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Content Website Success – Part 2 (SEO, Link Building and More)

April 19, 2013
Content Website Success – Part 2 (SEO, Link Building and More)

My Thoughts on Free Websites – 0:31 Registering Your Domain and Hosting – 1:21 How to Start With WordPress – 2:00 Site Build It! Site Update – 4:27 Search En…

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Understanding Server Licensing

February 5, 2013
Understanding Server Licensing

Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: March 24, 2010 Length of Class: 42 Minutes Tracks Servers Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class explains the basics of licensing for servers and the common pitfalls that are run into Topics Covered Open Source Server Licenses Access Licenses Overview of Microsoft Licensing The Problems with Piracy Class Notes Open Source Open Source does not mean free!!! Free Speech vs. Free Beer Service Contracts may be required Non commercial use may be free Types of Server Per server — Per Physical Server, or Virtual instance of a Server Per socket — Per CPU in Server Per core — Per Total Number of Cores in Server. Access Licenses Microsoft refers to Access Licenses as CAL’s Seat — Per device that will connect to the server Session — Per concurrent connection to the server User — per user account on the server Microsoft Licenses OEM — Cheapest, but only good for 1 computer Retail — Very expensive, but can be used for life Volume — Best bet for companies with 10 or more employees. Allows for ghosting of computers Pirating Just don’t do it If they are too cheap to use legitimate software they’re probably too cheap to pay you. Final Thoughts For Volume Licensing always call CDW. They will give you a free quote so you make sure you’re buying the right licenses. Resources My Account Rep at CDW is Lauren Booth at 877-741-4552 . She’ll treat you well. Just tell her Eli the Computer Guy sent you.

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Google Penguin Update | SEO TIPS

November 11, 2012
Google-Penguin-Seo_Tips

In April 2012, Google updated the way it ranked websites, affecting thousands of page rankings. Intended to deter practices such as keyword stuffing, using duplicate content, and link schemes, the change had an unintended effect of marking innocent sites. The mighty search engine did show empathy for those who were affected by the update. Shortly after the Penguin update, it set up a forum for those who felt their site got unfair treatment; many of these site owners reported web spam still ranking higher than their sites. However, there are steps you can take to ensure your site won’t suffer from Google’s updates. The best weapon in your marketing arsenal  is to implement a few SEO practices that will help with your search engine rankings in the modern era. How to Stick with the Penguins Keywords, as any SEO company will tell you, are still one of the most important elements in website optimization. The trend has been to include fewer and no more than what seems natural in the text. More specific keywords make sense from a logical perspective, and ones known as long tail keywords can help put you on top of the queries. To use long tail keywords, include “cellphones with keyboards and Wi-Fi” as an alternative to more frequently searched terms such as “cellphones.” Google displays a title for all sites that appear in its results. Fit the most appropriate terms in the title because it is the first thing people see when clicking onto the website. Using key terms in the website header is also an effective practice, yet doesn’t carry as much weight as it used to. At the same time, relevance to the page and the website is still important and can be a boost for rankings. Pay Attention to Content Content is perhaps the most important tool in SEO, but in addition to your own site, pay attention to what is behind the links. Internal links not only make navigating a site easier, but also help Google monitor the content on all of your pages. With the Google Penguin update, the sites from which people get to yours are also factored into the equation. The quality of the sites with links to yours can have an effect on your own ranking. In addition, the search engine tracks images on your website. Google’s rankings now put more importance on the written content, or alt text, which describes the pictures and appears on image search queries. Image descriptions should ironically not include keywords. If written appropriately, you can use the alt text policy to your advantage. Website optimization is a constantly changing field and is heavily dependent on changes made to search engine algorithms. Keep up with the updates, and you maximize your chances for a high ranking with the search engines. The extra work can be beneficial to your online reputation and business success. Byline:  Carl is an aspiring writer who currently works for an SEO company . When he’s not working he loves blogging about anything and everything that crosses his mind. He’s constantly striving to strengthen his writing skills and is continuously grateful that the Internet allows him to share his thoughts with the world. Image Credit: 1 .

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H+ Episode 1: Driving Under

November 8, 2012
H+ Episode 1: Driving Under

Watch from the beginning: bit.ly Like the series? Nominate us for a Streamy Award! bit.ly Subscribe to H+: The Digital Series on YouTube today! bit.ly Dive deeper into the world of H+ The Digital Series: hplusdigitalseries.com EPISODE 1 “DRIVING UNDER” San Francisco, USA – 5 minutes before it happened Prologue: Fragments of news reports show a future world as it adopts H+: a radical new way to be connected to information and each other through only your thoughts, via a high-tech implant. While the breakthrough is hotly anticipated by the masses, it is a change not easily adopted by its discontents. We segue to a couple parking their car in an underground airport garage. The husband, Lee, surreptitiously watches a football game on his H+, upsetting his wife Julie who wants him to drive safely. Their domestic squabble is interrupted by a bizarre spectacle throwing their world into chaos. Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com ‪Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com Hang out with us on Google+: plus.google.com Catch new episodes of H+: The Digital Series every Wednesday!

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Western Digital My Book Live Overview (Cloud Storage)

November 6, 2012
Western Digital My Book Live Overview (Cloud Storage)

BigNate84.com – In this video I will be giving a brief overview and un-boxing the Western Digital My Book Live 3TB. This is a network drive so it is designed to connect to a router or directly to your computer. The big advantage of a network drive or NAS (Network Attached Storage) is that it can connect to a router and can be accessible from any computer on the LAN (Local Area Network) along with smart phones, smart TV’s and other networked devices. You can even set it up so that you can access your files remotely with a user name and password. If you don’t like Drop Box or Google Drive you can basically set up your own personal cloud storage solution with this turn key solution from Western DIgital. And you don’t have to be a geek to do it. Please feel free to share your thoughts on this device in the comments below. My Book Live 1TB amzn.to My Book Live 2TB: amzn.to My Book Live 3TB: amzn.to YouTube Channel: YouTube.com Facebook: Facebook.com Twitter: Twitter.com Get The Email: Feedburner.Google.com CafePress: www.CafePress.com Amazon: Astore.Amazon.com Blogger: BigNate84.Blogspot.com Pinterest Pinterest.com Instructables: www.Instructables.com Tumblr: BigNate84.Tumblr.com Playlist www.youtube.com

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Gear Head Wireless Keyboard and Mouse KB5200W Review

June 19, 2011
Gear Head Wireless Keyboard and Mouse KB5200W Review

This keyboard and mouse are great. The keyboard feel really nice and is easy to type on. It features a full keyboard with a number pad. There are no indicator lights or num lock or caps lock, but I am sure that is to help the battery life. The mouse is also really nice as well. It feels good in the hand and is a little smaller than your average mouse. I have not had any problems with the Gear Head KB5200W wireless mouse and keyboard and have had it for about a month now. If you have any questions feel free to answer below. ======================links================================== Twitter: www.twitter.com Gear Head Website:www.pcgearhead.com Amazon.com: www.amazon.com

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