Any blog, in order to be fully functional, needs to use plugins. These tools make a site more interactive and appealing compared to a passive one.
Regardless of the blogging platform you use, there are plenty to choose from these days and many can be used for free. You just need to do a little research and get to know them so you can select the ones that will suit your needs.
WordPress is considered the most popular blogging platform. Launched in 2003, it has evolved from being a blogging platform into a content management software for non-blogging websites. Many companies today are utilizing it for their main websites. Read more
Business owners new to internet marketing spend a lot of time getting traffic to their websites. Traffic is very important, but what happens once visitors arrive at your site is what really matters. So much time is spent focusing on getting hits and studying traffic patterns that the entire concept of conversions is missed. One of the biggest mistakes people make that kills sales is bad web design.
Conversions, not traffic, are what actually matter in business. Conversions mean that people who visit the website actually buy the products or services offered. Hits and traffic patterns do not help a business without that follow through where visitors actually make a purchase. So what are the elements of good website development and what will kill conversions? Read more
Cooking is a pleasure for me, something that takes away some of the stress – which seems to never go away – and also give me the satisfaction of enjoying its results. While I have my go-to dishes – pasta, pasta, and did I mention pasta? – I do like to try new things regularly. That adds a little flavor of adventure to things.
I love recipe books, not only because they help me out in that adventure thing, but also because they are a joy to browse through when you’re just sitting down and idling. I still have several physical paper cookbooks, which are rather specialized, such as one focusing on healthy recipes Philippines style. I also have some for Indonesian and Indian food.
Automation is making people’s lives easier. It is making lives easier at home and at work. Many people cannot even imagine a world without technology. Take a look at these five areas to determine how automation can change you life for the better.
1. The Automated Home
When people see automated smart homes, they usually stand in awe of what technology can do for them. The new devices are being introduced to connect to smart phones and make people’s lives easier. These devices can allow residents to control the temperature, turn on or off the lights, turn on the sprinklers, monitor the home video surveillance, or even turn on and off appliances. It’s amazing what home automation can do for you. Read more
While not everything that show up at the TechCrunch Disrupt New York 2014 hackathon are truly of value, we do see some interesting things, such as the 3Dioo, which TechCrunch calls a DIY Oculus Rift. That label alone should be enough to catch one’s attention, yeah?
Essentially, what 3Dioo is is a 3D system that you can attach to a smartphone. There are two parts to the system:
- the viewing attachment
- the recording attachment.
Does that look familiar? Read more