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April 15, 2015

Best Tools and Apps for Travel Bloggers

Editor’s note: This post was written by Will Norquay, who is part of the team at Stayz. He likes to discover new places and eateries around the world and share his experiences and stories with other travellers.

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Being a travel blogger isn’t easy – it’s not like you’ve got a comfortable office and an organized file to keep all the records from your trips. Fortunately, mobile devices can be just as practical in your daily travels. They’ll help you store the details of your trip, edit your photos or videos and easily share your content to your community. Here’s a selection of top apps for travel bloggers. read more

March 10, 2015

Reinvigorate Your Marriage by Reading These Lovely Couple Travel Blogs

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The reality of marriage is that it won’t be happily ever after all the time. The struggle is real in a wedlock – both husband and wife must make compromises and overcome struggle to make their relationship work.

This isn’t limited to couples who fight and argue. Problematic marriages also happen to couples who have become so complacent in their relationship that they end up doing the same thing everyday until they grow old.

By letting your relationship get stale, both of you will lose the spark and end up filing for a divorce.

If you see your marriage going down this path, you should do whatever it takes to inject some excitement and gain that spark back.

One way of doing this is by traveling together. Experiencing new things at different places together can help strengthen your bond and bring back the love in your marriage.

To help you find the places where you should travel, take cue from some of the best couple travel blogs featured below.

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February 19, 2015

Most Downloaded Chrome Extensions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Google Chrome is arguably the best browser in existence today. If you use Chrome as your main browser, then you’re probably reliant on several extensions. Without them, your workflow would probably be disrupted. I know that this is the case for me.

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In spite of the fact that I already have essential extensions, I do realize that there are always new ones to discover. But how do you discover new Chrome extensions that will actually make your life easier? read more

February 9, 2015

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Health and beauty, food, real estate or travel, no matter which field you deal with, ThemeFuse has a theme for you. You can also win an exclusive package which will give you a free domain name and hosting plan for a year. You also get to choose a premium WordPress theme you like most. read more

February 2, 2015

12 Best Apps for Your Blogging Business

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Whether you are a businessman or an entrepreneurial blogger who has built a business blogging and/or freelance writing, there are some applications that are an irreplaceable part of your collection of business apps. Every year we see tons of new software overwhelming the online market, so it may be difficult to choose the right piece of software for your needs.

With this post we aim to help those of you who are still looking for new apps to add to your toolbox.  To make your workflow easier, here are 12 of the best business apps we think you should have. read more

January 19, 2015

Successful Mommy Bloggers for Inspiration

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“Call a woman a “mommy blogger” and you might as well be slinging mud. The expression, as it is most commonly used, is patronizing at best, derogatory at worst.” – Lauren Apfel, debate editor for Brain, Child Magazine

Being a mother is probably the most difficult job in the world, especially if you have to raise your kids, work, and manage the whole household all at the same time. It is thus not a surprise that mommy blogging has become popular. Not only does it provide an outlet (even therapy) for moms, but it can also be a means of earning money.

We can’t ignore the fact that in some circles, mommy blogging is looked down upon. As the quote from Lauren highlights, the term can be patronizing.

But it doesn’t have to be so. There are many successful mommy bloggers who are to be admired for what they have accomplished, not only in terms of popularity but because of the quality of their writing. If you want to launch your own mommy blog, make sure to look to these successful mommy bloggers for inspiration. read more

January 15, 2015

How Social Media Is Helping Solve Crime

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While you are posting what you ate for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between – not to mention selfies every hour – there are those who use social media for something more beneficial. No, I am not talking about social media marketing, which certainly has its benefits, but what I mean is a concern that affects the society as a whole.

I’m referring to law enforcement agencies which are turning to social media to help them do their jobs better. read more

January 13, 2015

Which Is Better for Professional Use, LinkedIn or Facebook?

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In 2014, the top social networks were, in terms of number of month actual users, in order:

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus (surprise, surprise!)
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Vine
  • Snapchat

Not surprisingly, each platform has a specific target demographic, which is basically divided into two major sectors: professional use and personal use.

When it comes to profession and/or business purposes, the main contenders are Facebook and LinkedIn. The question about which platform serves a business best remains unanswered. read more

January 5, 2015

The Google Panda Effect: What You Can Do to Fight Back

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Editor’s note: This post was written by V K Rajagopalan, who has over 30 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He has worked with multinational companies like KLM, Siemens and Wipro. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration and is a SAP Consultant certified from SAP, Germany. He is a Director in Paduka Consultants Private Limited that he established in 2006. Over the years, he has become an expert in all aspects of SEO, both online and offline. He utilizes this expertise for his own business as well as his clients. He currently resides in New Delhi, India with his wife and 2 sons.

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Is Google Panda still getting you down? Introduced in 2011, this algorithm was designed to lower the rank of low-quality websites, sites with “thin” content, and give users access to higher-quality, more in-depth content. A lot of big-name websites took a major hit and, as the algorithm has been refined over time, Google has caught a lot of websites in its snare. If you think you’ve been caught by the this grizzly beast, here’s how to fight back. read more

December 16, 2014

Your Aging Website: When and How to Get a Web Design Facelift

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Adam Kruger, who works at Resurgent Technology LLC, a growing yet small startup company in Chicago, IL. He enjoys sharing his insights and experiences through blogging.

It is not normally one single factor that flags up your website as needing a facelift, but a combination of issues that combine to spell out to you that a remodel would be a good idea.

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There are plenty of tools available to help your website get a new lease of life and makeover, such as Adobe CS5 Design Premium Mac, but before you get started you need to take a baseline and see how your current site compares to the competition. read more