How to Sign Up For Gmail Without Phone Verification
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Jan 10, 2017

I'm a web developer who is often working on many tasks for several different businesses every day. I couldn't tell you how many email addresses I have, but each email address fills a specific purpose. Each time I'm involved in creating a new business email address, I try to get an accompanying gmail address just because it helps down the road if I ever want to have a YouTube channel or a Google Voice phone number. For example, I might have just created jj@NewDomainName.com which may be used for email because it's more credible coming from a company-branded email address, but I'd still register...

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Expanding Projector Rental Company
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Dec 15, 2016

I've mentioned in previous posts that in addition to being a computer nerd, I'm involved in running a projector and audio visual equipment rental business named Utah Projectors. Business has been good for Utah Projectors, and now I'm looking to expand into other markets besides Utah. I posted on Facebook to see if anyone was interested in being a pickup/drop off location and so far I've received some postivie feedback. I'm hoping that 2017 will be an even better year of audio visual rentals! New Locations As I set up new locations, I'll post them here: Arizona Projectors 2345 W Country Gables...

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Programming for Slickrent.com - A Website to Rent Just About Anything
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Sep 04, 2016

One of the hardest things, as any business owner will tell you, is getting people to find you and use your services. If you're trying to rent out something, it's even harder to compete online with the companies that actually sell your product rather than rent it. Finding customers for a rental can be a very difficult task. Then, once you've got the attention of a potential customer, there is the fear of not getting your rental back in one piece. Add to that the fact that most people don't really know how to process credit cards, hold a security deposit, or fine tune a product's SEO so it can b...

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SEO for GmatAcademy.com
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Aug 24, 2016

After working with CourseSaver.com for a couple years, I've come to realize that the future of education is turning more and more towards online content rather than traditional in-person lextures in the classroom. Don't get me wrong, I still believe that there is a need for live feedback and a chance to ask questions of the teacher, but I feel like the majority of learning can now be done online through video lectures and online quizzes. CourseSaver.com does a great job preparing students for the DAT, MCAT, OAT, and PCAT, and now it's time to take what I've learned from working with CourseSave...

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Improving SEO for Baker Street Systems
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Feb 25, 2016

Over the past week, I've been educating myself on what exactly search engine optimization (SEO) is and how best to apply the SEO principles so that search engines, such as Google, will rank my websites better. I can put together some pretty spectacular websites, but it doesn't matter one bit if nobody can find them! So I've decided to do a little experiment with this very website. I'd like to increase the SEO and credibility of Baker Street Systems. I'll be updating this blog post with regular updates so we can see how this website's credibility changes over time. Hopefully we will see a posit...

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Improving SEO Rankings for Utah Projectors
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Feb 24, 2016

Yesterday, I posted about my initiative to try to Improve SEO for Baker Street Systems and I realized today that since most of Baker Street System's business comes from client referrals, improving SEO rankings and how it relates to overall business success might be a little hard to measure. Don't get me wrong; I still intend to improve the SEO of Baker Street Systems because every website we do should be a showcase to others. But I realized this morning that there is another website we could experiment with that would allow us to see how much SEO affects overall business success. Utah Projecto...

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Quick and Easy 301 Permanent Redirect with Apache on Ubuntu 14.04
Jason Jason Photo Jason Jason, Feb 24, 2016

It's very important for your site's content to have only one official page, called the canonical URL. The reasons for this are many, but above all, it's to improve SEO so that Google will rank your page better. Specifically with Baker Street Systems, I'd like to have all traffic be encrypted and point to https://bakerstreetsystems.com. This means that all traffic coming in as http://bakerstreetsystems.com, http://www.bakerstreetsystems.com, or https://www.bakerstreetsystems.com should be permanently redirected to the canonical domain name, https://bakerstreetsystems.com. This can be done with...

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