Feb 15, 6:15am -
  • How to Open Internet Explorer in Full Screen or Kiosk Mode

    How to Open Internet Explorer in Full Screen or Kiosk Mode

    Did you know that Internet Explorer has multiple modes that you can enable like Kiosk Mode and Full Screen Mode? The names of these modes are a bit confusing because you can minimize IE into a smaller window in Full Screen Mode, but can’t in Kiosk…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 7:40am -
  • How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized in Windows

    How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized in Windows

    Are you getting a “USB device not recognized” error whenever you plug in a USB mouse, keyboard, camera, or other device? I can’t live without USB ports and currently have 5 ports on my computer so that I can connect my mouse, keyboard, camera,…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • What is a Checksum and How to Calculate a Checksum

    What is a Checksum and How to Calculate a Checksum

    Are you wondering what a checksum is? You may have noticed that when you download files from certain websites, they have a very long string of numbers and letters called a checksum or MD5 checksum or SHA-1, etc. These really long strings basically ac…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 6:11am -
  • How to Move Your Mouse Cursor without a Mouse

    How to Move Your Mouse Cursor without a Mouse

    Recently I wrote an article on how to right-click using your keyboard and many people found it useful. However, I kept getting more questions asking me how they could control the mouse cursor using the keyboard. If your touchpad dies on your laptop…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 12:53pm -
  • How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

    How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

    Mapping a drive in Windows is one of those essential skills everyone should know how to perform. Whether you are at home or at the office, there are many useful reasons to map a drive. It may sound complicated, but it’s actually really simple to…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Feb 15, 5:25am -
  • How to Manage Browser Cookies for Better Privacy

    How to Manage Browser Cookies for Better Privacy

    Want to clear your browser of all cookies stored locally on your computer? Cookies, sometime called web cookies or tracking cookies, are small pieces of text sent by a server to a web browser and then sent back by the client every time it accesses th…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 6:03pm -
  • How to Add Music to PowerPoint Presentations

    How to Add Music to PowerPoint Presentations

    If you’re creating a PowerPoint presentation, adding a couple of music tracks, voiceovers or sound effects can go a long way in making the presentation more interesting and entertaining. Adding any kind of audio to PowerPoint is a simple process an…
    - 16 days ago, 14 Feb 15, 3:59pm -

MAKE MONEY ONLINE

  • Top Tips for Getting the Most out of Monetizing Brand/Blog Relationships

    Top Tips for Getting the Most out of Monetizing Brand/Blog Relationships


    - 23 hours ago, 1 Mar 15, 2:07pm -
  • How Compassion International Uses Blogging to Save Lives

    How Compassion International Uses Blogging to Save Lives

    This is a guest contribution from Caitlin Gustafson.I imagine a dirt road with boys playing with a lonely old soccer ball in the warm sunshine. A little boy with dark brown curls chases the ball, his worn sneakers kicking up dust from the street. I d…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:06pm -
  • Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat

    Are You a Full Time Blogger with Small to Medium Traffic? Let’s Chat

    One of the biggest misconceptions that many bloggers have is that you need MASSIVE traffic to become a full time blogger. We often hear how many hundreds of thousands or even millions of visitors this or that blog has but the reality is that I’ve m…
    - 5 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 2:15pm -
  • Top 15 FREE Internet Marketing Tools To Boost Your Online Business

    Top 15 FREE Internet Marketing Tools To Boost Your Online Business

    This is a guest contribution from Kulwant Nagi. Today, Internet marketing is evolving at a greater pace than ever. Companies are pulling out all the stops to get more online exposure and, eventually, more customers. Using premium services for all th…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 2:26pm -
  • Why You Should Join us at the next ProBlogger Training Event

    Why You Should Join us at the next ProBlogger Training Event

    Have you ever considered coming to a ProBlogger training event? We hear from a lot of bloggers around Australia (and internationally) that they’ve thought about it but were a little unsure if it was for them. So at last year’s event we filmed thi…
    - 6 days ago, 24 Feb 15, 2:13pm -
  • What does the ‘Pro’ in ProBlogger Stand for?

    What does the ‘Pro’ in ProBlogger Stand for?

    I overheard an interesting debate on Twitter recently about what the ‘Pro’ in ProBlogger stands for. Is it to signify professional behaviour, or is it about the profession of blogging? The answer is both – but in my mind it’s more. Here’s w…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Feb 15, 2:01pm -
  • How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]

    How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]

    This is a guest contribution from Toby JenkinsMy business partner Adam Franklin attended the ProBlogger Event on the Gold Coast in 2014, and returned fired up and with a whole heap of take-homes.  At the ProBlogger Event, Darren spoke of success be…
    - 13 days ago, 17 Feb 15, 2:20pm -
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Blogging Life Easier

    5 Ways to Make Your Blogging Life Easier

    Blogging. It goes a little something like this: Think of idea Write a post Take/source/edit a photo for the post Format the post Schedule or publish the post Push the post to social media Respond to comments But that is just the beginning, right? Tha…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Feb 15, 2:33pm -
  • 10 Quick Tips for Going Viral

    10 Quick Tips for Going Viral

    This is a guest post from Jerry Low. If you’re on the web, your site and blog are likely unique – but one thing all blogs have in common is the drive for new subscribers and increased traffic. In the past few years, we’ve learned about the powe…
    - 18 days ago, 12 Feb 15, 2:32pm -
  • How to Build an Efficient Social Media Workflow to Increase your Traffic

    How to Build an Efficient Social Media Workflow to Increase your Traffic

    Recently I shared a video on my Facebook page about how I structure social media updates each week. I have been asked frequently about how much content to share, what times to share, and what I do personally for each of my sites. I take a pretty proa…
    - 20 days ago, 10 Feb 15, 2:29pm -
  • Setting Goals: Why You Need Them, and How to Write Them

    Setting Goals: Why You Need Them, and How to Write Them

        “How can you get where you’re going if you don’t know where that is?” Surprisingly to me, the topic of goals seems to divide bloggers into two camps: the ones who think goal setting in any situation is of vital importance, and the ones…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Feb 15, 2:00pm -
  • Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs

    Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs

    This is a guest contribution from It’s no secret that getting your content published on the most popular and highly trafficked blogs in your niche can do a lot to grow your business. However, if you’ve ever tried to land these guest blogging spot…
    - 25 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 2:53pm -
  • 4 Steps to Successful Product Creation Every Blogger Should Know (But Most Don’t!)

    4 Steps to Successful Product Creation Every Blogger Should Know (But Most Don’t!)

    This is a guest contribution from Danny Iny. You’ve heard it all before. Yet another internet marketer has “taken the stage”, extolling the virtues of the newest “revolutionary” product or tactic that is guaranteed to blow the wheels off yo…
    - 26 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 2:25pm -
  • Why You Should NOT Start a Travel Blog

    Why You Should NOT Start a Travel Blog

    This is a guest contribution from travel blogger Chris Appleford. From the moment we made the decision to sell everything we own and travel the world indefinitely, we wanted to have our own travel blog. Went spent hours looking for the best templates…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Feb 15, 10:16pm -
  • 3 Tips for Accelerated Blog Growth & Online Visibility

    3 Tips for Accelerated Blog Growth & Online Visibility

    This is a guest contribution from Robert Kramers. Discouraged with the amount of traffic your blog attracts? Maybe you’re looking for ways to engage more readers, build more business and build a loyal following? Understanding a few effective strate…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Feb 15, 2:54pm -
  • 9 Copywriting Rules To Create Hypnotic Posts Your Readers Will Love

    9 Copywriting Rules To Create Hypnotic Posts Your Readers Will Love

    This is a guest contribution from Hassan Ud-deen. Your blog posts have a purpose, right? You want your readers to take a specific action after reading your post. It could be to: like, share, subscribe, comment or just think about something. Either w…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 2:00pm -
  • Design Trends of 2015: How Your Blog Can Adapt

    Design Trends of 2015: How Your Blog Can Adapt

    This is a guest contribution from Owen Andrew. Since mobile internet began to overtake desktop internet usage in January 2014, there have been major innovations in website design in light of this trend. In general, websites have been opting for a sim…
    - 33 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 2:51pm -
  • Going from a Blog to a Vlog: What the Big Companies Can Teach Us

    Going from a Blog to a Vlog: What the Big Companies Can Teach Us

    This is a guest contribution from social media analyst Matthew Yeoman. The move online from only having a blog for your online marketing is, of course, one which has long since been abandoned. Brands now have Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and on and…
    - 34 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 2:31pm -
  • Blogging and Privacy: How to Blog Authentically Without Losing Your Voice

    Blogging and Privacy: How to Blog Authentically Without Losing Your Voice

    Laura Tremaine’s blog is called Hollywood Housewife because she is just that – married to a movie producer and living in LA. A longtime blogger, she’s learned how to balance honest storytelling with keeping her husband, her family, and their li…
    - 35 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:39pm -
  • The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

    The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

    This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan. 2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and thousands of corporations, small businesses and startups invested heavily in content creation. 2015…
    - 36 days ago, 25 Jan 15, 2:44pm -

DO MORE WITH SOFTWARES

  • Fantastic Customer Review for MixPad and WavePad from NCH Software

    Fantastic Customer Review for MixPad and WavePad from NCH Software

    I've used a 360Systems ShortCut since 2000.  It finally had to be put to rest (IDE drives are very rare!)Initial exposure to MixPad, and, eventually WavePad told me these were what I needed.  At 71 years of age I regularly voice over for local and…
    - 18 Aug 14, 5:19pm -
  • Verity Parental Control Software Featured on TopTenReviews.com

    Verity Parental Control Software Featured on TopTenReviews.com

    Responsible parents know they can’t personally monitor their children’s Internet use 24 hours a day, so they rely on parental control software to stop their kids from viewing inappropriate or dangerous things. Verity recently made TopTenReviews.…
    - 6 Aug 14, 5:11pm -
  • A Great Testimonial from a customer about NCH Products
    I am a performing musician and a guitar instructor.  I discovered NCH Software products quite by accident a number of years ago.  I liked the way the products worked and have now used about 6 different titles.  In both my teaching and performance…
    - 11 Jul 14, 4:25pm -
  • Great Review from MGMedia Networks
    - Michael Gardner, Los Angeles -"I want to thank all involved with NCH/Express Invoice for putting out this software which is easy to use, user friendly, and reasonably Priced. A couple years ago my Social Media business grew to a point where just…
    - 3 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • HourGuard for Android Now Available

    HourGuard for Android Now Available

    One of NCH Software's best Business Products is now available on Android devices.  HourGuard TimeSheet Software for Android allows users to track time spent on customer projects. The app is simple and easy to use.HourGuard on Android devices frees u…
    - 23 Jun 14, 6:37pm -
  • NCH Software's Newest Business Tool: Express Project Management Software

    NCH Software's Newest Business Tool: Express Project Management Software

    NCH Software is continuing to develop valuable tools and software for the Business Productivity space. Express Project Management Software is NCH Software's newest addition to the already great assortment of business tools and utilities.Below is a qu…
    - 21 Apr 14, 8:55pm -
  • New Music Practice Software from NCH Software

    New Music Practice Software from NCH Software

    PlayPerfect Free Music Practice Software is the newest tool added to NCH Software's Audio Software and Tools.  It can help you practice, learn, and improve playing your favorite instrument using your Windows PC.PlayPerfect Music Practice Software ha…
    - 26 Mar 14, 4:45pm -
  • New Presentation Software from NCH Software

    New Presentation Software from NCH Software

    NCH Software has just released a new product to add to the already great list of Business Software and Tools.  Express Points Free Presentation Software is a quick, effective, and easy way to create a powerful presentation on your Windows PC.Express…
    - 18 Mar 14, 9:31pm -
  • Express Accounts Customer Testimonial from New Beginnings Entertainment

    Express Accounts Customer Testimonial from New Beginnings Entertainment

    We at NCH Software truly appreciate customers and businesses letting us know how we're doing. We just received this testimonial from Rob Thomas, Owner of New Beginnings Entertainment. Thank you for sharing your positive experience with us and letti…
    - 17 Mar 14, 11:00pm -
  • New Graphic Editor Software

    New Graphic Editor Software

    DrawPad Graphic Editor is the newest product from NCH Software and adds another fantastic product to a great lineup of Graphic Software and Tools. This software is ideal for creating images, paintings, and drawings.DrawPad is an easy-to-use image co…
    - 13 Mar 14, 5:29pm -
  • New Home and Landscape Planning and Design Software

    New Home and Landscape Planning and Design Software

    NCH Software has a great new addition to our graphics software toolkit, DreamPlan Home Design Software. This product adds a unique tool to our already diverse line of graphic software products that allows users to visually represent any number of rem…
    - 11 Mar 14, 7:59pm -
  • PitchPerfect Android Guitar Tuning App

    PitchPerfect Android Guitar Tuning App

    Recently we released an Android version of our PitchPerfect Tuning Software, a useful on the go solution for musicians to tune their instrument with before practice, rehearsals, or performances no matter where they are. And, like WavePad Audio Edito…
    - 21 Jan 14, 6:09pm -
  • New Free Project Management Software

    New Free Project Management Software

    New programs continue to be rolled out this year. The most recent addition is our brand new project management software, Express Project, adding another useful tool to our suite of business applications. Express Project was designed to be an easy pr…
    - 20 Nov 13, 8:42pm -
  • Do More with Video - Blog Carnival November 4, 2013

    Do More with Video - Blog Carnival November 4, 2013

    Here are this edition's entries to Do More with Video: Lance Carr presents The Rules of Video Composition posted at The DIY Video Editor, saying, "Most of the rules of video composition are the same as those for photography. if you follow composit…
    - 5 Nov 13, 4:30am -
  • MIDI Recording and Editing

    MIDI Recording and Editing

    Did you know that built into our MixPad multi-track recording and mixing software is a MIDI editor that gives you precise control of MIDI tracks? What this means is that you can record from MIDI instruments and devices, then edit those tracks, addin…
    - 31 Oct 13, 10:15pm -
  • Catch A Ghost On Tape

    Catch A Ghost On Tape

    In honor of Halloween, we are taking a quick look into the paranormal world, and the recording and analyzing of Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP). With all the little ghost and goblins about you may want to have a little seance or just listen to the…
    - 26 Oct 13, 9:47pm -
  • Make Digital Dictation Work for Your Business

    Make Digital Dictation Work for Your Business

    Why Express Scribe is an Essential Component in a Virtual Assistant's ToolkitGuest post by Suzanne Higham of Admin-MindedA Virtual Assistant, as the name suggests, provides assistance to businesses remotely on a freelance and, therefore, flexible and…
    - 22 Oct 13, 5:23pm -
  • Teaching Reading Fluency With Podcasts

    Teaching Reading Fluency With Podcasts

    We were excited to hear about the newly published book, From Fluency to Comprehension, part of a Teaching Practices That Work Series. Not only is this an important topic and a resource full of practical information for teachers, we first heard abou…
    - 18 Oct 13, 2:25am -
  • Music Mixing on Android

    Music Mixing on Android

    If you weren't already excited enough about having WavePad Audio Editor available for your Android tablet, being able to install WavePad's long time partner in audio crime, MixPad Music Mixer, on your Android too may just put you over the edge. MixPa…
    - 18 Oct 13, 2:21am -
  • Pocket Dictate for Android is Officially Here

    Pocket Dictate for Android is Officially Here

    It has been asked for repeatedly, and some of you may have started to lose hope, but the brand new Android version of Express Dictate has finally arrived. Doctors, Lawyers, and other professionals will be glad to have the easy dictation-recording a…
    - 18 Oct 13, 2:19am -
  • Do More with Audio - Blog Carnival October 7, 2013

    Do More with Audio - Blog Carnival October 7, 2013

    Here are this edition's entries to Do More with Audio: Erik Matlock presents Another fine fiasco | The Art of the Soundcheck posted at The Art of the Soundcheck, saying, "War stories from the pro audio world. This time, we are running a show where…
    - 7 Oct 13, 7:46pm -
  • Video Editing On The Go - VideoPad For Android Is Here

    Video Editing On The Go - VideoPad For Android Is Here

    In May 2013, YouTube celebrated its 8th anniversary announcing that 100 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute—that's four days worth of video every minute! And YouTube isn't the only place to upload videos, there are lots of other sites to…
    - 3 Oct 13, 5:45pm -
  • Express Points: A New Free PowerPoint Alternative from NCH

    Express Points: A New Free PowerPoint Alternative from NCH

    Need to give a report? Presenting a paper or results? Making a sales pitch? PowerPoint has been the standard for creating slide presentations for all these uses and more, but for many it has also become a crutch. The Internet is littered with advice…
    - 27 Sep 13, 3:50pm -
  • ClickCharts New Flowchart Diagram Maker

    ClickCharts New Flowchart Diagram Maker

    Our developers have been busy expanding to our list of software programs. Most recently we came out with a new product for creating flowcharts. This new program is named ClickCharts flowchart software and in just a few clicks it will help you make a…
    - 17 Sep 13, 9:59pm -
  • Do the Splits and See Where Your Money is Going

    Do the Splits and See Where Your Money is Going

    Managing your personal finances is much easier when you know exactly where your money is coming from and where it's going. MoneyLine Personal Finance Software helps you track your cash flow quickly and easily. One of the easiest ways to see what's…
    - 13 Sep 13, 8:20pm -

SPICE UP YOUR BLOG

  • Top 6 Habits of Professional Writers and Bloggers

    Top 6 Habits of Professional Writers and Bloggers

    After being a professional writer for some time, you start to develop certain productive habits. These habits make the difference between writing deliberately and dabbling in a hobby.When you make a conscious decision to start taking your craft serio…
    - 9 Jul 14, 3:34pm -
  • How to Use Google+ Communities to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

    How to Use Google+ Communities to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

    Guest Post - Our host is Matt Carter. Matt uses his experience as an Internet Marketer to show us How to Use Google+ Communities to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog. See How to Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog.If you write for a blog regul…
    - 29 Jun 14, 1:01pm -
  • The Purpose of Comments on Blogs (and How to Use them)

    The Purpose of Comments on Blogs (and How to Use them)

    Comments play a big role in blogging. If everybody, I mean bloggers and readers, used the comment section optimally, its functionality would provide us all a wealth of value.An optimal blog post would consist of a high quality article by the blogger…
    - 20 Jun 14, 3:55pm -
  • The Truth about 'Sharing is Caring' in Blogging

    The Truth about 'Sharing is Caring' in Blogging

    More and more blogs use this Social Widget with the 'Sharing is Caring' gadget as a call-to-action to get their posts shared. But when do you share content? What do you share, and why?Do you share a post just because you see some sexy buttons with t…
    - 11 Jun 14, 4:34pm -
  • 5 Ridiculous Blogging Advices You *Must* Ignore

    5 Ridiculous Blogging Advices You *Must* Ignore

    Guest Post - Our host is Amy Brown, Amy uses her personal experience to list 5 Ridiculous Blogging Advices You *Must* Ignore. See How to Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog.The blogging realm is full of 'gurus': some are bonafide experts, oth…
    - 7 Jun 14, 3:19pm -
  • How (and Why) to No-Index Archive Pages in Blogger

    How (and Why) to No-Index Archive Pages in Blogger

    When I checked how many webpages from SpiceUpYourBlog.com were indexed in Google, I was a bit surprised.We have 741 Blog Posts published so far and I noticed that 2150 webpages were indexed in Google - see screenshot below.Tip: To see how many of you…
    - 2 Jun 14, 11:33am -
  • A 7 From Heaven Basic On-Page SEO Elements Explained

    A 7 From Heaven Basic On-Page SEO Elements Explained

    I have performed On-Page SEO Analysis on hundreds of company websites at the market leader for 'Do-it for me' websites in Switzerland. Here I want to share my experience by explaining the 7 most important On-Page SEO factors you should be dead sure t…
    - 27 May 14, 2:57pm -
  • Are Good Question Askers Better at Blogging?

    Are Good Question Askers Better at Blogging?

    I could have also modified the title of this post and make it: 'Are bad question askers worse at blogging?'Blogging is about creating value to your readers. You only create value if you are an expert at a subject. and share your knowhow with them. Of…
    - 23 May 14, 3:36pm -
  • Giveaway : Win 3 Premium Developer Packages To Elegant Themes

    Giveaway : Win 3 Premium Developer Packages To Elegant Themes

    To celebrate the release of the awesome Divi 2.0 Wordpress Theme we have teamed up with Elegant Themes for our latest Giveaway.We are delighted to offer our readers the chance to win one of three Developer Packages from Elegant themes that will not o…
    - 21 May 14, 8:00pm -
  • Animated Zoom With Caption Effect For Pictures On Blogger

    Animated Zoom With Caption Effect For Pictures On Blogger

    OK we all love image effects and we love them even more when they can be achieved using just CSS with no need for Javascripts.This effect not only added a neat slide out caption to your pictures but also the image will darken and zoom behind the capt…
    - 13 May 14, 1:37pm -
  • How To Embed A Facebook Status On Your Blog

    How To Embed A Facebook Status On Your Blog

    In November last year I showed you How To Embed Tweets In Your Blog Posts followed in March this year with How To Embed Instagram Photos on your Blog Posts.In this post I will follow up with Embedding Facebook Status in your blog.Similar to Twitter a…
    - 30 Apr 14, 3:28pm -
  • How To Change The Comment Font Face And Color On Blogger

    How To Change The Comment Font Face And Color On Blogger

    As usual the inspiration behind this post is from a blog I was working on.I was actually finished the job when the blog got it's first comment (Always Exciting) it was only then we realised the comment font color clashed with the background color mak…
    - 28 Apr 14, 12:56pm -
  • The Complete Blogger’s Guide to Hashtags

    The Complete Blogger’s Guide to Hashtags

    Guest Post - Our host is Adrienne Erin who explains Hashtags and their importance in blogging.See How To Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog. In today’s world, hashtags are everywhere. They abound on the Internet. People use hashtags when…
    - 24 Apr 14, 6:33pm -
  • 20 Best Free And Premium WordPress Slider Plugins

    20 Best Free And Premium WordPress Slider Plugins

    Today I want to list some of the best slider plugins for Wordpress blogs.Most Bloggers want to use a slider be it a Featured posts slider or just a neat slideshow of your pictures or Carousel.Originally I wanted to list 20 free slider plugins but to…
    - 13 Apr 14, 3:03pm -
  • Embed Google Maps Get Directions Form To Your Blog

    Embed Google Maps Get Directions Form To Your Blog

    While working on a blog recently the client who used the blog to promote their business wanted to provide the address of the business on the blog.As I would always try to do I went one better, so as well as just provide the address I embedded a form…
    - 7 Apr 14, 1:19pm -
  • How To Add Google Analytics To Blogger

    How To Add Google Analytics To Blogger

    Google Analytics is the most popular and in-dept service for tracking your blogs stats.Google Analytics is available for all blog platforms and websites but as it is a Google service like Blogger it's extra easy for Blogger users.In fact Analytics is…
    - 1 Apr 14, 9:18pm -
  • Allow Mobile Touch Screen Pinch To Zoom On Your Blogger Blog

    Allow Mobile Touch Screen Pinch To Zoom On Your Blogger Blog

    I had just finished a design job on a Blogger blog when we came across a problem I had not encountered before.While checking how the blog looked on mobile devices such as the iPad, I found I could not use Pinch To Zoom.I'm sure you will all have used…
    - 18 Mar 14, 8:57pm -
  • Surprising Blogging Advice No One Ever Tells You

    Surprising Blogging Advice No One Ever Tells You

    Guest Post - Our host is Kim Yuhl, Kim uses her experience as a blogger to share some fresh blogging advice.See How To Become a guest author on Spice Up Your Blog. When I first started blogging, I thought to myself "if she can do it then so can I" w…
    - 14 Mar 14, 1:48pm -
  • Automatically Post Your YouTube Videos On Wordpress And Blogger

    Automatically Post Your YouTube Videos On Wordpress And Blogger

    I know many bloggers have YouTube channels and like to post their YouTube videos on their blog.So in this post I will show you how can automatically post YouTube videos on your blog.Using IFTTT I have created two recipes to do just that, auto post an…
    - 11 Mar 14, 1:28am -
  • Top 20 Best Premium Blogger Templates

    Top 20 Best Premium Blogger Templates

    We have created some fantastic lists of Free Blogger Templates, indeed they are some of the most viewed posts on the entire site.But what about Premium Blogger Templates, templates that require a fee ? For a long time I never even considered listing…
    - 6 Mar 14, 10:02pm -
  • How To Automatically Hide Spam Links In Blogger Comments

    How To Automatically Hide Spam Links In Blogger Comments

    Comment spam is a major issue for all bloggers.We all love comments and they can be the life blood of a blog but spam can be hard to control.Even comments that look OK can contain spam links, especially on Blogger were when moderating comments you ca…
    - 5 Mar 14, 2:02am -
  • How To Embed Instagram Photos On Your Blog

    How To Embed Instagram Photos On Your Blog

    Instagram has grown beyond recognition since it's launch in 2010 as a photo sharing social network.But what can Bloggers get from Instagram ? In this post I want to show you how you can easily embed photos from instagram in your blog posts.This is of…
    - 1 Mar 14, 9:57pm -
  • How To Stop Sites From Opening Your Blog In A Frame

    How To Stop Sites From Opening Your Blog In A Frame

    OK this is another post that comes from a readers question.They said "I use Networked Blogs to auto share my posts on Facebook but when you click the link on Facebook it shows the page with a bar at the top and a different URL".This is in fact called…
    - 28 Feb 14, 1:58am -
  • Giveaway: Win Premium Wordpress Themes From ThemeFuse

    Giveaway: Win Premium Wordpress Themes From ThemeFuse

    We have the greatest readers on the Internet and now we want to show you some appreciation by sharing three premium WordPress themes with you! If you are in need of a new WordPress theme and want one that is impressive and professional, you need to…
    - 22 Feb 14, 1:28pm -
  • How To Change The Blogger Navbar To A Slide Out Effect

    How To Change The Blogger Navbar To A Slide Out Effect

    One of the first ever posts on this blog was How To Remove the Blogger Navbar (Indeed it was September 2009).Since then we have been given the option to remove it without the need for code.But many bloggers like the navbar so we looked to styling rat…
    - 19 Feb 14, 12:49am -

Geeky Stuffs

  • ZTE Grand S3 - Full Specs and Features

    ZTE Grand S3 - Full Specs and Features

    Mobile World Congress 2015 is started with a bang as Samsung released the Galaxy S6 just a day before the MWC 2015 starts. Along with Samsung, ZTE also launched its latest flagship smartphone ZTE Grand S3 which comes a very interesting and new featur…
    - 5 hours ago, 2 Mar 15, 8:03am -
  • Watch Samsung Galaxy S6 'Unpacked 2015' Launch Event Live Stream Online

    Watch Samsung Galaxy S6 'Unpacked 2015' Launch Event Live Stream Online

    Samsung Galaxy S6 launching event is live now. Watch the whole Samsung Unpacked 2015 event live stream online in the below live stream video feed.Mobile World Congress 2015 is about to start very soon and it is going to start with a bang as Sams…
    - 1 day ago, 1 Mar 15, 8:17am -
  • Gionee CTRL V6L LTE - Full Specs, Features and Price

    Gionee CTRL V6L LTE - Full Specs, Features and Price

    4G LTE smartphone are really getting popularity now and due to this, lots of smartphone brands are including this feature in their budget devices as well. And the latest in this league is the Gionee. Gionee has announced today the Gionee CTRL V6L LTE…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Feb 15, 3:29pm -
  • Wrike – A Complete Project Management Tool

    Wrike – A Complete Project Management Tool

    Project Management is one profession that needs a lot of collaboration, what with balancing workloads, ensuring efficient time management, and making sure creative deliverables are awesome. Because of this there is a wide variety of useful apps and s…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 7:45am -
  • Watch NFL Super Bowl XLIX 2015 Live Stream Online on iOS, Android, Desktop for Free

    Watch NFL Super Bowl XLIX 2015 Live Stream Online on iOS, Android, Desktop for Free

    The 2015 NFL Super Bowl XLIX is here finally and people are getting really started about it. You can feel the excitement on social networking sites, TV and other media types. The 2015 NFL Super Bowl XLIX will be live in action this Sunday in which Ne…
    - 28 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 11:47am -
  • Nokia Lumia 830 : Hands-on Review, Specs and Features

    Nokia Lumia 830 : Hands-on Review, Specs and Features

    Nokia Lumia 830 is popularly known as the “Budget Flagship Device” of Nokia as it is a mid range device but comes with some nice specs. We had the opportunity to try our hands on the Nokia Lumia 830 and in this post we are sharing the hands-on re…
    - 29 days ago, 1 Feb 15, 6:29pm -
  • HOW TO : Find How Many "Egg" Twitter Users are Following You

    HOW TO : Find How Many "Egg" Twitter Users are Following You

    If you are a Twitter user, you should be knowing about the default “Egg” profile picture on Twitter. This is what every user gets right after signing up at Twitter as a profile picture. The idea behind the image is that you are a new user who is…
    - 32 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 9:21am -
  • Top 8 SEO Tips and Trends of 2015 to Achieve Better SEO Ranking (Infographic)

    Top 8 SEO Tips and Trends of 2015 to Achieve Better SEO Ranking (Infographic)

    Search Engine Optimization is one of the biggest online industry these days. One of the main reason behind is that nearly every business is joining the world of Internet and just like the offline world, getting ahead of your competitors in the online…
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  • HOW TO : Use WhatsApp on Web Browser and Computer

    HOW TO : Use WhatsApp on Web Browser and Computer

    Instant Messengers like WhatsApp, Kik, Tango etc are few of the most popular smartphone apps. But one of the biggest drawback with most of these apps are that they are accessible only via from your smartphone and they do not support using them from w…
    - 40 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 9:30pm -
  • Xiaomi Mi Note Pro : Full Specs, Features and Price

    Xiaomi Mi Note Pro : Full Specs, Features and Price

    Xiaomi announced the two of its flagship devices Mi Note and Mi Note Pro in an event recently. As you can get the idea by the names of the devices itself that Mi Note Pro is the advanced version of the Mi Note. We have already posted about the specs…
    - 42 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 11:33am -
  • Xiaomi Mi Note : Full Features, Specs and Price

    Xiaomi Mi Note : Full Features, Specs and Price

    Xiaomi is one of the most popular smartphone brand right now, thanks to the feature rich MIUI ROM and the nice hardware specs coming at competitive price. And after the huge success of Xiaomi’s high end Mi4 smartphone, Xiaomi recently launched two…
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  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Leaked on Samsung's Official Website

    Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Leaked on Samsung's Official Website

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    iPhone 6 Drop Test from Space at 101,000 Feet Above the Ground (Video)

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  • Infinix Hot X507 - Full Features and Specs

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  • Infinix Alpha 8 X550 : Hands-On Review, Specs and Features

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    What is Naked DSL and How it is Beneficial than the ADSL?

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    Lumia 730 and Lumia 735 are two of the most popular Nokia or Microsoft Lumia products right now. Thanks to the selfie loving generation and good hardware specs at a competitive price. We tried our hands on Nokia Lumia 735 for a week and now here is t…
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DIGITAL MARKETING

  • Activity vs Results, and the Repentant CMO.

    Activity vs Results, and the Repentant CMO.

    The CMO of a global, public Fortune 1000 company had a Board of Directors meeting coming up. She asked me to help her prepare the slides she’d present to report on progress against a $30 million incremental marketing budget the Board had approved l…
    - 28 Aug 12, 3:55pm -
  • “Big data ready to revolutionise media”

    “Big data ready to revolutionise media”

    Paul McIntyre, writing for Australia’s Financial Review gives his perspective on data mining and analytics as a key trend for customer acquisition and retention and new product development for media companies. He says so far, Big Data has delivered…
    - 27 Aug 12, 5:07pm -
  • “3 in 4 CMOs Say Social Efforts Are Having an Impact on Sales”

    “3 in 4 CMOs Say Social Efforts Are Having an Impact on Sales”

    Citing a research with 100 CMOs, this article discusses the value of social media in ROI. In particular, it points out the perceived value of social media’s impact on sales, awareness and loyalty. Despite recurring indications that some marketers a…
    - 24 Aug 12, 4:57pm -
  • “A Big Data survey smorgasbord”

    “A Big Data survey smorgasbord”

    Andrew Burst looks at three surveys on Big Data and a CMO study that covered it for ZDNet. He says the studies tell us a lot about what people want to do with big data, and what they’ve implemented so far. Head over to ZDNet to take a look at the c…
    - 23 Aug 12, 10:43pm -
  • “Using Data To Create Customer Engagement”

    “Using Data To Create Customer Engagement”

    Author Bryan Pearson for Chief Marketer takes a look at the demands and the opportunities for today’s CMO in the article “Using Data to Create Customer Engagement.” He addresses the challenges of competing in the C-Suite, and how to use technol…
    - 22 Aug 12, 3:16pm -
  • “Real-Time Analytics: Reality vs. Fiction”

    “Real-Time Analytics: Reality vs. Fiction”

    1-to-1 Marketing takes a look at the reality of real-time analytics, and the growing need for the ability to read and respond with little to no lag time. In a word where effective marketing requires both speed and accuracy, this article is a must-rea…
    - 22 Aug 12, 3:06pm -
  • “The Coming Trust Bubble And Three Actions For CMOs”

    “The Coming Trust Bubble And Three Actions For CMOs”

    Forbes contributor Dean Crutchfield looks from a broad marketplace perspective on the role of CMOs in today’s tumultous economy. He says CMOs have a pivotal role to play as consumer spending and confidence recede. Here are his three recommended ac…
    - 21 Aug 12, 5:03pm -

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