Brian Austin

Brian Austin

Parent, married, published author of 15 books, website publisher, SEO magic-maker, ghostwriter, crypto-researcher, storyteller, wonderer, futurist, thinker. Member of the UK Society of Authors (SoA). Disclaimer - not a crypto investor or trader in cryptocurrencies. For research purposes, to continue to learn more about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, tokens, and decentralisation, I use small amounts of tokens for creating, testing, and using smart contracts.

Who is Using Joomla?

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In this article, we ponder and briefly explore answers to the question: "Just who is using the open source web Content Management System (CMS), Joomla!, to "power" their websites? At the time of writing this update, type the word "joomla" into Google.com, and you Google returns about 140,000,000 pages. Even…

Insights, Answers, Solutions

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Regular subscribers know I highly recommend that as profitable web publishers, we should build our own "Swipe files". In the context of this article, a swipe file is simply a folder containing collection containing any mix of articles, documents, pictures or web pages that, for one reason or another, have at…

When A Son Saves His Dad

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"He'll be a vegetable the rest of his life," the doctors told Dick and his wife, when Rick was nine months old, "Put him in an institution." However, the Hoyts brushed aside such advice and chose to care for Rick themselves. The Hoyt's amazing story starts over 43 years ago…

About Following Your Heart

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Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement AddressDrawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams. Enjoy ...

Saying No to the Status Quo

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To help publicize the Apple Mac computer, a few years ago, Apple Inc. created a short 60-second commercial that over time has gained almost legendary status. The "Crazy Ones" was directed by Chiat / Day's Jennifer Golub with art directed along with Jessica Schulman and Yvonne Smith. Original Voiceover was…

Redesigning Your Lifestyle

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InternetTIPS.com explores different ways that you can build a relaxed, fun and profitable "web-financed lifestyle". As a plain English author, writer, web designer, and enthusiastic alternative lifestyle design advocate based on the idyllic Isle of Skye in Scotland, let me assure you, that the standard of life we enjoy has…

How The Right Software Tools Help Web Publishers

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Today's 5-Minute Tip of the Week ...When creating and running your own web business or writing a book or performing any of the many tasks required of you, your number one limited resource is time. That's why we can thrive when we use it well. Most people use their work…

What's In a Brand?

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Many people would love to create their own profitable Internet business. For a variety of reasons, there's never been a better time to start than today! Yet most web businesses fail. Sure, the reasons why any business is not successful can be many and varied. However, I think there is…

Glossary of Terms

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Below, we start off with a basic glossary of terms. However, since this glossary was created, more new, important, and relevant definitions have come into existence. So we'll be updating this glossary to reflect current times. Check back, or let us know what you would like to see defined more…

What is so Important About an ISBN?

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In a question and answer format, this article provides the key information about ISBNs for UK-based authors and publishers. However, please take note: over time, the accepted rules, guidelines, procedures, and prices do change. So seek out the latest information online. A: an ISBN is used by publishers, booksellers and…

Advertising Or Marketing

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Marketing and advertising are two hot topics that smart Web business owners and self-employed writers and authors especially, are wise to give special attention. However, just what are the differences between marketing and advertising and why are they so important? So our choice is not advertising or marketing: we need both. This…

Sometimes Baby Knows Best

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We know that learning anything new takes time, effort, courage, focus, persistence, a can-do attitude, and other such heroic attributes. If we're lucky enough to be born with legs that work, while learning to walk, we'll fall down many times before we can successfully master the apparently simple art of…

Sentences That Make Sense

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Contrary to what many readers might think in order to communicate effectively, I believe we need only understand the basics of grammar. Just a few key elements are necessary: the rest can come with regular practice, an open, willing mind and a desire to keep learning and experimenting. I'm not…

How To Sell Anything

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Most of us like to buy the things we want or need, while perhaps at the same time, we're not so keen on "being sold to". Naturally, we like to make up our minds, take our time perhaps and simply enjoy the experience of buying something. One enduring question that…

22 PC And Tablet Computer Tips

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Your Software Applications:Tip 01: for maximum computer stability, help your computer run more quicklyHow: try to ensure you have only one software application open at a time. If you do have a sufficient amount of RAM (see below under "General Recommendations"), the next best option is to only have open…