Increasing Your Website’s Traffic With Copyright

Almost every website on the Internet includes some content, whether this is in the form of pictures, words or another media. Copyright laws are used to safeguard the intellectual rights of the author of his or her content. Copyright law has recently become a very important issue in the worldwide media due to countries’ acts of government like S.O.P.A. and other high-profile attempts at enforcing copyright online. This is the perfect time to review your website’s copyright and to make sure you are making the most of its potential. This article highlights the importance of updating copyright on a website, the types of work that can be protected and the direct, positive effect it can have on the amount of views a website receives. Continue reading

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“Free Samples” Aren’t Free

The ads for “free samples” are impossible to avoid. They often appear as side-bars, sometimes as expensive banner ads and even as pop-ups. The pitch is very simple: You can receive a week’s (or month’s, or six week’s) supply of pills that will do X (thoroughly clean out your colon, burn fat while you sleep or some other unlikely or even physically impossible task). The hook: In order to receive this free sample, you have to provide a credit card number. The credit card will not be charged for your free sample, the reader is assured, but it is necessary for verification purposes. Continue reading

Some of The Best iPad-Related Sites

Do a search on iPad and you get around 2,190,000,000 results – yes that is right over 2 billion results. That would take even the most diligent of surfers a few lifetimes to get through. There is more useful, fun, informative, educational, shopping-related and utterly bogus sites about the iPad than politicians have excuses. The list presented here is by no means complete, but it does have a few of the primary players in the giant iPad game in the sky. They are in no particular order. Continue reading

Ten Computer Terms Explained

To the average person, computer terms make as little sense as legalese or medical jargon. However, the average person encounters computer terms much more often in day-to-day life and conversations can become confusing. Next time you’re on the phone with the helpdesk, keep these terms straight to make your call go much quicker. Continue reading

What Is Social Bookmarking

If you use the internet, you will be aware that you can save your favourite websites in a folder, or collection of folders, called favourites or bookmarks. You can then go back to the web page next time you are online, just by clicking on to the page title. Social bookmarking works on a similar basis. Rather than storing the links on your browser, you visit a bookmarking website, where your favourite links are collected. Continue reading

4 Ways the Kindle Fire Hurts Apple

While Steve Jobs can lay claim to single-handedly taking a company on the verge of total destruction and turning it around, Jeff Bezos can boast that he made it possible for the dying publishing industry to stay afloat – and also allowed previously unpublished authors to introduce their words to the world, making some of them extremely rich in the process. Continue reading