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David Bailey-Lauring

Copywriter, Feature Writer, Digital Marketer

Location icon Estonia

Portfolio
Jeffbullas's Blog
07/31/2019
How to Increase Page Speed on Image-Heavy Websites

Images are the essence of contemporary websites; without them, it is difficult to establish a long-lasting impression on your visitor. Images help businesses engage their visitors and minimize bounce rates; however, they can also be the cause behind weak web performance. Search engine crawlers like Google and Bing detest image-heavy and slow loading websites.

Entrepreneurship

Peachy Loans
07/17/2019
How to Escape The Rent Cycle and Finally Buy a Home

For the majority, homeownership appears to be a choice that is far out of our grasp. House prices are still beyond our reach, and the ability to scrape together a deposit means that most British renters appear stuck in the current cycling of always having to rent.

Vanillaforums
Anatomy of a Webpage: 8 Amazing Tips for SEO & Conversion

SEO depends on search engines correctly interpreting your content so they can determine where it should rank. Conversion depends on humans being convinced about what content is on the webpage to make them buy or sign up.

LeapIN Blog
03/21/2018
How LeapIN and e-Residency helps connect digital nomads across the globe

I'm originally from the beautiful Black Forest in Southern Germany, and I attended school there, but it wasn't for me. I left to become a car mechanic and later studied Electrical Engineering. In 2007, I went to Stanford University to work on self-driving cars for a while, but left to pursue a passion of mine - kitesurfing in Maui!

LeapIN Blog
01/09/2018
9 Challenges of Being a Digital Nomad - LeapIN Blog

It's Wednesday afternoon; you get an email from your boss asking how your work is going, and if you'll meet the agreed deadline. Realising you need to crack on, you put down your sangria, slip on a pair of sandals, strut across the beach and unfurl your laptop at the nearest cafe that offers wifi.

LeapIN Blog
09/11/2017
Why e-Residency and LeapIN Is the Ideal Solution for a Digital Nomad

We asked Dylan, a British national who wanted to become a digital nomad, why he chose e-Residency to support his ambitions. I'm a British national based in London where I've always worked for large companies like Hootsuite. After speaking to many of my friends, I found that they're digital nomads, and wanted to know how they did it.

LeapIN Blog
05/18/2017
Thinking About Becoming an e-Resident? - LeapIN Blog

We asked John, a seasoned Digital Nomad based in the US, to write about his experience in becoming an e-resident and why he set up his company in Estonia. After graduation I settled in New York City where I held Creative Technologist positions at Wieden + Kennedy, McCann, and as Senior Creative Technologist /Tech Lead at TBWA.

Tech

Proekspert
05/31/2018
Manufacturing: How Analytics Unleashes Profitability and Productivity

At our recent Seminar on predictive maintenance and condition monitoring of devices in the manufacturing sector, Proekspert discussed why digitalization doesn't always mean huge costs or long-lasting projects; and why it is crucial for manufacturing companies to consider the importance of analytics.

Bitcasino.io blog
04/24/2018
The importance of long, strong and secure passwords - Bitcasino.io blog

Hackers and identity thieves break into users' computers and devices by guessing their passwords. Once they gain access to the device, they cause misery to the owners. Avoiding your devices becoming hacked requires the use of long, strong and secure passwords. However, why else are they important?

Timbeter
05/22/2018
Why we decided we needed a fresh look | Timbeter

Today we are happy to announce that our new websites, so that we are better able to serve our customers. However, why did we feel we needed a new look? How will this improve our customer experience? How will using Timbeter make the forestry industry more profitable, sustainable & efficient?

Opus Online
07/09/2016
UI Design vs. UX Design - What Is the Difference?

UI Design vs. UX Design - What Is the Difference? You have probably overheard discussions about the magnificent 'UX' of a product, or the poor 'UI' of a website. But what are those people talking about? What exactly is the difference between User Interface Design (UI) and User Experience Design (UX)?

Opus Online
05/22/2016
Top 15 Web Design Tools

Top 15 Web Design Tools Web design is changing, the lines between designer and developer are increasingly becoming blurred. For instance, static mock-ups are becoming less useful and increasingly, clients and stakeholders want to see more dynamic prototypes. The client because of the look of the design and furthermore, the developer for the coding that can be required during the process.

Opus Online
06/15/2016
42 Web Developer Tools to Boost Productivity

42 Web Developer Tools to Boost Productivity The web is constantly changing and web developers face quite frankly, an everlasting battle to remain up to date on which of the web developer tools are ideal for top web development.

Opus Online
05/23/2016
Top 7 Most Usable CMS

Top 7 Most Usable CMS There are hundreds of content management systems developed now, listing which ones are the most usable is a Pandora's box itself. Whether you are setting up an exquisite business website, a standard blog or just want to announce your presence on the web, getting the right content management system (CMS) is imperative.

Finance

Peachy Loans
05/31/2019
The 5 Triggers of Emotional Spending (And How to Control Them!)

However good you are at managing your money, your emotions can urge you to make financial decisions that could end up costing you a small fortune. Emotional spending occurs when we spend more money on something because we feel bored, lonely, worried or perhaps because we feel like celebrating a particular life event like getting a new job.

The Customer Collective
06/12/2019
Escaping a bad financial situation - The Customer Collective

Making improvements to your financial situation is a lot easier to do when you have a better understanding over it, an exemplary credit report and better knowledge of how to utilise options to escape a bad financial situation.

Peachy Loans
04/22/2019
5 Tips to Plan, Budget and Book your Summer Holiday in 2019!

Sadly, it doesn't always work out that way. The internet is full of tales of dodgy hotels, crammed tours with other tourists, flight delays and over-priced car rental. When this happens, your holiday excitement can be ruined in minutes. But, with summer just around the corner, many of us are beginning to think about budgeting for our next holiday .

Peachy Loans
05/15/2019
10 Simple Tips for Motorists to Save £934 on Fuel Costs (in 2019)

Fuel is still one of the most significant expenditures for motorists in the UK, despite prices being frozen for the ninth year in a row. Drivers can save hundreds of pounds on fuel by making small changes when it comes to their driving, and it is not as difficult as you might think.

Financial-news
5 clear-cut reasons why you are not getting credit

The words 'credit score' and 'credit report' have firmly entered our financial lexicon ever since the advent of cheap and easy-to-apply for credit in the late 1990's to the credit crunch in the late noughties.

Your Personal Financial Mentor
04/22/2019
Has the payday loan sector learned its lesson? | Your Personal Financial Mentor

The payday loan sector in the UK has repeatedly been at the centre of debate and has continuously been scrutinised and reprimanded for charging high extortionate rates of interest by politicians, the media, other traditional banking lenders and even the religious hierarchy.

Peachy Loans
04/15/2019
How to Save Money on Household Utility Bills

Winter should be firmly behind us now, and for many households, they can breathe a sigh of relief from higher energy bills and the wear and tear of living through winter. Household costs like electricity, gas, water, broadband, car insurance and mobile phones consume most of our household budgets.

Peachy Loans
03/26/2019
A Complete Guide to ISA's and Tax-free Savings in the UK

You're looking to save some money; this could be to pay for a holiday each year or something long-term like a deposit for a home or retirement. There's no single approach to saving up your desired amount, as it will depend on your timeframe, your current financial circumstances... and even your age.

Finance Monthly | Monthly Finance News Magazine
03/19/2019
How Long Does It Take to Improve Your Credit Score?

David Bailey-Lauring is a single father of three boys so he knows what it takes to stretch a budget when it comes to family finance! David is a small business entrepreneur and regularly writes about entrepreneurship, tech, sport and personal finance in the UK, USA, and Europe.

Peachy Loans
03/15/2019
6 Credit Alternatives to Bank Loans, Overdrafts & Credit Cards

Do you need some quick cash to cover you until the end of the month? Or maybe you are searching for a way to reduce your debt burden and consolidate your debts? Credit cards, overdrafts and payday loans are several ways borrowers can apply for when they don't have money in their bank accounts.

Financial Buzz
03/08/2019
Why are Brits so hesitate at switching banks? - Financial Buzz

They say that Brits are more likely to get divorced than split with their bank. However, why is there little switching? There is even a current account switching service ensuring that direct debits and salary payments are smoothly changed to a new bank. The numbers say it all.

MoneyHighStreet.com
02/18/2019
Finding the Right Personal Loan | MoneyHighStreet.com

Unsecured consumer loans dropped by 38.7% in the first three months of last year, the most significant fall since 2007, according to new figures from the Bank of England. Banks and building societies reduced their lending to consumers during the first three months of 2018 at the quickest rate since the credit crunch, according to the bank's figures.

Peachy Loans
01/25/2019
8 Ways to Get Fit and Healthy on a Budget in 2019!

Many people associate exercise believing they need expensive equipment or having a gym membership, but this is just not true. There are so many ways you can work up a sweat without it costing the earth. Months later, the only thing that's getting leaner is our bank balance because we've paid for expensive gym memberships but never actually went.

Peachy Loans
12/18/2018
Will UK Living Costs Rise in 2019 (And How Will It Impact Your Finances)?

Let us dig in and attempt to forecast. First, some good news. At the recent budget announcement in October 2018, the UK Chancellor announced an increase in the personal allowance, rising from £11,850 to £12,500 for the tax year beginning in April 2019. This will be a welcome addition to the take-home pay of millions of taxpayers.

Peachy Loans
11/22/2018
Are You Missing Out on Financial Support for Your Children?

However, before applying for that credit card , or payday loan , it is best to check that you are receiving your entitled financial benefits for your family. There are several child financial support options open to families, Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit.

Peachy Loans
11/20/2018
New research: Brits overspending on Christmas budgets

We know that Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. In doing so we make our loved ones happy and thus spread the Christmas cheer. Yet sadly, the part is causing untold strain on people's finances.

Peachy Loans
10/30/2018
How Debt Negatively Impacts Personal Relationships

In a debt-ridden environment, staying strong as a couple can be challenging. Either or both partners can become cold and withdrawn to each other, leading to repeated arguments on how the debt was accumulated in the first place . Moreover, trust within a relationship can be damaged, or worse, broken.

Peachy Loans
02/14/2019
8 Expensive Valentine's Day Gifts (Get Your Cheque Book Out!)

Each year there are those amongst us who like to do something a little more original, and yes cost a bit more to show their affection to the ones they love. Britons will spend £1.6 million on Valentine's Day gifts. However, is there any love that is worth ruining your personal finances over?

Peachy Loans
10/22/2018
What Type of Pension Options Do I Have (and How Much Should I Save)?

More than two in five workers under the age of 45 risks being left disappointed in retirement as they are underestimating how much money they will need to provide a decent income. For those who are saving into a pension, many believe they are not keeping enough to provide them with the standard of living they require when they retire.

Peachy Loans
10/12/2018
10 Ways to be Credit Card Smart (How to Use Your Card Wisely)

Love them or loathe them, credit cards are part of our lives and are often associated with unmanageable debt. Credit cards have stringent terms and conditions, and if you don't use them wisely, you could quickly rack up debts that you'll have trouble paying back.

Peachy Loans
10/12/2018
Where Can I Get Help with Debt? (5 Tips on Debt Management)

Managing your debt is never pleasant, and debt is one of life's most stressful experiences. The sad part is that many of us at one time in our lives have been in debt. In fact, according to the National Audit Office, up to 8.3 million people are unable to pay off debt or household bills.

Peachy Loans
08/24/2018
Is Social Media causing Millennials to get into debt?

Extortionate rental prices, credit card bills, and student loans are making it difficult for millennials to save for their future retirement. However, there is a new threat that is impacting millennials financial growth and security - social media.

Peachy Loans
08/14/2018
Student Loan Debt and The Long-Term Psychological Impact

With 'A' Level results due any day now, students are getting ready to head to university. While it's an exciting time for any student, it does come at a price. A BIG price. According to a study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), three-quarters of graduates will never clear their student loan debt.

Peachy Loans
04/19/2018
Do Millennials Care About Their Pensions?

Free-spending, work-shy, tech obsessed, hedonistic and not wanting to save money. These are some of the accusations labelled towards millennials. But, are these claims fair? Studies show that the millennial generation is not saving enough in their pensions. The "you only live once" attitude translating as "spend now, worry about it later."

My Blog
02/13/2018
The Best Ways to Save for your Kids - My Blog

Don't know your JISAs from your ISAs? Let's break down your options for saving for your children's future. Brits are not known for their saving prowess, in fact, four out of ten Britons today have savings of less than £100 in their savings accounts. Hardly setting a good example for children to follow!

EstateGuru P2P lending Blog
03/01/2017
Debt vs Equity Investments - Which is Better? - EstateGuru P2P lending Blog

While debt and equity investments can both potentially deliver good returns, there are differences that may make one more appealing to you than the other. Most investments can be categorised as either debt investments or equity investments. In an equity investment, you buy an asset and your profit is related to the performance of that ...

Peachy Loans
02/15/2018
High Overdraft Fees Are Causing Financial Ruin

More than 2 million people in the UK have overdrafts, stuck in a cycle of using their overdrafts to survive the month, paying off the overdraft from their salary only to begin using it again. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) found that nearly 13 million people in the last 12 months had used an overdraft facility.

Peachy Loans
05/16/2018
How will Brexit impact personal finances?

In less than 9 months, Brexit will come into effect. Whether you agree with the decision we made or not, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union on 29th March 2019. Much has been discussed about the UK's future trade, sovereignty and borders, but what does this mean to ordinary Brits at home?

Peachy Loans
02/01/2018
5 Reasons Why British People Don't Save Anymore

After what has probably been another expensive and excessive Christmas, many will be anticipating the arrival of their post-Christmas credit card statements. Yet, despite several New Year's resolutions on making this year a more prosperous financial year, Britons are terrible at saving. Britain is still weathering the financial crisis and the so-called 'credit crunch.'

The Rasberry Finance Blog
03/13/2018
5 ways to get more out of your ISA allowance - The Rasberry Finance Blog

On 6th April the new tax year begins, and with the British traditionally poor at saving money, now is the time to reassess how you can make the most out of your savings. Now it's time to discover the top 5 ISA tips and make the most of your tax-free savings.

Moneydonut
The four basics of successful saving

When it comes to saving, we Brits are terrible at it, putting aside less than 5% of our income on average. If you never saw the point of saving, or you've got out of the habit over the years, don't worry, it's easy to get started.

Peachy Loans
06/14/2018
8 money-saving tips we learned from our Dad's

Our Dad's... We love them. We argue with them. We receive advice from them. And at some point, we've probably taken money from them... So, to honour our Dad's and the role they play in our lives, we've written 8 invaluable money-saving tips that we should have used (and probably ignored!)

Peachy Loans
03/23/2018
Saving Hacks: 9 Ways to Save £1,800+ Cash Per Year

Shockingly, 1 in 4 UK adults has zero savings. Worse still, 10% of Brits admit to spending more than they earn. As our daily lifestyles continue to feel the pinch of everyday expenses, it can be hard to make ends meet.

Scottandterry
6 ways you can shave years off your mortgage

This may sound obvious but making additional payments can save you more in the long-term. Every extra pound you add can reduce the amount of interest you will pay and reduce the mortgages length. Making additional payments depends on your personal circumstances. Can you afford to do this?

Peachy Loans
05/25/2018
Brits not budgeting for holidays, study reveals

Did you know that 40% of UK holidaymakers are not budgeting carefully and thus paying the price later? Alarmingly, 97% of holidaymakers didn't regret reckless spending on their summer holidays, leaving them with unmanageable debt once the summer is over.

Eddiereva
04/26/2018
5 simple steps to better personal finances

Like most people, you are probably struggling to make any reasonable headway, and saving too much can seriously make you unhappy - changing your lifestyle too drastically is unrealistic. Figuring out how much you have to spend and critically, how much you do not, is vital if you are to budget successfully.

Business

LeapIN Blog
05/08/2017
How to Brexit-proof your UK Business if you have EU Customers

The UK's Brexit vote has created a profound level of uncertainty - and small businesses in particular will be worried about how the post-Brexit environment will impact their dealings with EU customers when Britain finally leaves the EU.

LeapIN Blog
11/16/2017
Why You Should Be Doing Business Without Borders - LeapIN Blog

We asked Ignacio, a Spanish national, why he chose LeapIN as the harbour for his business and why it's important to conduct business without borders. I'm from Murcia, located between Valencia and Andalucia. I began my career as a developer working for large companies and governmental departments in the capital, Madrid, working on security and cryptography.

LeapIN Blog
07/15/2017
Why Ukrainian Freelancers Should Incorporate Their Businesses in Estonia

Ukrainian freelancers and entrepreneurs are increasingly utilising Estonia's digital infrastructure to conduct their business globally. Here's why Ukrainians should incorporate their businesses in Estonia. Ukraine has begun visa-free travel across most of Europe, but there's another option that Ukrainians can adopt should they wish to work from home but still access the EU's 500 million people - set up an Estonian company.

Retail & eCommerce

Cielo WiGle
04/09/2019
How much can a smart AC controller save you?

However, how true is this? Will installing smart AC controls decrease energy bills and save you money? Moreover, at a price that is more expensive than a typical programmable thermostat, is it worth it? Post summary: How smart AC controllers reduce energy consumptionOther methods of reducing...

Cielo WiGle
04/08/2019
Prevent costly HVAC repairs with these 6 must-know maintenance tips

Switching from the air conditioner to the furnace places a colossal strain on your home's HVAC system. Even if the air conditioner operates smoothly over the summer and the unit turns on when you switch to heat, the HVAC may not be performing to its full capacity, which results in higher energy...

Cielo WiGle
02/27/2019
Why it's time to make your AC smart [and how to DIY]

Nobody wishes to dump their old air conditioner if they don't need to. Reusing older household items is a sure-fire way to maximize household budgets. Yet, to make even further long-term savings, many US homes are now upgrading to more energy and cost-efficient smart air conditioning. However...

Cielo WiGle
02/27/2019
14 super-easy ways to reduce your AC costs

Post summary: Why US A/C costs are rising14 top solutions to reduce electricity costs Turning up the air conditioning cooling is one such way to guarantee cool air within the home, yet also ensure increased energy costs. A U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) publication compared the...

Marketing

Inspirationfeed
06/17/2019
How Product Images Increase Sales Conversions

Last Updated on Getting traffic to your website is imperative for any online business. However, for those who have as an e-commerce website or online shop, the ultimate goal is converting traffic into online sales. You should prioritize on conversion with the same intensity as you would try to push more traffic to your website, otherwise, you are merely wasting your ad dollars.

Blu Mint Digital
06/10/2019
What is Google's E-A-T and why it matters | Blu Mint Digital

by David Bailey-Lauring Post summary: What is E-A-T? It's impact on YMYL webpages Online security matters Personal branding in regard to E-A-T Google's June Broad Core Algorithm update Google always prefers websites that place a strong emphasis on quality content and have a good E-A-T strategy.

Blu Mint Digital
05/28/2019
What digital marketing skills do today's digital marketers need?

by David Bailey-Lauring Post summary: The importance of reporting in digital marketing Digital marketing specialists or full-stack marketers? 10 critical digital marketing skills Are digital marketing agencies the solution or better hire in-house? How many digital marketing skills do you believe you have? How many do you think you will need?

Blu Mint Digital
12/05/2017
Crafting A Strong SEO Strategy To Dominate 2018

What is the next big thing in SEO? In reality, no one knows. But a strong SEO strategy can set you up to dominate Google in 2018. An SEO strategy is a roadmap for Search Engine Optimisation activities that can be mapped out in definitive steps.

Food

CompuCash
01/04/2019
The rise of food truck culture in the UAE | CompuCash

Given the lower maintenance costs , many would-be restaurateurs are deciding to open a food truck business, now regarded as a decent avenue for commencing a career in the food industry. Food truck culture today offer a myriad of menu options, from vegan falafels to juicy cheeseburgers or more contemporary hybrids.

CompuCash
04/26/2018
Starting a New Restaurant, Cafe or Nightclub in the UAE

So, you want to open a restaurant, cafe or nightclub. You love chatting to new people, you're a pro at crafting food and drinks, and you don't feel the 9-to-5 life is for you. Well, a restaurant, cafe and nightclub are not hobbies. They are businesses.

Gender

Culture & Politics

Estonian World
09/09/2016
Five cultural differences in Estonia: a British expat's view

I moved to Estonia in the summer of 2014. Married to an Estonian with three young children, I wanted to try my chances at living in another country. So I packed up my belongings, convinced my wife that Estonia can be just as good as the UK, and headed off.

Sport

Sportsbet.io | News
10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Beach Football - Sportsbet.io | News

Walking in soft sand is wearying; running in sand is positively tiring; playing beach football is physically shattering. Although at first glance, it may appear to be a fun game played in exotic locations, unlike football and futsal, beach football is much slower, placing emphasis on technical play and high stamina.

Sportsbet.io | News
10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Darts - Sportsbet.io | News

Darts, the only sport where the 'athletes' require a steady nerve than getting into supreme physical shape. Training consists more of drinking pints of beer than training hard to obtain a body like a Greek Adonis. This is the allure of darts for many, where you can train down your local pub than on a sports field.

Sportsbet.io | News
10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Squash - Sportsbet.io | News

Squash is a brutal, fast-moving game that requires skill, speed, and supreme fitness. The ball can reach speeds of up to 270kmh and players strength can be severely sapped, but the games end - much more than most other sports.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Handball - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on handball Due to its fast-paced nature, the game's players are involved in a lot of body contact. Two teams play each other and consist of seven players; six outfield players one goalkeeper. The game lasts for 60 minutes, split into two halves of 30 minutes with a short break in between play.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Bandy - Sportsbet.io | News

At first glance bandy could be mistaken for ice hockey, both are played on ice, with sticks, yet that is where the similarities end. Bandy is a mix of both ice hockey and football and is popular amongst Nordic countries. So, what is Bandy?

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Biathlon - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on Biathlon Biathlon is challenging because not only do they require high physical stamina, but they are interrupted by frequent stops to shoot a sequence of targets. Olympic Biathlon is a combination of five events − individual, sprint, pursuit, relay, and mass start.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Ice Hockey - Sportsbet.io | News

Ice Hockey, or to most of the world, 'hockey' is one of the fastest, dangerous sports there is. Players move around on the ice on ice skates crashing into each other, attempting to smash a small bit of rubber into a goal at speeds of over 160 kilometres per hour.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Pesäpallo - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on Pesäpallo Pesäpallo, hailing from Finland, was conceived from the urge to carve a distinct national identity post-independence. Favoured by both women and men and containing distinct differences from American baseball - pesäpallo is a sport for the whole Finnish nation. The objective of pesäpallo is for one side to score more runs than the opposition.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Futsal - Sportsbet.io | News

Also known as 5-a-side football, Futsal is a faster-paced game that seems never to stop. Similar to the rules of football yet with some notable exceptions; the beauty of futsal is its reliance on close ball control, flair, technical skill and spatial awareness, making it an exhilarating game to watch.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Bowls - Sportsbet.io | News

Bowls is growing in popularity, with all ages enjoying playing and watching the game. Contrary to existing held views bowls is not only played on quiet English lawns in the summer but is a highly skilled sport that requires technique, patience and a tactical brain.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Floorball - Sportsbet.io | News

Easily described as ice hockey on a smooth wooden indoor court, floorball has similar traits exist except its non-contact with the odd shoulder barge permitted. Never heard of floorball? Read on to discover why this game is rapidly growing in popularity.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Boxing - Sportsbet.io | News

Boxing is one of the oldest and most competitive combat sports out there. For centuries, fans have tuned into to see boxers slug it out in the ring. Boxing is more than which fighter packs the heaviest punch, speed, mentality and defence are all pivotal in deciding which boxer will emerge victorious.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to American Football - Sportsbet.io | News

Although American Football is played globally, the American professional leagues like the NFL attract the world's top players. The pinnacle of American Football is the season-ending Super Bowl that is watched and betted on by millions in the US and around the world.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Water Polo - Sportsbet.io | News

A game of intense teamwork and endurance, water polo is similar to handball in scoring and strategy, yet more of a cross between swimming and football and basketball. As the name suggests, it is played in the water, with players having exceptional swimming skills alongside being good at throwing, catching and passing.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) - Sportsbet.io | News

Mixed Martial Arts is renowned for its multi-dimensional fighters with their own tactics and rules. MMA is one of the most demanding, brutal and technically demanding sports requiring fighters to have tremendous stamina, determination, skill and a will never to give up.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Alpine Skiing - Sportsbet.io | News

Alpine skiing comprises five individual events; downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super giant (super-G) and the super combination. Set against the backdrop of stunning scenery combined with speed and unpredictability, make alpine skiing a sport to never take your eyes off.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Snooker - Sportsbet.io | News

Playing a sport in a waistcoat and bow tie? Surely not? Yes, snooker's "sportswear" in just that. Unlike pool where you need to pot all the balls, in snooker, there are rules as to which balls you must pot first, and why is that table so big?

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Curling - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on Sports Curling is made up of two teams consisting of four people. Each player is responsible for throwing two stones per their turn. Their teammates then sweep the ice with brooms in the aim of directing the stones to the target at the end of the ice.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Cycling - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on cycling There are countless other freestyle bicycle sports, yet these tend not to be as competitive. The four formats listed in this article are all Summer Olympic sports that audiences worldwide follow. Cycling competitions and challenges entertain a considerable following in North America, Europe and Asia.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Field Hockey - Sportsbet.io | News

Field Hockey is an exciting, intense and physically demanding sport, requiring a high level of fitness. Unlike in sports like American football, football and even rugby, success in hockey is all about players ability to manipulate the hockey stick in their hands and the ball on the field.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Beach Volleyball - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on beach volleyball Based on indoor volleyball rules, beach volleyball is very similar but has several differences. Volleyball court The opposing teams have only two players, playing on a court that is 8x8m compared to 9x9m for indoor volleyball.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Baseball - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on baseball In baseball the opposing teams have nine players each, taking turns to both bat and field. The fielding team is referred to as the defensive team with the batting team known as the offensive team.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Rugby Union - Sportsbet.io | News

Where football is a gentlemen's game played by hooligans, rugby is a hooligan's game played by gentlemen. Ah, rugby, the sport where a group of 15 players smash into each other with the aim of moving a leather ball between the posts at each end.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Table Tennis - Sportsbet.io | News

Table tennis, also called ping-pong when played recreationally, is a sport that was first conceived in Britain. High-society used to play table tennis after dinner by stacking books at the centre of a table and knocking a golf ball with books across it.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to eSports - Sportsbet.io | News

Maybe you've played video games when you were younger, perhaps you haven't picked up a console controller for years, but you have probably heard about the rapidly growing eSports - a business that is estimated to be worth almost $1.5 billion by 2020.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Badminton - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on badminton Long Chen (CHN) competes against Viktor Axelsen (DEN) in a men's singles semifinals badminton match at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The objective of badminton is to win enough rallies to gain points, thus winning the match.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Golf - Sportsbet.io | News

Golf's early origins can be traced back to China over millennia ago; however, the modern version of the sport was conceived in Scotland in the 1400's. Today Golf is worth millions in prize money, and that is only taking into account the four major golf championships.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Tennis - Sportsbet.io | News

Four points to win a game, six to win a set, with 2 or 3 sets to win a match (depending on what tournament players play or their gender). Tennis can be baffling for the novice watcher. Yet, tennis is a fast-paced game with several elements that make up for an exciting game to watch.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Indoor Volleyball - Sportsbet.io | News

Separated by a net, with two sets of teams, volleyball is a true team game that requires intense organisational teamwork to win a match. If you are new to volleyball, you'll learn there are no prima donnas in this sport!

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09/10/2018
A geek's guide to Cricket - Sportsbet.io | News

If you aren't accustomed to cricket, it can be a challenging game to get your head around. It can be almost impossible to understand and follow the game, but if you know some basics of cricket, the game will start to become very exciting.

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10/10/2018
A geek's guide to Basketball - Sportsbet.io | News

Bet on basketball Basketball is where two opposing teams seek to outscore each other by shooting the ball into the basket. A basket could be worth 1, 2, or 3 points. The team with more points than the other at the end of the time permitted wins the game.

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10/10/2018
10 greatest outsider wins, ever! - Sportsbet.io | News

History is littered with a number of the most unlikely of sporting results, where the outside has won and upset the odds predicted by sports journalists and bookmakers alike. Outsider wins provide punters with not only greater pay-outs, but the excitement derived from sports unpredictable nature.

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10/10/2018
World Cup 2018: Teams to Watch - Sportsbet.io | News

Start betting Odds correct as off 11'th April 2018. For the latest odds click here Russia Sportsbet odds: 40:00 When Russia began their bid to host the World Cup for the first time in their history, their football team were enjoying a period of success, reaching Euro 2008 semi-finals.

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09/10/2018
8 Tips For Betting On A Sport You Know Nothing About

By 2020 the online global gaming market is expected to reach $59.79 billion. Increasingly, more and more bettors are joining this enormous industry. Studies have shown that the top reason why people bet on sports is for entertainment purposes. Typically, people bet on their favourite teams in the hope that those wagers will make watching their favourite games even more compelling.

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8 Signs you Have a Gambling Problem

Sports betting is a form of entertainment, but for some, it can be addictive. Check out these 8 signs to see if you have a gambling problem.

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5 Tips for Betting on Sports You Know Nothing About

With this juggernaut showing no signs of slowing down (predicted to be €51 billion by the end of 2018) - you'd be forgiven for wanting to join in on this huge market. The obvious choice for getting started with sports betting is to be on a sport you're familiar with.

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07/20/2017
10 Signs You Have a Gluten Intolerance

A gluten intolerance is the body's inability to digest or break down the gluten protein found in wheat and certain other grains. Gluten intolerance (also known as a gluten sensitivity) can range from a mild sensitivity to gluten to full-blown celiac dis

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11/23/2017
How To Do An Egg Allergy Home Test For Your Child

Eggs are everywhere. Not only are they served for breakfast, but they're also in all sorts of foods - from muffins to meatloaf. But what if you or your children are allergic to eggs? Now is the time to use an egg allergy home test to find out.

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06/08/2017
How Do I Know I'm in Menopause?

How can you tell if you're nearing menopause, or are already past it? Is there a simple hormone home menopause test to determine menopausal symptoms? Menopause is a biological process that occurs when a woman's ovaries stop releasing mature eggs and her body produces less estrogen and progesterone.

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06/08/2017
Can I Test My Vaginal pH at Home?

You may have already had your vaginal pH tested many times by your gynecologist. This allows them to determine the acidity or alkalinity of your vaginal secretions. But is knowing your vaginal pH important? You may want to test your vaginal pH if you are experiencing vaginal symptoms, including itching, burning, a foul odour from your vagina, or if you are getting an abnormal vaginal discharge.

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06/08/2017
Female Cancer Home Tests All Women Should Know About

Female cancer home tests search for cancer before a person displays any signs or symptoms. As with most diseases typical symptoms can be described as regular household ones, like influenza or a common cold. 'Googling' the answer to "do I have cancer" will provide you with a plethora of information but commonly, most people misdiagnose themselves.

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06/08/2017
3 Male Cancer Home Tests All Men Need To Do

Celebrate the fathers in your life this June by encouraging them to protect their health by getting up to date on male home cancer tests. Male home cancer tests look for cancer before a person has any signs or symptoms.

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07/25/2017
Why You Should Frequently Take A Haemoglobin Test

Haemoglobin in red blood cells carry oxygen from your lungs to your body's tissues. Taking a haemoglobin test ensures that you are aware of any abnormalities in your haemoglobin levels. Because abnormal haemoglobin levels can disrupt the shape of red bloo

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06/08/2017
Helping Your Child To Use A Nebuliser

​Nebulisation can seem daunting for many parents who need to medicate their children. But using an nebuliser or inhaler should not be a scary experience for your child. Used right, it can be a quiet, fun and effective form of delivering medication throu

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