The Unspoken Social Media Commandments
Mar14

The Unspoken Social Media Commandments

  Social media is fair game, right? Wrong. Over-use and abuse it and you’ll end up unliked, unfollowed and maybe blocked. We asked the teens and young adults from HDI Youth Marketeers’ Junior Board of Directors for the top ten rules when it comes to social media. #1. Thou shalt not post more than two photos or statuses a day. Please don’t dominate our feed with spam of every course of your Michelin-star dinner, every 360-degree angle...

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WordPress vs Drupal Smackdown – How Do They Compare?
Mar06

WordPress vs Drupal Smackdown – How Do They Compare?

Setting up a new site is relatively easy these days. There are plenty of free and premium hosting services you can use to get started. There are also Content Management System or CMS that can be installed in just a few minutes. The available CMS platforms are designed to make setting up, updating and maintaining the website a lot easier to do. There is no need to create HTML pages manually; you simply add a post or page to the...

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Legality Issues When Running A Website
Dec06

Legality Issues When Running A Website

Running a website can entail significant legal responsibility. Whether it’s a personal blog, a fan site, a small business shopping portal or something else, it’s important to know which issues to be alert to, how to manage them, and when to seek extra help. Although there’s no foolproof way to guarantee never being sued, understanding these issues and taking due care with what goes on the site will make it much easier to settle...

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25 Ways To Build African Bloggers
Dec01

25 Ways To Build African Bloggers

By: William Jackson Write as if the world is going to read your content. When people read your content they  should see, feel and hear the passion for what your blogging about. When creating content take the time to read, review, rewrite, revise, what you have written, sometimes you have to come back to what you started to see a new direction or a new level of engagement. Don’t trust anyone that tells you your blogs are...

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Health Risks for Full-Time Bloggers
Nov22

Health Risks for Full-Time Bloggers

You might think the hardest part of being a full-time blogger is promoting your blog enough to earn enough money to live on. Sure, that is pretty hard. Or you might think it is coming up with ideas to keep the blog going. Also fairly difficult, but there’s tons of help out there. However, one of the biggest, forgotten about problems with being a full timer is health. We are not designed to sit down all day in front of a computer, so...

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The Evolution Of Blogging
Sep12

The Evolution Of Blogging

By: Anthea Adams The blogging game has changed, here’s why shifting perspective will put you ahead of the game. People are not taking advantage of the full potential of the Internet. Here’s why. Take me for example, a blogger in my personal space and a writer for a high-end marketing agency in South Africa. I spend more time studying blogging trends online than I do consuming calories at KFC. A few weeks ago I embarked on a journey to...

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