Month: October 2014

Connect with Your Audience Using Subscribe2

Anyone who’s ever managed to create a successful blog will tell you that building an audience involves hard work, plenty of perseverance and a whole lot of time. Basically, it doesn’t just happen overnight. Of course, to build this audience you need to deliver fresh, quality content — on a …


BuzzStream – A Tool for Building Powerful Relationships Online

When I started blogging nearly a decade ago, the world of link building was very different. We still need those links to rank well on Google, but traditional link-building methods just don’t work anymore. Today, it’s all about building relationships with the right people in your niche so you can …


OptimizePress 2.0

The Truth About OptimizePress

There’s a few things I hate about OptimizePress, and a few things I love. I’ll get to that soon, but let me be transparent on the front end. While it’s the bread butter and sweet brown sugar for some of the best copywriters, digital marketers, and content curators in the game, it’s only …


7 Powerful Tools to Overhaul Your Online Marketing Strategy

There comes a point in every digital marketer’s life where one must graduate from an amateur to a professional. Once you’ve fully grasped the foundation concepts of marketing, learned the inner workings of the best digital strategies and platforms that work for your business and figured out what metrics are …


Are Apple Losing Their Grasp of the Tablet Market?

Apple recently announced the release of their new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. Many were underwhelmed by the launch of the iPad mini 3 as it is not a big upgrade over the previous version. Profits from iPads have dropped considerably. Does this mean that Apple are losing …


CodeLobster – A Powerful Free PHP Based IDE

An IDE is a piece of software that helps developers code and create websites. The acronym is derived from the longer term Integrated Development Environment. Typically, it contains tools such as a source code editor and a debugger. The purpose of an IDE is to streamline the development of languages …


A Review of TemplateMonster’s WordPress Cherry Framework

All good WordPress theme companies develop their own WordPress framework. This framework allows them to build a standard set of options and features into all of their themes. It also helps them develop themes more efficiently. I have used dozens of WordPress frameworks over the years. The latest one I …


WordPress Theme Reviews

45 Quality Free Responsive WordPress Themes

The number of people using the internet with mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones is increasing every day. That is why it is essential that your website design is mobile friendly. You do not need to spend a lot of money to do this as there are many great …


The Tale of a Failing iMac and the Importance of Backing Up

It is rare that I need to deal with major technical problems. I have an all in one computer and a laptop and for the last few years, everything has just worked. However, when something does go wrong, it can put me behind on my workload. This kind of problem …