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Personal Journey to 3000$/month

Earn Extra Money Home

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How to Earn extra money from home In the following thorough article I will explain the way I use to earn extra money online. I will pour out all of the details, explaining exactly what I do - take it or leave it.
The "method" I use can be a way to earn extra money or a way to change your day job completely and live off this method by earning more than enough to live from.
I am no "guru" and am not selling anything, I am just a programmer which searched for the best way to earn moeny online for about 7 years now!!, and only the last year I finally found the one good way to do it and earn thousands of dollars each month, please note that about 6 years I managed to scratch just about 100$ per month till I found this way which I use to earn about 3000$ per month and counting.
This is the "Index" of my article with the main points I will write about:
Earning money as an affiliateDoing it the wrong wayMy Personal StoryWho earns online ?Earning money the right w…

Free DVD Ripping at 2017 take 2

After I chose my main tool of the trade for ripping DVDs at my previous post, I want to write down about my whole suite of tools for perfect DVD ripping and basic editing.
Before I begin I want to be clear that I don't want to talk about heavy duty video editing tools, where one has a video and audio timelines where he can edit every aspect of the video as well as add text etc.
In this post I intend to talk about the light video editing which will consist of the following functionality:
Ripping Process Ripping the DVD to the local disk - 1:1 quality rip (no transcoding done) (and all security measures on the dvd will be broken on this stage) - this stage is important as it causes the dvd to work for the shortest time, thus decreasing the wear and tear of the dvd.Authoring the DVD, which means removing unneeded sections of the dvd like languages which are not needed (removing whole audio streams from the dvd container), removing trailers etc.Now that I have only the needed video, a…

RIP your DVDs for free at 2017

I used to rip my DVDs several years back, so I had my slew of free software which did the job, and did it well.
I used DVD Shrink to grab what I wanted from the DVD, while using DVDDecrypter and DVD43 to overcome the DRM and other dvd security measures.
Then I would transcode the dvd which then resided in my harddrive using virtualdub, ususally to Xvid format, while embedding the subtitles in the video.

Well, dvds are not so popular anymore (I don't even have a normal dvd drive in my current computers around the house, so I connected an external dvd drive to my computer), and I haven't ripped a dvd for at least five years now, which is light years in computers and technology time.
So, I went out there, to see what is new and what should I use today to do the the same job.
My requirements are simple:

Requirements Nice GUISimple GUIOne software to do the whole job (rip, compress, select only the wanted streams etc)(Optional) Software which will be able to use hardware accelerati…

FTP with Remote archive handling

Is FTP Enough ? FTP is the way one usually goes when he wants to upload/download files to his server, but pure uploading and downloading is not enough, as there is a simple yet very important feature which is still absent and it is some archive handling.
When I say "Archive handling" I refer to packing and extracting files to/from an archive (eg: tar or zip file).
Why Archive handling Because transferring many files (thousands) to/from my server is very very slow, so when I want to start a new site and upload all files for my wordpress site, I prefer uploading a single zip file (less than one minute) then extracting it remotely on my server which will take several seconds, rather than upload thousands of files which might take several hours (assuming nothing fails in the way). (same goes for backing up my site, where zipping the whole site then downloading a single file is much preferred over downloading all files from the server)
The usual way I did it in the past was to u…

Confused About Caching my Wordpress Site

I am trying to make my wordpress site faster.
Why ? Because ... I want to work on optimization, this is purely premature optimization on my part, but this is a side I wanted to investigate for a long time now, so I read about it, and will attempt to write down my findings, which might go out as a series of questions as there are lots of aspects which are still not clear to me.
Actually, my site isn't even built now which might affect my conclusions, as I won't be able to test the differences between the caching systems, and my motivation is lower as I don't have a real advantage in caching ... yet.
The reason I am delving into this subject is just to understand the concepts and as times come where my site will be popular and a way to optimize it will really be needed, I will have some caching infrastructure already in place for the future caching optimizations.
For example, if I understand that NginX is a faster web server than apache, then I might as well begin the site …

How to Best Optimize Your Site

You have a site, or want to create one.
You want your site to uphold all best practices and standards so all search engines will love it, thus grant it a high location in their results.
You want your site to be speedy (for your user's sake and for the search engines').
Before putting down my 2 cents, let me point you to a prior article of mine in which I have recommendations for your site upgrade
Here are a list of suggestions accumulated over time.
Please note that many will view these suggestions as premature optimizations thus should be implemented only after you have many users etc or else it isn't worth it - they may be right...

Hosting Web EnvironmentDon't use Shared hosting! (Not even a reseller account) - they suck and from time to time there are shameless downtimes !!!, You should at least go for a VPS if not something better, and nowdays they aren't that expensive, several educated recommendationsVultrKnownHostDigitalOceanOS, well, admittedly, I don't…

How to Best Optimize Your Site

You have a site, or want to create one.
You want your site to uphold all best practices and standards so all search engines will love it, thus grant it a high location in their results.
You want your site to be speedy (for your user's sake and for the search engines').
Before putting down my 2 cents, let me point you to a prior article of mine in which I have recommendations for your site upgrade
Here are a list of suggestions accumulated over time.
Please note that many will view these suggestions as premature optimizations thus should be implemented only after you have many users etc or else it isn't worth it - they may be right...

Hosting Web EnvironmentDon't use Shared hosting! (Not even a reseller account) - they suck and from time to time there are shameless downtimes !!!, You should at least go for a VPS if not something better, and nowdays they aren't that expensive, several educated recommendationsVultrKnownHostDigitalOceanOS, well, admittedly, I don't…