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10 Must-Know Social Media Tips to Promote Your Blog

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It goes without saying that social media is the world’s trending tool for communication. You can use this unique way of communication to promote your blog on multiple social media platforms. Unlike shopping for cheap gadget insurance, promoting your blog through social media takes an ample amount of time.


Experts say you should spend four times more time promoting your blog than you should actually spend on perfecting your blog and writing blog posts. After all, if you spend too much time perfecting and writing it and no time promoting it, all your hard work will go unnoticed. With these ten tips, you’ll be on your way to having a successful blog with a large audience. Read more…

10 Great Apps for People on the Go

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In today’s world, it seems like we’re busier than ever (and, of course, we are). Luckily, smartphones are here to the rescue. Where we once had to have our whole life planned out in advance, today we can just make plans on the fly and use our instantaneous connectivity to our advantage. While in some ways this dynamic can complicate life, in other ways, it makes our lives so much easier. Many use apps to stay connected to the social world while others use them to stay connected to family by playing game apps from across the country.


For those who are always on the go, a laptop is not always the best option to carry around making staying connected to the outside world hard. Saving money can become difficult without the time to look up deals in the paper or cut out coupons so some rely on apps to tell them about the deals going on. Here are some great apps for people on the go. Read more…

Top 15 Magento eCommerce Plugins

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Magento has grown rapidly since its launch less than five years ago. For anybody working in ecommerce, Magento is an excellent way to increase their business’ image and revenue online. To really get the most out of Magento, though, you need to make sure you have the best plugins installed. With so many plugins to choose from, however, the choice can be daunting. Below we will list the 15 best Magento plugins for your business.


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Read Between The Lines: 5 Finance Apps For Breathtaking News

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Average people are becoming more and more interested in the dealings of the financial world. And with the effects of the recession and current poor economy, it’s easy to understand the increased interest. The term job security no longer holds as much power as it once did, after watching giant corporations and banks crumble. The wise thing to do would be to gain a second job or learn your way around the stock market. It’s not just Wall Street types keeping one eye on the latest financial news anymore. With this increased interest come apps designed to keep the latest financial buzz right at your fingertips. And what’s more convenient than having access to news breaking information in your pocket?


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6 Tips for Avoiding Bad Business Decisions

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Whether you own a business or you work for someone else, bad decisions are always hard boilers. The role of entrepreneurs or designers are much more than you imagine, and include much more than just injecting life into creations. Apart from imagining what the web page will turn out to be, it’s even more important to assess the reaction of the target audience. This article will be about how web designer can avoid bad decisions and here are my takes:


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13 Apps that Support Mobile Payments and Credit Card Transactions

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Regardless of what types of businesses you are running, offering mobile payment service to your customers is a must to make your business a success. This is because smartphones and tablet computers are the hottest commodity these days, almost everything can be done through mobile devices, from making phone calls, surfing net, listening music to playing games, online shopping, and of course, making payment.


The conventional credit card service requires merchants to set up a business account with bank and rent a card reader. On top of that sellers have to pay expensive setup fee, monthly fee as well as certain percentage of transaction charge on every sale they make. Today, with the presence of mobile payment processing apps, merchants can offer their customers multiple payment options including credit cards, debit cards and PayPal in a highly mobile, quick and easy way. Read more…

How Social Networking Policy is Changing Privacy

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Social media – one of several offshoots of the internet – has completely changed the way people interact and socialize in cyber space. With a large number of people spending a good chunk of their time on various social media websites each day; these multimillion dollar corporations have developed huge databases containing personal bio of millions of users. This essentially means that these particular websites, by means of their terms of service, have the liberty to modify, ban or completely remove a user’s content as they see fit.


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5 Websites to Check Commodity and Futures Quotes in Real Time

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Looking for the best website to check real-time futures and commodities quotes? Well you may stop wasting your time searching them elsewhere on the Web. Below we’ve listed 5 popular financial and business websites that are very helpful for those who are interested in trading commodities and futures.


All these financial resources offer detailed quotes data, live streaming charts, as well as market news and history. Some of them also provide in-depth market research, analysis and reports helping you to understand any specific commodity better and choose the right investments. Read more…

10 iPhone and iPad Apps to Control Your Computer

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With millions of apps available in the Apple App Store and Google Play, smartphone users can always find the right app to accomplish their daily tasks. However there are so many mobile apps being developed for the similar job, it makes finding the best app for specific task a difficult part. Previously we’ve published quite a number of posts introducing both iPhone and Android apps for various purposes. Today we will be focusing on mobile apps that can remotely control PC and Mac.


Below we’ve rounded up 10 really cool remote control apps that can turn your smartphone into a wireless keyboard, mouse, or trackpad, allowing you to control your computer from the couch. Read more…

How to Protect Your Post Privacy on Facebook

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Facebook is the best place for sharing your status updates with family and friends. However, sometimes you might have some interesting outdoor activities which you want to share with your friends only and not your colleagues. Or there are some personal things that can only be shared with your family members and not the others. To manage your post privacy, you should keep these people separated, putting them into groups like family, close friends, colleagues, acquaintances, etc. This helps you to easily share information with relevant people and avoid some sensitive data to be seen by others.


Below we’ve written 2 step-by-step tutorials guiding you to create a friend list of your own on Facebook as well as restrict certain people from seeing your posts. We hope these simple tutorials and screenshots are helpful for protecting your post privacy. Read more…

Why Every College Should Perfect Their Mobile Presence

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College students nowadays use their smartphones for everything, but most colleges are not effectively catering to this lifestyle. Creating a mobile presence with apps and a mobile website is important for colleges to appeal to an increasingly tech-savvy population. Plus, having a mobile presence offers several benefits to colleges as far as recruitment and student success. So, take a look at the following reasons why colleges need to have a mobile presence so they can draw in attention from the best of the best.


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6 WordPress Tips to Building a Successful Blog

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With nearly 65 million sites on WordPress alone, it can be difficult to ensure that a blog stands out from the crowd. Many first-time bloggers – whether they are businesses or individuals – are faced with the challenge of producing something that’s new and interesting, only to find that almost every topic imaginable has already been covered. However, there are stylistic and technical aspects of the process to consider that can bring a blog out of the foggy depths of the internet into a place where it can build up a large and loyal following.


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Top 22 Image, Photo Search Engines

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When it comes to searching images on the Web, Google Image Search probably is the first web service to cross your mind. However it might not be the right choice to find high resolution pictures, animated images and wallpapers for designing your website/blog, social network profiles, posters and other web design projects.


Fortunately Google Image Search isn’t the only option we have. There are many image search engines and stock photo websites out there where you can look for any type and quality of images. Below we’ve listed 22 image search engines and websites that absolutely worth your attention, some of them even support reverse image search. Read more…

7 Online Transaction Services Similar to PayPal

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Are you unsatisfied with PayPal and looking for some alternatives? Look no further, you’ve come to the right place. Online transaction isn’t something new, you can see e-commerce sites, online shopping sites and Internet banking sites are everywhere on the web. All these websites involve online transaction, thus it’s one of the most important Internet activities.


Talking about transferring money through the Internet, many people are concerned about their credit card information being stolen, financial accounts being hacked, or not being able to get back refund if the item purchased is broken. Additionally, some people encountered problems like not being able to use local credit card on a website, or being unsuccessful in completing a transaction due to unknown reasons. Read more…

6 Best iPhone & Android Apps to Create Animated Photographs: Cinemagraphs

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In our previous posts, we’ve published quite a number of cinemagraph artworks and received tremendous reader response. In case you’ve never heard of it, cinemagraph is a type of animated photograph created in GIF format, with some small moving elements while others are in still. They are categorized in between photograph and video, and tend to grab peoples’ attention. This form of media is becoming more widely used in the industries like fashion and advertising.


The good news about cinemagraph is that it’s actually not that difficult to create one. Forget about using sophisticated computer software or thinking you might be stuck in the complicated making process. Creating an impressive cinemagraph only involves a few simple steps. All you need is your smartphone or tablet with cinemagraph-making app installed.

In today’s post, we’ve rounded up 6 free iOS and Android apps that let you create awesome cinemagraphs to impress people. So just give these apps a try and have fun! Read more…