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How to create your own animated GIFs the easy way

The infamous GIF89a emerges from purgatory to splash as the Web's new cool thing, again.

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7 things about SharePoint 2013 all IT pros should know

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 better supports support big data, mobile users and public-facing websites. However, choosing between server- or cloud-based versions may frustrate IT pros.

How to get started with Google AdWords

Building a genius campaign on the Internet's largest ad network is easier than you think. Here's how to get started and build exposure for your site.

What the end of Google Sync means to you

Google has announced that, as of January 30, you won't be able to set up new iOS devices to use its Sync service to keep contacts and calendars synced across devices. What's that mean to you? Joe Kissell explains.

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Back up Gmail to a local drive

Charles Johnson has a "nagging worry" about all those important messages stored in Gmail. He asked if there's a way to back them up locally to his hard drive.

Seven email marketing tips to boost holiday sales

To quickly increase online sales this holiday season, start with a good schedule, work in rewards and don't forget about social and mobile customers.

Safely send private information over the Internet

KenWid10 asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum how best to send encrypted information to someone over the Internet

Podcasting: All you need to know

We tell you everything you need to know about producing your own pro-caliber podcasts.

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Is Your ISP Spying On You?

Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum if his ISP can "sit back…watch a screen, and see everything you are doing at any given time?"

Make fast work of finding photos with Lost Photos

Lost Photos trolls the depths of your email account, looking for any images and saving them to your hard drive.

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7 Ways to Dress Up Your Company's Facebook Page

These free apps let you customize your company's Facebook page to attract and engage customers and fans.

How to Improve Your Site's Search Ranking Using SEO

Search engine optimization is an ever-evolving craft. We interviewed dozens of experts to glean the most effective tips and tricks.

Add AOL's 'You've Got Mail' Announcement to Gmail

Whether for nostalgia's sake or just a practical audible announcement of new mail, this Chrome extension is a hoot.