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5 tips for freelancers to win more projects on freelancing websites

Freelancing portals are the most common places where freelancers find work. Some popular freelancing portals are 1. elance.com 2. odesk.com 3. freelancer.com On these websites buyers post projects and developers bid on them in an attempt to win the project. The whole process is full of competition and lots of factors (including luck), determine who gets a project. In my early days I used to ...

Increase adsense earnings by blocking low paying categories

One common adsense optimisation technique is to block low paying ads. The adsense interface allows users to block whole categories of ads like travel&tourism, real estate, health etc. Although the google adsense does try its best to serve the most relevant ads for a website based on its topic, keyword and content but sometimes when it runs out of ads ...

Add adsense section targeting to your wordpress blog

Section targeting is a method of telling the adsense engine which parts of a webpage to focus on, to select the keywords used for matching the ads to display for the content. Section targeting is considered to be effective in showing relevant ads for a website, although the results vary across websites. The process to implement it is quite simple. Any ...

Company registration for Indian freelancers

So if you are a team of freelancers working for quite some time now, then you might be interested in registering your business as a company. There can be many reasons to register your freelancing business as a company. 1. You want to engage into business with other companies/corporate companies who would only deal with a company and not an individual. 2. ...

Check port forwarding with netcat

Port forwarding is a configuration in the router of a LAN such that any connections to a specific port number on the public/wan ip of the router may be forwarded to a specific machine/ip inside the LAN. Most routers allow configuration options to set port forwarding. After setting up port forwarding its necessary to check if its working or not. To ...

Display last modified date of posts in wordpress

There is a blue patch at the end of this post that mentions the "Last Updated On" date. It is the date when this particular post of last modified or updated on. Since I keep updating many of the old posts from time to time, thought it would be a nice idea to display the date in the post as ...

Fix Bsnl broadband frequent disconnection problem

Bsnl has plenty of high speed (4 MPBS) plans as mentioned here : http://bsnl.co.in/opencms/bsnl/BSNL/services/broadband/new_BB_postpaid.html . These are on the NIB - II Network. Ip addresses begin with 117. One known problem with the high speed internet is that it gets disconnected frequently. So like Yahoo Messenger or Pidgin or Skype could go offline every 5 minutes and then connect back. How to ...

Login into phpmyadmin without username and password

Phpmyadmin auto login Phpmyadmin is a popular web based mysql database administration tool/frontend. It is used widely by php/mysql developers to manage database locally and remotely. When logging in to phpmyadmin, the user has to provide the mysql login credentials. However when working or developing on localhost , its better to make phpmyadmin login automatically without asking for username and password ...

Turbotrace – free multithreaded visual traceroute utility for windows and linux

Turbotrace is a traceroute application that is multithreaded and plots nodes on a world map. Screenshots Windows Linux Features 1. Uses TCP syn packets to perform traceroute ICMP Echo request packets as well as TCP syn packets are send out. So if some node blocks icmp echo request packets due to firewall , then it may reply to tcp syn packets and hence gets discovered. 2. Multithreaded ...

Compile wxwebconnect on Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit

wxwebconnect is a control for wxwidgets that allows to embed a gecko browser in a wxwidgets application. So lets try to install it on Ubuntu 11.04 wxWidgets can be installed from synaptic. Look for packages called libwxgtk2.8-* 1. Download wxwebconnect source from http://www.kirix.com/labs/wxwebconnect/downloads.html Extract them in home directory. Inside the webconnect directory you would see directories like webconnect , xr and testapp. 2. Over here ...

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