WordPress posts appear read only in Live Writer? Problem solved

Microsoft Live Writer is an awesome tool to write blogs, this has been covered before. But, Live Writer is not a hot topic when the whole world is moving towards web apps, and is looking to the web to solve all problems including global hunger. So, what can old fashioned bloggers who like offline editors…

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Why use WordPress premium or paid themes?

I absolutely love WordPress. I have tried many blogging platforms right from ghost.org, Blogger through Tumblr, Drupal, et al. I have not found any good replacement to Wordpress and what it can bring to the table.   WordPress empowers users, not only those who are in web development space but all mortals. WordPress enables you to…

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Top 3 reasons for using Amazon Appstore today

If you are using Android phones, Google Play is the default store from which you download additional Android apps, games and other paraphernalia for your phone. Google Play store, coming from the software creator, is good and can be the only source of Android software for all eternity – no doubt about it. But, Android…

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Prezi is a good alternative to Powerpoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is the standard pot for presentation recipes for quite a long time. Though there have been alternatives (e.g. OpenOffice Impress, Google Docs Presentation), none offer the same breadth, depth or ease-of-use as PowerPoint. PowerPoint provides one of the  boring, but well accustomed ways to present information.   Like its Office siblings PowerPoint is…

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Why websites maintain email lists (and perform other dark arts)?

We have touched upon the subject of email lists before. Though I regret not maintaining it from early on, I do not do it really well for two reasons: I am lazy I do not think I have intelligent enough things to say that people want to read every week/fortnight/year It is fair enough to…

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Try to leave, and get hit by a discount

This is another piece of bad, useless advice. So, go away. If you intend to stay on, do not believe all that is written here. This is my disclaimer. I have mentioned about my liking for the proven ways of internet marketing before. I continue to pursue that interest, partly due to my interest in…

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Do not trust experts on internet marketing

What I am doing here is quite straightforward. technosanct was a blog built for some knowledge sharing – the small amounts of which I gain when looking out for solutions for my own problems. But equally important was the fact that I wanted to check how affiliate marketing (the real mindless ones too) work. And,…

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The why, what and how of email lists

If you have been to this blog in later part of 2013, you could easily make out the lack of email subscription, and the lack of interest for anything to do with emails. All that changed as I learnt more about the ways of marketing on the internet. Though I cannot say that I am…

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Use Windows Live Writer for more productive blogging

Windows Live Writer from Microsoft is one of the excellent tools for bloggers. Live Writer is one of the best ways to assemble, write your posts offline on your Windows PC, and later upload them on your blog. Live Writer is not exactly new, and has been on the writing scene for quite some time…

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Monitor your blog performance

You want your blog to shine. You write great content. You market it a bit. You engage your readers. But observe that there is a abnormally high bounce rate. Of course it is a complex problem, but there is no need to get perplexed. Start with the most common problem of all – it may be…

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