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January 18, 2018 02:09

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Contrib.com looks pretty interesting

I recently signed up for Contrib.com which is self described as a contribution marketplace. The concept seems interesting, there are many different ways to contribute and figure out what you want to earn. It also looks like they are doing an ICO to establish their model. Industry veteran Chad Folkening is the lead mentor for […]

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ESQwire attorneys branch off into web development!

Established law firm, ESQwire, is about to revolutionize the domain business with yet another valuable product. It’s not a “UDRP in a box” kit, and it’s not a discount for owners of domains registered prior to 1979. “We took a good, hard look at domain data showing an increased lack of regard to domain development […]

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With the Success of Twitch.tv, Justin.tv is shutting down

Justin.tv was always one of the most popular sites discussed when people in the .TV sub forum at Namepros would ask for examples of developed sites. The site started back in 2007 and grew to have one million registered users by July 0f 2008. Out of Justin.tv came Twitch.tv which is reportedly in talks to […]

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Design Start Up Canva gets $3.6 million in additonal funding and enters partnership with Go Daddy

Australian start-up Canva received an additional $3.6 million in financing and announced a partnership with Go Daddy. The product does seem cool for those that don’t have the skills of a trained graphic artist. Crunch Base – Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library […]

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Now Owned By Disney, Maker Studios to Launch Maker.tv

Maker Studios recently got acquired by Disney for at least $500 million back in March. Disney Chairman and CEO, Bob Iger explained why Disney acquired the company in Variety on Wednesday, From the article: “We can allow the Maker people to substantially improve the distribution and reach of shorter form video using these characters and […]

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Forbes: 5 Mistakes People Make When Setting Up Their Website

John Rampton wrote a piece for Forbes on the mistakes people make when starting their website. Rampton discusses five key points that a lot of web developers and entrepreneurs make. 1. No Business Plan and Marketing Strategy Unlike “Field of Dreams,” if you build, he will not come. And, by he, we mean visitors to […]

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Dramatically Speed Up Your Website in a Just a Few Minutes

It’s no secret that Google incorporates your web site’s load time into its rankings, Matt Cutts announced the change in April 2010. Optimizing your site to load quickly can be a time-consuming endeavor, there are many different areas to address including: Loss-less compression of images. Turning multiple UI images into sprites. Minifying Javascript and CSS. […]

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If You Use Google Analytics You Must Read This

Google Analytics is a great piece of software, but it has a major flaw in the way it tracks average time on site and bounce rate. Let’s take the worst-case scenario as an example; someone visits your site, spends five minutes reading an article, but has no further interaction with your site and then leaves.  […]

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Increase Ad Revenue and Advertiser Retention by 10% Overnight

Many of you reading this own at least one developed website with paid advertisers.  If you aren’t following these simple tips, you aren’t serving your advertisers as well as you could be and you are leaving money on the table.  I’m talking about ad blocking software that is available for free for most browsers. A […]

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Selling Ad Space

In the past few weeks I have been contacted by several upstart and established domain industry bloggers to advertise MiniSites.com on their site.  The prices ranged from $x to high $xxx per month.  This got me thinking… how are they coming up with these prices?  I have a feeling that several are taking what they […]

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