This is fine - surviving 2020

Looking back: 2020 in tech

January 4, 2021 John 0

2020 has been quite a ride, and it’s been a transformational year for business and technology. Here’s a recap of the major political and economic events that shaped this year – and the future to come.

WebsiteBuildingBiz

What is Section 230 and why does it matter for webmasters?

January 1, 2021 John 0

Politicians are renewing the debate over Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, but what does it do and how does the regulation effect web publishers? Section 230 governs liability for user generated content, and any attempts to remove or edit it are likely to force massive changes to the internet.

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Hostgator Coupon – January 2021

January 1, 2021 John 10

Hostgator coupon and promo codes – Get 25% off any Hostgator plan or a free month of hosting. Baby, Hatchling, Business, Reseller, it doesn’t matter what hosting plan you pick because its all cheaper with these coupon codes.

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Dreamhost coupon code – January 2021

January 1, 2021 John 20

There’s no reason to pay full price when starting up an account with a new web host. These Dreamhost coupon and promo codes have all been updated for January 2021 and they’ll guarantee the maximum cash discount for new users.

C# Player's Guide

The C# Player’s Guide: a review

December 29, 2020 John 0

Are you looking for a book to help you learn C#? The C# Player’s Guide by RB Whitaker helped me learn everything I needed to know to start producing complete Windows applications – but there are some limitations to this book, as well, and more advanced users might be interested in a more advanced guide.

Etsy homepage December 2020

How and why to set up an Etsy shop

December 21, 2020 John 0

If you’ve got a small handcrafted or individually designed product for sale, it probably makes sense to set up a shop and get it listed to Etsy. While the fees can add up, Etsy provides a solid platform for novice and experienced ecommerce professionals. It’s unlikely to replace your own ecommerce sites in the long run, but it provides a great starting point and supplement to any online business.

SEMrush

SEMrush review: it kind of sucks

October 31, 2020 John 0

SEMrush heavily advertises their SEO tools and utilities, but are they any good? I signed up last week to try it out, but it turns out that it has a pretty weak backlink database, questionable analysis, and canceling a subscription takes longer than it should.

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Comparative SEO

October 7, 2020 John 0

While everyone has theories and ideas about how SEO works, the only way to be sure is to investigate the sites that are actually ranking at the top. When it comes to comparative SEO, it’s all about dropping your preconceptions and embracing the evidence.

NASDAQ saw a significant correction on Thursday

NASDAQ corrects – to last Wednesday’s level

September 4, 2020 John 0

Stocks, led by the tech sector, retreated on questionable job adjustments Thursday. Is the market still showing signs of bubble mentality, or has this correction brought us back closer to realistic and sustainable valuations?

Evolution of the dotcom bubble

Looking back at the dotcom bubble

September 3, 2020 John 0

The current NASDAQ rally can be a little dizzying, but it’s still relatively minor compared to the dotcom mania of the late 1990s. Looking back at that prior tech bubble provides some insights to our current market and what it means for the future of tech businesses.