As the protest against piracy of copyrighted content such as books, movie and music is growing louder, many countries have enacted stringent laws that prohibit such illegitimate distribution of copyright materials on the internet. Since the distribution of most of the pirated content takes place through BitTorrent technology and torrent hosting websites, some ISPs are blocking torrent sites to curb the illegal distribution of such content.[Read more…]
Before businesses were heavily involved in the online realm, they relied on traditional marketing and advertising techniques, like flyers, classified ads, and billboards, to inform users of their services and practices. But, as the internet has become increasingly populated with information, businesses have relied on moving their content online in order to connect with customers, partners, and investors.[Read more…]
If you are in any way involved in the online content creation game, then you will likely know about long-form content already. It is defined as a piece of content (a blog post or an article) that is 1,200 words or longer. Long-form content can take many forms. It may be a case study and report on the demographics of a specific sector or industry, an interview of an authoritative figure, or even a deep-dive investigation or exposé for a journalistic publication. [Read more…]
Instagram is a true realm of visual appeal, a place where photos rock. However, the snag is that to get your post seen by more followers, you need to get more comments and likes. And here is where just posting great photos is often insufficient. If you don’t use a caption that grabs attention, adds your brand’s unique voice, entertains, delights your followers, and induces certain actions, you miss out lots of opportunities to market your brand on Instagram. We’ll shed some light on what works and what doesn’t work on Instagram and supply you with some note-worthy capture-writing tips. [Read more…]
Having a blog is a great hobby. You get to write and share information about a topic you are passionate about. Even though you largely do it for yourself, it would be nice if more people got to see it.
This is where search engine optimization (SEO) comes in. This process involves making your website more appealing to search engines so that they will rank higher. SEO can be intimidating for someone who has never used it before. Fortunately, you do not have to know everything there is to know about Google algorithms. Consider the following tips to help make your blog more accessible and rank higher on search engine results pages. [Read more…]
Gradually, smartphones have become what traditional desktop PCs used to be – our primary workstations, at least while we’re on the go. But the same kinds of threats that used to be a problem on the computers are now after our sanity on mobile. Content producers who rely on their blogs to put food on the table know this all too well; the threats are lurking out there, and losing access to their website (or risk getting it infected) could create a dent in their financial wellbeing.
On the flipside, smartphones have got very useful. There are so many things you can get done with them without needing to head all the way back home or office where your main workstation is located. In today’s article, we’ll attempt to shed some light on the topic and get you acquainted with what you need to know about taking blogging to your smartphone, as well as throw in some other helpful tips along the way: [Read more…]
In the modern Western workforce, it seems that everything is being revolutionised. A job search used to be comprised of a college degree, a sharpie, and some time with the newspaper. Now, careers can be found anywhere. There is an entire myriad of online careers for which you can apply. These jobs tend to be easy to apply for and do not require a college degree.
Yet, many of us are perplexed by this: Why are there so many advantageous job opportunities that are not dependent on a college education? The following article will explore this quandary. It will probe the internet’s effect on the job market and why exactly so many online careers do not require a college degree. [Read more…]
Everyone at work always looks forward to lunchtime so that they can enjoy their food and a well-deserved break halfway through the day, but often people do not know what to do with themselves once midday rolls around. Often, people will simply sit in the break room and chat or eat lunch at their desk. This is unfortunate as this should be a time that you are able to enjoy where you switch off from work-related matters so that you can return to your desk ready to get back to it. With this in mind, here are a few great lunchtime activities to try the next time you don’t know what to do with yourself. [Read more…]