How to Make Awesome Animated GIFs

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.In web years, animated GIFs are ancient. From the beginning, they enlivened Geocities pages with animated construction workers, spinning globes, ubiquitous dancing babies, and other old school animated GIFs you saw on every site and forum signature. Even if no one can agree on how […]


49 Tools to Secure Your Privacy

The Internet is a warehouse of information on any subject you can imagine. Even you. The more time you spend online, the more you put yourselves at risk for having your private information or communications intercepted, read, and possibly even used for illegal purposes. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools available — many of them […]


No, Affiliate Marketing Is Not a Scam

When Tim Berners-Lee invented the hypertext webpage, he envisioned a world of shared information. It didn’t take long for businesses to realize that the web was a new shopping platform too. In fact, years before the web, in 1989, the first ever internet affiliate program was born when William J Tobin enlisted people to refer customers […]

Reasons People Don't Trust Your Website

7 Reasons People Don’t Trust Your Website

There are millions of reputable businesses on the internet. Unfortunately, there are also a significant number of scam sites, designed for nothing more than price gouging or even stealing. Potential customers have to play detective before they spend any money online. Is your website helping these visitors make the right decision about your company? If […]


Is SiteGround’s Migration Deal for Real…?

For the next week, SiteGround is offering a hosting deal that a lot of us have been waiting for. Many website owners and webmasters are unhappy with their current hosts. That’s not surprising. Not all web hosting companies are the same. Just look at our hosting reviews. Even a hosting company that is great can […]


Build an Age Appropriate Kid-Friendly Website

How old were you when you first went online? Adults today may remember growing up with the development of the internet and learning to use it as a teenager or adult, but today’s children are growing up using the internet from a much earlier age than you might expect. A suvery by parenting site […]


8 Ways Your Drone Could Land You in Jail

By 2020, there will be more than 7 million drones in US skies alone. Hobby flying is booming. With ever greater numbers of untrained operators has come increasing numbers of accidents, as well as some hair-raising near-misses with commercial planes. While some countries allow drone flight pretty much anywhere, many countries are quickly creating laws to limit their […]


The Rise and Fall and Rebirth of Digg

Since the birth of the web, hundreds of social websites have come and gone. But not many had the influence of the social sharing site Digg. At the site’s height of popularity, its users had the power to make a website go viral — or bury it. By 2008, Digg was attracting over 236 million […]


Negative Reviews: a Business’ Best Friend?

Word of mouth has always been a crucial marketing tool for businesses. Before the birth of advertising, it may have been the only way people would hear of your business. You might think that word of mouth would be less important in the internet age since it’s easier to reach people using the web. But […]


Supercomputers Are Shaping Future of Humanity

Humanity has come a long way. Our world today is full of technology and wonders we thought were the realm of science fiction not too long ago. Our technological development is exponential. It was just a few hundred years ago that we started exploring the possibilities of electricity, and it didn’t become common in households […]


Click Fraud: Are Bots Eating Your Ad Budget?

Your computer has been hacked! But what does that mean, exactly? Hackers might be trying to learn your email or bank account passwords, steal your identity, or… …click online ads?! That’s right — some malware is made just for the purpose of surreptitiously clicking online ads. So, why would hackers go to the trouble of […]


The Long List of Things that Can’t Be Copyrighted

Seeking legal advice online is always an iffy venture, but when it comes to copyright law the pitfalls seem to multiply. And making a mistake when it comes to copyright can get you into serious legal and financial trouble. If you’re an artist, writer, inventor, or other creative, it’s important to understand the basics of […]


79 Free Tests and Services to Improve Your Website

Once your website is up and running, you need to make sure it’s performing at its best. That means checking the loading time, making sure there are no coding errors, and ensuring it’s indexed in search engines. There are a number of website tests and services that can help you with this. If you visit your […]


How We Manage a Remote Team With Asana

Do you have trouble managing a team of writers, or coordinating large projects over different parts of your website? These are issues that we deal with all the time at, because our team is spread out all over the world. We work on multiple large projects at a frenetic pace. As a result, we […]


Is Your Home Safe From Hackers? Probably Not

Hackers were never so powerful as they were in the 1990s movies. By furiously typing on their keyboards, they could decode any encryption, steal any amount of money from any person or organization, reveal any classified government secret… even travel back in time. In the early days of the internet, hacking powers were sorely misunderstood. […]