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How to Protect Your Website From Content Theft

September 2nd, 2016
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Content theft is not an attractive issue. Many bloggers that are in the business for a while have already had to experience this. Sometimes, content was ever so slightly changed, sometimes it was a blunt copy. This brings up the question what can be done to prevent content theft. First things first: You’re definitely not alone with this problem. I’ve had some of my...

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How to Protect Your Website From Content Theft

August 30th, 2016
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Content theft is not an attractive issue. Many bloggers that are in the business for a while have already had to experience this. Sometimes, content was ever so slightly changed, sometimes it was a blunt copy. This brings up the question what can be done to prevent content theft. First things first: You’re definitely not alone with this problem. I’ve had one of my...

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Finding Faster: 10 Plugins That Improve Your WordPress Search

August 25th, 2016
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Those that work with WordPress are familiar with this problem. The internal search function is not the best. So an obvious idea is looking for plugins that fix just that. Today, I’ll show you ten of these WordPress plugins. This way, you’ll be able to provide a better WordPress search for your readers. 1 – WP Google Search WP Google Search integrates the popular Google...

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Better Blogging, Easier Reading: Optimizing Blog Content

August 24th, 2016
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Only very few people read an article online word by word. Studies have shown that only 16 percent of internet users read entire articles. Thus, the best advice I can give you is to make your content scannable. This assures that your website’s visitors have an easy time receiving information. Make your content scannable. The easier it is to grasp your posts’ content, the...

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Blogging for Beginners Vol. 3: Tips for Addictive Content

August 3rd, 2016
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While the first part of our series dealt with the right domain and a suitable web host, the second part was about essential equipment, plugins and the choice of good themes for your blog. Today, we’ll talk about the thing that makes you a blogger: content. Well, not only content but addictive content! Good content is what makes the internet, and turns blogs into...

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Blogging for Beginners: Choosing Platform and Domain [#1]

July 21st, 2016
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Today, we’ll start a new, small series of articles, specifically for those that want to start with blogging. There are many things to keep in mind, and often, novices don’t know about them. That’s why we’ll shed light on blogging for beginners and make our way to an own blog step by step. Which Platform Should You Choose? Novice bloggers often face the problem...

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How Writing Helped Me Find My Destiny

July 10th, 2016
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How Writing Helped me Find my Destiny

Today, you’ll get to read an unusual article, sort of an outing. Only very few people can claim that a website has changed their life. I’m one of them. And the site that I’m talking about is Dr. Web. It has changed my entire life and turned it upside down. What was left is my destiny. The Prolog: Webdesign, WordPress Themes, and WP Security...

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How to Avoid These Ten Creativity Killers

May 29th, 2016
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How to Avoid These Ten Creativity Killers

Sometimes, we all feel paralyzed. It can happen out of the blue. A few moments ago you were flooded with ideas, and the day wasn’t long enough to realize them all. But then, without a warning, nothing worked anymore. However, sometimes, it’s a silent process, enclosing you slowly but surely. Then, it becomes incredibly difficult to think of something useful and to be creative...

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Eight Tips to Start Your Own Web Design Agency

December 30th, 2015
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Eight Tips to Start Your Own Web Design Agency

You’ve always wanted to be your own boss? When working as a web designer or developer, having an own agency or working as a freelancer can be very tempting. But it’s not an easy challenge, as you need to have a lot of abilities to be successful in the tough market. The accounting needs to be taken care of, and marketing needs to be...

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Why Web Designers and Developers Need to Cooperate

December 19th, 2015
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Web designers and web developers should always work hand in hand on a project. This sounds like pure logic, and you could think that this is the way it usually goes. Sadly, this is too often not the case. The designer creates the layout, works on new buttons or an elegant typography. The web developer, however, works on the execution of the designs using...

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16 Fresh Free eBooks for Designers and Developers

December 18th, 2015
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Being a designer or developer means that you’ll never be able to stop learning. Learning is like your second leg. You can still move with only one but won’t win any contests any longer. Free eBooks are perfect in helping you staying updated as they usually offer knowledge in a very compact form. That way they don’t take up too much of your time,...

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Fearing the Blank Page: Ignite Your Creativity

December 16th, 2015
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Everyone working as a designer or author or in any other creative job knows it: the fear of the blank page or the blank screen – the creative block. There are moments where simply nothing comes to mind when trying to come up with a convincing logo or a captivating text. If creativity is your job, you can’t afford to have a lot of...

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Increase Your Productivity: How to Write Faster

November 20th, 2015
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Increase Your Productivity: How to Write Faster

Those who like to write a lot might have already asked themselves the question whether by any means they could have written more posts in the same amount of time. This question, driven by the desire to increase one’s productivity, is not just interesting, but quite important to people that have to write a lot in their job. For freelance journalists, it is even a...

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WordPress: This Checklist Helps you Optimise your Articles

November 19th, 2015
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WordPress: This Checklist Helps you Optimise your Articles

Have you already published that blog post and just noticed that you forgot some important aspects? We all make mistakes when writing our articles. It happens a lot that you forget something and get angry at yourself for clicking “Publish” too early. Highly successful bloggers always use a checklist that contains the most important aspects for that exact reason. You can then simply go...