DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. He's an avid gadget geek and spends most of his time reading or writing. He is a huge fantasy sports fan and even runs his own advice site for Fantasy Help.
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By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | March 2, 2015
Cybercrime is currently the biggest threat that is driving organizations and companies to do business with security firms that can protect their data and network. Every year, more and more businesses are being famously hacked, leaving customers and consumers worrying about the information that they hand out to these big businesses.
It is estimated that about $1 trillion is lost by businesses every year due to cybercrime. Cybercrime includes hacking into servers and gathering important data, bringing down your network, or even stealing classified information that can cause distress in your company. Last year, the highly publicized hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment created quite a stir not only in Hollywood, but to massive corporations that are dealing with threats …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | March 1, 2015
With each passing week, month, and year, it becomes increasingly evident that online shopping is not just part of the future – it is the future. Not only are ecommerce sites launching at incredible rates, but brick and mortar stores are starting to feel the effects. Some sources even suggest physical stores will experience significant decline in the coming years.
China Leads the Way
According to Forrester Research, China’s total online spending is expected to surpass $1 trillion by 2015. That’s up from $307 billion in 2013 and shows just how fast the ecommerce industry is growing.
The speed of growth is likely aided by the fact that mobile devices are becoming increasingly integrated into China and nearly every citizen …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 26, 2015
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it”
Academic dishonesty has become a stumbling block ever since educational establishments emerged. When you write an essay or term paper you are likely to be willing to check whether you’ve quoted all the borrowed ideas, phrases or paragraphs. Since you don’t want your educator to blame you for cheating, grade your papers low and make you resubmit them, then you need to take necessary precautions long before something of the kind happens to you.
In order to avoid severe punishments for plagiarism including suspension or even expulsion from an educational establishment, a lot of students turn to free online plagiarism …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 25, 2015
The food truck industry is growing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down in the near future. According to IBIS World, the industry is expected to be worth $803.8 million by the end of this year. Not bad if you’re considering joining the ranks.
But, in order to attain success in such an oversaturated industry, you must be willing to go the extra mile to make your food truck stand out and attract customers. Engaging with customers on social media and encouraging them to promote your food truck through Tweets and status updates is only one part of the equation. Here are some additional technological tools to help boost exposure:
This marketing software allows you to take your …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 24, 2015
Websites are in higher demand than ever before because of the booming ecommerce market and people’s reliance on using the internet to look up local businesses. The difference between having a good or subpar website can mean the difference between having a very successful business and a mediocre business at best. There are common mistakes that are made when building a website and mistakes that are made once the website are made. The following are some of the most common mistakes that are made with websites.
Sections Aren’t Made Clear
Many potential customers on a website do not want to have to guess where the portion of the website they want to be is at. They will simply just move …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 19, 2015
The supply chain is a complex network of companies and individuals that ensure that a product leaves the manufacturer and ends up in the hands of the consumer. As you may imagine, this all looks great on paper but acts of man, the weather and other disturbances can lead to supply chain problems.
Never trust the weather
Always expect the unexpected should be the motto for any supply chain leader. If your distributor has the stock, and you have consumers who want to buy the goods, then all should be rosy. Unfortunately a sudden blizzard or hurricane can introduce problems into the most smoothly run of operations. This is the time for those in communications teams to contact customers and …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 18, 2015
In our daily lives, there are literally hundreds of breakthroughs in engineering and design that we literally walk past, and even walk on, without even knowing about it. We take these technologies for granted because we see and use them every day. They have become so embedded into our lives that we don’t even notice when we use them. Our computers, our smartphones, and some of our own household appliances and furniture are part of these breakthroughs in technology. One everyday object that we find dozens of these in is our car.
It’s more than what’s under the hood
There’s no denying that cars are breakthrough pieces of technology that have evolved so much over the years. Inside cars are …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 17, 2015
There are at least 200 social media websites. More than 3.063 billion people are using the Internet today. More than 52 percent of them participate on at least two or more social media websites. If you were interested in promoting yourself or your business, then wouldn’t it be wise to reach out to this group?
You could do it yourself. But that would involve a lot of work and some understanding of social media. There is a way to reach out to this group without even getting involved. You can trust an influencer to do it.
An influencer is a person who has a following on the social networks and offers personal recommendations to them.
Why trust one person with …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 16, 2015
I have been given the pleasure to interview Wyatt Jozwowski, a high school dropout who is an internet marketing dream kid. He is the owner of DripApps, a search engine optimization (SEO) blog. He discusses underground SEO techniques that are used by some of the most successful SEO‘s. Over 20,000 people are subscribed to his blog, so let’s get started in our exclusive interview.
Q: Wyatt, who do you thank for your success in internet marketing?
A: I couldn’t have done it by myself, and I really need to thank my partners. I have worked with Devin Zander, a great friend and affiliate manager, Yashar Ghaffarloo, a genius web developer and SEO expert who has helped me so much, and …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 15, 2015
As a business owner, it’s normal to worry that employees’ cellphone use might create a lag in productivity. However, by incorporating smartphone use into a business model, your employees’ handhelds turn into traveling management desktops.
Give your office on-the-go power. Here are a few ways to turn your employees’ cellphones into productivity platforms instead of distraction drainers:
The Word Processor App
For the businessman or businesswoman who frequently travels, you probably access word processing documents and spreadsheets from a laptop. As such, you probably know that hauling a laptop around becomes increasingly cumbersome when frequently packed, unpacked, opened, and closed. Luckily, numerous word processors allow easier access, creation, and editing of documents while in-transit.
With an Office 365 subscription, cloud …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 14, 2015
There are many different reasons for somebody wanting followers on Instagram. Some people do it for attention while others want to garner attention so they can build their personal brand. There is another reason as well, this is the building of a company’s brand by showing off their latest projects and things of that nature.
With the Instagram fallout that saw some celebs lose a giant amount of followers comes “Auto Likes” coming from the rubble. This is a promotional tool that helps you grow your followers and likes. One of the providers of this service is www.Igautolike.com and this lets you schedule when the likes and followers will come. If you don’t want to pay for likes every single …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 12, 2015
There was a time when writing letters was the most viable way to stay in touch when a loved one was out of the country. This is because phone calls were very expensive and the internet had not existed as of yet. Now with the advent of many different technologies and programs, staying in touch is one of the easier things to do with just a couple clicks of a mouse or swipes on a phone screen. Here are some of the easiest ways to stay in touch while abroad.
Downloading Skype is essential if you or a loved one is out of the country for any reason. Not only can you instant message with a loved one but …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 11, 2015
The biggest news story over Labor Day weekend was the publication of hundreds of nude photos of dozens of A-list Hollywood celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Ariana Grande and Victoria Justice. The images surfaced first on the popular image-sharing bulletin board site 4Chan and now can be found virtually all over the Internet.
According to the latest reports a group of anonymous hackers exploited potential vulnerabilities in a cloud-based web storage system to steal hundreds of private celebrity images over the course of several months. In the wake of these most recent revelations and a string of other high-profile data breaches over the past year, our hard drives, cell phones and file lockers are feeling increasingly vulnerable. “You have …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 10, 2015
Do you have old tech devices or media like games, music and movies that you don’t use anymore? Too often these products get forgotten in boxes and closets and eventually dragged out to the trash or garage sales. But the Internet provides many additional options for getting rid of these unwanted electronics, and offers a chance to make far more money than you would at a garage sale. It’s all a matter of finding the right demand for what you have, and the Web is full of options. So the next time you’re about to throw old tech away, consider these options first.
See What Deals Big Companies Offer
This is a great tip for more recent media, such as …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 7, 2015
Windows Movie producer is utilized for making motion pictures, snaps and alongside that it is likewise utilized for making the authority presentations. It is not difficult to utilize and side by side it is exceptionally intriguing likewise for the individual who know how to utilize it as a part of a legitimate way. It is one of the preinstalled programs on the Windows XP working framework. There are different forms of WMM. Any rendition of WMM can be downloaded on the web free of charge. In windows motion picture creator you can record the film as well as alter the motion picture.
It is one of the products which ordinarily is utilized by everybody who utilizes the machine. Windows Movie …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 6, 2015
In 2006 Online Gaming took its biggest hit and faced its biggest challenge of existence yet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA) was passed in 2006 as a way to prohibit U.S. banks from processing transactions from illegal gambling businesses. When the bill was passed, there was not a single legal online poker site operating in the United States. Three of the websites were left operating in the United States out of the numerous that existed, and these too operates under quasi-legal constraints that squashed fund flows. The passing of the indictment resulted in the DOJ seized the US web addresses connected with those sites.
The indictment resulted in banks being stopped from processing any funds going in and …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | February 2, 2015
Comparison websites promise to help you find the best deals on everything from groceries to fashion, airfares and credit cards but what you see is not exactly what you get. While it is true that these services offer comparisons for a range of brands and products, they actually make money off commissions from the very companies they include in their lists.
What this means for consumers is that the information on comparison sites is biased to some extent. At best, the bias only goes as far as what products are listed (those that don’t pay, don’t get listed). At worst, the bias could push products onto you regardless of whether or not they are right for you.
Websites are also …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | January 30, 2015
If you are a company doing business in Auckland, New Zealand, you should have your own specific website. Auckland Web companies have access to more than 3,810,144 Internet users. That accounts for more than 86 percent of the total population of New Zealand. Internet usage has grown steadily from 22.2 percent of the population in 2000 to 86 percent in 2012. It is obvious then that you can’t afford not to have your own website.
Once you are on the web there are more than 14 Internet providers who can whip information about your company to millions of people in just seconds.
Information about them can be found in a search of Internet Service Providers in Auckland, New Zealand.…
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | January 29, 2015
We all have our weaknesses, and for a small percentage of the population, this is gambling. Whether it’s a bitcoin casino website that you just can’t seem to pull yourself away from or you just love going into the betting shop and trying your luck with the latest horse races or sports games, most gamblers could do with cutting down on the amount of money than they gamble away. You might want to save up for a holiday and find that your gambling addiction is holding you back. Whatever your downfalls and whatever your reasons are for wanting to quit, there are many ways in which technology can help you to achieve this goal.
Online chat sites
There are …
By DJ Miller | DJ Miller | January 27, 2015
Keeping a business running to its full potential is something that millions of us attempt to do, and very few actually succeed. There are often so many things to think about, and this is perhaps why mistakes can occur. As soon as a key individual takes his or her eye off the ball, a small issue can often become a major problem.
There are always a number of mitigating factors involved when a business starts to decline, so it isn’t always easy to pinpoint the reason for failure. In a perfect world, we would be able to specify which mistake was the defining one, but in reality it’s more likely to be a series of small errors that turn into …