The Internet has always been most useful when used as an informational resource and contained on its many billion pages is a wealth of information, some completely useless admittedly, but a lot of it is of some value. Continue reading Searching the Internet
Adding a Blog to your private (hosted on your own server) website is generally regarded as a great way to attract the search engines and make your site that bit more interesting. This is because a regularly maintained and interesting blog adds a lot of CONTENT to your site and the search engines like lots of content. The content comes from what you yourself write about but also from what comments others leave in response to your posts. If you can manage to write as an authority in your subject/business area then others will find your content and ultimately your site when they search for related information online. Continue reading Add a Blog to your site
Apart from using the internet as an informational resource, you can also use it as a means of communication with fellow workers, family, friends, or complete strangers! There are a number of ways you can do this and I will discuss some of them below: Continue reading The Internet and Communication
Most computers come with Outlook Express installed by default and if you have an email address, (or lots of email addresses!) then you can add them all to Outlook Express and check them all at once. You can even read your messages and reply to them offline if your internet connection is bad or pricey! Heres how to add an existing email address to Outlook Express: Continue reading How to add your Email Address to Outlook Express
Ebay is a website that most people will have heard of by now and it enables the average person to buy and sell online from the comfort of their own homes. You can trade with people from all around the world buying almost anything you can think of and usually at prices that high street stores and even other websites can never hope to match. Most sales are by auction which means you bid on whatever catches your eye and if you are still the highest bidder when the auction closes then you are a winner! Buying is fun but selling is even more fun!! Heres how to get started: Continue reading How to start Buying and Selling on Ebay
You may come across text in a foreign language when surfing or perhaps you just want to impress a new foreign ‘friend’ you met on the internet with your command of their native language, heres how: Continue reading How to Translate Text or Web pages
From this week on I will be blogging on a more frequent basis, whenever I get a chance.
I hope to maintain a technology blog written in layman’s terms and explaining complicated aspects of the Internet, Web Optimization, Computers and anything else relevant. Hopefully I can help those of you out there confused by the technology rush..stay tuned!