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Sunday Chatter – 10/5

October 5th, 2008 posted by · No Comments

Easy Favicon Generator

A favicon is the little image you see up near the address bar in your Internet browser. As you can see on this blog, there’s a little square of a man flashing cash. Having one of these for your site sets you apart from the rest and gives it a unique look, especially if a visitor saves it to their bookmarks folder — which will easily be identifiable to them. Take any image and have it converted to “.ico” format automatically and then upload it to your server.

Once you’ve uploaded it, add this one line of code between your <head></head> tags.


5 Free Internet Marketing eBooks

If you’re just getting started in the field of Internet marketing and don’t have any cash to do it, you’ll appreciate these 5 free eBooks. The material contains The New Rules of Viral Marketing, Google Adwords & Yahoo PPC Tips, The Social Web Analytics eBook, Introduction to Good Usability, Increasing the Response to Your Email Marketing Program.

Has Your WordPress Blog Been Hacked?

If you’re running WordPress, there are several steps you should take to ensure that your site is safe and remains hacker proof. Simple things like updating to the newest version of WordPress and making sure your plugins are up to date can prevent your blog from being taken over by malicious parties. Those aren’t the only things you can do though. Take a look at how to secure your blog and avoid being hacked.

50 Simple Steps to Improving Your Website

HostGator runs a blog where they touch on everything website and hosting related. There’s some great material on there, including most recently, a list of 50 things you can do to improve your website. I’ve done about 95% of these, but you can always learn something new.

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