A Fix for the TimThumb Vulnerability in Your Blog

Unless you are a techie, you probably don’t know about TimThumb script that is included in most WordPress themes for resizing images. I know I didn’t and I also didn’t know that just last month a major vulnerability was found that allowed hackers to invade your host. Here is a story that describes what happened.…

How to Conduct Article Marketing Research for Your Business

In article marketing — a type of advertising in which businesses write short articles about themselves —  the writing may be challenging, but the research may be even more so. Coming up with unique article topics that people actually want to read is often, in my experience, not easy So how may one find some…

Article Marketing Suggestions for Web 2.0

Submitting articles into various directories is the best way to help gain more exposure for your business. I recommend that you consider submitting your articles to the following directories (in bold): Squidoo There are sites, for example, like Squidoo.com that allow writers to post as many articles on a subject as they choose. Web pages on…

Are Alexa Rankings Influential and Accurate?

That’s a question I posed on LinkedIn recently. While the results can’t be extrapolated to represent all internet users, I found the answers to be quite revealing. Alexa, according to its website – “… is a useful resource for people to discover information about websites. You can use Alexa to learn how popular a site…