Articles by Timothy Shim

How Does Wikipedia Work?

  • Online Business
  • Updated Aug 23, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
Founded a mere three years after Google was incorporated, Wikipedia is today the largest multilingual, web-based, free encyclopedia. In fact, it is so high in resources that it is surprising the site …

How GoDaddy Make Money

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jan 17, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
One true sign of a company that’s wallowing in the big bucks of success is when you see it sponsoring professional sports. That’s exactly what GoDaddy has been doing since the early 2000s by becoming …

Visme Review: All-Round Presentation / Chart / Infographic Maker

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 23, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
When I started playing with Visme (https://www.visme.co/), I was suddenly reminded of earlier this year when I did my Canva review. Although there were startling similarities, I noticed that Visme fel…

10 Actionable WordPress Security Tips for the Layman

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jun 06, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
Since it was first introduced in more than two decades ago, WordPress has grown (and grown) now safely be named as the world’s most popular content management system. Today, more than a quarter of the…

How to Grow Your Blog Before It Is Born

  • Blogging Tips
  • Updated Apr 19, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
One of the most difficult things about starting a new blog or website is how to gain readership quickly. Once you’ve launched your site, the clock is ticking and without visitors, your site is sitting…

Finding the best DDOS protection for blogs & small business websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Nov 02, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
The days of people talking about the rapid expansion of the Internet are long over and today we are faced with many new digital elements to consider. The Internet of Things alone will be adding potent…

How Does Facebook Make Money?

  • Online Business
  • Updated Feb 13, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
In today’s world of disruptive technology, we have been seeing many new phenomena that a few years ago would have seemed strange. Uber, a transportation service, doesn’t own any cars. Airbnb, an accom…

Free Web Hosting Sites (2019): How to Host a Website for $0

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Aug 17, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
We all love freebies and it should come as no surprise that even in web hosting there are tons of freebies if you know where to look. Not all things free are equal though, and this time I’m going to l…

Coding for Kids: Scratch Programming

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jan 30, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
Perhaps the concept of programming for kids might seem a bit odd to some of us. I would be guessing that the older generation for the most part would be wondering why on earth kids would need to code.…

How To Create Amazing Social Media Videos In 5 Minutes

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jul 15, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
If you’ve been connected at any time to the Internet lately there’s no doubt that you would realise that today is the age of multimedia. Content is king, but not just any type of content; Dynamic cont…

How to Access the Dark Web: Browsing Dark Web, TOR Browser, and .Onion Websites

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 10, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Imagine a real iceberg The top protrudes above the water and is visible, yet the real bulk of the iceberg is below that, unseen. The world wide web is similar, in which the regular sites we visit are …

Practical Website Security Needs: 5 Things Must-do to Secure Your Website

  • Web Tools
  • Updated May 06, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
With over one billion websites on the Internet today, as an owner of one of those sites, you might be thinking that there isn’t much chance that a cybercriminal might target yours. However, before we …

Constant Contact Review: Pricing, Templates, and MailChimp Comparison

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Feb 09, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
There are so many websites online today that if you were an eCommerce retailer or even someone hoping to reach out and provide free information, you’d probably be right to worry. In a world of push no…

3 Twitter Hashtags Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Updated Oct 03, 2017
  • By Timothy Shim
Twitter is crowded. As of Q2 2017, the micro blogging platform averaged 328 million monthly active users. That's about four times the population of Germany. Or 8x the population of Argentina. Or 32x t…

CodeLobster PHP Edition: More Than Your Average IDE

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jun 20, 2019
  • By Timothy Shim
Software developers and programmers today have been given tools that just ten years ago might have been impossible to find. The most basic thing they need to do their jobs is the platform on which the…

Chatbot for Your Business: Chatfuel, Many Chat, and Gupshup Compared

  • Online Business
  • Updated Sep 05, 2017
  • By Timothy Shim
Thanks to prominent names such as SIRI and Cortana, many of us have become familiar with how it feels like to interact with machines. 2016 saw the rise of the Chatbot to much greater prominence. Chatb…