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I am happy to introduce Daniel Duckworth the founder and CEO at ServiceCrowd AU. A great person, mastermind behind unique web project, that I believe every web professional need to check. Daniel, would you introduce yourself with few sentences? I'm the founder of ServiceCrowd, formerly DesignQuotes. We are a marketplace for finding local services, getting introduced to experts and easily getting quotes from local service providers. Our goal is to help people find the right local service and help businesses get more sales leads. At how many companies you are involved at the moment? I'm focused 100% on ServiceCrowd, but we have a few side projects that tie back into the main service. For example I've just recently started a website called CrowdPress (http://crowdpress.com.au/) where the content is focused on curating new and exciting material from great organisations. The purpose is to build up a following based on interests. Our main website's content (http://servicecrowd.com.au) tends to focus much more on guides for buyers which is very specific and usually not very buzz worthy. I'm also about to launch something called ServiceCrowd Ask. Since we have lots of experts that offer services, we are creating a way for people to submit questions online...
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Movavi Screen Capture
The OS X Mavericks is capable enough to provide some Mac screen capture facilities through a few keyboard shortcuts, although it does very little to satisfy your needs of some more screen capturing and editing tools keeping in mind the capabilities of the OS. Do not lose your heart! This is possible through some third-party softwares. Even many are available in the market, but none compete Movavi screen capture tool in the sense of its usability and performance. To take the screenshot or the picture of what is on your screen you need a screen capturing tool like Movavi Mac screen capture. It does not limit you to only screen capturing but also provides some outstanding tools to make your life easy. Movavi Screen Capture Tool can run both on Mac and windows desktops. Complete freedom to get the best capturing experience you ever have come through this excellent product. The tool offers the following features: Save screenshots of your screen in any format you like Create your own demo videos of the entire screen on the marvellous retina display or capture a part of the screen. You can choose from showing the cursor of your mouse or keep it hidden...
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Every year developers and experts from Google organize a conference in which they present their latest technological achievements and plans that should be implemented in the next period. Google's people do not leave anything to chance and meticulously prepare every conference. Following Google I/O has a hypnotizing effect on the brain because it is unbelievable that one company has developed and still is developing such outstanding projects which look as if they have just been taken from a science-fiction movie. At this year's conference, the main hits were the new version of the Android OS, improved versions of the Google Car and Google Glasses combined with the Google wearable computing gadgets. Google has positioned itself not only as a leading search engine and browser, with its Google Search and Google Chrome, but it also proudly walks hand in hand with Apple when it comes to smartphone apps and OS. Also, the newest Google craze is indulging into the field or robotics and making the Google Robot.Google Glasses and Android WearWhen you have as many products and lines as Google has, the most natural thing is unifying them into a Google centre on the users body. Google Android Wear is a smartwatch that gives...
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Although WordPress themes are structured as per the expectations of site owner and clients, yet there are times when a specific set up for the home page might actually turn off the visitors. Like for example, it may not be a great idea to throw your visitors right into the recent posts page and expect them to find their way. It is under such situations that WordPress' custom home page settings come to the rescue. With these easy-to-use settings, it becomes possible for you to define an entirely different front page for your WordPress powered website. Keep on reading this blog as I unleash some impressive details about setting up a custom home page for WordPress sites/blogs. What exactly is a Custom Home Page in WordPress? Whenever you install a responsive theme for the very first time for your site, the custom home page feature will be activated. If you're inclined on changing this custom home page, you can do the same using the “Theme Options” panel available under the “Home Page” options. Here, a selected checkbox represents the activated status of the custom home page. Flexibility to display the front page as “Static Page” or as a “Blog” As an...
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Joomla, as a highly sought-after content management system, is making deeper inroads into the web realm by the day. As the word about its resourcefulness and efficiency spreads, more and more webmasters are switching to Joomla to let their website gain greater grounds. Joomla offers an immaculate structure for your website in terms of the layout and a host of other design elements. When you wish to offer your visitors a smooth browsing experience that doesn't make them squint hard while navigating through your website, Joomla is the most perfect platform for you to choose. And the Joomla Menus enrich the user experience even more. To further elevate the feature, Joomla recently came up with Joomla 2.5 Menus that let the webmasters integrate some highly user-friendly and seamlessly compatible menus on their websites. The menus go a long way in making the basic site navigation better and more inclined towards the enhanced browsing experience.Each Menu has Multiple Sub-ItemsWhen you are configuring the menu in the site's dashboard, you will find the option of adding more than one sub-menus to each menu, and this helps you to categorize your website in a more effective manner. Let's say you are running a website...
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