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Why Your Online Startup Should Support Startup America

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With SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, in our collective rearview mirror, the tech community has now turned its attention to a new piece of legislation that could drastically impact online entrepreneurship, according to an article published by TechCrunch, this time it's actually something worth supporting.

The bill in question is called Startup America, and here's why it's beging viewed as important. Despite the success and growth of many online companies, overall American startup success has declined by almost 25% in just the past 5 years.

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How to Make Money with Skype

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Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've probably heard about Internet call provider Skype. Made famous for allowing its users to make free phone calls through the Internet, Skype swiftly changed the communication game by giving its users free and unlimited access to videoconferencing, file transfers and instant messaging. As with virtually all social-networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, to name only a couple, many creative individuals and small business' have found a way to generate a substantial revenue stream through the use of Skype.

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How to Safely Trash Your Old Hard Drives

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The majority of homes and businesses have some form of wireless broadband service. In other words, an "always on" connection. What this means to the unethical hacker is that they have an around the clock ability to scan your server or home computer for vulnerabilities and thereafter, compromise your system(s).

If you are the type of individual who keeps a close eye on the security of your computer, network, and web browsers then you most likely go to great measures - some would say even paranoid measures - to secure the data and information on your computer.

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How to Make Money with Any Hobby

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For many individuals, hobbies remain just that - hobbies. However, with the right balance of drive, creativity and business smarts, you can transform any hobby into a profit-generating online business - simply by creating a blog about your hobby.

For instance, let's say that you enjoy landscaping and gardening. You could take this knowledge and create a blog site where you discuss the "ins and outs" and "how to's" of landscaping and gardening. You could even create instructional videos as well. From there, you could then incorporate some the approaches listed below:

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I Got a Job Writing Content: Now What?

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Writing may seem like an easy job, but it actually takes a lot of work to write a readable, accurate article for the web. Though Internet content may not be held to as high a standard as a physically published article, that does not mean you should not maintain competency throughout your content.

In fact, if you recently got a job writing content online and have a desire to set yourself apart from the less than reputable content that is out there, you may have to work even harder to keep your content relevant, current, and interesting to your readers.

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