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  • fingersnaps 11:35 pm on August 14, 2008 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: blog, , wordpress   

    BitNami Makes Installing Wordpress a Breeze 

    Installing and setting up WordPress(.org) to host your own blog isn’t really something difficult, especially WordPress’s handy guide does provide instructions that are clear enough for one to install it without much trouble (I was referring to the instructions given on their website and was able get it up and running the first time). However, it can still get a bit hideous to some people with all the software to install and things to configure. In case you don’t know, you’d need Apache, MySQL, and PHP to be installed and configured properly prior to the installation of WordPress(.org).

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  • fingersnaps 2:37 pm on July 30, 2008 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: social network,   

    Tools to Make You a Power Twitter User 

    A post from TechRepublic that listed 10 tools to help you not only stay connected and informed by twitter but they might also be able to help you by getting most out of it for your social networking. Below is a summary of this list:

    1. Summize

    A company that was recently acquired by twitter, and it’s now integrated as part of twitter service (search.twitter.com), which can help you search a specific topic that is discussed on twitter

    2. Tweetburner

    Works similar as Snurl or TinyURL which can help you avoid hitting the 140 character limit when sharing long URLs, but this one provides a nice extra feature by giving you “personal statistics” to show the number of clicks that your links generated.

    3. Twitter Mobile

    As there’re various mobile clients of twitter such as TinyTwitter, or Twitterific. Let’s not forget the good old mobile version of twitter by going to http://m.twitter.com with your browser on your mobile device.

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