There are free web hosts, there are paid web hosts. Both can be used to create a website. But the paid web hosts enjoy certain advantages over the free ones hence most professional bloggers chose paid hosting over free hosting. You go and research about your favourite websites – in 9 out of 10 cases you’ll find that that site is hosted by paid servers. Continue reading
A life hack is a trick or method to improve your productivity and efficiency. Lifehacks can solve everyday problems and make your life in the office or at home much easier. I’ve collected 20 lifehacks for designers, developers and photographers that will help you get more out of your day. There are also some tips for your home office or workspace. Continue reading
Banner ads are everywhere. You’ll find these image ads all over the web: on personal blogs, e-commerce websites and even personal portfolios. Unfortunately, a lot of these banners are a pain to the eye. They use the wrong color palette or annoying animations. A well-designed banner will perform much better and bring a lot of traffic to the destination page. In this article you’ll find 5 tips that will help you design an effective banner. Continue reading
You’re planning on launching your own website or blog. After weeks of research and preparation you have a great concept. Now it’s time to execute this concept and get your website or blog up and running. One of the first big decisions you need to make is web hosting. Which company can give you the best web hosting solutions for your requirements? HostUCan tries to help you make a decision with their hosting relevancy tool. Continue reading
A CAPTCHA is a program that can tell whether its user is a human or a computer. You’ve probably seen them — colorful images with distorted text at the bottom of web registration forms. Some developers tried to improve these CAPTCHAs by incorporating movement such as drag and drop or sliders. The result is a collection of unique and creative CAPTCHAs. Continue reading
The text of a blog communicates the tone and aesthetic just as strongly as a captivating image or video.
Even if your blog focuses primarily on posting pictures, the titles that accompany those pictures should feature strong writing. Take a look at these tips for a crash course in sharpening your writing skills.
Having trouble finding the perfect Wordpress theme for your website, blog or portfolio? Have you been searching for ages for a high quality 3-column theme? Then you might want to visit findthemes.net, a Wordpress themes search engine. You’ll find a suitable theme in no-time! Continue reading
Twitter users are sending 55 million tweets per day. That’s circa 640 tweets per second! There’s a lot of spam and rubbish between these short messages but occasionally you’ll also find some interesting stuff. This week I found some tweets that have been very useful and/or interesting to me. I discovered Inkerlinker, found some great icon sets, learned a useful photoshop tip… More interesting tweets after the break. Continue reading
For those of you who are freelancing or maintaining a website or blog, it’s important to monitor your online presence. Your online presence and/or influence can have a great effect on the number of clients or visitors. Monitoring your online presence can help you make decisions about communication and marketing. It’s also a great way to gather feedback.
This doesn’t have to be a time-consuming task. A few hours per week can help you a lot. And with these free tools to monitor your online presence, you’ll be able to work even more effectively. Continue reading
Are you witnessing a big drop in your website’s traffic? Sales dwindling? The reason could be that your host isn’t good enough. There are a variety of scenarios where some hosts just don’t cut it. Therefore, it is necessary you can assess your hosts’ services and judge if you’re getting your money’s worth. Here are some of the most common indications of a host not being competent enough. Continue reading