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5 Common Examples Of Website Design Mistakes by Business Owners

This is a guest post by Sachin about five Common Examples Of Website Design Mistakes by Business Owners . When most business owners think about website design, they think about a brochure online. Online shopping sites are making a lot of money with the use of web-based applications to sell products, collect payments an arrange delivery. The only work left to do is pack and send the boxes. Smart applications can even print out the labels, so the only thing left to do it stick them on the box. Unfortunately, in many cases, websites are replacing people. For those of us left with a job, we can be thankful that many business owners make the following mistakes when it comes to websites and web design.


Don’t have one. This is the first and biggest problem of most business owners when it comes to website design. They think they don’t need one. Who can ever really do with less business? The reason why they have not been getting business from online sources in the past is because they have not …

Five Ways to Improve Network Security

A company's computer network is critical to its success. The proper administration and maintenance of a computer network can be expensive, but it can be made even more expensive when security is lapsed. Good network security starts with good internal policies on network usage. Once you get your users to start exercising good network habits, then you can dramatically improve your network security.

1) Email Attachments

One of the worst things you can allow your users to do is open conspicuous email attachments. You need a strict policy that forbids your users to open any email attachments that are from email accounts they do not recognize. The time it takes to get a technician over to a cubicle to properly dispose of a suspicious email is nothing compared to the time it would take to recover an entire network after a virus attack.

2) Email Account Usage

Network safety can be compromised without you even knowing it if you allow your users to sign up for newsletters and other online …

How to Reduce Your Need for Home Computer Repairs

This is a guest post by Sachin about how to Reduce Your Need for Home Computer Repairs. Some of us are still afraid to use our computers for fear of calling for computer repairs. In most cases, we will not need pc repairs or laptop repairs if we follow some basic principles. Computers only have a limited lifetime. The fact is the world of technology is changing so fast, if we don’t spend the money to stay with that change, personal computers actually end up costing us a lot more. Here is how to reduce, if not completely avoid the need for repairs.



New devices. If you are using a personal computer that is more than 2 years old, you can bet you will start to have problems. The problems are not related to the hardware. The only real place you have problems is with your hard drive. Replacing that will not cost much money. The problems relate to protocols of communication and the speed of your device. Older machines are slow, and cannot keep up-to-date software running. New devices are mor…

5 Blogging Mistakes That Can Be Fixed Easily

This is a guest post by Crystal J. Briscoe about five common Blogging Mistakes That Can Be Fixed Easily. One of the most annoying things about reading a really good blog content is the inability to navigate the blog or change the view with ease. While most bloggers usually make certain errors while building their blogs, the following are some of the mistakes that can make your blog useless and what you can do to fix them.

1) Using Mysterious Fonts For Your Blog Contents

Whereas making use of distinct fonts to design your blog logo or to create titles for your sidebars can provide your site with a unique look, they should not be used for creating blog content. Fonts that every blogger should use when developing contents for their sites are Times New Roman, Georgia and Serif. This is because these fonts are easy to read by virtually anyone.

2) Building A Compacted Content Zone

First-time web developers usually make the error of stuffing their content in a small region on their blog sites.…

7 Simple Ways to minimize Shopping Cart Desertion

This is a guest post by Crystal J. Briscoe about seven simple steps to minimize Shopping Cart Desertion. Shopping cart deserting? If it is, are you taking initiatives to avoid it? Surely you are. But are you sure you’re doing the right thing? Well here are some tips that will avoid your shopping cart desertion.

1. Make Your Store User Friendly

The end of shopping cart desertion is what you want. Along with it, the ease of customer is what you should want. Your store should be user friendly.

2. Technology Is What That Matters

Develop a good website. Sitemap should be clear. Keep a check on what the customers are buying. Ensure that whatever the customer is putting into his basket, he shall be able to view it again. Make icons which will continuously show him what is going in his basket and what is he dropping out.

3. Display Stock Count

To avoid any hassle, you should always continuously show the amount left in your stock so that the customer shall have a clear picture of what he can buy…

Recognising When You Need Computer Support and Repairs

This is a guest article by Sachin about When a user Needs Computer Support and Repairs.An experienced computer user will know if there is a real problem with their computer, or they have hit a small glitch, bug, or perhaps a virus. Normally, most computer-related problems only require computer support, which can be found all over the Internet, unless you want to pay a monthly fee for dedicated home support. Your problem might be common, especially if it is only a software issue. If you are using your computer more and more, there will always be times when something is not working as well as it should be.

This is something those who are inexperienced with computers may have trouble understanding. Small glitches can normally be solved in a matter of minutes if you follow some simple rules. It may well be the way you are using your computer that has caused the problem. Here is a look at the difference between costly repairs, and support issues, and how to go about determining the root of…

Five Must Have Gadgets for Home and Office

This is a guest post by Crystal J. Briscoe about five must have gadgets for home and office needs. Modern gadgets can make life easy using the latest technology with the best of features. Some of the must have gadgets for home and office are as follows.

1- Sanwa 400 CAM-007

– This small sized digital camera is suitable for those who do not like big and bulky cameras. The 5.o megapixel camera can take pictures and record video. The camera fits on a key chain. Size of the camera is 51mm x 30mm x 20mm. its weight is 14 grams. This camera has an optical viewfinder and micro sd card. It also has a voice recorder. The price of this camera is $38. The camera is portable and is affordable.

2-MiShare –

With this, the user can share tunes on the iPod with friends. A miShare is a small handheld gadget through which ipods can be connected and files can thus be shared without the need of a computer or cable. This device works on Mini, 3G to 6G models of iPods. Through miShare, videos and photos can …