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YouTube vs. Self-Hosted Video: Pros & Cons for Webmasters

YouTube vs. Self-Hosted Video: Pros & Cons for Webmasters

Video is a favorite way to attract new website visitors. As you know new visitors, means higher traffic. The higher traffic – the more chances to spread your ideas worldwide. The more juice you input in your ideas, the more new people will stop by at your site. This circle...

Why I HATE Twitter… And LOVE It!

Why I HATE Twitter… And LOVE It!

In a recent article, I made a generalization about Twitter only being used to drive traffic to a designer’s web site or blog. There were a couple of comments, stating I was wrong. Sure, it was a generalization to save 1,200 words, telling people what they already knew, but in...

Gearing up to Become a Professional Freelancer

Gearing up to Become a Professional Freelancer

A freelancer is somebody who is self-employed or works from his or her own space. Over the years, freelancing has emerged as a professional designation throughout the world. A huge number of freelancers make an living from their own cozy comfort. Ample offers are available for freelancers, ranging from writing...

Give Them What They Want: Targeting Your Audience with Blog Design

Give Them What They Want: Targeting Your Audience with Blog Design

You may have a list of blogs whose visitor counts you envy. With the right techniques, however, you too can increase your daily or weekly visitors, and possibly even one day rival this list of blogs. You may already know that a blog design should be highly customized to an...

Demystifying Twitter: Do’s and Don’ts of Twitter

Demystifying Twitter: Do’s and Don’ts of Twitter

Simply put, the basic concept behind Twitter can be identified as a modem version of short messaging service (SMS) channel with some added features. Your followers on Twitter are the people, who choose to be updated with the tweets (the post or message displayed on your profile page) you share,...

Plan the Best Content for your Emails

Plan the Best Content for your Emails

Email marketing is one of the really successful techniques currently used in the marketing world. It has become one of the most popular techniques in recent years and is an indispensable part of online marketing. Sending mails keeps your site active among your audience and increases visits and clicks on...

How to Get the Most From Your Design Education

How to Get the Most From Your Design Education

Finding the best way to get a good design education is hard. The costs of going to a university are getting out of control and the wages designers are making are not going up. There is enough information online to teach yourself how to be a designer but finding the...

What Kind Of Leader Are You?

What Kind Of Leader Are You?

They say people are born to lead or to follow. I can’t say whether that is true or not. I was always a leader. As a child I hated listening to others tell me what to do. I always had the ideas that led to trouble for the kids in...

Manage Your Money to Avoid Freelancing Failures

Manage Your Money to Avoid Freelancing Failures

Business is always about monetizing one component from among a host of other important things. The reason behind every business is to make money or generate revenues. Given the inherent focus on revenues, when launching a business or a site, it is critical to understand how to manage finances, which...

The Psychology Of Color In Design

The Psychology Of Color In Design

Have you ever wondered why you seem to be getting hungrier while waiting to place your order at a fast food place or why you eat faster than any human should ingest that poison? Have you ever heard of a “power tie” in business? There are things that excite the...

What Should You Do Before Launching a (Successful) Blog

What Should You Do Before Launching a (Successful) Blog

In the past few years, the Internet has developed more and more, encompassing new online presences everyday; this can make one think about this amazing trend and when it will present a lower growth ratio. It is practically impossible to state exactly how many websites are being created each year...

How to Take Good Sports Photographs

How to Take Good Sports Photographs

Shooting sports pictures can be very exciting and fulfilling experience, provided you have patience and necessary skills. A fundamental knowledge of the game definitely helps in sports photography. Browse a lot of sports magazines or photography websites to get an idea and feel of the game.

How To Build a Customer Base

How To Build a Customer Base

Every business wants customers that bring a lot of website traffic and profits. A strong customer base is the foundation of a successful business. Whether you’re marketing for a blog or for a huge brand, every business needs to focus on its customers. Rome was not built in a day,...

Using PayPal for Your Online Business – Advantages and Disadvantages

Using PayPal for Your Online Business – Advantages and Disadvantages

A merger between X.Com and Confinity in March 2000 gave birth to PayPal as we know it today. Based in the United States of America, it is a global e-commerce business which allows for money transfers and payments to be made through the internet. Basically, it serves as an acquirer...