How to Create Hi-Def Motion Video Backgrounds with Adobe After Effects

If you do anything with creating videos then you might want to know how to create cool, animated motion video backgrounds, and Adobe After Effects is the perfect software to do just that. In essence, all you have to do is create a new project, then a new composition, add a solid color layer, then add the animation via two plugins called Fractal Noise and CC Toner. I have demonstrated in the following video: I’d…

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On-Page SEO Optimization How-To

It surprises me how many people don’t realise how important on-page SEO optimization is. There are a lot of marketers who are ready, willing and able to sell you their latest, greatest, handy-dandy on-page SEO optimization tool for some amount of money. But the fact is, you don’t really need to buy anything – just use the totally free, Yoast SEO plugin. Yoast SEO can not only make sure you are optimizing correctly – it…

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How to Create a Screen Shot (several options)

If you already know how to make a screen shot, then you might not need this post. Although many of our subscribers already know how to do this, we find that some still aren’t sure how to make a screenshot, so I thought it might be appreciated if I provided this primer. A screenshot is very important in cases where it’s difficult to adequately describe something visually, and it’s easy to express the wrong ideas.…

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Slight Tweak to Piwik can Provide More Accuracy

In recent days I’ve been watching my traffic stats closely on several different measurement platforms, and it really seems like Piwik has been off lately. I’ve been able to determine that indeed there is some inaccuracy and I believe it stems from the javascript element of the tracking code. Piwik provides a different tracking mechanism in the form of an image embed, a simple line of code just like any other image that you can…

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