How to Create an online Store for Free Using OpenCart and Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

The e-commerce industry is booming worldwide. The United States, the world’s largest e-commerce market, generated $395.28 billion in e-commerce sales in 2013 (internetretailer.com). This tip will present a step by step tutorial on how to setup your online store for free, the only skill you’ll need during the tutorial is your ability to use a…

How to Plan Office Space, Store Space and Home Renovation Online Part One (Dassault Systèmes, HomeByMe)

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Many Business, store and home owners’ struggles while planning office space, store space and home renovation. There are two main reasons for that struggle; first, they can’t visualize and thus feel how the office/store/home would look like after the redesign. Second, they can’t iterate between various designs in an easy and convenient way. This “How…

Create Your Own Social Media Analytics System Using ThinkUp and Openshift

By Ahmed Mahmoud

A social media analytics tool is crucial for content creators, companies, organizations, and even government agencies. ThinkUp is one of the most powerful social media analytics tools available. ThinkUp helps you accomplish the following; first, archive and thus search your social media interactions (e.g. tweets, posts, +1s, etc.). Second, analyze visually via graphs and charts…

How to Design Your Graphics Online for Free Using Canva

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Computer graphics are used everywhere nowadays; in presentations, posters, infogrphics, logo creation, business cards, invitations,  online advertisements and way many other things. But not everyone is a designer or has the budget to hire one, and here comes Canva. Canva is a free online app that allows anyone to create professional looking graphics (logo, infographics,…

How to Create a Website Analytics Service (Piwik on Openshift)

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Updated on 18-02-2016 Website analytics is one of the most crucial tools for webmasters; they provide insight for the number of unique visitors, page views, Bounce rate, visitors’ location, visitors’ path (entry and exit pages) and more. All of these information help the webmaster better understand the website users and how to better serve them.…

How to Create Your Own Wiki for Free (DoKuWiKi and Openshift)

By Ahmed Mahmoud

This “How To” will present a step by step tutorial on how to create your own wiki for free (forever! No credit card is even required) on Openshift. Openshift is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) market leader. The service allows anyone to create their own wiki/WordPress/Drupal/Joomla website for free without the need of any…