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With the content verified, the traffic should make more sense. To give you a brief rundown of what makes traffic so important, we will answer four of what should be your most pressing questions:

1. What are the third party numbers like?
2. Where is the traffic coming from?
3. How much funding is necessary for directing traffic at the moment?

After confirming the history of your domain, you need to focus on the content. The amount and quality of content in the Web site you are looking to buy are two aspects that need to be considered – along with many other questions as well. The following checklist contains a variety of questions to be considered before the final purchase of any Web site. Read on… Continue reading

Now that you know a little more about the seller, knowing the history behind the domain you want to purchase is the only way you are going to know if the Web site you are buying is quality or a site that is constantly being flipped. The following checklist contains a few aspects of domains you need to consider before the purchase of any Web… Continue reading

As mentioned in my last article, this will be the first of ten checklists in the “Virtual Real Estate Boot Camp” series. It’s always good to know from whom you are buying the Web site. The site may be an excellent purchase in the end, but dealing with a seller who is not cooperative can make even the best deal turn sour fast. The checklist provided… Continue reading

LinkedIn Tutorial 1

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

First, there was MySpace. Then, came Facebook, followed by Twitter. So then what is LinkedIn and where does it come in? LinkedIn is the perfect website for professional networking. It is a site that allows you to reconnect with past and present colleagues and classmates; it allows you to power your career by discovering connections during job searches; and you can receive advice from countless industry experts. The opportunities are… Continue reading


Thursday, April 1st, 2010

There’s a good chance you’ve heard someone mention the term “screenshot” before.

Did you know what they were talking about or did you write it off as more computer jargon?

Well, if you wrote it off, let’s just pull it out of the “mysterious computer jargon” file and put it into your active vocabulary list!

Basically, a screenshot is just like… Continue reading

Virtual Real Estate – Bootcamp

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Are you ready to become a Virtual Real Estate Owner? Have you already read the preceding articles in this series “Virtual Real Estate – Better to Buy or Build “ and “Cash in the Virtual Attic”? By graduating from Home Page Buyer’s Boot Camp you will guarantee yourself a much better chance of success.

Ignore this list at your own risk. Imagine you’re… Continue reading

Cash in the Virtual Attic

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

In the last article you learned why it is such a good idea to purchase a Web site that is already up and running. You have made a wise decision and I thank you for trusting me enough to follow my advice. Now all you have to do is find a way to raise enough money to buy your first piece of Virtual Real Estate… Continue reading

Hidden Freecell Layouts

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Now, I’ll be honest with you; I’ve never played Freecell or any other of the games included in Windows ,but when my friend told me about this little trick, I thought that there might be a few folks out there that could use it.

Just open up Freecell (any version should work) and select “Game” in the top left-hand corner. Now you’ll want to choose… Continue reading

You’ve brought your laptop home after a long trip. You turn it on, expecting to connect to your safe and secure wireless network and find instead that your computer is trying desperately to connect to the wireless network of the hotel you stayed in, now thousands of miles away.

If something like this has ever happened to you before, there is an answer: you can… Continue reading

Virtual Real Estate – Buy or Build?

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Have you considered building or buying a Web site for profit? As most people know, it is much easier to start with a foundation than from scratch. If you’re not a Baker, how much easier is it to go to the bakery and purchase a plain sheet cake on which to place your design than to create the sheet cake yourself? Outsourcing works for Virtual Real Estate, too.… Continue reading

Google Voice Extension for Chrome

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Recently, I changed my default browser from Internet Explorer to Chrome. The reason for this is the official Chrome Google Voice extension that was updated back in January. I have even ported my telephone number to Google.

Click to call:

Google Voice extension adds Click-to-Call functionality to web pages. You just add phone numbers to your online address book… Continue reading

In my last article, we discussed the basic definitions of copyright and plagiarism as applied to the Internet. Now we will go more in depth about the many free tools available to stop copyright infringement and plagiarism…

There are now many tools to catch plagiarists on the Internet. Some of the anti-plagiarism software is for sale but many are free of charge. One example… Continue reading

.mobi Explained

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Definition of: .mobi

(.MOBIle) A top-level Internet domain used for Web sites that supply content to cellphones and other handheld devices with tiny screens. The .mobi suffix was introduced in 2005, and the first registrations were accepted in 2006 from members of wireless trade organizations.

Boy, have I been out of it.

I try and keep up… Continue reading

Facts About Microsoft

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Have you ever wanted to know all about the biggest software company in the world? I mean everything from the address all the way up to employment numbers and landmark dates?

Well, did you know that Microsoft gives all this information out freely on their site? I know, I was surprised too, but it’s all right here for everyone to see. You can… Continue reading

The Internet revolution has greatly increased the gathering and sharing of information worldwide. Its continuous revolution paves the way to make the world much smaller and information far more accessible. This is a breakthrough in the dissemination of messages, data measuring in the billions, and even technologies from one part of the world to another in the blink of an eye.

However, since the Internet is constantly… Continue reading

Amazon Kindle VS. Sony eReader

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

People everywhere are seeing the incredible convenience of Ebook readers. With a portable reader, such as the Amazon Kindle or Sony eReader, you can have hundred of ebooks available at your fingertips.

Whether you are looking for novels or magazines, ebook readers allow you to read books and documents electronically, no paper or ink is needed due to the use of E Ink… Continue reading

Notepad Vs. Wordpad

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

What’s the difference between Wordpad and Notepad?

That’s an excellent question! They look basically the same, but in certain ways they are very different. The main thing to remember about these programs is that they are both very basic programs and can perform only basic tasks. If you want a lot of bells and whistles, you will probably do better with… Continue reading

MediaRing Talk

Monday, February 1st, 2010

When you are calling from a computer to a telephone, this is known as a PC to Phone call. When are calling from a computer to another computer, this is known as PC to PC phone call. Many services, like Skype, offer free PC to PC phone calls, but charge money for PC to Phone calls. Fortunately, there is software that offers free PC to Phone calls, which… Continue reading

Windows 7 Jump Lists and More

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Jump Lists are one of the coolest features of Windows 7. Today we will take a closer look at this feature in this article. Jump Lists are designed to make it easier to find what you want and perform common operations associated with applications.

Jump List feature in a nutshell:
Jump Lists are little application-specific Start menus. They are found on the application icons… Continue reading

10 Reasons to Choose bbPress over WordPress

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

What do you look for in a message board? Reliability? Lightweight and easy to customize as well as free? bbPress ( has these features and more! Here are a few of the reasons I chose them over the many other forum solutions available online:

1. Clean, crisp appearance – The bbPress forum is aesthetically pleasing; it has a clean and crisp look, is… Continue reading

Facebook Updates Via RSS

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

A large number of people use Facebook solely for the purpose of keeping in touch with their friends – it’s original purpose, if I remember correctly. Since they don’t care about any fish games or virtual animal farms, it’s annoying when they log onto Facebook only to find their homepage cluttered with notifications, Mafia Wars requests and other useless noise. What if I was to tell you that you can… Continue reading

Blackboard: The Digital Dropbox

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Blackboard uses a feature called the digital dropbox to transfer files between students and instructors. When a student wants to submit a paper to his instructor, instead of having to e-mail it, which could easily end up in the instructor’s junk mailbox (on purpose or not? We won’t go there….), the student submits the paper via the digital dropbox.

Why Use the Digital Dropbox Instead

How to Install Chrome OS from a USB Drive

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The first fully web-based, low memory consumption operating system Chrome OS was released by Google in November, 2009.

Brief Description of Chrome OS:
Google Chrome is the first web-based operating system of Google, made for especially the Net-books.
It was designed to cover all the online applications including the Google products. Chrome OS is built off the Linux file system… Continue reading

Wireless 4g is here!

Thursday, January 14th, 2010


This year’s CES was full of wireless technology. Every major wireless phone company and wireless phone maker was there. They had new phones and new tablets and netbooks, but that was not the interesting part. To me, the most interesting aspect of wireless communications at CES is the battle over 4G dominance.

If you look at commercials on TV now, you should notice the battle between AT&T and Verizon… Continue reading

Windows XP to Windows 7 Upgrade Problems

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

If you’ve got a Windows XP machine at home and you’re looking to upgrade it to Windows 7, there’s something you should know before you hit the install button. It turns out that Microsoft does not support what they call an “in-place” upgrade for Windows XP, meaning that Windows 7, upon install, will erase all of your old data and put all of your programs into a “Windows.old&rdquo… Continue reading

What is Blackboard?

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

When I say “Blackboard,” you probably imagine the big green slate-looking thing hanging on the wall in first grade -and you’d be right. But I’m not talking about the board in front of the room that was thrown out with the mimeograph machine, I’m talking about the sophisticated software system used in more than half of all online and distance education courses.

If you’re one of the… Continue reading

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