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How to Blog without Losing Friends and Family

If you're not careful on your blog, you can damage relationships with friends and family. Many bloggers have posted content that they later regretted. Even if you never criticize others, you might possibly [more…]

Using VoIP on the Internet

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) allows you to make voice calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a phone line. TCP/IP (transmission control protocol Internet protocol) uses a layered [more…]

Saddling Up with HTML Horse Sense

People used to refer to common sense as "horse sense." Most things about HTML fall under the realm of horse sense. After you see HTML tags a few times, most of the rules [more…]

Composing a Shot for Your Vlog

Shot composition is one of the sexy phrases that film and art students use to answer the question, How does it look on camera? A lot of factors can influence how well-composed a shot is. So here's the [more…]

Looking Into Text and Tags

HTML documents contain text that you're working with and tags that determine document elements such as headings, lists, and paragraphs. In addition, HTML tags enable other objects, such as images; style [more…]

Warding Off Laptop Lifters

Take a moment to reflect on the number of hours you spend with your laptop and the number of intimate details about your life that you have shared with it, and you realize that this electronic confidante [more…]

Picking Readable Type for Your eBay Listing

You can choose from two categories of typefaces to use for the text in your eBay listing description: those with serifs and those without. Typefaces without serif are called [more…]

How to Blog with Blogging Ethics in Mind

You can write about anything on your blog, but it’s important to blog ethically. Bloggers do have a code of ethics. As a blogger, you should think about what you write before you publish it, as well as [more…]

How to Protect Your Privacy and Reputation While Blogging

When blogging, you need to protect your privacy and reputation — what you put on your blog today might stick around for a long time to come. Your viewpoints could rankle readers, and some may not always [more…]

How to Learn from Lurking on Other Blogs

The best way to figure out what will work on your blog is by lurking on other blogs – reading or looking at blogs without participating.

Find a few blogs you like, that you regard as competition, or that [more…]

Sinking Your Teeth into the Spammer Food Chain

To understand the problem of spam, you really need to know who's doing all the inbox overloading and what they're advertising with their floods of e-mails. Surveying the Internet, you can quickly see that [more…]

How to Blog with Honesty and Openness

Communication on a blog is about openness, honesty, and being straightforward with your topics and ideas — and readers. If you're not honest on your blog, be prepared for questions. For example, if you [more…]

Providing Support for Your New VoIP System

If you're a multilocation company with limited staff, implementing VoIP may not necessarily increase the need for more full-time people, but it increases the need for support over the near term until everyone [more…]

Multiple-Purchase Benefits for eBayers

If selling one item is a good thing, selling more than one to the same customer in your eBay auction is even better. Here are some advantages for you when an eBay auction customer makes multiple purchases [more…]

Using Comments in Blogs

You might not realize it until you get deeper into your blogging lifestyle, but bloggers spend an amazing amount of time tracking the influence of their blogging. That means attempting to locate other [more…]

Providing More Info to eBay -- Your Option

When you're a full-fledged, officially registered member of the eBay community, you may see an eBay pop-up window, giving you the option to provide more information about yourself. These optional questions [more…]

How to Figure Out How Much a Blog Costs

Deciding on how much money you can commit to your blog — and therefore how much your blog will cost — is a good indicator of which platform you should acquire. Many of the hosted services available to [more…]

Monitoring Sales Meetings from Different Perspectives in WebEx

If you're the sales manager, you can make use of a unique feature that enables you to observe your sales reps in action with accounts. Because nobody will know you're attending, this is called [more…]

Leaping Over Phone-Service Charges with VoIP

One of the big benefits of VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) is that it makes the POTS-PSTN model, together with its complicated billing structure and weird terminology, just go away. [more…]

How to Recognize Spam among Comments on Your Blog

Any unwanted message that's posted into the comment area of your blog is spam. Spam comments might look like anything from a sincere compliment to a request for more information. [more…]

Discovering the Wonderful World of Blogs

A blog — the name is short for Web log is an online journal of a person's thoughts, experiences, and interests. Blogging is not just another tool for generating Web content. Even though it's relatively [more…]

How to Figure Out How Well Your Blogging Competitors Are Doing

As you seek out and watch your blogging competitors, you can pick up tips about the topics they're covering in their blogs and analyze how well they’re reaching out to their audiences. [more…]

Planning the Content for Your Videoblog

A videoblog can be many things. It can be a personal diary, done in video. It can be news coverage, political commentary, or artistic expression. It can be a commercial promotional tool. When you create [more…]

How to View Videos on YouTube

Viewing videos on YouTube is easy. To watch a YouTube video, just click an image icon — the page changes, and the video begins playing in a little window. Viewing a video is just that simple. [more…]

How to Browse the Top Favorites Page on YouTube