My favorite open-source SEO software tools for Linux, Mac & PC

From Linux servers to Android phones, open-source software is a critical part of our internet infrastructure and personal computing experience. This very website runs on WordPress (an open-source publishing platform), Nginx (a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server), and Ubuntu Server (an open-source operating system). Since open source is an integral part of the internet and … Read more

Why are bitcoin fees so high and what to do about it

An unfortunate predicament for Bitcoin is that newcomers don’t have a technical background or invested time familiarizing themselves with the technology. Of course, why should they? Cryptocurrency is money, and people should be able to use it without understanding its inner workings. That was the case for some time, before cryptos skyrocketed in popularity and … Read more

A Bitcoin-payable API for checking HTTP status codes

How to use: To check the status code of a website run: An example: Important note: Don’t add “HTTP://” or “HTTPS://” at the beginning of the web address. Otherwise, you will break the operation. By default, this service uses the HTTP protocol. Then you will receive a JSON string in the form of a dictionary … Read more

A Map Service for Bitcoin-payable WiFi hotspots

Register your 21 bitcoin payable wifi hotspot or find one near you with wifiportal21 Index. Problem description If you are using the 21.co bitcoin computer and wifiportal21 to sell wifi minutes for bitcoin, or if you are somebody looking to purchase wifi minutes in exchange for bitcoin, then the obvious questions are: How do I … Read more

Get secure, memorable passwords in exchange for Bitcoin

What is a diceware password? Weak passwords are one of the most common flaws in computer security. And Diceware is probably the best method to create strong passwords that are easy to remember. Quoting wikipedia: Diceware is a method for creating passphrases, passwords, and other cryptographic variables using an ordinary dice as a hardware random … Read more

The five steps to a successful marketing campaign

1. Address specific business challenges The first step towards a successful social media or digital marketing campaign is to ensure that your campaign goals solve specific business challenges. Such challenges could increase your website traffic or the conversion of visitors to users. 2. Be consistent To create a strong digital identity, you need to develop … Read more

How micro-moments can affect mobile conversions

How micro-moments keep your social media mobile ads underperforming and 3 easy fixes to raise conversion between 7–14% What you need to know: 1. Mobile has changed the rules of user interaction Our relationship with our mobile phone is the polar opposite of the one we have with our laptop or desktop computer. While the … Read more

The 3 startup books in my list for black friday 2015

Black Friday could see you grab some incredible bargains and is almost with us, so that I will jump straight to the point. These are the 3 books on my list for this year’s Black Friday. If you are into startups or you are looking to buy something for a friend, these 3 books pack … Read more

Thoughts and data on the future of personal computing

For the last several years, geeks and visionaries, gurus, and industry specialists debate about the possibility of smartphones becoming the future of personal computing. A futile debate, in my opinion, as smartphones have already dominated personal computing. A study published in 2013 indicated that 79% of people 18–44 have their smartphones with them 22 hours … Read more