Digital Brand Marketing Education


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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 -

Technology Guide


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  • You Cannot Activate Windows 10 Using Windows 7, 8, 8.1 Product Key After July 29, 2016

    You Cannot Activate Windows 10 Using Windows 7, 8, 8.1 Product Key After July 29, 2016

    When Windows 10 was first released, Microsoft made it available as free upgrade for existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. At first, users only had the option to upgrade their existing Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating system to Windows 10. With…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 4:28pm -
  • Google Chrome Latest Version Download for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Mobile

    Google Chrome Latest Version Download for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Mobile

    Google Chrome Team has promoted Chrome 52 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes in the latest Google Chrome update, Chrome 52.0.2743.82, is available here. If you already use Google Chrome you don’t need to worry abou…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 4:30am -
  • How to Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    How to Upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro

    Are you aware that you can freely upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro with the need to clean install Windows 10 again? You just need to own a genuine Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 7 Professional, or Windows 8 Pro, or Windows 8 Pro Pack, o…
    - 17 days ago, 10 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Avast to Acquire AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion

    Avast to Acquire AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion

    Two of the popular antivirus security companies, Avast and AVG are coming together. Both are famous for their freeware antivirus product editions around the world. Yesterday, Avast CEO Vince Steckler has announced their plan to acquire AVG Technologi…
    - 19 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 6:10pm -
  • How to Move Your Notes, Notebooks from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote

    How to Move Your Notes, Notebooks from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote

    Evernote is one of the most popular note taking apps which has been around for a while now. Evernote recently published about changes to its subscription plans. All paid subscription plans are going to be pricier for paid customers. Evernote is also…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 12:20pm -
  • Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ends On July 29, 2016

    Windows 10 Free Upgrade Offer Ends On July 29, 2016

    The end of Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer is right around the corner. Microsoft is officially closing down the Windows 10 Free Upgrade offer on July 29, 2016. You can also take a look at the official countdown here. July 29, 2016 will also mark the fi…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 16, 11:31am -
  • Windows 10 Activation Woes? Microsoft Adds Activation Troubleshooter To Resolve Problems

    Windows 10 Activation Woes? Microsoft Adds Activation Troubleshooter To Resolve Problems

    Microsoft is adding an Activation Troubleshooter to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The new Activation Troubleshooter will help users resolve the common issues related to Windows 10 activation. Microsoft is making it easier for users to activate W…
    - 32 days ago, 26 Jun 16, 2:50pm -

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  • GoToMyPC User Accounts Compromised After Hack Attack, Reset Your Passwords Now

    GoToMyPC User Accounts Compromised After Hack Attack, Reset Your Passwords Now

    GoToMyPC got hit by a hack attack. Due to this all user passwords were compromised. As a result of this security incident, Citrix, the company which runs GoToMyPC, has reset all users password. GoToMyPC was hit by “a very sophisticated password att…
    - 37 days ago, 20 Jun 16, 6:27pm -
  • Download Latest Firefox Update 47.0

    Download Latest Firefox Update 47.0

    Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser, Firefox 47.0. It comes with a lot of new features and updates. Firefox web browser should have automatically updated itself by now. For automatic updates you need to have Mozilla Maintena…
    - 51 days ago, 7 Jun 16, 10:30am -
  • How to Prevent Windows from Entering Standby Mode

    How to Prevent Windows from Entering Standby Mode

    You just started downloading a large file before going to bed, hoping it will finish by the time you woke up. Imagine how you will feel when, after waking up, you find your Windows PC in standby mode? Here is another scenario. Suppose you just starte…
    - 57 days ago, 1 Jun 16, 1:41pm -
  • Folx 5 for Mac Review Plus Exclusive Folx 5 PRO Personal License Giveaway

    Folx 5 for Mac Review Plus Exclusive Folx 5 PRO Personal License Giveaway

    The majority of people in the world may have moved from dial-up modem to speedy broadband connections. We may be downloading files faster but you will agree the file sizes that we download have increased too. Some of you may feel download manager are…
    - 61 days ago, 27 May 16, 8:11pm -
  • How To Manually Update Windows Apps Using Windows Store In Windows 10

    How To Manually Update Windows Apps Using Windows Store In Windows 10

    In Windows 10, you have the option to install and run classic desktop software as well as Modern Windows apps (aka. Modern apps). When you install Windows 10, Microsoft installs a lot of Modern Windows apps for you. You may not want them all but a fe…
    - 65 days ago, 24 May 16, 1:40pm -
  • How to Search Google, Google Images, Animated GIF Using Your Keyboard (Gboard for iOS)

    How to Search Google, Google Images, Animated GIF Using Your Keyboard (Gboard for iOS)

    Apple introduced support for third-party keyboards on iPhone and iPad since iOS 8. Since then many popular keyboards were ported to the iOS platform. Third-party keyboards are keyboards that generally offers features that are not offered by the stock…
    - 73 days ago, 16 May 16, 7:16am -
  • How to Clean Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

    How to Clean Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus

    An easy to follow step-by-step installation guide for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus Canonical officially launched Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus on April 21, 2016. Ubuntu 16.04 is a long-term supported (LTS) version of the popular Linux distribution from…
    - 77 days ago, 12 May 16, 3:44pm -
  • How to Configure Automatic Downloads on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    How to Configure Automatic Downloads on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

    Do you love it when you get your music, apps, and other media automatically downloaded on your iPhone, or iPad, or iPod touch, after downloading it on another of your iOS device? Some do not prefer this and do not want all their iOS devices automatic…
    - 83 days ago, 6 May 16, 12:11pm -
  • How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

    How to Delete Windows.old Folder in Windows 10

    When you perform Windows upgrade over your existing Windows operating system, or when you reinstall Windows without formatting the system disk, or when you Refresh/Reset your Windows, the system creates a special Windows.old folder. The special Windo…
    - 87 days ago, 2 May 16, 2:48pm -
  • How To Get Windows Defender Offline Update In Windows 10

    How To Get Windows Defender Offline Update In Windows 10

    Microsoft bundles Windows Defender as the default antivirus in Windows 10 to provide basic security against common threats like virus, spyware, trojan and other malware. Since, Windows Defender is deeply integrated with the operating system, the viru…
    - 87 days ago, 2 May 16, 1:03pm -
  • How to do a Clean Install of Windows 10, Easily

    How to do a Clean Install of Windows 10, Easily

    If you follow the Windows 10 upgrade process, you can keep your old files, settings, and programs from your earlier Windows edition. What if you want a completely fresh Windows 10 system? What are your options then? If you want a completely fresh sys…
    - 89 days ago, 30 Apr 16, 8:50am -
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Download Available

    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Download Available

    Canonical has today, April 21, 2016, officially launched the new version of its widely used Ubuntu Linux operating system for all devices. You can now download Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating for both desktops and servers. Ubuntu 16.04, du…
    - 98 days ago, 21 Apr 16, 4:06pm -
  • Eltima USB Network Gate Review Plus Giveaway

    Eltima USB Network Gate Review Plus Giveaway

    USB Network Gate allows sharing and accessing USB devices over LAN, WAN and Internet. It facilitates both server and client components. Once you share a USB device, you can perform file operations on them like they are plugged into the local com…
    - 11 Apr 16, 6:43am -
  • MiniTool Power Data Recovery Review Plus Giveaway

    MiniTool Power Data Recovery Review Plus Giveaway

    MiniTool Power Data Recovery allows you to easily recover deleted files from the hard drive, or from lost or damaged partitions, CDs, DVDs or removable media. To ease up the recovery process it features filters, it lets you examine and preview files…
    - 8 Apr 16, 4:32pm -
  • Best Free iOS Apps for iPhone to Learn, Work, Be Entertained

    Best Free iOS Apps for iPhone to Learn, Work, Be Entertained

    The iTunes App Store is full of thousands of apps for learning, working, and keep you entertained. From this huge amount of apps, we handpicked the best free iOS apps for your iPhone. Curated List of Best Free iOS Apps for Your iPhone Duolingo Learni…
    - 7 Apr 16, 4:42pm -
  • Smartphones: How We Use Them? (Infographic)

    Smartphones: How We Use Them? (Infographic)

    Today, smartphones are now one of the most basic need of a modern person who wants to stay connected. There are now over 1.4 billion smartphones used around the world. That puts 1 smartphone on the hand of every 4.5 person in the world. Have you ever…
    - 12 Mar 16, 9:37am -
  • Microsoft Releases Critical Security Updates for Windows

    Microsoft Releases Critical Security Updates for Windows

    Microsoft has released 13 security patches for this month’s Patch Tuesday, fixing vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer. Out of the 13 security patches, 5 are rated as critical and should be installed by every Windows users. The…
    - 9 Mar 16, 4:19pm -
  • How To Enable The F8 Key Safe Mode Classic Boot Loader In Windows 10

    How To Enable The F8 Key Safe Mode Classic Boot Loader In Windows 10

    Microsoft introduced a new boot loader “Boot Options Menu” since the release of Windows 8 that decreased the boot time much. The new boot loader remains even in Windows 10. Unfortunately, while doing so Microsoft removed the function that allowed…
    - 6 Mar 16, 6:28pm -

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  • NewCould Your Devices Cause a Massive Security Breach at Work?

    Could Your Devices Cause a Massive Security Breach at Work?

    Many companies let their employers access important services with their own devices. Most of the time, this doesn’t cause any problems, but it does remove a bit of control. If a big mistake is made, it could end up causing a huge breach! Whether y…
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  • Does “Do Not Track” Protect Your Privacy?

    Does “Do Not Track” Protect Your Privacy?

    All of the big modern browsers offer a Do Not Track feature — you tick a box in the settings, and your browser lets every website you visit know that you don’t want to be tracked across the Internet. It seems like a great idea, but does it reall…
    - 6 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 11:00pm -
  • 10 Neat Ways to Create Beautiful Google Documents

    10 Neat Ways to Create Beautiful Google Documents

    Do you remember when Google Docs was known as Writely? Yeah, that was a really long time ago, but since then, the Google Docs platform has gone from strength to strength. Google is constantly adding new features to its word processing suite, which co…
    - 8 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 9:00pm -
  • 7 Reasons to Use a NAS for Data Storage & Backups

    7 Reasons to Use a NAS for Data Storage & Backups

    Over the past few years, we’ve moved more and more of our lives into the mysterious realm of “the cloud” — but what was so wrong with local storage? I’m not suggesting a return to floppy disks here, but maybe there’s a way to get the con…
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  • Let’s Break It Down: How Overwatch Competitive Mode Works

    Let’s Break It Down: How Overwatch Competitive Mode Works

    The long-awaited Overwatch Competitive Play mode was released June 29. Players are joining by the millions to reach the top ranks of the Overwatch leaderboards. Yet, don’t think you can just waltz into Competitive Play from the beginner Quick Play…
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  • 5+ OneNote Note-Taking Tips & Tricks for First Time Users

    5+ OneNote Note-Taking Tips & Tricks for First Time Users

    If you’ve recently made the jump from Evernote to OneNote, or you fancy organizing your life with a cloud-based note-taking app for the first time, there is a chance you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed right now. OneNote and Evernote have some key…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 6:00pm -
  • All 4 Mad Films on Blu-Ray for C$25.99, C$2.99 Books, and More [Canada]

    All 4 Mad Films on Blu-Ray for C$25.99, C$2.99 Books, and More [Canada]

    Today, we’re going to look at a bunch of deals you can get right now on Amazon Canada. There are CDN$ 2.99 Kindle books, great deals on Blu-ray, and much more to check out! Blu-Ray Deals Mad Max Anthology (CDN$ 25.99, 57% Off) With this box set, yo…
    - 11 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 5:30pm -
  • Make Your Browsing Safer with These 7 Simple Tips

    Make Your Browsing Safer with These 7 Simple Tips

    Safe browsing is more of an ongoing task than a set-it-and-forget-it affair. You have to generate strong passwords and manage them, sidestep malicious pranks and scripts, protect your web activity from trackers, dodge email spam, keep your files and…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 5:00pm -
  • Apple Suffers Hardware Failure, The Latest Nintendo NX Rumors… [Tech News Digest]

    Apple Suffers Hardware Failure, The Latest Nintendo NX Rumors… [Tech News Digest]

    Apple is selling less hardware, the Nintendo NX is probably a home/portable hybrid, Pokemon Go Plus gets delayed, Twitter for Android gets a Night Mode, and possibly the happiest gamer in the world. Apple Hardware Sales Are In Decline Apple has repor…
    - 12 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 4:30pm -
  • Practical Uses for Your Home Surveillance Cameras

    Practical Uses for Your Home Surveillance Cameras

    Home surveillance cameras are getting more popular with each passing year as technology improves and prices drop. Here are some practical uses for home surveillance cameras, some which may surprise you. Combine With a Floodlight Many homeowners use…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 4:00pm -
  • WikiLeaks Rains On Clinton’s Parade: Were Your Details in Leaked Emails?

    WikiLeaks Rains On Clinton’s Parade: Were Your Details in Leaked Emails?

    What is it with Hillary Clinton and emails? The week where she is formally nominated as the first female presidential candidate of a major US political party should be an opportunity for everyone (including the supporters of Bernie Sanders) to p…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 3:30pm -
  • 10 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Netflix

    10 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Netflix

    Netflix is one of our favorite companies here at MakeUseOf. Almost every one of the staff is a subscriber. Even following the service as closely as we do, there is a lot we didn’t know about Netflix, so I set out to find 10 really interesting facts…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 3:00pm -
  • How to Buy a USB-C Cable That Won’t Destroy Your Devices

    How to Buy a USB-C Cable That Won’t Destroy Your Devices

    A few months ago, Amazon banned USB-C cables that did not meet the standards set forth by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), and for good reason: such cables are prone to failure, can damage connected devices, and even catch fire. Not to be mistak…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • What Is a Linux Rolling Release, and Do You Want It?

    What Is a Linux Rolling Release, and Do You Want It?

    What’s with all those numbers on my Ubuntu installation file? Why does my Arch Linux file only have the date after the name? Why do I have to reinstall Fedora every couple years to the newest release? If you have asked yourself any of these questio…
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  • How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 Installer USB on a Mac

    How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 Installer USB on a Mac

    Whether you are dual-booting your Mac or formatting a new PC, the best way to get Windows 10 is through a fresh installation, not an upgrade. But you’ll need to create a bootable Windows 10 USB drive first. The process is a little more complicate…
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  • Join Us at Content Marketing World

    Join Us at Content Marketing World

    Can you join us? CMWorld is a great fit for members of our UBM technology community for many reasons. It's where you'll learn the tools, tech and advice to help you do your job better.The post Join Us at Content Marketing World appeared first on Cr…
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  • How Native Advertising Breaks Through
    The proliferation of ad blocking technology has created a potential roadblock for online marketers. Native advertising is a welcome alternative.The post How Native Advertising Breaks Through appeared first on Create Your Next Customer.
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  • Do You Know the Top Financial Services IT Trends to Watch?

    Do You Know the Top Financial Services IT Trends to Watch?

    This InformationWeek Tech Digest focuses on the financial services IT trends you need to know about today - from peer to peer lending to cybersecurity.The post Do You Know the Top Financial Services IT Trends to Watch? appeared first on Create Your…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 16, 4:02pm -
  • Betting On Your Brand – Tech Marketing Best Practices

    Betting On Your Brand – Tech Marketing Best Practices

    To succeed at B2B tech marketing, you’ve got to build your brand through an integrated approach that’s built around the marketing trifecta: content, media, and events.The post Betting On Your Brand – Tech Marketing Best Practices appeared firs…
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  • 3 Common IT Buyer Myths Tech Marketers Always Fall For

    3 Common IT Buyer Myths Tech Marketers Always Fall For

    The IT market is huge, are you targeting the right IT buyer? Find out if your marketing efforts are focusing on the wrong person.The post 3 Common IT Buyer Myths Tech Marketers Always Fall For appeared first on Create Your Next Customer.
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  • All Analytics Celebrates Five Years as Community for Analytics Pros
    All Analytics, the community for data management, business intelligence and analytics, was created to support the advancement of the analytics discipline.The post All Analytics Celebrates Five Years as Community for Analytics Pros appeared first on…
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  • Content Marketing Rules the Tech World

    Content Marketing Rules the Tech World

    In this white paper, we'll discuss how to nurture your prospects by introducing them to the right content, in the right form, and at the right time.The post Content Marketing Rules the Tech World appeared first on Create Your Next Customer.
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 16, 12:06pm -
  • Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) Announces First Standalone Event
    The first standalone event will take place November 2016. There will be an expanded focus on games, entertainment, brand experience, and innovation after sold out inaugural event at GDC.The post Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) Announces…
    - 36 days ago, 22 Jun 16, 3:05pm -
  • UBM’s Technology Group Wins Min’s Best of the Web Award for Excellence in Content Marketing
    The winning content marketing program was for an integrated, multimedia program for CA Technologies. Learn more about UBM's content marketing services.The post UBM’s Technology Group Wins Min’s Best of the Web Award for Excellence in Content Mar…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 16, 1:52pm -
  • Vendor Insights: Security Trends & Needs For The C-Suite
    CIOs need vendors to act as a partner in developing a security strategy and educating users. Understand the product and its use case to determine which audience a vendor should approach.The post Vendor Insights: Security Trends & Needs For The C-Sui…
    - 43 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 3:33pm -

ONLINE TECH TIPS


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  • Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

    Top 10 Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 10

    - 34 days ago, 24 Jun 16, 2:31pm -
  • How to Assign a Static IP Address in Windows and OS X

    How to Assign a Static IP Address in Windows and OS X

    By default, most computers and devices on the network get their IP addresses via DHCP. DHCP is basically a system whereby a host, like a router or server, gives out IP addresses to devices so that they can communicate with the host and with each othe…
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 16, 2:48pm -
  • Download All Pictures and Videos from Google Photos

    Download All Pictures and Videos from Google Photos

    Looking for a quick and easy way to download all your pictures and videos from Google Photos? Maybe you want to create a backup locally or want to create a personal movie and need all the content locally stored for editing purposes? Whatever the case…
    - 36 days ago, 22 Jun 16, 1:49pm -
  • Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

    Access BIOS & Change Boot Order for Any Version of Windows

    So you need to change the boot order on your Windows machine so that you can boot from USB in order to run an offline virus scanner? Or maybe you need to change the boot sequence so that you can boot from a Windows DVD to run a system repair? Whateve…
    - 41 days ago, 17 Jun 16, 4:13pm -

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  • MacBook vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro with Retina Display

    MacBook vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro with Retina Display

    Considering buying a MacBook over a Windows laptop, but not sure which one to get or when? Well, even though you have only a handful of choices when it comes to Macs compared to the plethora of Windows options, it’s still not necessarily an easy de…
    - 42 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 8:26pm -
  • 41 Essential Skills for Windows Users

    41 Essential Skills for Windows Users

    Recently upgraded to Windows 10? Or still using the all-time favorite Windows 7 on your PC? Whichever version of Windows you are using, there are certain tasks every Windows user should know how to do. The tasks range from knowing how to restart your…
    - 43 days ago, 14 Jun 16, 4:55pm -
  • The Best Utilities to Customize Windows 10

    The Best Utilities to Customize Windows 10

    By itself, Windows 10 doesn’t look so bad. It’s got a modern interface where everything is mostly flat and colorful. The Start Menu is a mix of Windows 7 and Windows 8. The taskbar is simple and straight-forward. The desktop consists of your icon…
    - 48 days ago, 9 Jun 16, 6:07pm -
  • Monitor Hidden Website and Internet Connections

    Monitor Hidden Website and Internet Connections

    You can be pretty sure that your computer is connected to the server hosting my website as you read this article, but in addition to the obvious connections to the sites open in your web browser, your computer may be connecting to a whole host of oth…
    - 50 days ago, 8 Jun 16, 1:17pm -
  • How to Copy/Transfer Files to iPad

    How to Copy/Transfer Files to iPad

    Even though I love using my iPad, mostly for watching videos, I still find the process of transferring files to the iPad quite unintuitive. Firstly, Apple is so picky about the format for everything and they don’t even have an official tool for con…
    - 51 days ago, 7 Jun 16, 2:03pm -
  • Setup an Additional Phone Number on an Android Smartphone or iPhone

    Setup an Additional Phone Number on an Android Smartphone or iPhone

    If you currently use your main phone number for everything under the sun, you might have noticed that those annoying telemarketing calls have started appearing on your cell phone. If you have a home phone, you will be bombarded with marketing calls n…
    - 52 days ago, 6 Jun 16, 1:36pm -
  • Use an iPad as a Second Monitor for PC or Mac

    Use an iPad as a Second Monitor for PC or Mac

    Do you happen to have an extra iPad laying around the house that you no longer use? I kept my iPad 2 for years before finally upgrading to the iPad Air 2, which meant the iPad 2 just sat in a desk drawer. But why waste a perfectly good iPad, right? I…
    - 55 days ago, 3 Jun 16, 1:11pm -
  • How to Browse and Search Instagram from a PC

    How to Browse and Search Instagram from a PC

    Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, is one of the most popular photo sharing services. The app is available on multiple platforms, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Unfortunately, there is no official desktop client for Windows or Mac, ev…
    - 56 days ago, 2 Jun 16, 2:08pm -
  • [Guide] How to Secure Windows 10

    [Guide] How to Secure Windows 10

    If you’ve recently bought a Windows 10 machine or upgraded your PC to Windows 10, you might be wondering how secure the operating system is. Luckily, by default, Windows 10 is more secure than Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. It has a lot of new security…
    - 57 days ago, 1 Jun 16, 2:10pm -
  • How to Setup Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

    How to Setup Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

    For those folks who don’t trust their data in the cloud, the best storage solution is usually local, meaning either an external hard drive or a computer. The advantage to this solution is that you don’t have to pay any money to store your data (o…
    - 57 days ago, 31 May 16, 5:14pm -
  • Capture Screenshots at Defined Time Intervals Automatically in Windows

    Capture Screenshots at Defined Time Intervals Automatically in Windows

    Screenshots are a great way to capture whatever is on your screen and store it for later use. Sometimes you need to capture a screenshot to remember a password or capture some other pertinent information that you can’t save otherwise. Other times…
    - 62 days ago, 26 May 16, 6:38pm -

MAKE MONEY ONLINE


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  • Psychology’s Six Tips for Killer Confidence (and A Story About A Book)

    Psychology’s Six Tips for Killer Confidence (and A Story About A Book)

    By ProBlogger Expert Ellen Jackson. Believe you can and you’re half way there Theodore Roosevelt, allegedly. Once upon a time I decided to write and publish a book. I wasn’t a writer. I had no experience. I had no contacts in publishing. I had no…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • The Science and Art of Batching to Increase Your Productivity

    The Science and Art of Batching to Increase Your Productivity

    By ProBlogger Expert Nicole Avery. Batching is not a new idea, Darren wrote about how batch processing made him 10 times more productive back in 2008, but it is still a very powerful technique to improve your productivity. Batching refers to the proc…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Why My Blog Motto is “Done and Not Perfect”

    Why My Blog Motto is “Done and Not Perfect”

    By Lisa Corduff. I remember the deadlines at work. Meticulously making sure what I passed to my boss was of the highest quality. I remember expecting so much from myself and my output because there was judgement coming. A “good job” or “fix thi…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB135: How to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic and Income by Setting Goals

    PB135: How to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic and Income by Setting Goals

    Setting Goals to Grow Your Traffic and IncomeToday’s podcast is about setting goals to grow your traffic and income.Pamela, one of our readers asked this question:“Darren I’ve been blogging now for 12 months and I’ve seen some growth in m…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Still shaking my head over that WordPress tip I HAD NO IDEA EXISTED. This changes everything – and means my workload is lighter. AWESOME. Have a great week! How to Discover Your Customer’s Favourite Social Media Platforms | Copyblogger We say be…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium

    PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium

    How to Decide if a New Social Network or Medium is Right for YouToday I’m going to help you decide if you should start on that new social network or that new medium like a podcast or a YouTube channel.As bloggers, we are constantly bombarded with…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Why LinkedIn is the Only Social Media I Use

    Why LinkedIn is the Only Social Media I Use

    This is a guest contribution from Matthew Oleniuk. Close to ten years after Facebook took the world by storm, there’s not much point in stressing the importance of social media anymore. You just can’t grow your blog or your brand these days witho…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • 5 Mistakes Bloggers are Making with Online Courses

    5 Mistakes Bloggers are Making with Online Courses

    By ProBlogger expert Sam Nordberg. Online courses are the hottest thing right now. Everyone seems to be launching their own course, and looking for ways to make what they believe is “passive income” – but here are five of the biggest makes peop…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • 10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement

    10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement

    This guest post is by Josh Sayers of Adventure Connections One of my biggest bugbears in the world of marketing are people that do not have Twitter. It’s a free platform that has over 310 million active users, and unlike the monster that is Faceboo…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging

    PB133: The Secrets of Making Money Blogging

    The Seven Secrets of Making Money BloggingToday, I am traveling back in time and playing for you the audio of a video I made back in 2010. This video is called The Secrets of Making Money Blogging, and I share seven different secrets on how to make…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 9:00am -

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  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    The sun is shining in Melbourne, and productivity/spirits/motivation is high. I hope you’re feeling the same wherever you are, and you kick some pro blogging goals this week! Facebook Now Lets Broadcasters Restrict Their Live Audiences By Age, Loca…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB132: How to Give Your Blog Posts Structure By Using Subheadings

    PB132: How to Give Your Blog Posts Structure By Using Subheadings

    How to Use Subheadings to Add Structure to Your Blog PostsToday we are talking about written content. I have one of our regular contributors Ali Luke, from Aliventures.com on the show today to talk about subheadings. I haven’t talked much about…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • How to Get Your Readership Involved and Grow Your Audience with Community Challenges

    How to Get Your Readership Involved and Grow Your Audience with Community Challenges

    One of the things we’re always told is to build community – it makes all the difference between traffic who don’t care and an audience who are invested in you and your story. If you have a blog or online following, and you want to take it to th…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • How Facebook Gets Its Creep On and Knows What Ads To Show You

    How Facebook Gets Its Creep On and Knows What Ads To Show You

    By ProBlogger Social Media Expert Angela Ponsford from Dotti Media. When you’re running Facebook Ads, getting the targeting right can make or break your ads. A great ad shown to the wrong audience is the quickest way to throw your advertising dolla…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016

    My Blogging Income Breakdown for the First Half of 2016

    It’s been a few years since I did an income report here on ProBlogger for my business, and so while I was pulling together some reports for the end of our financial year I thought it might be good to give a little insight into where the income on m…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB131: How to Conduct a Half Yearly Blog Review

    PB131: How to Conduct a Half Yearly Blog Review

    Seven Areas on How to Conduct a Half Yearly Blog ReviewMany bloggers do an end of year review. It’s a logical time to do an audit of your blog and set goals. I also think that periodically checking in on those goals and setting new ones is a good…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Facebook doing stuff AGAIN! Earning more money as a freelancer! Easier SEO! All the stuff I’ve been concerned about this week as a blogger is rounded up for your enjoyment and knowledge. I hope it helps. How Facebook’s New Algorithm Change Will A…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB130: What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog

    PB130: What Time of Day is Best to Publish to Your Blog

    When Should You Publish Your Blog PostsToday I am talking about when you should publish your blog post. What day of the week? What time of the day? For what timezone?Does it really matter at all? In the past when RSS feeds were popular, timing did…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • How to Rock Instagram to Promote Your Small Business

    How to Rock Instagram to Promote Your Small Business

    Karlee Prior is the kitchen whiz behind Karlee’s Kupcakes: a one-girl band creating bespoke cakes and sweet treats for the lucky folk of Brisbane, Australia, and surrounds. Karlee’s small business relies almost solely on Instagram to help get the…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • The Top 7 Email Marketing Automation Lifecycle Triggers Every Blogger Should Implement.

    The Top 7 Email Marketing Automation Lifecycle Triggers Every Blogger Should Implement.

    By ProBlogger Marketing Expert Alita Harvey-Rodriguez You might have read my post on ProBlogger about how automation could be hurting your blog. It was a negative, thinker of a title on purpose, for the result of a positive outcome… and it worked!…
    - 23 days ago, 5 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB129: How to Create Your Facebook Advertising – 3 Types of Ads to Consider

    PB129: How to Create Your Facebook Advertising – 3 Types of Ads to Consider

    Note: we’ve now started adding full transcripts to our podcasts. Scroll down to find todays one.Three Types of Ads to Consider When Creating Facebook AdvertisingToday we are talking about Facebook advertising. If you are all about organic, we als…
    - 24 days ago, 4 Jul 16, 9:00am -
  • Podcasting: How to Sound Professional Even if You’re a Beginner

    Podcasting: How to Sound Professional Even if You’re a Beginner

    By Karly Nimmo of Radcasters Podcasting S’cool. Which mic is best? This is a question I get asked, as a voice over artist, podcaster and podcast teacher/mentor, over and over and over again. Here’s the thing, it’s an inherently flawed question…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

    Honestly, blogging and online marketing is just the business that never sleeps – every single week I’m almost overwhelmed with information about how to do this and raise that and create this and monetize everything else. Sometimes you just have t…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jul 16, 2:00pm -
  • 7 Steps to Snapchat Success


    7 Steps to Snapchat Success


    By Sarah Moore of social media agency Eleven Lights Media. Contrary to popular belief, Snapchat isn’t just for the teen population trying to escape their Facebook-friending parents. As of May 2015 there were 100M active users daily and over 77% of…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • PB128: How to Launch a Podcast and Get Your First Million Downloads

    PB128: How to Launch a Podcast and Get Your First Million Downloads

    Note: we’ve now started adding full transcripts to our podcasts. Scroll down to find todays one.Getting Started With Your Own PodcastToday is this podcasts first birthday! That’s right – I launched this thing with those first 31 daily episod…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 9:00am -
  • How to Become a Professional Speaker when You Have No Leads or Experience

    How to Become a Professional Speaker when You Have No Leads or Experience

    By Emilie Wapnick of Puttylike. If you’re like most bloggers, you probably have a message that you want to share with the world. Speaking is a great way to expand your reach and connect with people on an emotional level. It can help you grow your c…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • How to Bring Podcast Listeners From Their Phones to Your Website

    How to Bring Podcast Listeners From Their Phones to Your Website

    by Craig Hewitt of PodcastMotor. If it seems like everyone’s on their phones these days, it’s because it’s true. The Pew Research Center says that in 2015, 64% of adults between the ages of 18–29 used their phones at one time or another to l…
    - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers

    How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers

    By digital marketing expert Jim Stewart of StewART Media We’ve always been told that the aim for our blog posts is to be number one. That achieving first position on page one of Google through organic traffic is the target of any blog or online bu…
    - 31 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 2:00pm -

DO MORE WITH SOFTWARES


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  • Just Released: DreamPlan Home Design Software for Windows

    Just Released: DreamPlan Home Design Software for Windows

    Download DreamPlan 1.65 now at www.nchsoftware.com/design/index.html. Also available for Mac OS X and Android at the same page
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 2:25pm -
  • How To Create a Slideshow with PhotoStage

    How To Create a Slideshow with PhotoStage

    Create a SlideShow in Minutes with PhotoStageWith the popularity of smartphones and social media, photography has become increasingly prevalent and nearly everyone has a large number of photos from past trips, adventures, and day to day events. One g…
    - 5 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 8:12pm -
  • Apply the Ken Burns Effect with VideoPad - Pan and Zoom

    Apply the Ken Burns Effect with VideoPad - Pan and Zoom

    What is the Ken Burns Effect?In our newest release of VideoPad 4.45 we have added the Pan and Zoom Effect, also known as the Ken Burns Effect, to our Video Effects menu. The Ken Burns effect is a striking pan and zoom effect that is useful in bring…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 2:30pm -
  • How To: Convert WAV to MP3 files with Switch Audio Converter

    How To: Convert WAV to MP3 files with Switch Audio Converter

    How To: Easily Convert Audio Files from .WAV to .MP3Audio files exist in a wide variety of formats, each with their own benefits and potential drawbacks. When editing or playing audio tracks, you may need to convert from one format to another to suit…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 2:26pm -
  • Convert Videos of Family Moments from Phone or Tablet Device

    Convert Videos of Family Moments from Phone or Tablet Device

    Tablets and mobile devices have made it incredibly easy to capture videos and pictures of daily life. Precious moments can now be easily recorded without the hassle of developing; but what about transferring or sending these videos to others? With th…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 3:41pm -
  • New Release: Switch Sound File Converter for Windows

    New Release: Switch Sound File Converter for Windows

    Download Switch 5.04 now at www.nch.com.au/switch/index.html. Also available for Mac OS X and Android at the same page
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 3:30pm -
  • New Release: Pixillion Image Converter for Windows

    New Release: Pixillion Image Converter for Windows

    Download Pixillion 3.04 now at www.nchsoftware.com/imageconverter/index.html. Also available for Mac OS X at the same page
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 11:27am -

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Blogging Tips and Ideas


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  • Niche Blogging – Is it a perfect platform to Earn instant money
    This article tells the readers about; what exactly niche blogging is and who are all benefiting from it. How people that don’t have regular office jobs, not as a result of incompetence, but due to circumstances and by personal choice, generate a so…
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  • Targeting Social Media Marketing Strategies
    With the increased number and variety of social media outlets that businesses and other organizations have at their disposal these days, it can be a bit challenging to narrow the field and focus in very tightly on the best social media marketing str…
    - 4 Jan 12, 5:50pm -
  • Theme Junkie Discount Code
    Theme Junkie is one of the leading WordPress theme provider in the Market today. All thanks to their themes being elegant, feature rich, SEO friendly, code efficient and low priced. They also provide excellent support on their themes. These qualities…
    - 29 Dec 11, 6:48pm -
  • Great Ways to Monetize Your Mobile Apps
    There’s many ways to make money online with mobile apps, but they all come down to either making money by selling the app itself or by making money after the sale is made.   My years of marketing experience and the close attention I’ve paid to t…
    - 12 Nov 11, 6:18pm -
  • Top Best Free and Premium WordPress Popup Plugins
    All Internet Marketers or Bloggers certainly know the importance of popups. A popup is a great tool for increasing subscription rate or generating leads and sales. Many Internet Marketers use popups to show announcements, logins, videos or optin form…
    - 5 Nov 11, 4:12pm -
  • Popup Domination Discount
    This is a post that will give you information about the Popup Domination as well as provide you a trick to get Popup Domination Discount Popup Domination is one of the most popular Newsletter plugin for WordPress websites. Popup Domination is used by…
    - 15 Aug 11, 5:24pm -
  • Continuing Panda Updates – How to Keep Your Site From Being Unfairly or Fairly Penalized
    Since continuing onward with a wave of new updates to try to reduce the presence of thin content on the search engines, Google has hit a series of road bumps as part of their experimentation process throughout the development of new search engine sta…
    - 20 Jun 11, 6:09pm -

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  • Premiumpress Discount Coupon For June 2011
    Premiumpress one of the leading WordPress Theme Provider is back with a new Discount Coupon for June 2011. You can use our Premiumpress Discount Coupon To avail 20$ discount on all of PremiumPress Themes. You can use the Premiumpress discount Coupon…
    - 8 Jun 11, 6:01pm -
  • Free And Premium WordPress Link Cloaking Plugins
    A few posts back my fellow blogger Sneha had given a great introduction to the basics of Link Cloaking and how and why to cloak a link. Cloaking your affiliate links is really one of the most essential thing you should do if you are into affiliate ma…
    - 21 Mar 11, 5:37pm -
  • An Insight into Link Cloaking
    The term Link Cloaking often resurfaces, both for good and bad reasons, forcing one to think about it with the intention of finding its true nature. Though it has invited a lot of discussion but no single statement has been issued which clarifies the…
    - 9 Mar 11, 4:04pm -
  • The Growth Of Facebook E-Commerce
    Tell me how many of you bloggers have a fan page? I am sure each one of you has a fan page for your blog. The past two years has seen enormous growth in the Facebook fan page and application scene simultaneously alongside the growth of Facebook. Face…
    - 8 Mar 11, 6:42pm -
  • The Myth About The NoFollow Uselessness
    When it comes to search engine optimization, nobody knows for sure what works and what doesn’t. However, there are things that have been proven to work 99% of the time and some that don’t work at all. The fact of the matter is that there are as m…
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  • Huge List of 400+ Dofollow CommentLuv Blogs
    If you are a blogger then you most certainly know what do follow is and most probably you also know what Commentluv is. For those who do not know what commentluv is, let me briefly introduce it to you. Commentluv is a plugin for WordPress and Blogger…
    - 30 Dec 10, 5:37pm -

SPICE UP YOUR BLOG


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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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…
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  • 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 -

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DIGITAL MARKETING


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  • 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…
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  • “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 -

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  • “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 -

Social Media Marketing for Businesses


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  • The value in educating businesses on social media marketing
    This past week I had an initial consultation with a solopreneur who is getting ready to embark on the social media marketing journey.  It reminded me of why before any business or marketer takes on social media marketing a little education goes a lo…
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  • Reality check for the “viral” social media post and content shares overall
    I came across an article on The Washington Post that shared some interesting statistics on social media users and sharing online content. The first mention was of a test conducted by the satirical news site the Science Post. Where they published a bl…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jul 16, 3:36pm -
  • Security Lessons to Learn From Last Year’s Major Data Breaches
    While Apple and the FBI were battling over the tech giant’s refusal to break into the iPhone of the alleged San Bernardino shooter earlier this year, the LAPD quietly hacked the iPhone of “Shield” actor Michael Jace’s murdered wife, the Los A…
    - 30 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 1:22pm -
  • How to Stay in Business for a Century
    They say the two-year mark is a benchmark for a company’s success. If this is true, then a century or even a millennium is an accomplishment that most business owners cannot fathom. Things change rapidly in business so there is something important…
    - 41 days ago, 16 Jun 16, 8:19pm -

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  • 3 tips to integrate livestreaming into your social media marketing
    Everyone has been talking about livestreaming lately.  Various livestreaming platforms like Snapchat and Blab have been getting a lot more traction; and recently, Facebook has jumped on board by offering livestreaming on its platform.  This is an i…
    - 67 days ago, 22 May 16, 11:59am -
  • Solving the Biggest Problems Beginning Bloggers Face
    Anyone with access to a computer and the Internet has the ability to start a blog, which is why blogging has become so popular. However, in order for a blog to be successful, bloggers need to avoid the most common problems beginners face, especially…
    - 92 days ago, 27 Apr 16, 12:00am -
  • How to Find the Right Social Media Outlets to Fit Your Brand
    It's unrealistic to assume your brand will successfully integrate across all social media platforms, but if you launch your brand across compatible channels, you'll boost your visibility among the users who could best use you.
    - 13 Apr 16, 11:17am -
  • Major shift on social media to keep an eye on – Instagram changes and Snapchat
    If you’re a social media marketer you’ve probably noticed the numerous Snapcode Twitter profile pics popping up lately (or at least I have), as well as the recent influencer talk around Snapchat.  You might have also heard about Instagram’s up…
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