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Webydo Giveaway: Enjoy the FREEdom of Web Design

There are so many absolutely free, awesome things on the web these days: search engines, video players, chat clients, social networks, website builders – name it, you’ve got it! Today, we are happy to announce a giveaway in partnership with Webydo, a free online site builder. The Webydo team wants to express their gratefulness to their current and prospective customers by offering one free lifetime subscription to their professional web suite.
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Getting Started with VPN Web Browsing

Making the decision to invest in a VPN is not an easy one. You will need to weigh the pros and cons of paying for such a service and determine which provider would best suit your own needs. But it is very commonplace for modern Internet users to be looking for a more secure method of accessing websites. Even other common tasks such as FTP and SSH will log your natural IP address, so there is a multitude of reasons for looking into private access.

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But I think that many tech-savvy users will gloss over the key points without really browsing through each website. I want to stress how important it is to make sure you choose the right provider. Also how you can educate yourself on the differences between proxy support and a full VPN software package. I think this wiki entry has some good details worth skimming.

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Streaming Music on your Blog: Livestream your Soundtrack

Embedding a playlist on your blog can really amp up the mood of your blog post. Making your site visitors listen to the music you like is much better than eagerly talking about it.

There are a lot options out there on how to stream music on your blog besides embedding a video music playlist from YouTube. Given that Spotify, Groovetube, Rdio, Last.fm and BearShare are the popular ones, there are a lot of music stream services that make sharing and creating a catalog of music on your blog easier.

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How just a few bucks a month can help you avoid blogger burnout

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Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve been working away on your blog for a while now — months, maybe even years. You don’t have a huge audience, maybe a few thousand readers, maybe even less. But it’s a dedicated audience. They read every post, they get into it in the comments, and they tell you they consider your site a valuable resource.

But properly maintaining a blog is hard work. You’re diligent about posting frequently so that your audience stays engaged, and the hours are really adding up. You’re starting to wonder about the bottom line. With your traffic, ad revenue won’t amount to much (if anything), and you’re not crazy about sponsored posts or affiliate programs that might tarnish your blog’s reputation. Read More

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5 Fun Halloween Widgets for your Blog

Halloween will fall on a spooky Wednesday this year, so get your terrifyingly terrific costumes ready for some nonstop partying! For bloggers wanting to savor the Halloween experience, maybe a countdown plugin is in order, so why not put one of these Halloween widgets on your site and just count the days until fuzzy bats, ghouls and monsters will rule the night.


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Virtual Private Servers: Should You Get It for Your Blog?

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If you are just starting out with blogging and have decided to use your own domain name instead of the free, hosted alternatives like blogger.com or wordpress.com, then you might feel overwhelmed with the amount of information you need to sift through. There are so many things to decide on when you decide to go it alone in the big wide world of the internet.

One of the first decisions you have to make is whether or not you should use a virtual private server for your blog. Read More

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Browser Breakthrough: A Smarter Approach in Downloading YouTube Videos

All copyright considerations aside, no one wants to bookmark, like or share a Youtube video- No,  deep inside we really don’t! Just like a sneaky fat online hobbit: We wants it, we needs it. We want our Youtube videos downloaded on our hard drive and pronto! Where’s the fun in Youtube when we can’t grab that hot, viral video for the day? Or watch that latest music video while on a road trip?


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What to Consider When Choosing a Web Hosting Service for your Site

Choosing a good web hosting provider for your site or blog can be tricky. There are lots of things to consider and the foundation of a good website is not with its design or its code, but with the server where it’s hosted. A reliable web hosting service has the best combination of features put together this includes bandwidth, storage, security, customer support and a good price to go with the bundle.


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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Doing Blog Interviews

Blogging interviews are a cool way to improve your blog stats and you don’t need to be as gab a Charlie Rose or Piers Morgan to pull it off. Hey, it’s not TV, there’s no producer to pressure you to make every air time count. Still, you have your blog visitors to think about and just like TV, blogging interviews should not be in any way boring. In fact, you have all the time to be creative with your blog interviews – so ask the right questions, edit out the kinks and make sure to present the interview as an enjoyable and informative piece of web entertainment.

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Customize your Own Blogging Icon with PROFICON

Bloggers often get recognize for using a universal avatar across various web platforms. By using, a profile icon that can easily be linked to their brand of blogging. There are millions and even billions of icons online, and behind all those images are real people who are out to make a statement with their chosen web identities. But to grab people’s attention with just a small pixel icon, you may need something extra special- why not spice up an old photo of yours and take a creative leap! Whether you decide to leave your mark on a popular commenting system, or crosspost on someone’s Facebook Account, the icon you use should be well-thought out and should at least, reflect a part of your personality.

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