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 -

Technology Guide

  • How to Install Mac OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan Public Beta

    How to Install Mac OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan Public Beta

    Apple has released the first Public Beta build of the upcoming OS X 10.11.4 maintenance release of OX X 10.11 El Capitan operating systems for Mac. In our earlier post we helped you install iOS 9.3 Public Beta on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Now…
    - 21 days ago, 16 Jan 16, 11:54am -
  • How to Install iOS 9.3 Public Beta on Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

    How to Install iOS 9.3 Public Beta on Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

    Apple has released the iOS 9.3 Beta to the public. If you are daring enough to install a beta (buggy) build of iOS and want to test out all the new features coming in iOS 9.3 before everyone else, here’s how to install iOS 9.3 Public Beta on your…
    - 21 days ago, 16 Jan 16, 10:57am -
  • Kaspersky Lab Releases Kaspersky Free Antivirus

    Kaspersky Lab Releases Kaspersky Free Antivirus

    Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security are one of the most popular security suite used by Windows users. Kaspersky Lab has added another member to its line of products available for its users. The new product is a free version of Kaspers…
    - 22 days ago, 14 Jan 16, 3:53pm -
  • Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor App Will Help Upgrade From Windows Phone 8.1

    Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor App Will Help Upgrade From Windows Phone 8.1

    Microsoft is working aggressively to push Windows 10 to all PC users running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. On the Windows mobile front, Microsoft is allegedly working on “Windows 10 Upgrade Advisor” app that will help Windows Phone users to upgrade…
    - 22 days ago, 14 Jan 16, 2:52pm -
  • Microsoft Releases Edge’s JavaScript Engine As Open-Source “ChakraCore” On GitHub

    Microsoft Releases Edge’s JavaScript Engine As Open-Source “ChakraCore” On GitHub

    Microsoft at JSConf US in December 2015 talk announced that they will open-source key components of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge. Today, the company announced the availability of the sources for ChakraCore, available under…
    - 23 days ago, 14 Jan 16, 9:16am -
  • How To Enable or Disable Superfetch In Windows

    How To Enable or Disable Superfetch In Windows

    Starting from Windows Vista and up (Windows 7, 8.1, 10), Microsoft introduced a feature known as Superfetch. In Windows XP a lesser capable similar feature was available which was known as PreFetcher. The work of Superfetch is to keep often-accessed…
    - 23 days ago, 13 Jan 16, 7:01pm -
  • Recover Deleted Files Using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free

    Recover Deleted Files Using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free

    EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free is a free data recovery software for Windows that allows you to recover up to 2 GB of deleted data. This free data recovery software supports dynamic disk and Linux file system. It allows you to easily recover deleted…
    - 25 days ago, 11 Jan 16, 2:31pm -
  • Complete List Of Devices To Receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

    Complete List Of Devices To Receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

    Android 6.0 Marshmallow (Android M) adoption rate may be low now but soon that is going to change. Almost all device manufacturers have released the official list of devices that are soon going to get Android M update soon. So is your Android devic…
    - 27 days ago, 9 Jan 16, 6:44pm -
  • How To Enable Administrator Account In Windows 10

    How To Enable Administrator Account In Windows 10

    The Administrator account is disabled by default in Windows 10. If you want to enable Administrator account for your Windows 10 PC here’s what you need to do. There are two ways you can enable Administrator account in Windows 10. Follow any one of…
    - 32 days ago, 4 Jan 16, 3:08pm -
  • How To Completely Remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Internet Security Using kavremover

    How To Completely Remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus/Internet Security Using kavremover

    Sometimes removing Kaspersky Antivirus or Kaspersky Internet Security or Kaspersky PURE completely is important to fix issues with it or the operating system. You can easily uninstall it using the Programs and Features function (also known as Add or…
    - 33 days ago, 3 Jan 16, 9:30pm -
  • GWX Control Panel Update Makes Sure You Do Not Receive Accidental Windows 10 Upgrade

    GWX Control Panel Update Makes Sure You Do Not Receive Accidental Windows 10 Upgrade

    GWX Control Panel is one of the most popular app among Windows users to fight against Microsoft’s aggressive Windows 10 upgrade campaign. GWX Control Panel helps Windows 7, Windows 8.1 users prevent their PCs from being automatically upgraded to…
    - 35 days ago, 1 Jan 16, 12:06pm -
  • Adobe Releases Flash Player Update, Fixes 0-Day, 18 Other Flaws

    Adobe Releases Flash Player Update, Fixes 0-Day, 18 Other Flaws

    Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 20.0.0.267 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X…
    - 39 days ago, 29 Dec 15, 8:53am -
  • Download Latest Firefox Update 43.0.3

    Download Latest Firefox Update 43.0.3

    Mozilla has released the latest update of Firefox web browser, Firefox 43.0.3. The latest update is a minor update to Firefox 43 and fixes a network issue when using Nvidia’s Network Access Manager. It also fixes an issue on some Windows configur…
    - 40 days ago, 28 Dec 15, 10:30am -
  • Use Keyboard Shortcuts To Quickly Open Any Windows Program

    Use Keyboard Shortcuts To Quickly Open Any Windows Program

    Keyboard shortcuts are very helpful when you want to quickly complete tasks, open menus, common Windows tasks like copy & paste etc. all while avoiding to switch between the keyboard and the mouse. Like you have some predefined Windows shortcuts do y…
    - 40 days ago, 28 Dec 15, 7:19am -
  • How To Keep 15 GB Free OneDrive Storage Plus Camera Bonus Space

    How To Keep 15 GB Free OneDrive Storage Plus Camera Bonus Space

    Microsoft in early November, 2015 decided to cut the total amount of free OneDrive storage space from 15 GB to 5 GB. In addition, Microsoft also decided to drop the 15 GB camera roll bonus. This made many free users enough reasons to abandon OneDrive…
    - 40 days ago, 27 Dec 15, 3:38pm -
  • The Open Source Fork Of Windows Live Writer, Open Live Writer Is Available For Download Now

    The Open Source Fork Of Windows Live Writer, Open Live Writer Is Available For Download Now

    Open Live Writer, an open source fork of Windows Live Writer was first made available two weeks ago on GitHub. Those who liked editing their blogs from the comfort of using Windows Live Writer, the best offline editing tool for blogs, will be glad to…
    - 41 days ago, 27 Dec 15, 11:40am -
  • How To Create A Bootable USB Recovery Drive In Windows 10

    How To Create A Bootable USB Recovery Drive In Windows 10

    Windows 10 allows users to create a bootable USB Recovery Drive that can help you if your PC is giving you troubles. The bootable USB Recovery Drive helps you boot into the Windows Recovery Environment, also known as Limited Diagnostic Mode. Using th…
    - 41 days ago, 26 Dec 15, 1:55pm -
  • How To Block The Star Wars Movie Spoilers

    How To Block The Star Wars Movie Spoilers

    The Star Wars – The Force Awakens was released last Friday. In the first weekend the movie broke several box office records in North America. For an epic movie like Star Wars, spoiler alerts are a nuisance for every fan yet to watch it themselves.…
    - 42 days ago, 25 Dec 15, 4:32pm -

MAKE USE OF

  • Can the iPad Pro Replace Your Laptop?

    Can the iPad Pro Replace Your Laptop?

    So you like the look of Apple’s embiggened iPad, and now you’re wondering if it can replace your regular laptop. Unfortunately there’s no simple yes or no answer — it all depends on what sort of user you are, and that boils down to how you us…
    - 4 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 8:00pm -
  • 5 Reasons to Buy a 2-in-1 Windows 10 Laptop

    5 Reasons to Buy a 2-in-1 Windows 10 Laptop

    - 5 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 7:00pm -
  • 55-Inch 4K TVs Under $1000, Video Game Discounts, And More

    55-Inch 4K TVs Under $1000, Video Game Discounts, And More

    Looking for a new TV? Right now you can get some high-end 55-inch 4K TVs for under $1000! 55-Inch 4K TVs for Under $1000 Samsung UN55JS7000 55-Inch 4K TV ($997.99, 38% Off) Samsung UN55JS7000 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2015 Model) Refresh Rate…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 6:30pm -
  • How to Cast Local Media From Your Mac To Chromecast

    How to Cast Local Media From Your Mac To Chromecast

    The Google Chromecast is one of the best gadgets to come out in recent years. The low-cost dongle turns any TV into a smart TV, so you can watch YouTube or Netflix on the big screen while controlling it from the smartphone in your hand. But that’s…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 6:00pm -
  • 8 Nifty Windows Folder Tricks You Have to Know

    8 Nifty Windows Folder Tricks You Have to Know

    Look after your folders and they’ll look after you — use these tips to get a head start! Anyone who uses a computer will likely have to use folders on a daily basis. They’re meant to keep the many files we store on our systems organized, but th…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 5:00pm -
  • Apple Bricks iPhones On Purpose, Google Tackles ISIS With Ads… [Tech News Digest]

    Apple Bricks iPhones On Purpose, Google Tackles ISIS With Ads… [Tech News Digest]

    Error 53 can kill your iPhone, Google uses ads to deter terrorism, Yahoo Games is no more, The Frinkiac is a search engine for The Simpsons, and the robot golfer who scored a hole-in-one. Apple Kills Repaired iPhones Thousands of Apple fans have had…
    - 7 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 4:30pm -
  • Get Everyone Talking with 12 Fun Ice Breakers for Work

    Get Everyone Talking with 12 Fun Ice Breakers for Work

    You’ve heard about the importance of warming up properly before intense physical activity, especially if you want to increase your performance. Well, it turns out that mental warmups and ice breakers are equally as important to prepare for tasks t…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 4:00pm -
  • The 50 Best Love Songs to Stream This Valentine’s Day

    The 50 Best Love Songs to Stream This Valentine’s Day

    That big commercial holiday known as Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. A day when florists triple their prices, and people all over the globe glare meaningfully at their partners, thinking “just you dare try forgetting…”. If you DO forget,…
    - 8 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 3:30pm -
  • 9 Apple Mac Antivirus Options You Should Consider Today

    9 Apple Mac Antivirus Options You Should Consider Today

    By now, you should know that Macs need antivirus software, but which one should you choose? There are lots of Mac-specific security apps, and it can be difficult to tell them apart, so we’ve done the research for you. These nine security suites wil…
    - 9 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 3:00pm -
  • 6 All-in-One IoT Birthday Gifts For Your Geeky Friends

    6 All-in-One IoT Birthday Gifts For Your Geeky Friends

    The Internet of Things (IoT) can make our lives much easier – streamlining simple tasks and removing the human element from a lot of day-to-day chores. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive to get a smart home up and running. You might find tha…
    - 10 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 2:00pm -
  • ZenMate VPN: Lifetime Premium Subscription For $49

    ZenMate VPN: Lifetime Premium Subscription For $49

    When you browse the web, you want to make sure you’re as safe and secure as possible. The best way to do that is with a VPN. If you want a quality VPN that won’t slow down your Internet speeds, you need to check out ZenMate. It received a Europa…
    - 10 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 1:30pm -
  • 10 Super Ways to Save When Shopping on Amazon

    10 Super Ways to Save When Shopping on Amazon

    Are you a frequent Amazon shopper? Do you love to find options to save money before making your purchases? There are plenty of ways to save some bucks when shopping on Amazon that you may or may not know about. So, before making your next purchase, c…
    - 11 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 1:00pm -
  • How Rocksmith Can Help You Play Guitar Like a Pro

    How Rocksmith Can Help You Play Guitar Like a Pro

    I’m almost 40 and have been “playing” the guitar for close to 30 years. Yet 20 years ago I was so much better at the instrument. What went wrong? It could well have been a combination of things. Like getting a job and getting involved in relati…
    - 12 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 12:00pm -
  • See Exactly How Much You Spent on Amazon Last Year

    See Exactly How Much You Spent on Amazon Last Year

    Window shopping on Amazon is one of the worst money-wasting habits you could have, mainly because it encourages impulsive shopping behaviors. If you looked back on everything you bought last year, there’s a good chance your eyes would pop out of yo…
    - 13 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 10:30am -
  • 3 Tricky Tech Tasks Made Easier With These Mental Hacks

    3 Tricky Tech Tasks Made Easier With These Mental Hacks

    It’s tough to remember all the advice we read, but keeping mnemonics in mind goes a long way to helping you. Today, let’s examine a few miscellaneous tech items that many people forget each day, but are easy to get straight if you take a moment.…
    - 14 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 9:30am -

CREATE YOUR NEXT CUSTOMER

  • Personal Messaging in B2B Marketing
    The idea of personalization in business to business marketing is often seen as a dead end. But it doesn't have to be! Here are four simple and effective ways to craft personalized marketing messages.The post Personal Messaging in B2B Marketing appea…
    - 10 days ago, 27 Jan 16, 9:13am -
  • 3 Emerging Technologies PR & Marketing Need to Prepare For
    Our audiences are rapidly adopting new technology, and marketing pros must be ready. Luckily, there are things we can do now that will prepare us for an influx of new tools—even if we aren’t ready to host our next press conference or media interv…
    - 10 days ago, 26 Jan 16, 10:10pm -
  • Dark Reading Online Event Offers Unique Look at the Business Impact of Cyber Breaches and Threats
    Dark Reading's Cyber Security: The Business View online event will gather some of cyber security's most widely-recognized researchers and experts for keynotes and sessions throughout the day.The post Dark Reading Online Event Offers Unique Look at t…
    - 11 days ago, 25 Jan 16, 3:19pm -
  • 2015 IT Spending Worldwide: A Summary
    A quick summary of Gartner Group's findings of its third-quarter 2015 and 2016 IT spending projections. What's down and what's growing? Click to find out...The post 2015 IT Spending Worldwide: A Summary appeared first on Create Your Next Customer.
    - 17 days ago, 19 Jan 16, 4:55pm -
  • InformationWeek Wins “Best Technology B2B Series of Articles” at 2015 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards
    InformationWeek has been reconized for editorial excellence at Folio:'s annual Eddie & Ozzie AwardsThe post InformationWeek Wins “Best Technology B2B Series of Articles” at 2015 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards appeared first on Create Your Next Cust…
    - 22 days ago, 14 Jan 16, 5:10pm -
  • InformationWeek Opens Nominations for Four Awards Recognizing Outstanding IT Professionals and Companies
    Winners to Be Announced At the Annual InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference in MayThe post InformationWeek Opens Nominations for Four Awards Recognizing Outstanding IT Professionals and Companies appeared first on Create Your Next Customer.
    - 24 days ago, 12 Jan 16, 5:56pm -
  • The New Year’s Resolutions to Make Your 2016 Marketing Explode
    These eight resolutions can result in more effectively finding and engaging leads as well as optimizing customer engagement to drive pipeline matriculation and revenue growth. The post The New Year’s Resolutions to Make Your 2016 Marketing Explode…
    - 31 days ago, 6 Jan 16, 10:02am -
  • User Groups Matter To Vendors: Here’s Why
    InformationWeek recently interviewed three vendor executives who spend their professional lives building and sustaining business-oriented user groups. Here's what we learned about this symbiotic relationship.The post User Groups Matter To Vendors: H…
    - 38 days ago, 29 Dec 15, 3:16pm -
  • The 4 Skills Every Successful CMO Possesses
    As marketing has been transformed by the digital revolution, so has the role of the Chief Marketing Officer. Here are four skills a CMO must employ if they want to succeed.The post The 4 Skills Every Successful CMO Possesses appeared first on Create…
    - 45 days ago, 22 Dec 15, 3:39pm -
  • How CISOs Can Change The Game of Cybersecurity
    In the modern enterprise, chief information security officers need a broad mandate over security and risk management across all operational silos, not just the datacenter.The post How CISOs Can Change The Game of Cybersecurity appeared first on Crea…
    - 53 days ago, 14 Dec 15, 8:05pm -

ONLINE TECH TIPS

  • Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode

    Prevent a Mouse or USB Device from Waking Windows from Sleep Mode

    One of the best power management features in Windows is sleep mode, a convenient way to save power and reduce the wear and tear on your PC hardware while it isn’t being used. Normally, your mouse and keyboard are set by default to wake up Windows…
    - 5 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 6:41pm -
  • How to Stop an LCD Monitor from Flickering

    How to Stop an LCD Monitor from Flickering

    Compared to older displays, LCD monitors are an excellent low-cost, low-power solution to our need for a computer display. Unfortunately, some monitor settings can make an LCD screen appear to flicker. A flickering LCD monitor is more than just an an…
    - 6 hours ago, 5 Feb 16, 5:29pm -
  • How to Subtract Dates in Excel

    How to Subtract Dates in Excel

    If you have an Excel sheet with a lot of dates, chances are you will eventually need to calculate the differences between some of those dates. Maybe you want to see how many months it took you to pay off your debt or how many days it took you to lose…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Feb 16, 5:46pm -
  • Ultimate Guide to Running Windows on a Mac

    Ultimate Guide to Running Windows on a Mac

    Even though I use my Mac as my main working machine for everyday use, I still need Windows occasionally for certain programs or for certain websites that only work in Internet Explorer. Instead of having to use a second computer, it’s much easier t…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Feb 16, 7:34pm -
  • How to Turn on Private Browsing in Firefox

    How to Turn on Private Browsing in Firefox

    All web browsers now have a privacy feature called private browsing that lets you browse websites without your history being tracked locally on your computer. I’ve already written about how to enable private browsing on IE 11 and Microsoft Edge and…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Feb 16, 8:20pm -
  • Troubleshoot Windows 10 Does Not Go to Sleep

    Troubleshoot Windows 10 Does Not Go to Sleep

    I’ve already written about how to fix issues with Windows 7 not going to sleep and Windows 8 not going to sleep, but I haven’t talked about sleep issues in Windows 10. Due to the wide number of machines and huge variety of hardware that Windows c…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Feb 16, 6:26pm -
  • External Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Windows or OS X?

    External Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Windows or OS X?

    Mac or Windows computer not recognizing your external hard drive or flash drive? This is a common problem, especially when connecting hard drives between Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It can also happen on a single system where it was working just f…
    - 4 days ago, 1 Feb 16, 8:55pm -
  • How to Color Splash Photos on iOS, Android and PC

    How to Color Splash Photos on iOS, Android and PC

    The color splash effect is a cool photo effect where a picture is first converted to black and white, then color is added back to certain parts of the image. This works really well in images with a lot of bright color because it looks much more drama…
    - 7 days ago, 29 Jan 16, 7:28pm -
  • Find Your Windows Product Key the Easy Way

    Find Your Windows Product Key the Easy Way

    Looking to reinstall Windows on the same PC or move your copy of Windows from an older PC to a new one? Well, depending on what version of Windows you have installed, you may or may not need the product key. If you have Windows 7 or earlier, your sys…
    - 10 days ago, 26 Jan 16, 9:08pm -
  • How to Install Mac OS X using VMware Fusion

    How to Install Mac OS X using VMware Fusion

    I’ve previously written about converting your Windows PC into a virtual machine and installing a fresh copy of Windows in a virtual machine, but what if you have a Mac and you want the same benefits of running OS X in a virtual machine? As I mentio…
    - 10 days ago, 26 Jan 16, 6:19pm -
  • Mac Equivalents of Windows Programs and Features

    Mac Equivalents of Windows Programs and Features

    If you’ve recently converted over to a Mac or are being forced to use one against your will, you probably are used to the user-friendly environment of Windows and want to know the Mac equivalent of your favorite Windows program or feature, right?…
    - 15 days ago, 21 Jan 16, 9:10pm -
  • How to Burn a DVD on a Mac

    How to Burn a DVD on a Mac

    I’ve already talked about how you can burn CDs and DVDs in Windows, so now it’s time to learn how to burn discs in OS X. It’s worth noting that even though you can burn Blu-ray discs in Windows, you can’t in OS X because no Mac computers incl…
    - 16 days ago, 20 Jan 16, 7:21pm -
  • How to Enable the God Mode Control Panel in Windows

    How to Enable the God Mode Control Panel in Windows

    Windows has a vast amount of settings that can be configured to adjust how Windows operates. However, adjusting these settings is not the easiest thing to do. The majority of them must be adjusted using the Control Panel, found by going to Start > C…
    - 17 days ago, 19 Jan 16, 9:03pm -
  • Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way

    Install and Delete Fonts in Windows the Easy Way

    Starting with Windows 7 and continuing to Windows 10, the process for managing fonts in Windows has become much more streamlined and easier to use. Whether you are a professional who needs to install lots of fonts for your work or someone who wants t…
    - 17 days ago, 19 Jan 16, 8:00pm -
  • Format an SD Card the Easy Way

    Format an SD Card the Easy Way

    SD cards can be tricky little gadgets. They sit in our cameras and cell phones, just waiting for us to take the picture of a lifetime, at which time, of course, they stop responding. While nothing can predict when or where an SD card will die, proper…
    - 17 days ago, 19 Jan 16, 6:03pm -

MAKE MONEY ONLINE

  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Coming to you live from the depths of Melbourne winter – while the rest of the country (almost) is springing into spring, we’re still freezing our butts off. Fingers crossed we’ll start to see the sun soon! Here’s what I found interesting lat…
    - 27 Aug 15, 2:01pm -
  • 10 Ways To Stay Productive as a Work-at-Home Blogger

    10 Ways To Stay Productive as a Work-at-Home Blogger

    This is a guest contribution from Larry Alton. Working from home sounds like a pretty cushy job. You can wear whatever you like, eat as often as you want, text your friends, run errands, and be at home with your family, all while being employed. Howe…
    - 26 Aug 15, 2:04pm -
  • How One Couple Drastically Changed Their Life by Blogging

    How One Couple Drastically Changed Their Life by Blogging

    This is a guest contribution from Gina Horkey. Two years ago, my husband and I were just like any other American couple. We were both working in Corporate America, had a one and a half year old and another on the way. Our work schedules and commutes…
    - 25 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Through Your Archived Material on Facebook

    How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Through Your Archived Material on Facebook

    This is a guest contribution from Jonathan Goodman. I love discovering systems that work in the background so you can focus on your blog. What I’m going to detail is like the concept of compound interest. At the beginning, the effects will be small…
    - 23 Aug 15, 2:25pm -
  • The Biggest Lesson I Learned About Building a Profitable Blog in 2015

    The Biggest Lesson I Learned About Building a Profitable Blog in 2015

    Episode 38 of the ProBlogger podcast is focused on something I’ve learned in the course of the past year that I think has the potential to transform not only your blogging, but many areas of your life. Today’s episode is personal – my personal…
    - 20 Aug 15, 11:52pm -
  • Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

    Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

    Today’s episode is the fifth in this series we’ve been exploring on the ProBlogger Podcast about finding readers. To get you up to speed, you can find the first four here: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog Two Types of C…
    - 20 Aug 15, 11:49pm -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Here we are again! Fridays come around so fast, it seems… which is good, and bad. There are heads full of knowledge and excitement and ideas after last week‘s ProBlogger Training Event, and it’s thrilling to see people starting to put their dr…
    - 20 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • 9 Habits of Bloggers Who Have Huge Audiences

    9 Habits of Bloggers Who Have Huge Audiences

    This is a guest contribution from Jeff Foster. If you’re just starting out as a blogger, you’re probably wondering how to grow your audience. The good news is that there’s a lot you can learn from bloggers who have already built an enormous fol…
    - 18 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships

    Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships

    In the last episode of the ProBlogger podcast we talked about how to build a sticky blog to keep readers on your site. Today, we’re going to talk about how to find them in the first place by building community, strengthening relationships, and com…
    - 18 Aug 15, 1:04am -
  • 3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

    3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

    This is a guest contribution from Anil Agarwal. Who else wants more blog traffic? Hands down, everyone wants it. Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog is not easy. Every single visitor counts. One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting…
    - 16 Aug 15, 2:06pm -
  • ProBlogger Podcast: Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog

    ProBlogger Podcast: Turn Blog Surfers into Loyal Readers by Building a Sticky Blog

    When someone lands on your blog for the first time, you want them to stay as long as possible. In he last two ProBlogger Podcast episodes, I’ve shared some tactics for finding readers by first asking yourselves some really important questions, and…
    - 14 Aug 15, 5:30am -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Greetings from sunny Queensland, where we are hosting the sixth annual ProBlogger Training Event! We kicked off the two days of learning and connecting with our fellow bloggers with some inspiring words from Darren himself, despite a few sore heads…
    - 14 Aug 15, 12:21am -
  • 20 Tips for Better Business Blogging: How to Use Blogging to Generate Leads

    20 Tips for Better Business Blogging: How to Use Blogging to Generate Leads

    This is a guest contribution from Zoe Uwem. Blogging can be an effective lead generation strategy, if done correctly. The majority of companies that hope to use content marketing to grow their businesses all understand that blogging is one of the mos…
    - 12 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • 2 Incredibly Innovative Ways to Draft a Spectacular Blog Post

    2 Incredibly Innovative Ways to Draft a Spectacular Blog Post

    This is a guest contribution from Lorraine Reguly. “Damn. It’s not perfect, but it’ll have to do.” “Shit. I wanted it to be better than that.” Have you ever felt that way before hitting the “schedule” or “publish” button? I bet y…
    - 11 Aug 15, 2:38pm -
  • ProBlogger Podcast: Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog

    ProBlogger Podcast: Two Types of Content to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog

    Today’s episode of the ProBlogger Podcast is part two of a mini Finding Readers series (you can find out more about part one here in the Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog), and it’s all about what you’re writing when…
    - 11 Aug 15, 12:14am -
  • 4 Ways Pinterest Can Help Drive Traffic To Your Blog

    4 Ways Pinterest Can Help Drive Traffic To Your Blog

    This is a guest contribution from Marie-Eve Vallieres. Nobody puts Pinterest in a corner. With 73 million users (85% of which are females), an expanding presence outside the United States and upcoming buyable pins, this social media platform/search…
    - 9 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • ProBlogger Podcast: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog

    ProBlogger Podcast: Two Questions to Ask to Help You Find Readers for Your Blog

    In today’s episode of the ProBlogger podcast, I want to dial back to the basics before we get into more strategic reader-finding missions in future epsiodes. Today I just want you to ask yourself two simple questions that will get you in the right…
    - 7 Aug 15, 2:13am -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

    How did you all go with the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog podcast? Got a to-do list a mile long now?! I also hope you liked the stories of Megan, Nicole, and Heather about how they both dealt very differently with quitting their blogs. I know I lear…
    - 6 Aug 15, 2:13pm -
  • Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

    Thinking of Quitting Blogging? What Dooce Did Next

    When Heather Armstrong from Dooce decided to wind back blogging after 14 years, it became headline news – New York Magazine even ran a piece called “Dooce Talks Life After Mommyblogging“, which gave us a glimpse into how someone so successful…
    - 5 Aug 15, 2:00pm -
  • Thinking of Quitting Blogging? Here’s How One Blogger Turned it Around

    Thinking of Quitting Blogging? Here’s How One Blogger Turned it Around

    You would have read yesterday about the growing discontentment with blogging and what to do next, and how Megan Tietz finally realized it was time to walk away. Liberating, eh? Today we chat to Nicole Avery from Planning With Kids, who was dangerousl…
    - 4 Aug 15, 2:00pm -

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Blogging Tips and Ideas

  • 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…
    - 2 Jul 12, 5:09pm -
  • 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 -
  • 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…
    - 7 Feb 11, 5:56pm -
  • 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

  • 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

  • Sony launches H.ear On MDR-100AAP Headphone and Walkman NW-A26HN in Middle East

    Sony launches H.ear On MDR-100AAP Headphone and Walkman NW-A26HN in Middle East

    When it comes to music, Sony Walkman is something people can always relate to. From old Walkmans running on the cassettes to the ones working on the digital media files, Sony is always bringing the new music experience. And to continue this trend, So…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Feb 16, 8:37pm -
  • Huawei Honor 5X - Hardware Specs, Features and Price

    Huawei Honor 5X - Hardware Specs, Features and Price

    Huawei Honor’s latest flagship device Honor 5X is finally going to be launched in Middle East. Honor 5X was unveiled at the CES 2016 and recently it was launched in India that is a big and good market for the mid-range smartphone segment and where…
    - 1 day ago, 4 Feb 16, 5:30pm -
  • HOW TO : Add Wireless Charging to Apple iPhones

    HOW TO : Add Wireless Charging to Apple iPhones

    Everything wireless always so popular and that is why, wireless charging is also getting popularity among the high-end smartphone users. Lots of flagship Android and Windows Phone devices are available with the wireless charging but this is the featu…
    - 4 days ago, 2 Feb 16, 8:33am -
  • OPPO launches R7 Plus FC Barcelona Edition in UAE

    OPPO launches R7 Plus FC Barcelona Edition in UAE

    OPPO today launched two new smartphones for selfie lovers - OPPO F1 and F1 Plus and that is not all from OPPO for today. OPPO laos launched the special edition of OPPO R7 Plus in UAE. This special edition of the device is called OPPO R7 Plus FCB Edit…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Jan 16, 7:20pm -
  • LG Makes Fun of Samsung on Twitter, Boasts its V10 Smartphone

    LG Makes Fun of Samsung on Twitter, Boasts its V10 Smartphone

    It is getting pretty common to see brands making fun of other brands in their advertisements and recently there were few moments when brands started doing the same with another brands on social media. Nearly all of the smartphone brands made fun of A…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Jan 16, 2:45pm -
  • BlackBerry launches PRIV, their First Android Smartphone, in Middle East

    BlackBerry launches PRIV, their First Android Smartphone, in Middle East

    When BlackBerry announced about the PRIV that is going to be an Android smartphone from BlackBerry with powerful hardware, specs and interesting features, it generated lots of noise in the smartphone world. And now the device is launched in Middle Ea…
    - 8 days ago, 28 Jan 16, 1:00pm -
  • OPPO launches F1 and F1 Plus with 8MP Front Camera for Selfie Lovers

    OPPO launches F1 and F1 Plus with 8MP Front Camera for Selfie Lovers

    Recently just few weeks back we have posted about the an upcoming smartphone from OPPO designed and developed specially for the selfie lovers and now the device is officially launched. In a media event in India, OPPO unveiled the two variants of OPP…
    - 9 days ago, 28 Jan 16, 11:40am -
  • Sony launches USB Type-C™ & Type-A Dual Connection Flash Drive in Middle East

    Sony launches USB Type-C™ & Type-A Dual Connection Flash Drive in Middle East

    Type-C USB port is getting more and more common these days and lots of smartphones like Lumia 950 XL, OnePlus Two etc. are coming with it only. And going one step ahead in the trend, Sony Middle East today introduced the all new USB Type-C™ Flash…
    - 11 days ago, 25 Jan 16, 12:41pm -
  • Top 6 Reason Why Should You Buy an Action Camera

    Top 6 Reason Why Should You Buy an Action Camera

    These days, everyone from thrill seekers to holidaymakers look to capture their experiences on trips they are on, be it scaling a mountain or a relaxing in the Maldives. Unfortunately, a regular camera is sometimes simply not handy enough to capture…
    - 13 days ago, 24 Jan 16, 9:02am -
  • Sony launches Smart B-Trainer™, Health and Fitness Device, in Middle East

    Sony launches Smart B-Trainer™, Health and Fitness Device, in Middle East

    Sony Middle East today launched the new Smart B-Trainer™ in Dubai, an all-in-one training device and application for a healthy lifestyle that literally motivates your exercise regime. It comes with huge range of features, such as intelligent music…
    - 15 days ago, 21 Jan 16, 1:23pm -
  • Huawei launches Mate 8 and M2 10.0 Tablet in Middle East

    Huawei launches Mate 8 and M2 10.0 Tablet in Middle East

    Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed their latest Flagship devices - the Huawei Mate 8 and the M2 10.0 Tablet to the Middle East region in a press event at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, UAE,. Dubai became the second city in the world for the…
    - 16 days ago, 20 Jan 16, 12:17pm -
  • Xiaomi launches Smartphones in UAE, Coming Soon to Saudi Arabia

    Xiaomi launches Smartphones in UAE, Coming Soon to Saudi Arabia

    Xiaomi is one of the most popular smartphone brand currently and specially in Asian smartphone market, Xiaomi is doing really good by providing high-end specs at a very competitive price. Xiaomi got popularity in India and other Asian countries by l…
    - 18 days ago, 18 Jan 16, 1:15pm -
  • HOW TO : Create a Complete Clone of An Android Smartphone to Another

    HOW TO : Create a Complete Clone of An Android Smartphone to Another

    One of the best feeling in the world now is to get a new gadget, specially a smartphone. Though it is exciting to have a new smartphone, it is also a bit troublesome as you need to transfer all your contents from previous smartphone to the new one.…
    - 19 days ago, 18 Jan 16, 8:45am -
  • HOW TO : Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Infinix Hot 2 X510

    HOW TO : Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Infinix Hot 2 X510

    Infinix Hot 2 X510 is the first Android One smartphone in the Middle East and Africa region and also the first phone of Infinix in this project. The highlighted thing about the Android One smartphones are that Google will provide the latest OS update…
    - 21 days ago, 15 Jan 16, 7:50pm -
  • Huawei Mate S : Hands-on Review, Features and Specs

    Huawei Mate S : Hands-on Review, Features and Specs

    Huawei Mate S is the flagship device of Huawei which they launched few months back. It comes with a premium design and high-end hardware specs along with some fancy features like Force Touch and fingerprint scanner.I was trying my hands on the devi…
    - 22 days ago, 14 Jan 16, 12:54pm -
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Specs Leaked on AnTuTu showing 5.1-inch 1440p Screen, 12 MP Camera, Snapdragon 820 SoC and More

    Samsung Galaxy S7 Specs Leaked on AnTuTu showing 5.1-inch 1440p Screen, 12 MP Camera, Snapdragon 820 SoC and More

    Now when the CES 2016 is finished, people are eagerly waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S7 which is going to be launched in the next few weeks at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event. We are getting lots of information and leaks regarding the hardware…
    - 25 days ago, 12 Jan 16, 7:42am -
  • Huawei launches Mate 8, Huawei Watch and MediaPad M2 10.0 at CES 2016

    Huawei launches Mate 8, Huawei Watch and MediaPad M2 10.0 at CES 2016

    Consumer Electronics Show 2016 is going out currently and lots of new devices are being launched at the event. Huawei globally launched its previously announced flagship device Mate 8 at the CES 2016 along with the new series of Huawei Watch and Huaw…
    - 26 days ago, 10 Jan 16, 12:31pm -
  • Oppo's Selfie Expert Smartphone Coming Soon for Selfie Lovers

    Oppo's Selfie Expert Smartphone Coming Soon for Selfie Lovers

    Selfies are so much in craze now that few gadgets are coming out specially for this purpose only. We are already having the selfie sticks, GoPros and many dedicated smartphone apps to take good quality selfies. Also, now we are smartphones like Hua…
    - 27 days ago, 10 Jan 16, 7:57am -
  • Lenovo Announces the First Project Tango Smartphone under $500 with Qualcomm 810 SoC

    Lenovo Announces the First Project Tango Smartphone under $500 with Qualcomm 810 SoC

    Lenovo is coming out with lots of interesting smartphone and getting popularity in the mid-range smartphone market. At the CES 2016, Lenovo officially announced that will be making the very first consumer-ready Project Tango smartphone.Project Ta…
    - 27 days ago, 10 Jan 16, 7:53am -
  • Bluboo Xtouch Plus : Hardware Specs and Features

    Bluboo Xtouch Plus : Hardware Specs and Features

    2016 CES is holding in Las Vegas right now and lots of brands are launching their flagship devices. During CES, big phone brand like LG and Huawei released their latest android phone. It was rumored and expected that Huawei will also launch their upc…
    - 29 days ago, 7 Jan 16, 5:17pm -
  • Ulefone launches Power with 6050mAh Battery, 5.5-inch Full HD Screen, 4G LTE Octa-core CPU, 3 GB RAM, 13 MP Cam

    Ulefone launches Power with 6050mAh Battery, 5.5-inch Full HD Screen, 4G LTE Octa-core CPU, 3 GB RAM, 13 MP Cam

    Featuring a massive 6050 mAh battery, the Ulefone Power that comes with the 5.5-inch 1080 full HD screen is officially announced today with the price tag of USD209.99. Ulefone announced about the development of this phone nearly six months bac and no…
    - 39 days ago, 29 Dec 15, 11:40am -
  • HOW TO : Recognize and Beat the Facebook Addiction (Infographic)

    HOW TO : Recognize and Beat the Facebook Addiction (Infographic)

    Technology is becoming part of our life more and more. It is easy to see that people are getting addicted to the Internet, social media and their gadgets like smartphone, tablets and gaming consoles. Though technology is having lots of benefits, ther…
    - 40 days ago, 28 Dec 15, 9:09am -
  • Samsung launches Galaxy A9 with 4000 mAh Battery, 6-inch Full HD Screen, 13 MP Cam, Octa-core CPU

    Samsung launches Galaxy A9 with 4000 mAh Battery, 6-inch Full HD Screen, 13 MP Cam, Octa-core CPU

    Smartphones are getting bigger and bigger in size. There was a time when 5-inch smartphones were considered phablet and 7-inch devices as tablet but we are having lots of devices now which are filling this gap between the phablet and tablet.5-inch…
    - 40 days ago, 27 Dec 15, 1:13pm -
  • Microsoft Lumia 650 Windows 10 Mobile Smartphone Confirmed by Microsoft Executive

    Microsoft Lumia 650 Windows 10 Mobile Smartphone Confirmed by Microsoft Executive

    Though the Windows 10 Mobile is not available yet for the older Lumia devices available in the market, Microsoft is coming out with new Windows 10 devices one after another. Few weeks back, Microsoft launched the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagship d…
    - 41 days ago, 27 Dec 15, 11:29am -
  • HOW TO : Post and View "Live Photos" on Facebook

    HOW TO : Post and View "Live Photos" on Facebook

    Live Photo is one of the highlighted feature of iPhone 6S. It is pretty old feature for the Lumia users and they are using it with the Living Images name. But there is a good news for iPhone users is that Facebook has recently integrated the Live Pho…
    - 44 days ago, 24 Dec 15, 10:51am -

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 -

Social Media Marketing for Businesses

  • The Art of Effective Time Management
    How time management strategies can help you manage your workload in a way that is more productive and less stressful.
    - 14 days ago, 22 Jan 16, 5:40pm -
  • Is Political Correctness Leaching the Colour Out of Life?
    Equality.  Justice.  Respect.  Diversity. I am a firm believer in justice, equality, diversity and respect for others. I am fortunate to count among my friends and acquaintances, people of many different ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, rac…
    - 18 days ago, 19 Jan 16, 4:49am -
  • 3 Ways to Empower Your Employees in 2016
    No one in your company can improve if they don't have the freedom to give and receive honest, specific feedback.
    - 19 days ago, 18 Jan 16, 5:58am -
  • One Tool To Stop Trading ‘Hours For Dollars’
    Many consultants and self-employed professionals have the issue of selling their time to make money, which means a lot of work and little room for off time.  Maybe the off time isn’t that big of a deal to you, but a problem that can arise from hav…
    - 22 days ago, 15 Jan 16, 10:19am -