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  1. I didn't notice much difference. Seems like link...

    I didn't notice much difference. Seems like link power still rules.
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    To maintain privacy you should probably not use...

    To maintain privacy you should probably not use the Internet and stay indoors (because of the cameras). Don't drive a car either, use a bus (pay with coin) and avoid looking out of the windows.

    I...
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    Unusual way to get a web page spidered

    I have a nofollow link on a website that was not followed by search engine bots, but when I included the URL in a Gmail email, the Google bot traversed the link around 11 hours later. At least it's...
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    [Free] Now it became the Otaku CMS. You can download the...

    Now it became the Otaku CMS. You can download the installer from here: http://api.otakucms.com/?action=installer-php This will result in a download of the install script to upload to your hosting.
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    Ebola crisis: Nigeria declared free of virus...

    Ebola crisis: Nigeria declared free of virus
  6. PHP script to list all of the files under a particular directory node

    I think that this PHP script will be useful to people wanting to generate a list of files that can easily be formatted for use in another script or document.



    <pre>
    <?php
    $root = 'path to...
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    Are WordPress users a bit dim and poor?

    I am thinking that WordPress appeals (mostly) to people with low IQ and no money. But I may be wrong. He he, stimulating discussion.
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    Yawn. If you comment on a top blog with a huge...

    Yawn. If you comment on a top blog with a huge following then it is not worthless IMO.
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    How does it compare to: PHP Autoresponder...

    How does it compare to: PHP Autoresponder?
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    Since I work from home I prefer free tools and...

    Since I work from home I prefer free tools and for logos and graphics use: InkScape (vector graphics and SVG files) and Paint.net (for JPEG and PNG). These tools should satisfy your needs if you...
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    Commenting on popular blogs such as Tim Ferris'...

    Commenting on popular blogs such as Tim Ferris' is definitely not a waste of time unless you post crap. People will check out your link to produce traffic to your site.
  12. Thread: Node.js

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    Boo hoo, Node body liked my post!

    Boo hoo, Node body liked my post!
  13. Thread: Otaku CMS

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    Otaku CMS

    I have been developing a Content Management System using PHP and Javascript for over 1 year now. I feel that it is close to completion. To check out the news and to follow progress, please visit the...
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    Is that true and/or a good thing? Scary!

    Is that true and/or a good thing? Scary!
  15. If I am logged-in to a financial account site,...

    If I am logged-in to a financial account site, then I want my data transfer encrypted, but I am not concerned about having my search terms snooped on when searching for videos on YouTube etc. Yep,...
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    Point 1: agree, I was diverging from the original...

    Point 1: agree, I was diverging from the original intent of the thread.

    Point 2: that should apply to any site that is in competitive niches. The most up-to-date info. should get a boost.

    I...
  17. Ohh, make sure to save your content:

    Ohh, make sure to save your content:
  18. Thread: Node.js

    by Andy101
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    Hmm, a web app development team could save money...

    Hmm, a web app development team could save money by only needing Javascript coders.

    Hmm, a front-end JS single-page framework should use asynchronous data requests normally, so why does the server...
  19. Thread: Node.js

    by Andy101
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    Node.js

    It seemed to me that every web coder in San Fransico is using Node.js and I thought that I should find out what it is in case I am missing the boat on something.

    Well it seems to be an engine that...
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    HTML pages are maintenance-free in regard to...

    HTML pages are maintenance-free in regard to security. I don't believe that they die off like a blog whose purpose is to provide regularly updated time-stamped information such as news, hot topic...
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    You can always publish HTML pages to the web and...

    You can always publish HTML pages to the web and optimize them for page speed and SEO if you don't care about comments.

    I say this since most blogs die off quickly after the first month or 2, only...
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    Very cool. The instruments sound good too.

    Very cool. The instruments sound good too.
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    A thread dug up from the dead! The fresh...

    A thread dug up from the dead!

    The fresh corpses responded by twitching at first as the drops of solution 69 soaked into the bones. The engineers took a final dynamic snap shot and headed back to...
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    I don't think that a Google listing is more than...

    I don't think that a Google listing is more than another way to find content on the BBC site. No big deal to not get some sub-pages searchable on G IMO.
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    Time frames are relative, so a person that...

    Time frames are relative, so a person that studies evolution will have a much slower time tick than the reactionary prayer devotee. Of course the mob rules - I learned that from Black Sabbath back in...
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    That was one of the questions posed to Dawkins,...

    That was one of the questions posed to Dawkins, and I side with him in that intelligent people will work out a comfortable way to co-exist without being told what to do by a religious leader. Maybe...
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    The Religion Problem

    Now there are yet more serious war-like problems caused by religious conflicts around the world such as in Nigeria and Israel. I am really proud of my fellow Brit. Richard Dawkins to challenge...
  28. I consumed some McChicken Nuggets last week in...

    I consumed some McChicken Nuggets last week in Japan, but it was thankfully after the announced supplier switch. Phew, a close shave!
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    You are on a roll!

    You are on a roll!
  30. Thread: Monopoly Men

    by Andy101
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    I wonder if you guys hedge against the dollar...

    I wonder if you guys hedge against the dollar becoming devalued? For example, investing in other countries (although this may be denied you). Or what strategies do you adopt to guard against the...
  31. theories are a waste of time.

    theories are a waste of time.
  32. Normal people that commissioned a web site would...

    Normal people that commissioned a web site would not expect to regularly need to update the back end code IMO. So I understand why they never updated it.
  33. Thinking about it, we should be more concerned...

    Thinking about it, we should be more concerned about the stats of our website goals such as earnings or new subscribers. Web site traffic can be flattering but ultimately worthless unless it converts...
  34. This must be the most-hyped SEO ("essential")...

    This must be the most-hyped SEO ("essential") plugin for WP. It's scary to think how many web 2.0 SEO and Warrior/Internet Marketing blogs will be out in the wild that are not kept up to date.
  35. Better to avoid taking that quiz IMO. What...

    Better to avoid taking that quiz IMO. What benefit is to be gained and what loss is to be potentially sustained? An SEO Expert will be working under the radar surely in stealth mode?
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    How do we make money from the "proxy niche" I...

    How do we make money from the "proxy niche" I would like to learn the technique.
  37. Dunno hmmm?

    Dunno hmmm?
  38. I'm not sure about this.

    I'm not sure about this.
  39. I don't agreee

    I don't agreee
  40. No, I don't think so.

    No, I don't think so.
  41. But the robots are not invading the warehouses....

    But the robots are not invading the warehouses. The robots are being used. Very big difference that a scare-mongering fool should take note of.
  42. Some bloggers are really upping their game to...

    Some bloggers are really upping their game to attract natural links such as the CSS Tricks blog where the posts are very comprehensive.
  43. I think that multiple links from this forum will...

    I think that multiple links from this forum will only count as one link, so there may be a fluctuation of the link power (PR) as threads come in and out of popularity. And 1 good link is not enough...
  44. Thread: Blog Comments

    by Andy101
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    When I actively blogged, it was nice to be...

    When I actively blogged, it was nice to be thanked where somebody was grateful for a fix to their problem, many spams were caught by Akismet, some people wanted related help which is fair enough but...
  45. Thread: Blog Comments

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    I have some more thoughts on blog comments: I...

    I have some more thoughts on blog comments: I think that it is best to not have comments since most of them are likely to be spam from link-builders. People that want to discuss your blog post will...
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    There must be a good deal on a new car now! e.g....

    There must be a good deal on a new car now! e.g. I found my ideal car on Google Maps Street View! If only I could have a test drive if the crane could lift it out of the middle and dust it off.
  47. Yes, list-building is as old as the punch-card...

    Yes, list-building is as old as the punch-card computer. Anybody not building a list is a nit-wit IMO.

    Free Autoresponder Script
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    I got motivated when I got to 101kg and was...

    I got motivated when I got to 101kg and was labelled 0.1 tonne - scary weight!
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    Sticky: I have been charting my progress developing a CMS...

    I have been charting my progress developing a CMS (Content Management System) for many months now. Your likes would be welcome if you genuinely like what I am doing. https://www.facebook.com/otakucms
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    Beginner Guide to Affiliate Marketing

    As a beginner affiliate marketer you need to create a funnel of potential buyer traffic to the page where you re-direct them to the merchant offer.

    Also, you need to hook up with various affiliate...
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    OK, I am no longer suspicious Franc, just fooling...

    OK, I am no longer suspicious Franc, just fooling around http://www.netbuilders.org/images/smilies/wink.png.pagespeed.ce.SNEods9ahz.png
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    You should not invest long term in the stock...

    You should not invest long term in the stock market. Dip in and out in the knowledge that it fluctuates by more than an annual investment return sometimes in a single day. Like today 1789
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    Errm, how does this relate to forum life?

    Errm, how does this relate to forum life?
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    Franc: If you had a business you would make it...

    Franc: If you had a business you would make it clear. I am suspicious of you with your voluminous posts. When do you switch your signature to a paid link of ginormous magnitude?
  55. Thread: Money and Life

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    For Netbuilders that want to make money I put...

    For Netbuilders that want to make money I put together an affiliate guide: Affiliate Program List
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    That is nonsense. It makes perfect sense (ha ha)...

    That is nonsense. It makes perfect sense (ha ha) to get instant traffic to your business website if you are the product vendor using PPC Ads. You don't need to care about SEO which is great!

    Yep!...
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    My understanding is that most buyers of products...

    My understanding is that most buyers of products forget about the guarantee and lose their order number etc.

    Yeah, I should look fatter in the before photo ha ha, I have one where I need to edit...
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    Multi-step Sales Page

    I am trying to implement a multiple-step sales pitch at: Fat Man Workout - melt fat without stressing joints Can you spot the steps? Although it is a work in progress.
  59. Thanks for taking the trouble to check the site...

    Thanks for taking the trouble to check the site guys.

    TD: I get what you are saying now.
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    It's the latest 100 hits minus any with 'bot' in...

    It's the latest 100 hits minus any with 'bot' in the user agent string. Around 6 hours. I added the time values.

    I used to have a forum on this domain which attracted a lot of user profile spam....
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    [Bug] Sorry I didn't browse the history here but:...

    Sorry I didn't browse the history here but: http://www.netbuilders.org/directory/index.php gives me a white/blank page.
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    Hmm, hopefully other people are more interested...

    Hmm, hopefully other people are more interested in peeking at my live customized stats. Here is a screen shot of the recent AW Stats: 1786
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    I think it's to prevent Ad-serving sites to...

    I think it's to prevent Ad-serving sites to capitalize on the re-targeting options available when they get access to the precise search terms used to access a page via search.

    For example: the...
  64. Thanks for testing TD. Not sure what you mean...

    Thanks for testing TD.

    Not sure what you mean here.

    Nope, no switching of style sheets. I don't care about particular devices.

    Good for you, I prefer to develop my own CSS and HTML5 code.
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    Live hit analysis

    Check out the garbage web hits that I get. Actually, not all of the traffic is bad. You can spot referal spam, link-building bots, and exploit-probing bots.

    This tool displays data sorted by IP...
  66. Please check my site on your mobile device

    Hi, please check if my website design works ok on your tablet, mobile phone etc. Here is the url: JZaps The content should flow and shrink to fit the view port.
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    Google not providing search term data

    I just noticed that Google search traffic no longer includes the search term in the https referrer URL. This means that web stats packages such as AW Stats and Webalizer will not be able to deduce...
  68. Watch out for a Facebook Slap if you are wearing a dark hat

    I got 2 marketing emails recently, 1 was promoting what seemed like an easy way to generate dozens of FB pages to promote affiliate products. And the other was about ways to best utilize FB's...
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    Wow. I am glad that you are OK.

    Wow. I am glad that you are OK.
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    Me too. It would be a pity to see a legit health...

    Me too. It would be a pity to see a legit health site shut down.
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    Color Selection

    When you are developing a website it can be hard to decide on the color scheme. So I created a CSS Pastel Color Chart to help you out.
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    But the duplicate site is deeper in the URL so I...

    But the duplicate site is deeper in the URL so I would not worry about it (unless it was my site LOL). Well, anyway, put pressure on the Hosting firm to delete the script (zh.pl or whatever) and scan...
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    They are likely scraping your site directly via a...

    They are likely scraping your site directly via a proxy service (so the IP is changing around), so not caring about the RSS feed or copyright law.

    Your best option is to get the website host to...
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    Now I am designing single URL pages that adapt to...

    Now I am designing single URL pages that adapt to the device display width so I wrote a beginner CSS layout tutorial with source code.
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    I noticed that my new site content got indexed...

    I noticed that my new site content got indexed after a few days so OK!
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    Sticky: Time for a boost to this thread ... Check out...

    Time for a boost to this thread ...

    Check out the best performing Ad Units according to Google: https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2953032

    Also, be aware that you can create mobile...
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    So in 2014 should we build 1 or say 100 links...

    So in 2014 should we build 1 or say 100 links from each website that we plant links on? I guess that one can bill the client more for 100 links per domain?
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    The description is a meta tag, so it may not be...

    The description is a meta tag, so it may not be updated with the content of the page body. Some web page templates or CMS systems may use the same description meta tag on every page of the site. I...
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    I see that the bot is visiting my site each day...

    I see that the bot is visiting my site each day without the need to ping. Pinging seems to only apply to blogs since the pinged service is Google Blog Search and other blog-related services.
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    OK, you are right I think. We have to expand in...

    OK, you are right I think. We have to expand in our unique way about what people are interested in.
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    Frequency of Google site listing updates

    Having recently updated a couple of my websites or got some new domain indexed, I see old content in the search engine index. I wonder how long it takes to see fresh content indexed?

    I am guessing...
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    This hits the nail on the head. It's really...

    This hits the nail on the head. It's really difficult to obtain quality, natural backlinks. The way that I see small-time publishers doing it is via unique content and products that people will link...
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    At least try to align the Ads with the movie in...

    At least try to align the Ads with the movie in some way e.g. glamorous items with a Bond movie or automotive item with Fast and Furious. Show Ads related to movie access such as NetFlix maybe?
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    [Free] Affiliate Disclosure Code

    As an affiliate you should add an Affiliate Disclosure Page to your website.

    Use this Affiliate Disclosure Generator tool to generate the HTML Code for your web page.
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    Isn't that called "Yellow Pages"?

    Isn't that called "Yellow Pages"?
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    Most retail investors don't hold stock for more...

    Most retail investors don't hold stock for more than a few days - traders. So it doesn't matter. Institutions put more effort into supporting the companies that they back long term so it is OK with...
  87. I thought that Parallax Scrolling is for the...

    I thought that Parallax Scrolling is for the images. As long as the SEO text content is in HTML it should not be a problem. Of course, 1-page design is no good for SEO since it's for Apps and...
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    For example, I used to work in Bracknell,...

    For example, I used to work in Bracknell, Berkshire, UK. That town has a high concentration of businesses in a small area that is best traversed on foot IMO. It could be done in a lunch break of your...
  89. In Chrome I get it auto-translating Facebook when...

    In Chrome I get it auto-translating Facebook when I didn't ask it to. But that is the only related issue I have seen. Maybe you have another browser device that you could try such as a smart phone?
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    To start with you would most likely create some...

    To start with you would most likely create some information resource about the local business community such as the location of business parks (like exist in the UK). And include data about the kinds...
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    I found the burden of dealing with spam on my own...

    I found the burden of dealing with spam on my own directory, classifieds, and forum too great. These days we have to raise the time/$ cost of submissions to cut out the garbage. Rob: For your...
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    I think that the attention span of people from...

    I think that the attention span of people from social sites is near zero, hence the bounce rate. They are eager to get back to their social site to hit the like button or whatever and check out the...
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    Rob, 1000uF 16V is a very standard value for an...

    Rob, 1000uF 16V is a very standard value for an Electrolytic capacitor and I never heard of a 880uF value before.

    Electrolytic capacitors dry out due to the heat in a monitor so sometimes need...
  94. Yep: cut off the "mechanisms" of the sellers of...

    Yep: cut off the "mechanisms" of the sellers of fake ranking juice.
  95. In case people are confused: You can get a...

    In case people are confused: You can get a Facebook page ranked (even if the links from it don't help your other websites in ranking).

    So it will be found in G search like any other web page.
    ...
  96. PHP PO File Compiler for language translations

    PO files are used on the web to provide translations from English to other languages for text used in software such as content management systems. They are text files that are easily edited by...
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    I wouldn't get tired of adding content to a site...

    I wouldn't get tired of adding content to a site that was about my brand. Once I finish coding my CMS script, I think that it will be easy for me to keep adding tutorials etc to encourage more people...
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    It didn't work at all for me. I typed in the...

    It didn't work at all for me.

    I typed in the keywords:
    long grain rice
    maserati

    and it gave me nothing. Probably good that this tool doesn't work since it will stop people that are not...
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    The only banner Ads that are worth having are...

    The only banner Ads that are worth having are Adsense units IMO. Still generating income like clockwork after over a decade for me. But now, we need to focus on branding and user engagement to sell...
  100. "You should probably consider dropping your...

    "You should probably consider dropping your blog(s) from the internet since many blogs contain outbound links spreading non-search-result traffic, illegal link-juice leakage, and attract questionable...
  101. Thread: Blog Comments

    by Andy101
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    I think that the best way is to engage in...

    I think that the best way is to engage in conversation on related high-traffic blogs or forums that allow linking back to your site. If you post an outstanding/provocative comment, you can expect to...
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    I agree. Also, for community building for your...

    I agree. Also, for community building for your business there are FB pages as one avenue, and blogs, Twitter etc. I still plan to build a kind of weightloss community forum, but it will be more like...
  103. Thread: Happy Xmas

    by Andy101
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    Happy Xmas

    To all of my friends on NetBuilders: have a great time!
  104. "It's very green" until the copter blades wipe...

    "It's very green" until the copter blades wipe out migrating flocks of birds or vice-versa. And how about all the fun people will have trying to shoot 'em down, or stealing them as they hover by the...
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    It's unlikely to be pure software. More likely,...

    It's unlikely to be pure software. More likely, the content is harvested to a server (not your server) (by a bot). And you pay to get the harvested content (customized for you) served up to your site...
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    I finished reading "Kingpin: How One Hacker Took...

    I finished reading "Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over The Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground". It was an addictive read, I finished it quickly since I am a programmer and was looking for an...
  107. The file upload script looks amazing with...

    The file upload script looks amazing with progress bars and chunked upload of data, but it allows G to track and copy every file that is uploaded to a site.
  108. I was looking for a file up-loader script and...

    I was looking for a file up-loader script and when adopting the best solution I was stopped in my tracks when I realized that all of the form submits went via a Google apps API. Same story with...
  109. Thread: where to go?

    by Andy101
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    Where to go? Go to a web design company.

    Where to go? Go to a web design company.
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    I recently finished "The Year Without Pants"...

    I recently finished "The Year Without Pants" about working for Automattic (WordPress paid employee arm). Not a very exciting read but useful if you want an insight into how Automattic is run.

    Now...
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    So how is the Adsense revenue coming along?...

    So how is the Adsense revenue coming along? Paying the domain renewal fee yet?
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    If you are a company trying to use SEO to rank...

    If you are a company trying to use SEO to rank for a common product term, then you should bid for your SE position IMO.

    Normal people have to pay to advertise their used products online, so...
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    Or pay to have it coded :p

    Or pay to have it coded :p
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    Don't know of a specific plugin, but one...

    Don't know of a specific plugin, but one programmatic method would be to periodically pull the RSS/Atom feeds from the list of blogs and extract the links to the latest posts.
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    I will still post blog comments where there is...

    I will still post blog comments where there is active discussion on a topic where I want to arouse the curiosity of readers for my related blog. Just thinking that there must be blog readers like me...
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    You need to set up a LLC (Limited Liability...

    You need to set up a LLC (Limited Liability Company) to isolate yourself from being sued personally.
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    I think it's a dumb idea to store unused plugins...

    I think it's a dumb idea to store unused plugins and themes on your server that are tied into the WordPress script which they all are since they appear in the Dashboard. Of course, the plugins and 1...
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    I think it's a mistake for WordPress to keep all...

    I think it's a mistake for WordPress to keep all the plugins and themes in the admin area that are out of date or no longer used. They should be automatically deleted I think. The user can always...
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    How about loose Privacy Policy wording such as:...

    How about loose Privacy Policy wording such as: "We aim to achieve the following goals in terms of a privacy policy: ..."? So that you don't guarantee anything. If you fall short of the goals, then...
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    Ok it's not easy to promote a brand quickly to...

    Ok it's not easy to promote a brand quickly to masses of people. A small business should probably leverage a big business online for online success at first such as advertising on Amazon, eBay, and...
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    [Free] I wrote a much-needed user guide PDF document. I...

    I wrote a much-needed user guide PDF document. I emailed all the current users the download link. And new subscribers will get access to it. :cool:

    Enjoy implementing your own autoresponder...
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    It's easy to get around this problem as a small...

    It's easy to get around this problem as a small business. Promote your own unique brand!

    It's a waste of time trying to compete on a mainstream search term such as weight loss. You have to have...
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    A privacy policy is so standard for websites...

    A privacy policy is so standard for websites these days (if you collect subscriber info.)
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    Go for it. No problem with me trying to monetize...

    Go for it. No problem with me trying to monetize the hit and run traffic. The PPC will determine the bounty more than anything like $1 a click vs. 1 cent.
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    The main thing is to post original content. This...

    The main thing is to post original content. This will stick in the search engine (G).

    Blog post frequency is totally dependent on the need to update your content according to the latest news in...
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    ha ha That's my usage case.

    ha ha That's my usage case.
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    You can get visitor traffic from Google Image...

    You can get visitor traffic from Google Image search since they display a link to the host website. For SEO, I use keywords in the image name and alt tag as Sami mentioned since images in the top...
  128. Working harder in the social/customer...

    Working harder in the social/customer relationship area rather than purely SEO seems to make the most sense these days.

    Also, you can bypass G by publicizing your product on top brand platforms...
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    Well I have to do something with my list building...

    Well I have to do something with my list building efforts as a hobby. With stock market fluctuations, I can make easy gains or losses more easily.
  130. AW Stats for 1 of my blogs that I don't update...

    AW Stats for 1 of my blogs that I don't update much:



    Month
    Unique visitors
    Number of visits
    Pages
    Hits
    Bandwidth
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    I am capturing email subscribers to a low traffic...

    I am capturing email subscribers to a low traffic site of mine at the rate of around 3 per day, so maybe 1000 in a year? So if I send valuable information to my subscribers, it should be possible to...
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    Folks, you need to capture visitor emails via...

    Folks, you need to capture visitor emails via subscriptions. Then you will compound your marketing efforts, even if it takes a long time.

    And this can be in the form of a membership site. Also,...
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    How many video plays do you reckon it will take...

    How many video plays do you reckon it will take to get to the $100 payout? Maybe 100,000? Thinking 10c per click and 1% CTR
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    You can buy cheap books via Amazon Kindle. For...

    You can buy cheap books via Amazon Kindle. For example, I really enjoyed reading Arnold Swartzenegger's autobiography "Total Recall" - he is a good business man IMO.

    And on my shelf I have Paul...
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    ASIANLOCATIONS.COM expiring now. Good for a...

    ASIANLOCATIONS.COM expiring now. Good for a travel site maybe?
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    I used to read business books on the topic of how...

    I used to read business books on the topic of how to become rich etc. but now I know that it's better to take action on the basics of doing business such as marketing a product or service. Maybe a...
  137. Thread: Trade Marking

    by Andy101
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    Trade Marking

    I think that registering a Trade Mark is costly compared to owning a domain name. So I think that as long as you secure the .com for your brand (because in the US people can claim the brand after you...
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    Seems like France is controlling personal cash...

    Seems like France is controlling personal cash transfers more than the rest of the world.

    The usual delay of a few days is due to the old systems in place such as SWIFT where phone calls are...
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    Are you asking for a plugin that makes any theme...

    Are you asking for a plugin that makes any theme work well on a mobile device? If so, I don't think it's going to work well on small screens. I believe that the theme must be designed with the mobile...
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    per day I suspect! That should be OK for normal...

    per day I suspect! That should be OK for normal people.


    From: https://www.citibank.com.sg/gcb/otherservices/bankwithus_atm.htm
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    Fresh content may be key now. So keep updating...

    Fresh content may be key now. So keep updating your home page content and if you publish a date, make it recent.
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    When I bought my Jaguar car at auction I was...

    When I bought my Jaguar car at auction I was bidding against the auctioneer, and when I went to pay I was told that it was below the reserve price, so had to pay the reserve price, sucker me.
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    I would ask for a recommendation off another...

    I would ask for a recommendation off another business owner that is using dedicated hosting. Otherwise, it is difficult to trust any anonymous person online. At least call their toll free number and...
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    From a stagnant site for sure. But I learned...

    From a stagnant site for sure.

    But I learned from an enlightened-member post on another forum: the rising trend of income and potential to develop the site to build it up and/or better monetize...
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    If I was selling a site, I would use...

    If I was selling a site, I would use https://flippa.com/‎ and provide income and traffic stats. Apparently, buyers like to see growth potential and a rising income trend for top dollar.
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    Today I found that nymphometrics.com was...

    Today I found that nymphometrics.com was available.
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    An EMP transmitter could handle that. It could be...

    An EMP transmitter could handle that. It could be an option with electric vehicles that have high power batteries.
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    I love the products on that site. Some big ticket...

    I love the products on that site. Some big ticket items too!

    In regard to the constant scrolling effect. That will be Javascript using Ajax to pull new items from a database. I've seen this effect...
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    I would like to have phasers (to replace the...

    I would like to have phasers (to replace the horn) fitted to my vehicle so it's easy to blast annoying drivers out of the way.
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    I guess that they are prioritizing mobile...

    I guess that they are prioritizing mobile compatibility where the sidebar is not relevant so much?
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    Always keep a safe distance from the vehicle...

    Always keep a safe distance from the vehicle ahead rather than dodging and weaving past.
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    Producing unique content is one obstacle. Maybe...

    Producing unique content is one obstacle. Maybe for lawyers, a local lead generation site would be worth trying? It would be an SEO challenge.

    Probably porn would be the most difficult niche to...
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    Good point. I would make the book an Amazon eBook...

    Good point. I would make the book an Amazon eBook to get the extra exposure offered from Amazon.
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    To find some text somewhere within a directory...

    To find some text somewhere within a directory structure of files, I use the "Find in files" search feature of NotePad++ So for the email message, you could find it in a file and edit the text. But...
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    Darn, I would do it if I wasn't on vacation.

    Darn, I would do it if I wasn't on vacation.
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    Most Competitive Niches

    What do you think are the most competitive niches to try and compete in online? Like, it is hardly worth trying since the competition is so fierce.

    Today I booked an air travel ticket and was in...
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    The new niche seems to be: how to start a food...

    The new niche seems to be: how to start a food truck business but I think that there is some concern that these food truck entreprenuers may not use the Internet because they are too busy working on...
  158. Replies
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    Sami - with WP it's always best to look for...

    Sami - with WP it's always best to look for plugins to solve your problems (or get one coded) rather than editing core code that will be over-written with any WP update. Hopefully TD's suggestions...
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    The summer holidays got in the way of my...

    The summer holidays got in the way of my progress, but I have got most of the back-end in place.

    I am making use of social media profile photos to make it easy for members to utilize their...
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    Maybe postal application for signature activation...

    Maybe postal application for signature activation would be the answer? But the sigs. would still be subject to moderation.
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    Poll: I have a problem of registering domains for new...

    I have a problem of registering domains for new ideas, even when I don't have time to build the site, so I need to restrain myself in that respect. So now I am letting several domains expire.
    ...
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    It's easy to get control of the links by...

    It's easy to get control of the links by distributing code that requests the linking code from a link server. So in the theme/template there is a PHP (CURL / file_get_contents) request to the remote...
  163. Maybe a forum signature spinner is needed? ...

    Maybe a forum signature spinner is needed?

    Monthly AW Stats from one of my sites:

    Links from an Internet Search Engine


    - Google
    759
    / 759
  164. Replies
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    You can have an XML site map to list all URLs on...

    You can have an XML site map to list all URLs on the site for SEO. For user navigation of a large site, it needs some planning to let visitors access the best content such as categories, latest...
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    Social media traffic attack strategy: * Set up...

    Social media traffic attack strategy:

    * Set up the site to be mobile friendly as a priority - test on an iPhone and Android device
    * Implement the various social site sharing and sign-up methods...
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    Project Planning - gantt charts For project...

    Project Planning
    - gantt charts

    For project planning, I think that the gantt chart is the best tool, and it is very easy to implement in a spread sheet. Here is my basic example that I knocked...
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    Still working on the back end, currently: member...

    Still working on the back end, currently: member management.

    My website will be member-driven, so I am making it as easy as possible to join the site. So a call to action to Join is presented high...
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    I agree that a logo is very important for a...

    I agree that a logo is very important for a business. As soon as you start using social media, you suddenly need various images (facebook pages, app icons, profile images etc.) that the logo is...
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    If I was into coaching, I would do it. With Skype...

    If I was into coaching, I would do it. With Skype it would take up more of your time, since it would be difficult to control the time spent without rudely cutting people off. Also, you could give...
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    It's difficult for G to measure exactly how long...

    It's difficult for G to measure exactly how long a visitor stays on a page unless they can track the IP address (or browser cookie) moving from one page to another web page via Javascript code to...
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    After screening the content sources for length of...

    After screening the content sources for length of posts, and manual selection, I was down to 1.2% of the original list of feed URLs, and still some clean-up of the content is needed. So it looks like...
  172. It must be difficult to detect relevancy...

    It must be difficult to detect relevancy automatically on forums.
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    I don't think that my site will have so many web...

    I don't think that my site will have so many web pages after all. After scraping content sources and filtering out dead wood, I was left with 18% of URLs that may be of use for content curation.
    ...
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    Site Structure The first stage in designing an...

    Site Structure

    The first stage in designing an authority site is the design of the site structure i.e. a flow chart of how the site works.

    I like to use a defunct tool called "Visio" which...
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    Planning "Without a plan, you are planning to...

    Planning

    "Without a plan, you are planning to fail" is a famous quote. So you need to plan your actions towards your goal.

    You know where you are now and you know where you want to be. So with...
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    Top media sites have for a long time even avoided...

    Top media sites have for a long time even avoided using the HTML anchor at all to reference external sources. Better to avoid them and build your own site IMO.
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    On-page SEO optimization As people sign up for...

    On-page SEO optimization

    As people sign up for the site, we want to automatically build extra web pages for their profile such as site.com/fred-smith/

    And we want to think about any other web...
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    Creating a line chart in JavaScript

    I was looking to include charts in my website, so was thinking along the lines of HTML5, and found a nice tutorial: Draw a Line Graph Using HTML5 Canvas | World Wide What?

    Related to this, I...
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    I suspect that the success of a blog is likely to...

    I suspect that the success of a blog is likely to be less likely than that of a forum for the enthusiastic person that loves to write content. But a forum is a magnet for spam, so it needs a big push...
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    Mobile Devices It was a new experience...

    Mobile Devices

    It was a new experience designing for a mobile device, but quite simple with the approach that I took.

    Basically, for the iPhone, the ideal width of the page is 320 pixels. For...
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    Case study: building an authority site

    Intro.

    With the Google updates targeting affiliate sites, and thin-content sites, it's time to create authority sites. These are big sites that have loads of user interaction, user-generated...
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    I guess that they have most of our homes...

    I guess that they have most of our homes photographed now since street view is working well in my area of the far East? I could even look over the high fence into the back garden of my Father's house...
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    On the design side - it should have a modern...

    On the design side - it should have a modern feel, and adopt elements of the top sites.

    Instead of a subscribe form, I am thinking of a left-side profile panel (but need to avoid link-building...
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    I had a good idea (IMO) for creating a possible...

    I had a good idea (IMO) for creating a possible authority site today (inspired by looking at the top lists on Alexa.com). Without giving away the idea, the aspects of it are:


    * It must have a...
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    That is to keep the hungry readers coming back to...

    That is to keep the hungry readers coming back to figure out how to get a slice of the pie themselves. But what they don't get is that you need to be an 'A' list blogger. Making a niche blog about...
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    Running my own server allows for the one...

    Running my own server allows for the one .htaccess file to apply to all of the websites. I like this way of working where you only need to update one file to nip things in the bud before all of the...
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    [Free] The following code in the server httpd.conf file...

    The following code in the server httpd.conf file blocks access to any "dot" hidden files:



    <Files ~ "^\.*">
    Order allow,deny
    Deny from all
    Satisfy All
    </Files>
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    Check your page load speed

    In the Chrome browser there is an awesome tool to check the load speed of various parts of your web site. Also, you can confirm that the server response codes such as 301 redirect are working OK.
    ...
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    Obscuring the admin page URL is a very basic...

    Obscuring the admin page URL is a very basic first line of defense. Don't make it a standard URL embedded into the default template. Make the hackers work hard at every step.

    Content scraping must...
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    [Free] Thanks for pointing this out. At the moment, my...

    Thanks for pointing this out. At the moment, my Apache 2 web server is not working for blocking access of web browsers to supposedly hidden files. And, I am stuck for ideas for how to solve the...
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    As I am developing my own CMS, this kind of...

    As I am developing my own CMS, this kind of problem is interesting to solve.


    I think it is most efficient to have code that adds IPs to the .htaccess file rather than a plugin that checks IPs...
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    Porn Star Bloggers

    Keep you begging for more. I can't stand bloggers such as Passive Income: The Smart Passive Income Blog , Pro-blogger and their ilk. These drug-pusher bloggers are even worse than the list bloggers...
  193. I haven't designed a site to target mobile users,...

    I haven't designed a site to target mobile users, but I would tailor my site based on the usage scenario. For example: mobile users checking out their favorite forum may be mostly interested in...
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    I decided to put an IP block list in the root of...

    I decided to put an IP block list in the root of my web server using a .htaccess file as follows:



    order allow,deny
    allow from all


    # Chinese (CN) IP addresses follow:...
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    WOW! Why don't we just screw up your sites for...

    WOW!

    Why don't we just screw up your sites for fun? (content-scraper, take more than give etc.) LOL

    Malaysia Used Car Classfieds


    Malaysia Condo
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    This is a pity. To get this information I...

    This is a pity.

    To get this information I wrote a script to log error 404 text page requests. I am thinking about how to automatically ban IP addresses server-wide that switch the user agent and...
  197. My opinion is that you should design your content...

    My opinion is that you should design your content layout to be easily re-arranged from wide to narrow. So for a forum like this, there could be a mobile version that lists things such as latest...
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    Example of hacking URLs

    I captured many hacking attempts by IP address 222.88.240.132 to one of my websites using these URLs:

    [0] => join.php
    [1] => signup
    [2] => signup
    [3] => signup
    [4] => wp-login.php
    [5] =>...
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    The solution is to build a following outside of...

    The solution is to build a following outside of search engine traffic such as via an email subscriber list and Facebook following. Also, I think that it's important to build big sites, and leverage...
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    Deceptive Marketing

    As I was researching the competition for my keywords I found top-ranking sites and videos that are deceptive such as "free blah blah". But the product is either paid or does not perform the...
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