Update: Downtimes and Slow Site Access

Update 2:49PM EST: Server upgrade has been completed. You should not see any downtimes or slow site access now. If you do, please email admin[@]techie-buzz[dot]com.

We are aware of slow site access and downtimes on the site, which are affecting several users. Thanks for emailing in your concerns. We are currently working to restore normalcy.

In the process we are upgrading the server to add more firepower to it. You might see a further downtime of 15-20 minutes. Please bear with us, till we fix the issue.

Sorry for the inconvenience, we are working hard to get things back to normal.

Techie Buzz is a Top 100 InfoTech & Technology Blog in the World on Technorati

Out here, we are certainly not obsessed with rankings. However, from time to time we do like to share our achievements with others. Quite recently we were Top 100 InfoTech and Technology Blog in the world, according to Technorati, who track millions of blogs from across the world. This is a great achievement for us, since Technorati tracks more than 133 millions blogs across the internet, and being in the Top 100 puts us into a very elite position.

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Overall, we are ranked 110th 100 in the general technology category, among 133 million blogs from across the world. Which again is great considering the amount of blogs that write about technology.

Once again, we want to thank all our readers for all the support you have given us. And like always, we aim to please. You will notice a lot of changes in how we review software and services, making it much more easier for you to make a decision to try out new and useful software.

Techie Buzz Internship: Looking for Mac/Apple/iPhone and Software Review Interns

We got a tremendous response from our last hiring spree, and are now moving to getting more closer to being, a one-stop information hub for users that are looking to get solutions for all their technology needs.

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We are a 20 member strong editorial team, some of who contribute regularly and some who cover specific topics. However, we are missing a few bright guys in our team.

We are looking to expand in more specific areas, if you fit the bill, feel free to shoot me an email at keith[@]techie-buzz[dot]com.

  • Mac/Apple/iPhone content – If you own a Mac product, we are looking for you. You can write about software reviews, Apple news and iPhone Apps.
  • Software/Freeware Reviewer – You will work directly under me, reviewing software and and unleashing all the benefits to the user.

There are two positions available right now, both of them are internships, which will be closely monitored by all the editors on the team. In future, all internships will be converted to regular author positions based on performance. Interested in joining? Just email me with your bio.

When you email me, please answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to write for Techie Buzz?
  • What area(s) you can cover from the above list?
  • Have you written elsewhere or own a blog? If so please provide samples.
  • How often can you contribute?
  • Anything else you might want to include is welcome.

Looking forward to having you on the Techie Buzz team. If you are keen to join the team and contribute to Techie Buzz, but don’t fall in the above two areas. No problems, you can always guest post for Techie Buzz.

Techie Buzz is Part of 9Rules Network

I am very pleased to announce, that we have added another feather to our cap, by being chosen to be part of the popular 9rules network.

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9rules is a premium blogging network, which showcases the best content of the Independent web. Techie Buzz was selected in round 9 of blog submissions, along with several other popular blogs. There were more than 150 blog submissions, out of which 43 blogs were chosen to be a part of the network.

We want to take this opportunity to thank member of the 9Rules team, consisting of Scrivs, Mike and Tyme, for selecting us to be a part of the network. It is indeed a privilege to be part of a network, which features some of the best blogs from across the Internet. We are more than eager to add the 9Rules leaf to our cap :-).

And last but not the least, we want to thank all our readers for all your love and loyalty, that contributes towards making Techie Buzz a success. We look forward to delivering the best news and become a one-stop resource for all your computing needs.

P.S. Want to show more love? Become a fan of Techie Buzz on , or follow our friendly update robot @techiebuzzer on .

Interested In Writing For Techie Buzz?

Out here at Techie Buzz we dish out content day after day, we include a lot of , , and lots of other content, however we still have a scope to grow and improve.

Techie Buzz is not just a one man show, and there are several authors who contribute their knowledge and expertise to make it a place where you can know your Technology head on.

That has been my motto from day 1 that I started this blog.

However I do feel that certain areas still need to be covered and want to explore those areas, even though I think I can contribute in those areas, I don’t really think that I can find time to do it.

So am looking for few more writers that can fill up that void, if you have the skills and expertise to do that you are more than welcome to join us on the Techie Buzz team, and this will be a paid gig, so you get a chance to showcase your skills and get paid for it too :-).

Here are some areas that I am looking to expand in and require authors for;

  • Linux (Ubuntu and other flavors) related articles and tips and tricks.
  • Apple/Mac related content.
  • Detailed How-to articles.
  • DIY (do it yourself) sort of articles.
  • Mobile related content (iPhone/Symbian etc), this is for Mobile Buzz.
  • Gadgets/Hardware related content, this is for Gadgets Buzz.
  • Hot, Awesome, Funky and Unique List Posts, this is for Damn Good Lists.
  • Newbie tutorials, excellent step by step tutorials, this is for KISS Geeks.

What do you get when you write for Techie Buzz?

  • A robust and hassle free environment to write content, no editorial interference from my end.
  • You get paid to write.
  • Some of your content might land up on Google News.
  • Backlinks to   your own blog from every post you write.
  • Will look good on your resume :-)
  • And last but not the least, attention and love from our readers, which to me matters the most.

Are you interested in writing for us? How do you get in touch with us? Just drop a email to keith [@] techie-buzz.com. Please make sure to include the following details, all are not required but it helps.

  • Why do you want to write for Techie Buzz?
  • What area(s) you can cover from the above list?
  • Have you written elsewhere or own a blog? If so please provide samples.
  • How often can you contribute?
  • Anything else you might want to include is welcome.

Once I get your email, I will get in touch with you and personally discuss things and we can take it forward from there. Looking forward to having YOU on the Techie Buzz team.

Techie Buzz Gets A New Look. Give Us Your Feedback

Change is constant. We endeavor to keep it that way by re-inventing ourselves every now and then. We have constantly made smaller changes over the last few months, but decided to dive into a complete overhaul for the site by giving it a new look, yes we re-designed the site.

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We are pretty much excited about the new design and hope our readers like it too.

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