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5 URL Expanders to Help You Avoid Spammy Links




When URL shorteners first came about, spammers used them to disguise malicious links. Now that social networks like Twitter have propelled short… Continue reading

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How to Get the Most Out of Google Analytics




After we published a primer for using Google Analytics, readers said they were hungry for more.
Google Analytics has since revamped its design,… Continue reading

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56 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

Weekends at Mashable mean the weekly features roundup is coming at’cha. You ready to rock this list? This week, we spent some quality time with Siri, and now we can’t live without her. Then, we moved on to the Motorola Droid Razr, following the past week’s event with Verizon. Curious about our review? Read on. […] Continue reading

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Is Memory the Secret to a Super-Fast Web?




There might be a trick to vastly improve the performance of most data centers and, consequently, the web itself — simply throw out the har… Continue reading

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20+ Essential Resources for Improving Your SEO Skills

Search engine optimization isn’t exactly something you can major in — at least, not yet. In fact, many professional search engine optimizers… Continue reading

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Internet of Yesterday & Today: 1996 vs. 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Where were you in 1996? If you were in cyberspace, surfing the World Wide Web, chances are you were waiting a long time for pages to load, laughing at… Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make Your Design Portfolio More Appealing to Employers


Employers who hire designers are often not designers themselves. That reality can cause a disconnect between what designers display in their portfoli… Continue reading

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17 Web Resources for Improving Your Design Skills





While summer vacation winds to a close and students prepare to go back to school, the days of brand new backpacks and crisp notebooks are long… Continue reading

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What to Consider When Developing a High-Traffic, Real-Time Web App





While interacting with social media and other consumer websites has become routine for many of us, ensuring a seamless, positive user experienc… Continue reading

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15 Beautiful and Creative QR Codes [PICS]

In the same way that bar codes don’t have to be boring, quick response codes can also be creative. Thanks to a 30% tolerance in readability, you… Continue reading

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