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Day: December 29, 2018

How to Create Successful and Profitable Web Sites

To cash in on the success of the World Wide Web, many people have started creating web sites of their own. There are more Internet sites today than anyone could possibly navigate through. So if you are planning on creating a website or sprucing up your existing one, here are a few pointers to bear in mind.

The most important point to keep in mind is that your Internet site needs to be original. If you are going to dish out the same stuff in a new platform, not many are going to opt for it. The trick lies in tapping a field that has not been discarded yet or providing an angle that is fresh and now appealing. So, it is advisable that you are well versed with the theme and content of your web site.

Another trick is to keep the content simple. Grandiose language in an endeavor to impress potential visitors can keep them away. Good grammatical skills also add a professional touch to your web site. You can also arouse the curiosity of the visitors by providing some links to other interesting Internet sites.

It is also important to have a good layout for your Internet site. A flashy background and images can be a repellent. Use clear and easily readable fonts and a suitable background. Your web site should have clear demarcations and tabs for easy access and navigation.

If you are using images, you need to make sure that they are relevant and do not slow down the web site. Visitors are turned away if your Internet site takes long to load. Another pointer is to use appropriate technologies. Using a Flash Player, unless it is necessary or adds to the viewing experience, should be avoided.

It is also important to know the pulse of the target crowd. Knowing the potential visitors can help you add to their experience and enhance your Internet site. So in order to create a successful and profitable web site, you can use these points and provide your viewers with a good experience.

By creating successful and profitable web sites, many people have started to make money working online in Ireland. …

Hard Drive Size – Why It’s Important

The hard drive disk of a computer is the primary storage device of the computer. It is a non-removable device that retains all the information when the computer is turned off. A fast hard drive supplies the computer with data as fast as it needs. Hard drives are measured in Gigabytes (GB) and the larger the number, the more storage the computer has. When looking at purchasing a new home computer or laptop, it is important to understand how the hard drive works with your computer and how much storage capacity you will need.

When saving information on your computer, the application is recorded on a magnetic platter inside the hard drive. Most hard drives have several platters that allow them to spin up to 15,000 times per minute. The amount of hard drive space the computer has will affect how much data that can be saved. The data on a hard drive can be deleted or erased from the memory at any time and does not need a constant power supply to save the information.

It used to be that hard drives were small and had a capacity of no more than 5 MB, now most new computers and laptops have no less than 40 GB. Some hard drive capacities can exceed 120 GB. Today, computers with these capabilities can store a massive amount of information, videos and photos without getting bogged down.

Choosing a hard drive can be confusing if you are not familiar with what to look for. Hard drives can have a very high capacity and they can be very small. It is important when looking at hard drive for your computer or laptop to know what you need. Performance in a hard drive can vary dramatically. There is nothing more frustrating than trying to save information and learning your hard drive is full. If you plan on using your hard drive to store a minimum amount of information, you may not need to spend the extra money on a bigger hard drive.

For storing large files, videos, music and pictures, your computer will need to be equipped with a larger amount of hard drive space. You can purchase 160 GB and bigger of hard drive space on most computers. The general rule of thumb for purchasing hard drive space is to purchase the largest amount of space you think you will need and that you can afford.

Price is another factor when choosing the right hard drive size. The most common size of hard drive for the money ranges from 60 to 80 gigabytes. These hard drive sizes are readily available on most operating systems. They are a good economical choice for computer users needing the computer for everyday storage and use.

Besides the size of the hard drive and purchase price consider access times and transfer rates when looking at hard drives. The transfer rate is how much data can be transferred per second. This can vary though, depending on the condition of the …

I Found the Heart Within the Information Technology Industry

I’m not a technical person. Sure, I love to play with new gadgets that come on the scene, I’m an avid online shopper, and yes, you’ll see me wandering around with my son looking for the nearest Pok├ęstop.

My employer is deeply rooted in technology; touching everything from programming, installation, maintenance, repair, and even selling the equipment itself. I can honestly tell you I am probably the only person here who has no clue about the workings of one solution to the next. I’m the “want to-be-geek” in the land of nerds I guess you can say… my peers would probably even tell me I’m getting that lingo wrong!

Where I fit in is with marketing and graphic design which thankfully means that I can convert the technical jargon into words the average person can understand. Even more recently however I have become deeply involved with the product management side. If you’re anything like me, you may be wondering why they would involve me when I admittedly have no behind-the-scenes technical experience. Simply put, neither do many of our clients.

When people use technology, they don’t necessarily need to understand how it all works in order to know what features or changes they would like to see. Like you, I use the products and I have my own formed opinions about features and what changes I would like to see to further benefit me. Also like you, I don’t care about how it gets done, I just know that I WANT it done and I WANT it done ASAP.

Technology can seem like a cold industry to get into for a creative thinker like me, but I can tell you that there is more heart involved in this business than you would ever expect. I have seen teams come together to devise solutions based on a client’s limited budget with absolutely no kick-backs or commissions in mind… just a genuine desire to give the client the best solution they can.

I have seen managers jump through hoops trying to negotiate our costs so we can get the reduce our prices as low as possible to meet the individual needs of the client.

We have managers that respond to each negative satisfaction survey to determine how we can improve our processes and win back the client’s trust.

I have personally taken on breathing new life into a product that has gained recent momentum. I regularly reach out to clients directly to see what features they enjoy and what feature requests they want added to a future release. While this has been a huge undertaking, being involved on the client level to develop this product excites me.

Technology itself may be cold and calculated, but the people who make up the industry have enough heart to give it a soul.

When choosing a technology vendor, make sure you found someone that will put that heart into the work they do for you. That’s where the true value of a technology partner weighs …