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How to Create a Wildly Successful Travel Blog

How to Create a Wildly Successful Travel Blog

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.Travel has always been big business—in fact, the travel and tourism industry provides the number one service export in the United States—but it’s become a true juggernaut in recent years thanks to the ever-increasing popularity of travel blogging. The Internet has made armchair travel easier [...]

What Does Your Host Say About You? SiteGround

What Does Your Host Say About You? SiteGround

Even in a high-tech world, some people still appreciate the simple economy and beauty of things that are handcrafted, whether it’s homemade bread, a fancy table, or their hosting plan. For folks like these, SiteGround is the natural choice to provide a customized online home for their websites. Since 2004, SiteGround prides itself on its [...]

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Four Easy Ways to Supersize Your Blog

You have something to say, and your audience is out there, just waiting to soak it all up. For many bloggers, humble beginnings often snowball into impressive followings and page ranks, but you’ve got to be good, and you’ve got to be proactive. Let’s be honest: bloggers are a dime a dozen these days, and [...]

The APIs That Secretly Rule Your Life

The APIs That Secretly Rule Your Life

Modern life is, for many, an online one. And every click, every tweet, every Facebook like or product review, becomes part of a larger data pool (along with our emails, online purchases, GPS information and more) just waiting to be skimmed and sorted by a utility known as the application program interface (API). The ubiquity [...]

Do Interns Secretly Run the World’s Largest Tech Companies?

Do Interns Secretly Run the World’s Largest Tech Companies?

We’re all familiar with the narrative conventions surrounding the intern: long hours, little pay, and even less respect. Many of today’s tech and business leaders spent their early years competing for, and suffering in, internships where they gleaned bits of know-how and experience in between java runs and making copies. Modern internships, however, have undergone [...]

Three Mind-Blowing Wonders of Wearable Tech

Three Mind-Blowing Wonders of Wearable Tech

Wearable technology is touted as the future of electronics, fashion, fitness, and business. As the industry expands, wearable tech devices will increasingly target specific aspects of work and lifestyle, with products designed for managing finances and schedules, or enjoying sports and music. In this sense, wearable tech reflects the functionality of the now mundane smartphone [...]

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: Images

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: Images

You already know that well-researched, high-quality content is the backbone of a killer blog post. But don’t underestimate the importance of a strong visual component when you’re composing your latest and greatest update for your audience The human brain processes images in as little as 13 milliseconds—less than the blink of an eye. A post [...]

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Hot Gadgets, Cool Tech: SXSW Interactive 2014 Wrap-Up

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival—an Austin, Texas tradition since 1987—draws big crowds every year with its unique blend of music, film, stars big and small, and technological innovation. The 2014 show was no exception, combining celebrity spectacle with high-profile speakers and high-tech gadgetry. SXSW has a well-earned reputation as an incubator of new musical [...]

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: References

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: References

You might think the most important part of a successful blog post lies in killer content, or a compelling tone, or even a click-bait-laden title. And while these tools are used by countless bloggers around the Web to draft outstanding posts, an oft-overlooked aspect that’s just as essential is the quality of the resources used [...]

High Tech Meets High Society at the Luxury Technology Show

High Tech Meets High Society at the Luxury Technology Show

What happens when the cutting edge of tech meets bottomless pockets? Quite a few things, actually—including the production at least one slightly unnerving robot—but one of the more interesting is the Luxury Technology Show, organized and presented by event production and promotion company RAND Luxury. The company’s well-known for their luxurious and ostentatious events and [...]

Double Your Twitter Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your Twitter Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Whether you use it for business, pleasure, or both, Twitter is likely a large part of your social media life. With nearly 650,000,000 users, sending more than half a billion tweets every single day, the Internet’s water cooler is also overflowing with opportunities to attract hordes of new followers ripe for conversion into new customers [...]

Who Owns All the Bitcoins?

Who Owns All the Bitcoins?

Humanity has spent their relatively brief time on this planet chasing a variety of wealth—gold, spices, cocoa beans, even bricks of compressed tea—and modern humans are no exception. The monetary wealth of our planet is higher than it’s ever been, and with 2013 estimates clocking in at about $241 trillion, every one of earth’s seven [...]

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Collapse: Mt. Gox and the Future of Bitcoin

Despite an increasingly prominent profile in the media sphere, Bitcoin remains something of a mystery to the general public. While folks may have heard of the virtual currency, it’s generally in connection with its explosive growth or its associations with various scandals (including the seizure of $28 million in Bitcoins during the FBI’s takedown of [...]

How to Create the Perfect Password

How to Create the Perfect Password

With more and more of us shifting everyday tasks—banking, education, social interaction, even shopping for groceries—to the virtual world, securing our personal information has become more important than ever. One of the simplest ways to help protect our financial and other info from prying eyes and would-be identity thieves is to use a strong password. [...]

Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day

Facebook and Twitter might get the lion’s share of the press compared to other forms of social media, but when it comes to professional networking, LinkedIn is the uncontested champion. The site’s more than 260 million members tend to leave the funny cat videos and goofy eCards to other, more informal sites, preferring to focus [...]


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