Using markdown to markup bookmarks and pages: Part 2 – Bullets and headings

Using markdown to markup bookmarks and pages: Part 2 – Bullets and headings

Some time ago, we posted a blog about marking up your bookmarks and pages using Markdown. That blog covered the basics, such as making text bold and using a fixed width font. In this second blog, we will continue to explore the possibilities of Markdown. We will show you how you can make use markup…

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A simple hack boosts this musician on his way to fame

A simple hack boosts this musician on his way to fame

How many musicians are there in the United States? It’s a question we couldn’t help asking ourselves when we first met artist Johnson Slinger*. He’s an imposing self-taught guitar player. His voice bears a remarkable grunt, not unlike Tom Waits or Bob Dylan, but that won’t hold him back. He performs his authentic tunes, just…

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Excellent marketing websites to unlock your success

Excellent marketing websites to unlock your success

If you’re running a small business, then you can’t ignore marketing. And marketing websites, for that matter. If you don’t pay attention, your brand won’t be as easily recognizable as that soft drink or computer company logo is. Small companies must continuously try a variety of marketing tactics to capture notice in the busy global…

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Boost your productivity by using these simple widgets

Boost your productivity by using these simple widgets

Who wouldn’t want to raise their productivity? I know many of them, frankly. In our country, it’s been rumored about anyone working for the government, local or not: “That’s where the lazy people work.” They were the smart ones, who didn’t walk any faster than they had to. They urged and eventually trained their younger…

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Xmarks got retired: what are your options?

Xmarks got retired: what are your options?

Back in the old days – we are talking 2006 here – when cloud bookmarking was not yet common, a tool called Foxmarks was invented. This tool, a browser extension really, synchronized the bookmarks between your various browsers and machines. Now, 12 years later, there is an abundance of online bookmarking solutions. Foxmarks, now called…

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Want to be safe online? Just install more browsers!

Want to be safe online? Just install more browsers!

The numbers are clear: almost 60% of internet users prefer Google Chrome as their browser. As usual, Google is leading the pack, trailed by other crowd favorites like Safari, Firefox, and Edge. There’s only one problem with this statistic: the fact that we can’t tell how many browsers people actually use. We might have more than…

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How I long for a more simple life

How I long for a more simple life

Assorted tales of an information hoarder. This time he rambles on about a more simple life. As much as I love my digital and well-connected lifestyle, sometimes I really long for something different. Back to nature. Leave it all behind and start appreciating the sun again. Rain on my cheeks. Fresh air on my skin.…

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Helpful tips from a real estate investor in The Hague

Helpful tips from a real estate investor in The Hague

Among all our start.me users, we’ve found one real estate investor, who swears by using our product to stay ahead of the competition. His primary area of interest is The Hague (The Netherlands), the seat of government and home to most foreign embassies in the country. It also boasts around 150 international organizations, including the International…

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