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Free WordPress Blog Setup 101

So you’ve finally decided to start that blog you’ve been promising to do for what seems ages. But, where do you begin? If you’re like the average person, you probably know little or next to nothing about starting a blog.

This is the short quick version to get you started building a blog. Want a more spilled-out version? Check this thorough version. If you have no intention of spending any money initially, I recommend you start with a free WordPress.com blog.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a content management system (CMS). In less geeky terms, it is the engine that literally runs your blog so that you don’t have to learn how to write the code. WordPress is available free at WordPress.com or as a self-hosted blog. For a free blog on a WordPress.com sub-domain, the blog address is in the format yourblog.wordpress.com, for example, johnsmith.wordpress.com. The instructions that follow deal with setting up a free blog on WordPress.com.

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Drone Design: Trends to Know for 2016

Drones have become immensely popular in the past few years. As more and more people have started flying them, manufacturers have rushed to adapt to new demands, and provide new features for their buyers.

Things are changing fast in terms of drone manufacturing and design trends, and knowing what to expect for the next few months can help you not only make a more informed buying decision (if you are in the market for a consumer drone), but to help you sift through what features are truly important, or are just gimmicky add-ons.

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Crucial MX100 SSD and Amazon GC Winners

The winners of the Crucial MX100 SSD and the Amazon Gift Cards have been selected. I have notified the winners via email. Thanks to everyone who participated! If you didn’t win this time, stay tuned for future giveaways! I am already starting to plan the next one.

The winners

Crucial SSD: Timmy Mimm
Amazon Gift Card: Muhammed Uysal
Amazon Gift Card: Mark Foley
Amazon Gift Card: Danikko Tiu

I will fill in TBA with the winners names as I hear from the winners. Winners have until 2/12/2015 at 12 EST to get back to me. Otherwise, I will draw new names.

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Giveaway: Win a Crucial MX100 128GB or an Amazon Gift Card

    

This giveaway is now closed. The winners have been notified by email.

It has been awhile since I have had a giveaway on the site and thought it was time again to do one.

DomsTechBlog.com, in conjunction with Elite Gaming Computers is giving away a Crucial MX100 128GB SSD and 3 x $25 Amazon Gift Cards. That’s a total of 4 prizes! Thanks so much to Elite Gaming Computers for providing the SSD as part of this giveaway! The SSD has an impressive 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon. If you haven’t jumped onto the SSD train yet, this drive will surely help to improve your PC’s performance.

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5 Steps to Achieving PCI compliance

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Achieving PCI compliance is essential for any business working with payment cards, regardless of their size. While it can be a difficult process, working toward this goal is vital for preventing any security-related catastrophes that could affect both customers and merchants.

To successfully achieve compliance, firms should conduct formal risk assessments to help expose any existing holes in their security that can be fixed before they become an actual problem. When doing so, business leaders should also consider segmenting their network and outsourcing any unnecessary storage to help minimize the scope of their strategy and greatly reduce the risk of breaches.

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