Articles by Timothy Shim

Domain Flipping: Buy and Sell for Profit

  • Online Business
  • Updated Sep 27, 2018
  • By Timothy Shim
After just about two years with increased focus in the online sphere of content and technology, I realised that in many ways, digital businesses can be very reflective of more traditional operations. …

Should You Get Your Domain from Namecheap or GoDaddy?

  • Hosting Guides
  • Updated Jul 07, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Most of us don’t think in terms of who our domain registrar is, since we just package it in with whichever web host we’re planning to go with. However, did you know that most web hosts are just resell…

How to Build a Successful Real Estate Website

  • Online Business
  • Updated Jun 30, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
The world is moving towards an entirely digital age and if you think your industry won’t be affected, think again. If you’re a real estate agent and have worked based on referrals, cold calls and othe…

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 Jun 22, 2020
  • 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…

WordPress Security Tips for the Layman: Secure Your WordPress Login & Other Security Practices

  • WordPress
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • 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 Jul 15, 2020
  • 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…

Coding for Kids: Scratch Programming

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Dec 26, 2019
  • 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 Feb 27, 2020
  • 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 Jun 20, 2020
  • By Timothy Shim
Updates: Fact checked, added video “Darknet Markets Ecosystem”, added 100+ verified .onion sites to our Dark Web sites list. Enabled popup advertisement to promote ExpressVPN (sorry for th…

Practical Website Security Needs: 6 Things Must-do to Secure Your Website

  • Web Tools
  • Updated Jul 15, 2020
  • 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 Jun 20, 2020
  • 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…