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Michael Boguslavskiy is a full-stack developer & online presence consultant based out of New York City. He's been offering freelance marketing & development services for over a decade. He currently manages Rapid Purple - and online webmaster resources center; and Media Explode - a full service marketing agency.

February, 2019

  • 28 February

    Installing Gnome Software Center on a Chromebook

    Linux is pretty much all the rage these days when it comes to Chromebooks – and for good reason. Support for Linux applications has introduced thousands of brand new apps to the Chromebook environment. However not everyone is totally comfortable utilizing terminal prompts to install these apps. Luckily – the Gnome Software Center exists – which introduces a graphical interface ...

December, 2018

  • 19 December

    When Disaster Strikes: Reviewing AWS vs Azure Disaster Recovery Solutions

    Disaster recovery, in the context of IT, refers to the implementation of specific tools, policies, and procedures aimed at restoring vital technology infrastructure in the aftermath of a natural or human-caused outage. Disaster recovery is an important subset of business continuity, which deals with the broader scope of ensuring adequate preparation to overcome serious incidents and resume normal business operations ...

  • 19 December

    Infographic: Guide To Social Media Image Sizes [2019]

    Social Media platforms are constantly evolving, updating their layouts, and changing how things work. That means you need to constantly work on keeping up with the latest changes – and one of these is the ever-changing image sizes used for profile photos, cover photos, and more. Luckily, MakeAWebsiteHub.com works on a new infographic every single year that outlines all the ...

  • 19 December

    Pantone Color of the Year for 2019: Living Coral

    Pantone has announced their choice for 2019’s Color of the Year – Living Coral. Since the Pantone Color of the Year has always played a huge influence in branding & packaging design over the years, I am looking forward to seeing how the new Living Coral color gets used over the course of the coming year. Introducing the Pantone Color of ...

September, 2018

  • 11 September

    Understanding How Free Adult Websites Make Money

    Ever since I put together the first article about how to build an adult website, numerous people, including digital marketers, have asked me how adult websites make money. These days, if you want to watch some porn, you can simply use Google to dig up countless free websites. With so much free adult content out there, how does the adult ...

  • 7 September

    5 Calculators to Simplify AWS Pricing

    Figuring out AWS (Amazon Web Services) pricing has become a more pressing concern for companies of all sizes as they increasingly look to leverage the benefits of cloud computing to their advantage. The latest 2018 Q2 cloud report, published by Synergy Research Group, shows AWS maintaining its dominance in the cloud market with a 34 percent market share, which is ...

  • 2 September

    24 Ways To Market Without A Budget

    Most types of businesses at some point they will consider doing some sort of marketing for their product or service. One of the most daunting tasks of marketing is setting up a marketing budget that will have a great return on your investment. Although as a business you might not want to allocate funds immediately to something you never have ...

August, 2018

  • 25 August

    Separating the Chaff from the Wheat: SEO Experts Versus Charlatans

    The world is full of charlatans. I don’t like writing that, but it’s true. As the old saying goes, fake it until you make it. Thing is, some people never make it. That’s certainly something I’ve seen over the course of my career in SEO and other fields. And it’s something every person looking to work with an SEO expert ...

  • 25 August

    Instagram Success: How To Turbocharge Your Instagram Efforts

    Instagram is quickly emerging as one of the most popular social media platforms and is actually growing more than its parent company – Facebook. It shouldn’t be much of a surprise then that many businesses big and small are turning to Instagram to build their audience and to reach out to potential customers. In-fact I have been preaching the importance ...

  • 4 August

    Looking to Fortify Your WordPress Website’s Security? Try MalCare Security Plugin!

    30% of sites on the internet are being powered by WordPress today – making it the most popular website-building tool. With its vast popularity, it is not surprising that WordPress is an alluring target for hackers. A hacked website can be misused to steal user data, and financial information and even spread misinformation along with a host of other malicious ...

July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Google Confirms: Too Many 5xx Errors Will Slow Down Your Website’s Crawl Rate

    Errors on your website are generally a bad thing – and while Google has always said that website errors aren’t a good thing – they’ve never specifically stated that those errors will play any role in your website’s crawl & indexing rates. However a recent question has gotten confirmation that 5xx errors will cause a slow down in your website’s crawling ...

  • 10 July

    Is My Website Indexed By Google Yet?

    The Internet moves really quickly – and these days nobody really wants to wait for anything. As such one of the first questions I hear from business owners in regards to their new websites is “How do I get my website onto Google?” The answer is extremely simple. All you need to do is setup Google Search Console – properly. ...

  • 10 July

    Facebook No Longer Banning Cryptocurrency Ads

    There’s a bit of a global ban on cryptocurrency related advertisements right now. Google, Twitter, and Apple have all banned cryptocurrency ads across all of their platforms. Facebook did the same thing at the start of 2018 – however they always said there were plans to revisit this ban in the future. Luckily the future is now as Facebook have ...

  • 9 July

    No Website Is Too Small To Hack

    Cyberattacks suck – and as webmasters we have to deal with a lot of them. All the time.  From SoakSoak, to WannaCry, malware and cyber attacks have been on the rise for years. The SiteLock Website Security Report for Q1 2018 recently showed that 1% of sampled sites are infected – which sounds like a really small number until you ...

  • 9 July

    Over 70 Million Fake Twitter Profiles Suspended!

    Fake followers has always been a bit of a pet peeve of mine – something I have talked about before. Over the past year Instagram and Facebook have began various clean-up campaigns. Working diligently to remove all the fake profiles from their social media networks. Twitter has now joined the fake profile clean-up crew, announcing the removal of over 70 ...

  • 9 July

    Yahoo Messenger Shuts Down This Month – After 20 Years of Service

    Saying Goodbye is never fun, and for those of us “old-school webmasters” – we’ve had to say goodbye to many things. MSN Messenger, AIM, Google Authorship, cPanel’s X3 theme – just to name a few. Many of us grew up using these apps and platforms, and as such it’s always a sad day when we have to let them go. ...

  • 3 July

    Understanding The <BASE> Tag in 2018

    The <BASE> tag has been a part of HTML for decades now, and little has changed with the tag itself as we’ve transition to 2018. At its core, the <BASE> tag creates a document base – off which relative hyperlinks in the body of the document will go. Change The Base URL For All Links On A Page By default, ...

June, 2018

  • 30 June

    How To Check Which Linux Shell You’re Using

    The majority of Linux based hosting servers generally use the BASH shell, or Bourne Again Shell. As such this is what we base most of our Linux server tutorials on. However other Linux shell’s exist, and it’s a good idea to make sure you know what Linux shell you’re using when you first login to a server. Luckily – getting ...

  • 30 June

    The BASH Shell: Copy, Move & Delete Files on Linux Servers

    Any webmaster will inevitably find themself staring at a terminal screen, tasked with a job of performing some management/maintenance work on a Linux based server. Most of the time you’ll find yourself doing basic tasks – like moving files, removing unnecessary directories, and renaming other ones. All of these things can be accomplished using a few simple commands – which ...

  • 28 June

    Live Edit Websites With These 3 Google Chrome Tricks

    Not every single webmaster task involves the need for in-depth programming, or performing a major website overhaul. Often times updates are based on content changes, or minor visual tweaks. When it comes to changes like this – it’s usually best to preview the changes before deciding to make them live. Luckily Google’s Chrome browser has some awesome tricks that help ...