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Best Internet Service Providers | 2020 ISP Guide

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Internet access has become an important staple in the American household. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 90% of all homes have a high-speed internet connection.

As high-speed internet continues to gain popularity, internet service providers (ISPs) themselves are struggling to keep customers happy. In a recent survey by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), internet providers as a whole had a customer satisfaction score of 62 out of 100. ACSI reported that while some companies improved each year, “service is largely considered to be slow and unreliable, and competition is limited in many areas.”

Some internet service providers stand out among the rest. However, it may seem difficult to find out which companies are above average and if they are available in your area. Whether you are shopping for a fast internet plan, cheap internet access, or an all-around solid provider, we’ve got a rating

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Best Satellite Internet Providers | 2020 ISP Guide

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Everyone wants fast, reliable internet access to post social media updates, take online classes, even play stump the virtual assistant. But when you live on a farm with thousands of acres, on the fringe of suburbia, or somewhere in between, your options can be limited.

Nearly a quarter (24%) of rural Americans say not having access to high-speed internet is a major problem in their local community, reported the Pew Research Center in a 2018 study.

That’s where a satellite internet connection comes into play. This is the most widely available internet connection in the U.S., as reported by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To learn how it works, what it costs, and the speeds you can expect, read our guide.

This review of the best satellite internet providers contains the following sections:

Satellite internet uses satellites in space

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The Complete Guide to Building a Small Business Website

Your website is one of your most important marketing tools. For many customers, it is the first interaction they have with your business. For others, it’s the place they visit to order your products or communicate with you about their experience. While there are a variety of ways to build a small business website, the good news is that it doesn’t have to be confusing or complicated. In this guide, we’ll walk step by step through the process of designing and building a website for your small business.

About the Writer

Kelly Main is a Marketing Expert and Staff Writer at Fit Small Business. She is an experienced marketer with a background working with businesses of all sizes and growth stages, from prelaunch startups to Fortune 500s. She is a former Google Tech Entrepreneur, an Apple App Developer, and she holds a Master of International Marketing from Edinburgh Napier University.

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Best Computer Buying Guide – Consumer Reports

Speed matters. Processors with multiple cores can process more data simultaneously, with four cores now increasingly common on laptops. Our ratings say how many cores a laptop’s processor has.

Clock speed, measured in gigahertz (GHz), along with the number of cores and other factors, determines how quickly a processor can process information. Many processors can up the speed a bit for a brief time to yield maximum performance. Generally, within a processor family, the higher the clock speed, the faster the processor. Clock speeds typically start at around 1 GHz for a mobile processor. Speeds can exceed 5 GHz for a desktop processor.

Power Consumption
Another important factor when choosing a processor, especially for laptops: Lower power consumption equals longer battery life.

If you’re looking for a very basic or budget computer to browse the web, email, and work on Office documents, basically every processor on the market should be

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2020: unique gadget gifts for Moms

Trying to decide on a gift for a parent or significant other can be difficult even during the best of times. So with the help of The Verge’s staff, we’ve come up with a list of things we think would make great Mother’s Day gifts or might give you some inspiration for your own unique gift idea.

These are things that have either served the staff well or things they wish they had. Compiled below is a list of eight items, ranging from Hario V60 gooseneck kettle ($45) to the Apple Watch (around $400), that would be great gifts for any parent.


Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

For years, Amazon’s Kindles have ruled the e-reader space. And for nearly as long, the Paperwhite has been the model that nearly everyone should get. With an integrated light, a crisp display, and a virtually endless battery life — and only slightly more expensive

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The DXZone Amateur Radio Internet Guide

ARRL – May 03, 2020

The FCC has clarified that nothing in its rules prohibits remote amateur radio testing, and no prior approval is needed to conduct remote exam sessions. “The Commission provides flexibility to volunteer examiners and coordinators who wish to develo…

Southgate ARC – May 03, 2020

Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels…

Southgate ARC – May 03, 2020

Jim Salmon 2E0RMI has posted the transmission schedule for Radio Emma To…

Southgate ARC – May 03, 2020

The electronic voting for the four Financial motions opened at 00:01 CAT on Monday 27 April 2020 and there was an initial rush to cast votes, but this has decreased during the week …

Southgate ARC – May 03, 2020

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Association report on the amateur radio special event station W2H which will be active to promote World PH Day

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The Beginners Guide to Online Marketing

The most extensive and comprehensive introduction to online marketing that you’ll find anywhere.

  • Why We Wrote this Guide? Online marketing moves at the speed of light. To keep up, you need a strong foundation with the judgment to think critically, act independently, and be relentlessly creative. That’s why we wrote this guide — to empower you with the mental building blocks to stay ahead in an aggressive industry.There are plenty of guides to marketing. From textbooks to online video tutorials, you can really take your pick. But, we felt that there was something missing — a guide that really starts at the beginning to equip already-intelligent professionals with a healthy balance of strategic and tactical advice. The Beginner’s Guide to Online Marketing closes that gap.
  • Who This Guide Is for? We wrote this guide for an audience of first-time marketers, experienced entrepreneurs and small business
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Beginner’s A-Z Guide (2020 Edition) (thesitewizard.com)

The essential step by step guide on how to set up a website

by Christopher Heng, thesitewizard.com

This tutorial shows you how to make or create a website. It is intended for the beginner and layperson, taking you step by step through the
whole process from the very beginning. It makes very few assumptions about what you know (other than the fact that you know how to
surf the Internet, since you’re already reading this article on the Internet). As some steps are more involved, this guide also links to
selected relevant articles on thesitewizard.com that you will need to click through to read for more information.

The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Own Website

  1. Get Your Domain Name

    The first thing you need to do before anything else is to get yourself a domain name. This is the name you want to give to your website.
    For example,

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How Much Should a Website Cost? (The Official 2020 Guide)

Domain($0.95 to $12)

A domain name costs $0.95 to $12, per domain.

Your domain is the unique name that appears in your website’s URL

What is a domain?

It’s kind of like your online fingerprint — it’s specific to you. Although other websites may have domain names like it, your domain name is yours alone. However, to get the rights to your domain name, you must purchase it and register it annually, which factors into your initial and ongoing website costs.

Why does a domain matter?

Your domain name is essential because it creates an online identity for your website.

A domain name also establishes credibility with site visitors and potential customers while helping you grow your brand. It’s also valuable because if you ever change your hosting, your domain name will go with you.

If you’re interested in online advertising — or pay-per-click (PPC) advertising — your

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Internet Addiction Guide | Psych Central

Researchers still can’t tell you exactly what Internet Addiction Disorder is, also know by the term “Pathological Internet Use” (PIU). Much of the original research was based upon the weakest type of research methodology, namely exploratory surveys with no clear hypothesis, agreed-upon definition of the term, or theoretical conceptualization. Coming from an atheoretical approach has some benefits, but also is not typically recognized as being a strong way to approach a new disorder. More recent research has expanded upon the original surveys and anecdotal case study reports. However, as I will illustrate below later, even these studies don’t support the conclusions the authors claim.

The original research into this disorder began with exploratory surveys, which cannot establish causal relationships between specific behaviors and their cause. While surveys can help establish descriptions of how people feel about themselves and their behaviors, they cannot draw conclusions about whether a specific technology, such … Read More