Category Archives: Computers - Internet

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Online Security Made Easy

I have a bank account online. Actually, I have several bank accounts, and pretty much all of them are accessible online. It’s taken a decade or more, but, I’m pretty sure that these days, it’s a given that you can access your bank account online.

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WestHost Web Hosting Unreliable

At the beginning of this year, I renewed my webhosting arrangement with WestHost and immediately regretted it when my server suffered hours of downtime in February. Since then, I’ve “caught” my server down several times. This is particularly distressing because I don’t monitor it constantly,

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Why Some People Hate Manual Retweets

There are many different reasons people use Twitter. Depending on why and how you use Twitter, you may have come across an interesting phenomenon where some people are very particular about how you retweet them. Twitter Retweet Etiquette When it comes to Twitter, there really

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No Keyword From Google Search Grows

When I first started writing online for money, I was introduced to Google Analytics. While there is a great deal of information available within Analytics, the key for me, at the time, was the way search keywords were reported. By selecting an overview of the

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Long Posts versus Short Posts

Once upon a time, the conventional wisdom was that Google wouldn’t index, and therefore rank, any thing shorter than 300 words. I wrote an article about how 300 words is basically nothing, noting that an introduction and conclusion could take up 100 of those words

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Social Search Fools Gold

These days, it seems that technology pundits and enthusiasts can’t clamor loudly enough for social network signals to be included in search engine ranking results. It isn’t hard to see why. Your friends probably like a lot of the same things that you do. That