– Cataloging the Universe

Posted on: April 8th, 2008 by afox

I wanted to take a moment and review a new website that has HUGE potential. Listomi is a start-up that has taken user generated content to a new level. The ambitious title: “Cataloging the Universe“, is exactly what this website is about. Think of a Wikipedia for lists. Lists of EVERYTHING! It’s amazing how […]

How I Am Achieving Google Search Engine Rankings Absolutely Free Part II

Posted on: December 7th, 2007 by afox

On 9/20/2007 I posted about an experiment I’d been conducting to boost my search engine ranking for the key words I was aiming for. Freelance Website Design and Website Design… At the time of this post, I am currently #4 on Google for ‘Freelance Website Design’ and #36 on Google for ‘Website Design’. A very […]

Battle of the OS – Quit Bickering And Grow Up!

Posted on: October 17th, 2007 by afox

First off, I’m a Linux user. Proud to be one. Before that, I was a Windows user, I was proud to be one. Before that I was a Mac user, and you know what, I was proud of that too. (None of this new age mac stuff, like straight up Macintosh user. Yeah, that’s what […]

How To Create A Great Website

Posted on: October 16th, 2007 by afox

I usually don’t do this, but in my un-thwarted conquest for “blogdom” without WordPress, I’ve lost the ability to do trackbacks. I was never big on them anyway, but I came across some great advice today I wanted to share. This is not my own advice, but the advice of Seth Godin. Here are principles […] Student Loan Relief Fund

Posted on: October 11th, 2007 by afox

I’ve recently had the privilege to work with an organization which I think will make a huge impact on many young adults. I love the work that I do and I really enjoy the different websites I get to work with. But once in a while something comes a long that is more than just […]

How I Am Achieving Google Search Engine Rankings Absolutely Free

Posted on: September 20th, 2007 by afox

WARNING: This is a fairly long article. I would suggest going to get a snack. But come right back, you definitely need to read this. I’ve read a great deal of articles on how to rank high on search engines (namely Google), get more visitors, and get noticed for those key words your really looking […]

ZScreen – A Great New Open Source Screen Shot Utility

Posted on: August 30th, 2007 by afox

I’ve recently come across a great utility for taking screen shots of either your entire desktop or an application window. This program,ZScreen , is packed with features! I find I always need to take screen shots but I find it’s always been a pain because not only do I have to take the screen shot, […]

How To Prevent Bandwidth Hijacking And Image Or File Hot Linking

Posted on: August 15th, 2007 by afox

A common problem people often run into is file hot linking. This is caused when someone links directly to an image or file on your site, using it, without actually hosting it themselves, and in essence, robbing you of your bandwidth. This can be very irritating as bandwidth can be expensive. Here’s a couple ways […]

Cheap Hosting Solutions Now Has A New Blog!

Posted on: August 14th, 2007 by afox

Cheap Hosting Solutions has just launched a new blog. View it here. I had the pleasure of installing it for them as they requested to use the same blog software that I scripted up for use with this blog here. It was really neat to see how one of my projects adapted to another website. […]

Top 10 must have elements to any successful business

Posted on: August 12th, 2007 by afox

Many factors come into play when one sets out to be successful at design, programming, or any business. Here is a list of what I consider to be the most important aspects of running a successful business. 1.) Knowledge Is Power. Feel free to become an expert in your field. Whether it’s design, web developing, […]