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Infographic: Top 10 Failed Social Media Sites

26 January 2013

As you scan this somewhat biased infographic [somebody there doesn't like G+] recall a handful of the large social media players of the past that have utterly failed. Then CHECK HERE for a BETTER more accurate and UNBIASED report!
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5 Fiverr Alternatives

25 January 2013
JustAFive.com - one of the most popular alternatives to Fiverr.  Jobs go for $5,$10, or $20.

TaskArmy.com - Why work for $5 when you can work for $99 ? TaskArmy works just like Fiverr.com except that the gigs go for $99.

7FreeLance.com - where the gigs go for $7.

Microworkers.com - a great place for internet marketers as most of the jobs are things like rating youtube videos and liking facebook fan pages. Microworkers.com is definitely worth checking out.

I saved the best for last!!

Zeerk.com - make more money with your gig(s). I found ZEERK.COM to be the best micro-gigs website to do business as there is good traffic, sales, good support and very fast payouts. Unlike Fiverr, you am not restricted to sell things for only $5. In Zeerk you can sell anything for $5, $10, $15, $25, $50, $75 or $100.
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A Brief History of XiaXue (Appended 20 Feb. 2013)

24 January 2013
Ever hear of the NUFFNANG ad network? Xiaxue’s support had a major impact on Nuffnang, one that is still felt today. Read all about it!



JANUARY 2013 ::: Biggest Celeb on Blogger Moving to WordPress!

XiaXue (Wendy Cheng) says "bye-bye, blogspot!"

This is REALLY BIG NEWS in blogging! A very influential blogebrity has opted to leave her chosen blogging platform. This would be like Snooki leaving MTV for the Garden Channel. So what does this mean for blogging, going forward?

Wendy Cheng (郑彦彦), better known by her pseudonym Xiaxue (下雪) is a Singaporean celebrity blogger who posts about her life, fashion and local issues. Her main blog, which attracts about 50,000 readers daily, has won prestigious blog awards and earned her sponsorship deals, as well as stints as a columnist and TV show host. She is a contentious figure in the Singaporean blogosphere, with some of her posts sparking national controversies.

Born on 28 April 1984,[1] Xiaxue studied at River Valley High School and graduated from Singapore Polytechnic with a diploma in mass media,[2] then briefly worked as a project coordinator.[3] Her father, an antique dealer,[3] and her mother, a property agent,[3] are divorced;[1] she also has a younger brother.[3] For a year, she maintained a paperdiary, which her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend threw away during a Chinese New Year spring cleaning. Wanting to air her thoughts in a space that nobody could throw away,[3][4] she started blogging in April 2003.[5] In 2010, she married American engineer Mike Sayre, whom she met online and had dated for three years,[6] and in September 2012, she announced she was pregnant.[7] ~ WikiPEdia




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Win XP Commands

18 January 2013
Hit "Read More" below to jump to the long version of this post, scroll to the bottom, and you will find a link that will enable you to print a 3-page list (using 8.5 x 11" paper) of these Win XP Command Line commands that you can easily reference!

Please be sure to leave your comments, tips and (if any) corrections or updates to this list. You may freely distribute the list: Intelligent Bacon would appreciate any link love that you can muster!

Accessibility Controls = access.cpl

Add Hardware Wizard = hdwwiz.cpl

Add/Remove Programs = appwiz.cpl

Administrative Tools = control admintools

Automatic Updates = wuaucpl.cpl

Bluetooth Transfer Wizard = fsquirt

Calculator = calc

Certificate Manager = certmgr.msc

Character Map = charmap

Check Disk Utility = chkdsk

Clipboard Viewer = clipbrd

Command Prompt = cmd

Component Services = dcomcnfg

Computer Management = compmgmt.msc

Date and Time Properties = timedate.cpl

DDE Shares = ddeshare

Device Manager = devmgmt.msc

Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* = directx.cpl

Direct X Troubleshooter = dxdiag

Disk Cleanup Utility = cleanmgr

Disk Defragment = dfrg.msc

Disk Management = diskmgmt.msc

Disk Partition Manager = diskpart

Display Properties = control desktop/desk.cpl

Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility = drwtsn32

Driver Verifier Utility = verifier

Event Viewer = eventvwr.msc

File Signature Verification Tool = sigverif

Findfast = findfast.cpl

Folders Properties = control folders

Fonts = control fonts

Fonts Folder = fonts

Free Cell Card Game = freecell

Game Controllers = joy.cpl

Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) = gpedit.msc

Hearts Card Game = mshearts

Iexpress Wizard = iexpress

Indexing Service = ciadv.msc

Internet Properties = inetcpl.cpl

IP Configuration = ipconfig

Java Control Panel (If Installed) = jpicpl32.cpl

Java Application Cache Viewer (If Installed) = javaws

Keyboard Properties = control keyboard

Local Security Settings = secpol.msc

Local Users and Groups = lusrmgr.msc

Logs You Out Of Windows = logoff

Microsoft Chat = winchat

Minesweeper Game = winmine

Mouse Properties = control mouse

Mouse Properties = main.cpl

Network Connections = control netconnections

Network Connections = ncpa.cpl

Network Setup Wizard = netsetup.cpl

Notepad = notepad

Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed) = nvtuicpl.cpl

Object Packager = packager

ODBC Data Source Administrator = odbccp32.cpl

On Screen Keyboard = osk

Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed) = ac3filter.cpl

Password Properties = password.cpl

Performance Monitor = perfmon.msc

Performance Monitor = perfmon

Phone and Modem Options = telephon.cpl

Power Configuration = powercfg.cpl

Printers and Faxes = control printers

Printers Folder = printers

Private Character Editor = eudcedit

Quicktime (If Installed) = QuickTime.cpl

Regional Settings = intl.cpl

Registry Editor = regedit

Registry Editor = regedit32

Remote Desktop = mstsc

Removable Storage = ntmsmgr.msc

Removable Storage Operator Requests = ntmsoprq.msc

Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof) = rsop.msc

Scanners and Cameras = sticpl.cpl

Scheduled Tasks = control schedtasks

Security Center = wscui.cpl

Services = services.msc

Shared Folders = fsmgmt.msc

Shuts Down Windows = shutdown

Sounds and Audio = mmsys.cpl

Spider Solitare Card Game = spider

SQL Client Configuration = cliconfg

System Configuration Editor = sysedit

System Configuration Utility = msconfig

System File Checker Utility = sfc

System Properties = sysdm.cpl

Task Manager = taskmgr

Telnet Client = telnet

User Account Management = nusrmgr.cpl

Utility Manager = utilman

Windows Firewall = firewall.cpl

Windows Magnifier = magnify

Windows Management Infrastructure = wmimgmt.msc

Windows System Security Tool = syskey

Windows Update Launches = wupdmgr

Windows XP Tour Wizard = tourstart

Wordpad = write

PRINT the list (3 8.5 x 11 pages)
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Site Tools

18 January 2013
Easily fetch and store data on the links to your site Use this free tool to perform a bulk analysis of your inbound links. Easily gather:

* Link metrics from SEOmoz
* Site contact details (Email, Linkedin, Twitter)
 * Google Pagerank
 * Host Location
* Authorship information

Next, try the All Traffic report in Google Analytics. It shows you:
Where your visitors are coming from (search engines, social networks, etc.)
How many of them are new vs. returning
How much time people spend browsing your site

Try the URL Builder tool to track and compare the success of your marketing initiatives—the results will appear in your All Traffic Report.

Get a video overview of Google Analytics in the Analytics IQ

I recommend starting with the Traffic Sources Report video.

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The Zeebly Factor

09 January 2013

Zeebly’s Social Me...  analyzes your life on Facebook. Just enter your Facebook log-in information and, depending how active you are on Facebook, wait a few seconds up to a couple of minutes. Zeebly analyzes your status updates, photos, friends, language and more to deliver a complete report that visualizes “different dimensions of who you are,” according to Social Me.

Do you really want to create something like this that will stay in cyberspace forever? Think before you act! If you want to know more, continue reading:



Who Are You on Facebook? @zeeblysocialme Has the Answer!

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