Cut Your Research Time By Creating Shortcuts In Google Analytics

Cut Your Research Time By Creating Shortcuts In Google Analytics

Google Analytics has recently make available a new feature that allows you to create shortcuts. There is no more segmenting and sorting each time you log into your GA dashboard. Just set it up once, save it, and view your results with a single click.

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3 Must Have Extensions To Enhance Your YouTube Experience

3 Must Have Extensions To Enhance Your YouTube Experience

YouTube is great for business, social media marketing, creating tutorials, and entertainment but it does lack some features that would take it from ordinary to extraordinary. Here are some great extensions for Google Chrome that will enhance your viewing experience making YouTube all you ever wanted it to be!

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Use Windows Parental Controls To Limit And Monitor Online Activities

Use Windows Parental Controls To Limit And Monitor Online Activities

For many parents, the most distressing time is often the time when their kids are using the computer. They have no idea what their kids are doing online and whether they are picking up bad habits from the Web. Thankfully, Windows has a built-in parental control tool that allows the parents to control what their children can and cannot access.

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How To Create A Custom Dashboard In Google Analytics

How To Create A Custom Dashboard In Google Analytics

In Google Analytics, we’re all familiar with the standard dashboard where you can see at a glance all metrics for your website, but the default settings might not be exactly what you need to measure for your particular website. Here we will show you how to create custom dashboards for your exact analytic needs so you’re measuring and tracking only what is important to you.

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How To Use PowToon For Social Media Marketing

How To Use PowToon For Social Media Marketing

We’ve all been in meetings where presentations were drier than your morning toast. Why not step up your presentations with PowToon, a presentation tool that allows you to create animated presentations simply by dragging and dropping elements to your slides.

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How to Measure Social Media Impact With Real-Time In Google Analytics

How to Measure Social Media Impact With Real-Time In Google Analytics

In Google Analytics, you now have the option to see your site stats in real time. This allows you to see how many visitors are on your website, what page they are viewing, and demographic details. Let’s take a look at how this feature can help you measure your social media impact.

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7 Ways To Customize Internet Explorer 9

7 Ways To Customize Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 were a terrible mess. but IE 9 does come with some cool and useful features. Here are 7 ways you can make good use of Internet Explorer 9

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Are You A Schemer?

Are You A Schemer?

Most of us have really busy work weeks that leave little time for thinking about what’s going on this weekend or where you might like to go on your next vacation. When you do have some free time, you want to make the most of it, not spend it trying to decide where to go […]

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8 Useful Tips For Kindle Fire

8 Useful Tips For Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire may not be able to compete with some of the bigger tablets but it still has a lot to offer. It’s a great eReader that can be read at night without bothering anyone near you, maintains access to your email, documents, and allows you to download video, music, and games for on the […]

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5 Things You Should Be Measuring In Google Analytics

5 Things You Should Be Measuring In Google Analytics

Many people don’t know how to track statistics for their website and feel overwhelmed when they first log into Google Analytics. There’s a lot of information to see so if you’re not familiar with it, you’ll probably not know what’s important to look at or track regularly. This can vary depending on what type of […]

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Tweet Place Manages Your Twitter Account While You sleep

Tweet Place Manages Your Twitter Account While You sleep

One of the things I love about Twitter is the ever-changing flow of new apps and tools being developed continuously. OK, maybe you’ve tried a few and find that they all seem to do the same thing. What if there is a Twitter tool that would manage your account while you sleep?

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How To Use RealPlayer For Viewing Facebook Videos

How To Use RealPlayer For Viewing Facebook Videos

RealPlayer Plus recently released an update that includes many great features you just have to check out and explore! One of those features is the Facebook Videos Library which allows you to connect your Facebook account to your RealPlayer to view the latest videos from your Facebook feed.

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Does Your Klout Score Matter?

Does Your Klout Score Matter?

I recently covered some really useful Twitter tools to help you measure your success and influence for Twitter. Today, we’re going explore another tool that measure your social media influences – Klout. We’ll unpack exactly what Klout is and how you can use it as a gauge for your social media strategies. Just as there […]

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6 Of The Most Amazing Sites For Facebook Timeline Covers

6 Of The Most Amazing Sites For Facebook Timeline Covers

I know what you’re thinking, “Not another Timeline Cover article.” We have all seen a million articles on how to create a cover, articles with cartoon examples of covers, and covers that are primarily for the young female population. When the Timeline first rolled out, I did a few articles on these types of covers […]

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How To Use Pinterest Analytics For Your Business

How To Use Pinterest Analytics For Your Business

You can use all the Pinterest tools available to make your boards stand out from the crowd but if you just set your content out there and forget about it, how will you know what’s working or if anyone is even viewing and repining your content? Measuring the success of your efforts is essential to the […]

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4 Awesome Pinterest Tools To Expand Your Web Influence

4 Awesome Pinterest Tools To Expand Your Web Influence

I’ve been a long time user of Pinterest (almost since it’s inception) and absolutely love it. I first started out using it for my personal hobbies and recently started a board for articles I write along with other technology related pins. Now, I realize not everyone has embraced Pinterest like I have. You might use […]

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Are You TwitterTastic? 4 Tools To Determine Your Influence On Twitter

Are You TwitterTastic? 4 Tools To Determine Your Influence On Twitter

Twitter is a great way to share content and engage with other people similar to you. It’s also a great place to learn and keep up to date on current happenings but that’s not where it ends. When you post material to your Twitter account to share with your followers, does anyone view it? Do […]

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A User’s Guide To Facebook Ads

A User’s Guide To Facebook Ads

Facebook Ads are a great way to drive new fans to your Facebook business page.  As you build your fan base, those fans will connect to the page and become long term customers influencing their friends to become fans of your page or product creating an instant Word of Mouth Marketing strategy. When you go […]

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Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 2)

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 2)

In Part 1 of Putting Your Facebook On Lockdown, we discussed how important it was to adjust the settings in your Facebook account to protect your privacy. I gave you tips for setting up your account (or to change your current information) and showed you how to setup each category to keep your private information […]

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Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 1)

Put Your Facebook Account On Lockdown (Part 1)

Protecting your privacy is becoming even more important because there are so many ways for hackers, spammers, and malicious software to attack your computer and steal your personal information. Educating yourself on how to properly configure your security settings is vital in protecting yourself from these attacks. With some simple adjustments to your Facebook settings, […]

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11 Tips For Navigating The New Gmail Interface

11 Tips For Navigating The New Gmail Interface

The release of the new Gmail interface went live in late April 2012 so you may have observed some changes when you logged into your dashboard for the first time. While the function of Gmail remains, the new additions to the interface make it more user friendly with lots of customizing options which are great for […]

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How to Add Social Shortcuts to Your Windows Desktop

How to Add Social Shortcuts to Your Windows Desktop

Social media is an essential part of every business marketing strategy and it’s growing in popularity everyday. Regardless of why you use social media, having it a click away can help you keep tabs on what’s going on in your social circles at a glance. Here’s how you can create social shortcuts on your Windows desktop.

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Create Custom Tabs For Facebook Timeline In Under 5 Minutes!

Create Custom Tabs For Facebook Timeline In Under 5 Minutes!

Facebook Tabs for Pages is an important but easily overlooked tool for enhancing your Facebook Business Pages. They add color, definition, and are great for marketing a specific product or point. Facebook Tabs are essentially mini web pages that are embedded into your Facebook Timeline for viewers to see more about your product. Their prominent […]

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How To Add Google Instant Pages To Your WordPress Site

How To Add Google Instant Pages To Your WordPress Site

As of this writing, browser statistics show that a significant share of web traffic comes from Google Chrome as it has risen to be the second most popular web browser- just barley behind Firefox. With that kind of growth and popularity, you’ll want to ensure your website is configured with Chrome specific features. The focus […]

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How to Use Facebook Groups and Lists To Market Your Business

How to Use Facebook Groups and Lists To Market Your Business

With all the changes to the Facebook Timeline Pages for business, most of the focus has been on how to setup your Timeline while staying within the guidelines. In a previous post 10 Useful Tips For Mastering Timelines For Pages, we walked through the features and setup of the Timeline. Now it’s time to start […]

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Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Use FilerFrog To Organzie Your Files & Folders In Flash! [Windows]

Managing files and folders can become overwhelming especially if you’ve let it go for a while. Moving items takes time and arranging them takes even longer. Using third party applications to manage them can become a bother and then you simply give up using them. FilerFrog has a perfect solution to managing your files without […]

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3 Easy Ways To Embed A Tweet And Why You Should

3 Easy Ways To Embed A Tweet And Why You Should

Twitter is gaining popularity everyday as social media continues to be the most effective way to market your brand or idea. To keep up with the changes and advancements of other platforms, Twitter has slowly released it’s new layout with some great new features over the last few months. The feature that will have the […]

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10 Useful Tips To Master Facebook Timelines For Pages

10 Useful Tips To Master Facebook Timelines For Pages

If you are not aware, Facebook will be replacing all the Pages with the Timeline view. After March 30th, whether you like it or not, the timeline view switch will be permanent and you will have to utilize it for all your business activities. The new Timeline layout allows you to market and advertise your […]

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How to Upgrade Your Writing With OneLook

How to Upgrade Your Writing With OneLook

There are times when you sit down to write an article, and you just can’t think of the right words to use. You wish you had a better way to phrase things,  a way to make your point more prominent. A dictionary or thesaurus can help, but having a tool to translate your thoughts into […]

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Do You Need A Focus Boost?

Do You Need A Focus Boost?

A lot of you are managing your social media accounts almost continually for your business or blog, and struggle to keep focused on your daily tasks. You sit down at your computer and innocently enough, check your Facebook for updates, catch up on reading some articles from your RSS feed, and find a bunch of […]

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Angry Birds Makes Its Way to Facebook, Just In Time For Valentine

Angry Birds Makes Its Way to Facebook, Just In Time For Valentine

Angry Birds is a worldwide gaming phenomenon that has swept the competition under the rug. Rovio announced that Angry Birds is now the most popular downloaded game in history, with over 700 million downloads worldwide! I’d say making Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio all available on major smartphone platforms, as well […]

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Search Images Safely and Quickly With Google Image Ripper

Search Images Safely and Quickly With Google Image Ripper

Finding images for articles and presentations can be a nuisance. Unless you’re an expert in creating your own images, you probably use Google Images to find pictures that will fit the theme of your project or article. Most people use Google Images because there’s a huge selection of high quality images there, but visiting unknown […]

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A Quick And Easy Way To Promote Your YouTube Videos

A Quick And Easy Way To Promote Your YouTube Videos

With 78% of Americans now online, social media marketing and networking have become the preferred method of promoting business. YouTube is an excellent avenue to do just that, whether you are an individual trying to make a name for yourself, or you are promoting a brand. Because businesses can create their own channels on YouTube, […]

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The Beginner Guide to YouTube Analytics

The Beginner Guide to YouTube Analytics

Did you know that 8 years of content is added to YouTube everyday? Your content could easily be lost in the shuffle if it isn’t being tracked. You probably know that YouTube replaced Insight, a tool that let publishers see detailed stats about their content, with YouTube Analytics, but you may not know how to […]

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5 Joyous Apps For Wedding Inspiration [Windows Phone 7]

5 Joyous Apps For Wedding Inspiration [Windows Phone 7]

Wedding planning can be fun and exciting if you have a direction and understanding of what you want to achieve. When you need some inspiration, you probably turn to magazines, books and TV shows. However, let’s face it, we are always on the go! The Windows 7 Phone has some great apps for anyone who is […]

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Get Notified Of Weather Change With AeroWeather For Windows 7

Get Notified Of Weather Change With AeroWeather For Windows 7

Have you ever stepped outside of your office at the end of the day and realized how the weather outside was different than you expected? Here’s a fun feature to add a little pizzazz to your desktop and give you an idea of what the weather really is. AeroWeather displays and changes a color on […]

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6 Debt Buster Apps For Windows Phone 7

6 Debt Buster Apps For Windows Phone 7

In the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, meeting a deadline to get things finished often takes priority over keeping our budget in balance. We are so consumed with finding the right gifts to complete our list, that we don’t think of what it means to our bottom line when all is said and done. […]

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How To Setup, Connect, and Accept Remote Desktop Connections In Windows 7

How To Setup, Connect, and Accept Remote Desktop Connections In Windows 7

Microsoft Remote Desktop Manager for Windows 7 allows you to connect to any computers in your network. This allows access to files, documents and Network resources on each PC as though you were sitting directly in front of it, regardless of the location. Begin by allowing access to the workstation. If your OS doesn’t have it […]

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8 Mango Features You May Not Know For Windows Phone 7

8 Mango Features You May Not Know For Windows Phone 7

The Mango update for Windows 7 phones has been long awaited for anyone who took the leap of faith and moved from an iPhone or Droid to test out the Windows 7 platform. I will admit as a former iPhone user that the Windows 7 phone had been lacking in features and speed. I had […]

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The Beginner Guide To Customize Your Twitter Page

The Beginner Guide To Customize Your Twitter Page

The standard Twitter profile is fine for the casual user who just wants to stay in touch with friends. However, if you are tweeting for a business or are managing a brand, you really should have a representative profile on your Twitter page, particularly the background and the color scheme. Big companies with big fat […]

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