Category: Blog

  • Whoops! The 15 Biggest Screw-ups in Internet History

    Everybody makes mistakes sometimes, but when those mistakes are made online by high-profile figures, it's hard not to stare at the train wreck. Whether you've accidentally launched a virus, or given control of your company blog to a stranger, it's obvious you've screwed up big time. Check out these 15 Internet screw-ups that will live in infamy.
  • Top 50 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Google Maps

    It shouldn't be any surprise to those used to the easy and flexible functionality of Google's products that Google Maps is good for a lot more than mapping the quickest route on your next road trip. Some uses of the technology are just for fun, but there are also many practical, real-life applications that can make your life on and off the Internet easier.
  • 100+ Tools & Tutorials to Optimize Your Email Marketing Campaigns

    Email marketing isn't an easy communication method to master. You have to worry about spam, strategic timing, and finding the perfect pitch to resonate with readers. Fortunately, there's a plethora of advice and tools specifically designed for email marketers, and we've compiled some of the best here. From design to deliverability, these resources have got you covered.
  • 101 Unconventional Sources for Business Funding

    In today's credit crunch, big banks are tightening up more than ever, and venture capitalists are becoming more careful with their investments. So now's the time to get creative with entrepreneurial finance and seek out sources you might not have thought of before. From credit card schemes to handouts, we've got your guide to unconventional funding sources.
  • How to Homebrew Wii Games: 37 Tips, Tutorials and Resources

    Certainly you've heard that fully integrated Wii homebrews are in the near future, but did you know that developers are already homebrewing for the Wii? Through the Internet Channel, you can play Flash and Javascript games, and yes, even make your own. So if you've spent all your money on a bidding war to get the Wii and you're out of cash for games, follow this guide to some of the best Wii homebrew resources out there.
  • Top 100 Web Development Cheat Sheets

    With the vast array of web development knowledge available on the Internet, there's certainly no shortage of cheat sheets to be found. However, finding a way to wrangle them all into one place isn't quite as easy. That's why we've compiled a list of some of the best cheat sheet collections out there. That's right: this is your newest cheat sheet for cheat sheeting.
  • Test Me: 23 Free Website Accessibility Checkers

    Your new website may look sleek, and stylish but it won't get you too far if it won't load, has errors in coding, or isn't accessible to those with disabilities. Great web design isn't just about looking cool, it's also about bringing your product and information to everyone, regardless of what browser they're using or their physical limitations. Luckily, there are numerous free programs out there that can help you to check your accessibility before you fully launch your site. Here are 25 free programs and online accessibility checkers to run your new website through to make sure everyone can enjoy your content.

  • Top 50 Apps That Fit on a USB Drive

    Sometimes you just need to take your apps on the go. Whether you're providing support or just trying to make a strange computer feel more familiar, having a collection of portable applications is very useful. From development to security, these apps are some of the best tools you'll ever keep in your pocket.
  • 50 Tips, Tweaks and Hacks to Make the Most of Google Calendar

    Much like Gmail, Google Reader and Google's other products, Google Calendar is fast becoming the application of choice for users all over the world. With great functionality and integration with Google's other products it's no wonder its popularity is growing. But chances are good that you're not maxing out all the features of Google Calendar that you could be. Here are a few ways you can try to add to your Google Calendar experience.
  • 50 Tools & Resources to Start a Webcomic

    Creating your own comic strip is now easier than ever, thanks to online resources like Web hosting systems, webcomic communities and support networks and collections of design tools and tutorials. To help you get started, we've organized 50 of the best resources on the Web. Read below for inspiring examples, sites that offer free fonts, design tips and more.
  • 100 Essential Web Resources for Freelance Programmers

    Between mountains of code, demanding clients, and long hours, freelance programmers have a challenging life. Fortunately, we're not the only ones that realize this. In fact, there are loads of resources out there designed to make a freelance programmer's life just a little bit easier, and we've highlighted 100 of them here.
  • Top 10 Projects from Google’s Summer of Code

    Every summer since 2005, Google has offered what is essentially a paid internship to open source groups. Students are offered the opportunity to work with open source development groups to complete projects, often resulting in significant advances for both the student's knowledge and the developments they've worked on. These projects, combined or otherwise, are some of the biggest successes we've seen come out of Google's Summer of Code.
  • 50+ Killer Resources for Computer Science Students

    Computer science students are lucky because the Internet is like a living textbook, full of information and advice for their field. Many professors, experts, and other people skilled in computer science have created essays, tutorials, and resource points, all designed to make your life easier. We've compiled over 50 of the best here.
  • Video Blogging Toolbox: 100 Tools, Resources & Free Software Packages

    If you're looking for new ways to use that video camera you got last Christmas or just want to spice up your blog a little, consider starting up a video blog. Video blogging, or vlogging as it's sometimes called, is the next step in getting what you have to say out there for everyone to see. It isn't for the shy however, as you'll no longer be able to hide behind all that text, and the whole world will know just what you look and sound like. Think you're ready to get started or to improve your video blog? Here are 100 tools and resources to get you on the road to video blogging success.
  • 50+ Ways for Web Workers to Bring in More Business

    Sometimes when you work at home, you don't get the networking and person-to-person exposure you otherwise would. But that doesn't mean that you're at a disadvantage. There are plenty of ways web workers can bring in more business, and many require very little effort. Here are more than 50 ways you can get started on bringing in all the new clients and new business you can handle.
  • Build Your Own Computer: 100 Tools, Tips & Resources

    These days, it's easier than ever to build your computer. There are so many places to buy and comparison shop for individual computer parts that you almost have to try not to get a good deal on a homebuilt PC. Even better, there are a number of resources out there that offer step by step instructions, buying guides, and support, so you've got help every step of the way, even if you're a beginner. We've compiled 100 of these resources, as well as some of the things you'll need to get the job done.
  • 30 Google Apps You’ve Never Heard Of

    Whenever Google officially decides to take over the world, we will already be well-acquainted with their unending sets of online tools and applications and overall knack for simplifying our lives. If, for some reason, you're still unaware of how the Google enterprise is revolutionizing the way even non-techies gather information and play on the Web, read below for 30 of the best Google applications that you need to try.
  • The Top 80 Charities for Open Source Advocates

    These 80 charities and nonprofit organizations foster the open source spirit through education programs, fundraising practices and promotional techniques in order to transform the Internet into a more democratic entity.
  • The Web Worker’s Stress Busting Toolbox: 50 Tips to Improve Your Life

    Many Web employees work from the comfort of their own home and don't even have to get out of their comfy PJs to go to work if they don't feel like it. But that doesn't mean working on the Web isn't stressful from time to time. Online projects pile up and deadlines loom just like they do for those working in an office. They've also got the added stress of sometimes unreliable Web hosting and no IT department to fix a troublesome PC. So how can you beat the stress of day-to-day Web work? The following are 50 ways you can become happier and healthier by reducing the stress in your life.
  • Top 50 Guides for New Web Developers

    For those just getting started in Web development, the options and information out there can seem overwhelming. While this may be so, it's truly an asset to be able to have access to limitless choices. You will, however, need to choose a place to begin learning all the things you don't know. Whether you have a basic knowledge of Web development or are a complete newbie, here are 50 guides that can help you to learn and expand your knowledge so that you can build more successful and accessible sites.
  • Top 20 Hilarious and Creative Internet Scams

    If you've had an e-mail account for more than a couple of years, or even just a couple of months, you've probably received an e-mail hoax promising you the opportunity to make millions working from home, asking you to donate money to a fraudulent fund, or just passing along a fascinating (but false) story to elicit a widespread response from the public. While many, truly damaging scams are designed to covertly steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from innocent people, this list is mostly comprised of those hoaxes that are just downright ridiculous.
  • 100+ Places to Post and Share Your Photos Online

    Your adventures deserve a broader audience than the lucky few who drop by your house, and the Internet is the perfect place to showcase your life. Read below for our list of over 100 places to post and share your photos online.
  • Landing Page Design Toolbox: 100 Tools, Tips & Resources

    ur battle is only half won if you haven't taken the time to properly design and structure your landing page. Ideally, your landing page should be a place where you can get visitors to do what you want, whether that be buy a product, click on links, or even just read through information without having to do any additional work. There are a number of things that you can do to improve your site's page. Here's a list of 100 resources that can help you get on the road to building better landing pages.
  • Domainer Required Reading: 100 Great Blog Posts

    Whether you're just starting out or you're a master of your domains, you can benefit from the advice of other domainers. Or, you can just see what others are up to. We've compiled a list of 100 of the best blog posts on the subject of domaining to help educate, inform, and maybe even entertain you.
  • Twitter Toolset: 50+ Guides, Hacks & Scripts

    Twitter lets users create profiles so that friends, family, fans or loyal readers have the ability to see updates on what they're up to via the web, email, or even their mobile phones. Twitter's mobility and easy-to-use interface are great features, but there are ways that users can make Twitter an even more useful and interactive tool. Here are more than 50 plug-ins, add-ons and other tools that can help you improve your Twitter experience.