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Go Daddy Outage: What You Can Do If Your Web Service Provider Goes Down
Technology

Go Daddy Outage: What You Can Do If Your Web Service Provider Goes Down

Follow these three steps to keep business flowing even if your site goes dark.
How to Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly With 'Responsive Design'
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How to Make Your Site Mobile-Friendly With 'Responsive Design'

Consider these five tips for harnessing the power of this mobile technology.
Amy Gahran
Course Hero Crowdsources Study Material From 2 Million Students
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Course Hero Crowdsources Study Material From 2 Million Students

Just in time for back to school: an online repository of study guides, flashcards and tutors from over 4,300 universities.
Tech Entrepreneurs Urge Presidential Candidates to Consider Internet Freedom
Technology

Tech Entrepreneurs Urge Presidential Candidates to Consider Internet Freedom

Members of 'Internet 2012' will hit the road next month to spread the word about bills they say could threaten free sharing of information online.
Jason Fell
The 3 Most Important Online Marketing Metrics to Monitor
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The 3 Most Important Online Marketing Metrics to Monitor

Identifying and tracking the right metrics can help you achieve your business goals and improve your search engine rankings.
Aj Kumar
How to Know If Gamification Is Right for You
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How to Know If Gamification Is Right for You

Expert Gabe Zichermann explains when you might want to add game elements to your site -- and when you wouldn't.
Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online
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Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."
Gwen Moran
Online Marketplace for App Builders
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Online Marketplace for App Builders

With components from Verious, developers are building better apps faster and for less.
Jason Ankeny
How to Optimize Your Site for Organic Search
Marketing

How to Optimize Your Site for Organic Search

From keyword research to creating engaging content, Danny Sullivan offers SEO tips.
Danny Sullivan
5 Steps to Creating Effective Customer Surveys
Marketing

5 Steps to Creating Effective Customer Surveys

Audience research can help you create the kind of online content that your customers value and rank higher in search results.
Aj Kumar
Low-Cost Tools to Add Game Mechanics to Your Site
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Low-Cost Tools to Add Game Mechanics to Your Site

Gamification expert Gabe Zichermann offers tips and tools for 'gamifying' elements of your online business.
What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them
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What 'DDoS' Attacks Are and How to Survive Them

Here's how to fight back when a flood of bogus internet traffic threatens to immobilize your website.
Riva Richmond
3 Reasons Why Your Website Should Include Terms and Conditions
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3 Reasons Why Your Website Should Include Terms and Conditions

Attorney Nina Kaufman outlines why you should have the right policies in place online.
Nina Kaufman
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5 SEO Metrics You Don't Need to Obsess Over
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5 SEO Metrics You Don't Need to Obsess Over

Don't waste your time constantly tracking the statistics that have little to say about your website's success.
Aj Kumar