4 Reasons to Switch to Managed WordPress Hosting for Your Site

Running your own website can be a nightmare when all you want to do is write amazing content. Downtime, server configuration, performance issues, software upgrades… Argh! Managed WordPress hosting removes all the hassle of running a WordPress site. And not only that, managed WordPress hosting can supercharge your site in ways you probably never considered. The best managed WordPress host that we recommend is WP Engine, which we use ourselves to run our sister sites. Keep reading to learn more about managed WordPress hosting and how you can benefit from it. What Is Managed WordPress Hosting? In the past, managing...Read the...

Duolingo Helps You Learn How to Speak High Valyrian

With the final season of Game of Thrones currently airing on TV, there has never been a better time to learn how to speak High Valyrian. And thanks to Duolingo, you can do just that. Which may prove useful if Daenerys Targaryen ends up on the Iron Throne. High Valyrian is the language spoken by the nobility of Essos and Westeros. As with so much in Game of Thrones there’s a real-life equivalent, with the nobility of Europe speaking Latin in the Middle Ages. Latin may be dead, but High Valyrian is alive and well. Learn to Speak High Valyrian...Read the...

8 Reasons to Switch From YouTube to DTube

Video viewing is predominantly an online pastime. Streaming services like Netflix have changed the face of media forever. And sites like YouTube rely on centrally collected videos which they send to devices on demand. This isn’t the only way it can work though, and DTube is an example of a decentralized video network. Today we’ll look at what DTube is and how it works, but first, let’s look at how online video sites usually work. How Most Video Sites Work YouTube, along with almost every other streaming video website, is a centralized service. For most people, this isn’t a problem....Read the...

Surfshark VPN Review: Affordable, Flexible, and Powerful

With so many VPN services available, it can be difficult to choose a provider with confidence. After all, VPNs all seem to offer more or less the same service. With factors like encryption and logging to consider—not to mention torrenting and Netflix—your decisions quickly becomes confusing. This is where Surfshark VPN comes in. This service offers a bit more than the usual VPN provider, but is it enough to stand out from the crowd? Why You Need a VPN It’s vital that everyone using the internet connects via a virtual private network, or VPN. Doing so ensures that your connection...Read the...

IFTTT Loses Gmail Service

Much of the info in this post is from an article on engadget.  I became aware of the situation as I was working to build an IFTTT applet that would change my office lights to red if a website went down and I got an email about it from Uptime Robot.  That applet can probably […]Ultimate SEO Ultimate SEO"Ultimate SEO" Source...

Don’t Want to Learn Coding? 5 Ways to Still Make Powerful Automated Tools

Learning to code helps. But you don’t have to learn coding to build tools on the web. With the right no-code development tools, you can quickly create automated docs that are just as powerful as apps. Think about it… you can take short cuts through everyday chores that would take complicated scripts or an expensive app. You don’t need to call a software engineer or learn a programming language on your own. Just bring your creativity and create simple apps or automated documents that get the job done. Dive into these five no-code platforms here. 1. Coda: Stretch Your Docs...Read the...

The 7 Best Microsoft Office Alternatives for Mac Users

It’s fairly easy to leave Windows behind. Just buy a Mac, take a couple of days to settle in, and never look back. But for Microsoft Office users, the need to buy Office for Mac again can be a hassle. If you work in a traditional office environment that runs on Excel and Word, you might have to bite the bullet. But if you’ve outgrown that world and still need to edit and send Office documents every now and then, you have alternative options. If you’re not ready to buy Microsoft Office, here are your best free Office alternatives for...Read the...

Disney Unveils Its Disney+ Streaming Service

Disney has finally unveiled Disney+, its long-awaited and much-anticipated streaming service. We now know when Disney+ will be launching, how much Disney+ will cost, and the names of the original movies and shows which will be exclusive to Disney+. Disney Drip-Feeds Us Information About Disney+ In August 2017, Disney announced it was launching its own streaming service. At the time, details were thin on the ground. However, in November 2018, Disney revealed its streaming service would be called Disney+ and it would be launched sometime in 2019. Now, Disney has officially unveiled Disney+, revealing the launch date, the price, and...Read the...

How to Build an Online Brand as a Freelancer

When you’re a freelancer trying to snag a potential client, you need to do a lot of outreach. These days most of that outreach happens online. If you’re using social media to secure freelancing gigs, you need to think about how you “visually” brand yourself. The face that you show to others online is important. In this article we explain the steps freelancers need to consider when building an online brand. 1. Think About What You Want Your Brand to Say What do you want your visual “style” to say about you as a freelancer? Are there certain topics you...Read the...