Interesting Stats on Home Improvement Research

eMarketer reports that for Brands and retailers in the home improvement sector, over 1/3 of homeowners start their home improvement projects online. According to Zillow, a real estate website, a survey in the U.S. taken in the winter of 2013 found that 39% of adults found inspiration for such projects online. In a 2013 survey…

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3 Reasons Websites Are Vital for Small Businesses

“Running your own business is no easy task, and your to-do-list is guaranteed to never end. This said, you shouldn’t use this as an excuse to take short cuts when it comes to having online visibility. Beginning with your website, it’s vital to position yourself online with a strong, professional destination that gives customers the…

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Has Your Password Been Hacked?

Recently Dropbox has been in the news regarding hacked account credentials. Before that, it was LinkedIn with stolen email addresses and password hashes, and also, Snapchat, Tumblr, Adobe, Android Forums, Bell, Comcast, Dominos, Yahoo, and the list goes on. How does a person know if their login credentials (e.g. email address, password) have been compromised?

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3 Ways Your Local Business Can Take Advantage of Pokémon GO

If you’re a local business owner and haven’t kept up with the recent buzz surrounding Pokémon GO, there may be a good reason for you to tune in. The augmented reality game has taken over the digital world in the past week with over 15 million downloads. It’s installed on more devices than LinkedIn, and…

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How to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is used by many people in many situations to find out more about a person during recruiting, before going to a meeting with someone new, before considering asking someone to join a team, and for many other reasons. You want your profile to present you in the best possible light and show your wide…

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Why You Should Create a LinkedIn Profile

Everyone should have a profile on LinkedIn. You don’t have to login to it every day or week or month, you don’t have to share things on it, but you should have a profile on the system. Why? LinkedIn is now used as the go-to place to find out about someone: their skills, their experience…

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How Website SEO Has Changed

“SEO is not what it used to be. You can’t just pop up an ugly website, throw up mediocre content, build a few links and expect to rank well.” Times have changed. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): How to make your website stand out when user’s search for information. SEO has been a changing landscape over…

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Why I Stopped Using “Actually” and “But” In My Customer Emails

There is a small band of words that take away from your message, any message, and “actually” is their leader, say the smart people at Buffer. It almost doesn’t matter how good the news is; if it comes after “actually,” the recipient feels like they were somehow wrong about something. This article demonstrates this fact…

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Scheduled Downtime on March 23-24

Our hosting provider has scheduled downtime to upgrade its data center infrastructure for 6 hours on March 23-24, 2015. This affects all of our servers, as well as tens of thousands of others hosted in this environment. All websites and related services will be unavailable for the duration of this downtime. Outage Starts At

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10 Simple Tips for Making Your Home Wifi Network Faster

“We often think of wifi networks as virtual, uniform fields that fill our living spaces. In fact, they’re very physical signals that can be blocked or scattered by walls, other electronics, and even people. Where you put your router — and what’s around it — make a big difference in the strength of your network….

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