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URL Safety| How to Tell if a URL is Safe Before You Click

February 26, 2012

Hackers are pretty smart. They’ve figured out how to infect your computer with malware or other viruses via URL links. Just clicking on an infected link can transfer a virus to your computer designed to steal your personal information or hijack your computer.
Unfortunately, even the best anti-virus software can’t always protect you from the headaches […]

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How to Get a Personalized LinkedIn URL Address

February 26, 2012

You can get a personalized LinkedIn URL.  Just as it’s important to set a custom Facebook name and Twitter Profile name to reflect you and your brand, the same can be applied to LinkedIn.  Use your customer LinkedIn URL to make it easy for people to identify and connect with you in just a few […]

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How To Get a Unique Author Page URL on Amazon

December 4, 2011

Are you an author?  Do you already have an Author Page on Amazon?  If so, you can now get an easy-to-remember, unique URL for your Amazon Author Page.
In other words, you can get a website address like this – http://amazon.com/author/authorname.  Just replace author name with your name.  Pretty cool!
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How To See the Full URL in FireFox 7 Browser Web Address Bar

September 29, 2011

Firefox 7 was recently put into production.  Firefox 7 makes a big leap in memory handling.    The new version’s memory usage is reduced between 20% and 50% – that’s great.
However, Mozilla also included a shortened URL browser bar that hides the HTTP:// or HTTPS:// for all URLs.  Being able to see the full URL […]

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URL Branding, More Than Just Domain Name

June 5, 2011

Once you’ve bought an available URL for your new website, there’s another important next step to take:
Go to Twitter, and register the @yourURL that matches your new URL.  Start a Facebook page with the goal of working towards securing the unique Facebook URL Facebook.com/yourURL that also matches your new website name (You will have to […]

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Domain Name Humor| How Women Are Like Online URL Addresses via Reddit

June 2, 2011

So this post isn’t quite URL help or tips.  Well, maybe if the type of help you need is a good laugh.
Who knew there was such a thing as URL or domain name humor?  Apparently there is …
There’s an awesome thread on-going at Reddit called, “Girls Are Like Internet Domain Names“.  A summary of the […]

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What is the Difference Between Web Hosting vs URL Address?

May 25, 2011

Web Hosting and URL addresses or domain names are different services and products. However, web hosting and URL website addresses need each other to work and accomplish what each is intended to do.
A URL address is like a name or a label. You can’t store files used in the creation and […]

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New Short URL Tools| Built By Spammers To Beat Email Security

May 25, 2011

Hackers and Spammers have started building fake short URL tools to beat email and other computer security to get more email traffic to their spam sites, Symantec has reported in its May 2011 Report.
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Symantec said they’ve seen a new security evasion technique that works by embedding a legitimate short URL, which in turn […]

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How to Define and Understand What a URL Address Is

April 17, 2011

Each time we surf the internet, we see URLs. Anytime we need to go to a specific web page, we use URLs. Yet, we rarely ever stop to think what exactly a URL is.
Here’s a crash course to help define and understand what a URL address is –
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A uniform resource locator or URL […]

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How To Optimize Website Address URLs

April 17, 2011

Your website’s URL, or web addresses you see in the web browser bar, is a factor that Google and other search engines look at in deciding what pages to display during a web search.
That was a mouthful of a sentence. But, it’s true. So don’t just focus on meta tags and content. […]

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