Skitch, the awesome screenshot and annotation app, available for Windows!

For years I’ve been pining over Skitch. Like so many things created by and for Apple, Skitch is beautiful, elegant and simple. It does what it should do, easily and without unnecessary frills. Every so often I’d click through to the Skitch website to see if maybe, just maybe, we lowly Windows users could become  Continue »

Five free and legal image sources

To have a website without images is like having toast without butter (God forbid). But finding nice images that you can use without any legal issues is like finding a spec of dust in space (if that’s difficult). Well, fret no longer! Here are five free image sources that you could consider using. Just be  Continue »

PayPal in Israel: Recurring Billing Options and Customer Support (only from a cellphone)

When you search for “PayPal Israel,” our posts on the topic show so high in search results that we get a few calls a year asking us PayPal questions. We are not PayPal experts, but using PayPal has become an integral part of our business, since it opens up an easy and relatively inexpensive way  Continue »

How to automatically backup your digital life with Dropbox, Backupify, Google and more

Our lives are increasingly digital. Just think about it: our personal and business communication, photos, documents – they’re all being stored in digital format. And that information isn’t just stored on your hard drive anymore: you might have your email running on Google’s servers thanks to their Gmail service, your photos saved on your smartphone,  Continue »

Make sure your computer is not using rogue DNS servers…before July 9

On July 9, 2012, there is a chance that many computers will cease to be able to surf the web because of malware that proliferated among millions of computers starting in 2007. You can find out if your computer is among them. Why will computers stop being able to surf the web? Starting in 2007,  Continue »

Jotform vs. Wufoo: battle of the free web form builders

Although we are totally in love with Gravity Forms as our #1 choice for creating forms, you can only use it with WordPress. Therefore, when a client came to us with a landing page in html, we had to start looking for other options and here’s what I found: Wufoo I wanted to love Wufoo  Continue »

Google Drive finally launches and other useful info from illuminea’s April 2012 webinar

Recently, we launched a new monthly lecture series to present the most important web trends for marketing professionals. Please join us at our next free WEBINAR: ”Latest Web Trends in 1 Hour” on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 10am.  Signup and details here. At the April 2012 Web Trends Webinar, Miriam Schwab, the Friendly CEO of illuminea, spoke  Continue »

How to Set Up a Branded Feedburner URL

RSS feeds allow people to subscribe to get updated about your site or blog’s newest posts, usually via tools called feed readers (Google Reader is a well-known, free option). This is a nice feature, but like all things web we want to be able to measure this metric too and know how many people are  Continue »

The password nightmare

Anyone who uses the Internet more than a few minutes per day knows what a nightmare passwords are. The importance of creating really complex and confusing passwords is clear. And, of course, we should use lots of different passwords for different sites and not write them down anywhere. Yeah right. If you were to follow  Continue »

PayPal now available in Hebrew! (Kind of)

Since we find ourselves often reporting about PayPal usage in Israel, I thought our readers would want to know that PayPal is now available in Hebrew! Well, kind of. Here’s the link, but no matter which language I select for the interface (top-right corner of the screen), I see English. It seems that the roll  Continue »

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