Why Real Customer Reviews Matter to Web Hosting Shoppers

Modern web clients have many choices for their hosting company. Gone are the days when clients were limited to a few local hosts. Today, email and low-cost long distance access have given users a choice of hosts anywhere in the country. These hosts have grown in sophistication from the hole-in-the-wall outfit containing a few machines […]

Web Hosting Wars: How Far Will a Host Go to Gain Your Business?

Finding the budget for the huge expense of web hosting is a thing of the past, from a time when there were only a few large companies offering web hosting solutions. Web hosting is offered by many more companies and is relatively inexpensive. Independent web hosting firms are facing increasing competition for potential customers. The […]

Web Hosting Deals: Are They Really as Good as They Promise?

Today, it is easier than ever to create a website without the help of a professional designer. More and more people are taking advantage of this, including local mom-and-pop stores, community groups, and even personal pages of friends and family. Almost everyone has his or her own site these days, which makes web hosting big […]

You Paid For It, Now Use It!

As a web or graphic designer, you know that content is king. While most clients have specific designs in mind and provide the graphics, there are times when you need to supply content.  Looking for more sources of high quality photographs and images? This post is for you!

Icon Contests are Crowdsourcing

Back to crowdsourcing! The fact is crowdsourcing is more common and easier than we often think.  In a nutshell, crowdsourcing is the idea of putting a task into the hands of an army of pieceworkers who may do a great job — or a downright lousy job — with that task.  Some of the leaders […]

Geek Ethicist: Moral Shortcuts and Property Rights

“Dear Geek Ethicist, Do apps that promote ethical behavior diminish our ability to make just decisions? Signed- Librarian At Large” Dear LAL, Yes.  They do. But no more than any other form of moral shortcut. Rigid, thoughtless adherence to a trendy set of norms of any particular fad is not ethical decision making at all […]