Branding Your Blog to the Big Time

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.If you have a blog, you most likely want to reach as wide an audience as you can. But as much as people may say that content is king, there is a lot more to growing an audience than creating great content. One critical element […]


How Game Makers Earn Millions — 99¢ at a Time

Admit it, there’s at least one game on your smartphone that you’ve played in the last week. Chances are, it’s more like ten (or more) mobile games, and you’ve already played one of them today. We love games, and mobile games are even better —you can play them anywhere! We also love a bargain. Dishing […]


Make Your Website Accessible in 10 Minutes

Website accessibility is a huge issue, but one most people don’t think much about. Imagine for a moment that you have limited mobility. Maybe you can’t use a mouse, and the only way you can navigate a computer is by tapping a single keyboard key at a time. Try it out. Click the arrow buttons […]


How to Make Awesome Animated GIFs

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 to pronounce “GIF,” we can all agree that the web […]


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 […]