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5 Important Reasons NOT To Blog Everyday!

I’ve read a lot of blogs and I have noticed that a lot of them post new content daily. This seems to be the norm but it isn’t the best solution for everyone. There are some very valid reasons not to blog everyday.
Here are five very good reasons not to blog everyday along with some free resources to help you schedule your blog posts.

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Tech Tips
How to fix a green screen on Flash videos

You are trying to watch a video on YouTube or elsewhere and all you can see is a green screen. You can hear the audio but the video won’t play and you just see green. The chances are that Adobe Flash Player is unable to render the video. This happens usually after you have updated […]

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WordPress plugins to avoid

There are definitely some WordPress plugins to avoid! WordPress is a constantly evolving platform and has many plugins developed for use with it. Unfortunately, not all of these plugins evolve at the same rate as WordPress and can cause problems with your site because of this. Plugins are one of the biggest doorways for hackers […]

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Get an avatar and stand out from the crowd!

Do you read the comments on people's blogs? Have you noticed how many anonymous posters there are out there? Does your eye get drawn to certain comments more than others?

I think you know what I mean - you read the ones with a face rather than the ones that are faceless! They stand out - that's why!

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Are you talking to me? How to get your blog comment published!

One of the best ways to get some inbound links (and that much needed free traffic) to your blog is by commenting on another blog. Not just any old blog though! Find a blog that is relevant to your niche market and that would have a similar target to your own and make a comment. But wait, you made a comment and it hasn't been published! The chances are the blog owner didn't approve it (sucks to be you doesn't it!)

Your main focus whilst commenting on blogs is always to get the comment approved. Here are some useful tips that you need to follow to get the most benefit from blog commenting. Review the list and use the tips the next time you are out and about in cyberspace blog commenting!

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Business Strategy
Why doing it with a buddy is better than going it alone!

The life of a solo entrepreneur can be a lonely one at times - even more so if you work in the online world. We all have days where we feel like taking a sledge hammer to the keyboard.... (we do? don't we? Surely I'm not the only one!)

Frustration builds up!

There are too many distractions!

Result - a whole lot of Nothing gets done!

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What is a pingback?

Pingback is a method for web/blog authors to request notification when somebody links to one of their posts. Typically, web publishing software such as WordPress will automatically inform the relevant parties on behalf of the user, allowing for the possibility of automatically creating links to referring documents.
Read the full article for an explanation.

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How to set up Filezilla FTP with GoDaddy hosting

You may have your blog or website hosted with GoDaddy but their File Manager can be a little tricky to use. A much better method of uploading your files is to use Filezilla FTP Program.

The following short video shows you how to set up Filezilla with your GoDaddy hosting settings in order to transfer (ftp) your files.

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How important is it to have a keyword rich domain rather than branded?

One of the main questions I am asked as a web designer is should I go with a keyword rich domain name or a branded one? Unfortunately there isn’t a simple answer to that. Both options have their own merits. Branded Domain Your brand is very important to you and is the cornerstone of everything […]

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