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Transparent Little Dropdown Menu

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

So you have some dropdown menus on your website, but you would like to make them a little fancier.  With just a little effort in your stylesheet, you can add a nice transparency effect to the background of the dropdown list. The CSS is usually applied to the style id created for the drop-down div. […]

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Minimizing JavaScript

by Jacqueline Sinex
Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Sometimes a little bit of JavaScript is necessary to control certain features in a website, such as a simple slideshow element on a page, which was a better choice over the heavy Flash animation.  But as organic SEO becomes more prominent, we must learn to minimize the presence of javascript among our web page code, […]

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Why Meta Tags Still Matter

by Bryan Lokey
Thursday, February 11th, 2010

You may not know it but you see the results of the meta title and description tags every time you use a search engine. The title and short description that is displayed on the Search Engine Results Page (or SERP) are actually taken directly from the meta tags coded into your site. Meta tags are […]

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Easy (and Free) Link-Building Techniques

by Morgan
Friday, November 13th, 2009

You need “link juice” to increase your site’s ranking in the SERPs. Here are a few easy, free link-building tactics that can be used by any business owner! Donate your services to a good cause or have an event that will draw media attention. Remember to take lots of pictures and videos for posting on […]

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Tech Tips: Put a Twitter Badge on Your Page

by Bobby Martinez
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Update: no longer exists. It is also important to note that the Twitter badge has since been dubbed the Verified badge. Twitter is one of the hottest trends on the internet right now. For those of you not in the know, it’s what is called a microblogging service. It’s basically a page that stores […]

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How to Tell if Your Website Server is Down

by Bobby Martinez
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Are you asking yourself, “Is my website down?” There are many, many different things that can cause a connection error between you and your website. Just because you can’t load your website, it doesn’t mean that your web hosting server is actually down. If your web browser is displaying a connection error, try these things [&helli

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How to Make a Website: 3 Easy Step-by-Step Instructions

by Bobby Martinez
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

You don’t need to be intimidated by the internet. It’s merely a collection of interconnected websites, and websites are actually very simple things. They are files that people can access through Internet Browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. See? It’s not so scary when you break it down to its simplest [

How To Send Free SMS Text Messages

by Bobby Martinez
Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Today we’re going to learn how you can send free SMS Text messages to other people’s mobile phones. In order to do this, we’re going to harness the awesome, unyielding, raw power service of win that is Google Mail (Gmail). 1) If you don’t already have one, sign up for a Google Mail Account: Free […]

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