The reduction of face-to-face interactions had highlighted the need for digitalization of businesses. People stuck in quarantine took it to the internet for most of their needs – supplies, entertainment, connectivity, and even fitness. This is why blog earnings increased significantly during the pandemic. [Read more…]
Adobe officially announced that it would be retiring its famous Flash Player by 2020. In fact, Adobe originally made public that no new versions of the Flash Player will be developed after 2017. They have announced that regular operations will pursue until the end of the year. This includes security patches, bug fixes, support, operating systems maintenance, and so on. However, by end of this year, Flash Player would be completely removed from Adobe’s download pages. All current flash-enabled media will be blocked from running the Adobe Flash Player plug-in as well. [Read more…]
Have you ever seen memes that say “13 years old now vs me when I was 13”? There are other similar memes, but basically what they depict is that today’s youngsters are very different from the youngsters of past generations.
How young is young? Or how old does one have to be in order to make a difference?
Thanks to technology and social media, the work of young people has not gone unnoticed. Gone are the days when people would say, “You’re still a kid“. Ageism may be hitting the older generations, but is showing favor to the young ones.
In January, it was known as Wuhan Disease, a disease that originates and has affected the city of Wuhan in China. When news about it began to spread, people went on with their daily lives, confidently thinking that — at this day and age, with technology and advancements in medicine and treatments, and with the size of the world — it was hard to imagine how one disease can spread throughout the entire world in the blink of an eye.
March 26, 2020, was a fateful day for the United States. According to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, on this date the number of COVID-19 cases in the US surpassed those of Italy and China, thrusting the country to the No. 1 spot on the global list.
In Asia, Japan stands out for its containment of the coronavirus. Although it was one of the first countries to have positive COVID-19 cases outside of China, by the end of March, it had 2,227 cases. That’s still a relatively low number compared to the staggering figures in the US and most countries in Europe. [Read more…]
Every so often, a new framework is hyped for search engine optimization. Brian Dean’s “skyscraper technique” for link building comes to mind. So does Rand Fishkin’s “on-SERP” strategy for increasing page one real estate for your links. The framework I want to talk about here might not be one you are familiar with, but it is critical for technical SEO. It’s called “Google’s Perfect World”. Let me provide some context and explain why it’s so important. [Read more…]
Content strategies are a great way to build trust with your audience and help to convince them to use your services or buy your products. The main issue is the time it takes to write content for your blog, social media, email marketing, and the list goes on. One of the best ways to be efficient with your time when creating content for all of your marketing channels is to take one piece of content, and then repurpose it. A good example of this could be making a video for your social media, and then transcribing it into a blog which can be sent out to your newsletter. [Read more…]
Content marketing is one of the best methods to grow your blog. It gets you readers. It gets the word out and does a lot of wonderful things that help you grow your personal brand.
However, there can be a number of reasons when you need to take a second look at your content. As a blogger or freelancer content is the lifeblood of your business. [Read more…]
As a responsible citizen, it’s your duty to pay your taxes. However, the taxes you pay are not usually fixed, depending on how much you make. Rather, your taxes will always be obtained from your “taxable income,” which can be reduced in one way or another and thereby lowering your tax bill quite significantly. Here are a few ways to lower your tax bill. [Read more…]
What is CCPA and how can AdSense publishers prepare for it?
The California Consumer Privacy Act, also known as CCPA, is a privacy and consumer protection bill that was passed on June 28th, 2019 in an effort to provide more transparency and control to consumers over how personal information is collected, used and sold. Similar to the UK’s regulations on General Data Protection which were implemented in May 2018, CCPA goes into effect on the 1st January 2020. Though the regulations will not be enforced until July 2020, it is important to ensure compliance well ahead of time.[Read more…]