Bricktowntom's Market Place Sharing Industry News And Resources To Help You Succeed Online.

Bricktowntom is committed to exceeding your expectations by providing a positive, enjoyable experience while visiting my site. Thank you for considering Bricktowntom's Market Place. I appreciate the trust you have placed in me!!
Bricktowntom's Market Place Sharing Industry News And Resources To Help You Succeed Online.

The Difference Between a Sales Pitch and an Elevator Pitch and Why it Matters.

The elevator pitch as we know it today comes from Hollywood. An aspiring screenwriter would corner an unsuspecting executive in an elevator and pitch his/her concept during the time it took to go one floor. If the executive liked the pitch they would stay on until their floor. If they …

Are State-Level Privacy Laws Sustainable Long Term?

Since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR) implementation more than three years ago, individual US states have struggled to pass their own data privacy laws. In fact, only two states have been successful so far: California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA). And while there …

Develop your 2021 marketing strategy — looking back to plan ahead

Many business owners, entrepreneurs, and even veteran marketers devise their strategy for the New Year starting in January. I’m here to make a case for developing your 2021 marketing strategy now, or more specifically, throughout the last quarter of the year. 7 steps to develop your 2021 marketing strategy Developing …

How skills training and a microloan helped Consuelo Rosales thrive through the pandemic

Consuelo Rosales, who owns a small cleaning services business in Jonesboro, Arkansas, draws strength from adversity. A Mexican immigrant and mother of three boys, Consuelo has faced plenty of it in recent years. Trapped inside an abusive marriage, she decided to start her business with a clear objective in mind: …

Background Checks? These 7 Guidelines Can Help You Overcome Anxiety

Right now, failing background checks is a major concern for many. Last year’s pandemic has so many people out looking for work, many with lingering financial issues. Let’s face it…2020 was a year of tumult, boredom, and hysteria. It was a time of great uncertainty. Millions went through layoffs or …

10 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Page Transition Effects

The act of clicking around a multipage website can become monotonous over time. Adding page transition effects to the mix can help to kick things up a notch. They’re great for keeping the user’s interest as new content loads while maintaining a minimal impact on performance. With that in mind, …

Website Terminology Glossary: Ecommerce, Vol. 1 

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, quickly find …

Social Media Branding Mistakes: 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid

It can be immensely helpful to remind ourselves that social media branding mistakes happen in front of a worldwide audience. Avoiding them altogether is obviously the best strategy. There are thousands of hard-working professionals trying to grow a strong, lasting online presence and personal brand. Many (if not most) turn …

Starting a new online business during the pandemic: Two COVID-era tales of renewal in Miami

The pandemic forced more than three-quarters of small businesses across the U.S. to temporarily close up shop in the spring of 2020, and thousands have since shut down for good. But the COVID-19 pandemic also led to a record number of people trying to start their own businesses: 4.5 million …

Q&A with Detroit Hives founders Timothy Paul Jackson and Nicole Lindsey

Today we’re speaking with Detroit Hives founders Timothy Paul Jackson and Nicole Lindsey. Initially starting with an idea to bring local raw honey to the Detroit area, Detroit Hives has expanded to include tours and education around their apiaries. Detroit Hives focuses on the conservation of bees, education about bees …

Career Growth in Nursing: Why Developing Your Soft Skills Will Be Crucial

For any individual pursuing career growth in the nursing profession, there are several skill sets to learn and develop. These are typically divided into two categories; hard skills and soft skills.  Hard skills are teachable and measurable abilities. Soft skills, otherwise known as personality skills, refer to the social skills …

5 WordPress accessibility tools to improve clients’ websites

As web designers and developers, we have a lot of important objectives — from making sure a website is mobile and desktop friendly, to ensuring it is fast, looks good, and is user friendly. However, an important aspect that can often be overlooked is finding the right WordPress accessibility tools. …

Sign up for this free event & support underserved children’s access to computer science education 

To address the inequity experienced by underserved students seeking access to computer science, an upcoming event aims to rally support from professionals in this sphere. The meetup is scheduled for Thursday, June 10 at 1 p.m. (EST) and sponsored by GoDaddy Pro, the nonprofit Code.org, and Radix, the registry behind …

Introduction to Static, Dynamic, Strong and Weak Data Types

This article will explain what data types are, what is meant by the terms “static”, “dynamic”, “strong” or “weak” when we talk about data types, and why should we even care. What Are Data Types Anyway? If you’ve done any programming, you surely have seen variables, parameters or values returned …

GoDaddy Website Design Services and Google Lighthouse — design meets power

These days, the expectations for your site are high. Not only does your website need to look sharp, but it also needs to load quickly on a wide range of devices. Juggling all of the individual parts of keeping your site looking and running smoothly can overwhelm even the most …

14 mentor qualities that separate the good from the great

Whether you are a mentor, mentee or interested in getting involved in this type of relationship, it’s important to understand the qualities that make for a great mentor. A high-quality, motivated mentor makes the experience a winning endeavor for everyone involved. 14 mentor qualities that separate the good from the …

How to use consumer psychology to grow your small business

I bet you never thought you’d be a part-time psychologist when you started your business.  Over the last 10 years of owning a digital marketing agency, I’ve come to realize that successful marketers marry the art of design with the science of consumer psychology. Funny enough, I almost double-majored in …

Website Terminology Glossary: Web Design, Vol. 2 

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, quickly find …

What is SSL?

Editor’s note: This SSL article was originally published on September 5, 2013, and was updated on July 25, 2018. What is SSL? You might have heard the term SSL, or maybe someone said your website needs an SSL certificate but you aren’t sure what one is. That’s OK. By the …

Top 4 WooCommerce tips & tricks for better product visibility

As a web designer or developer, your goal is to deliver results. If your clients want to sell products online or increase sales, these tips and tricks are designed to help increase product visibility using WooCommerce. The combination of WooCommerce and WordPress is a powerhouse of eCommerce goodness. Get started …

All-in-one online marketing solutions to help you grow your business

The GetResponse platform contains a suite of email marketing and online campaign management tools designed to help you grow your sales, maximize ROI, and succeed in online marketing. From unlimited broadcasting and top deliverability to 5-star customer service and over 50 easy yet powerful features – we’ve got you covered. …

Website Terminology Glossary: Website Security, Vol. 1

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, quickly find …

SSL term changes: Maximum SSL certificate validity is now one year

As your certificate authority, it’s our responsibility to share shifts in the industry with our customers. One major change that’ll be coming into effect is around the shortening of term changes. We’ll briefly go over potential impacts to your site and how GoDaddy is adapting to better serve you. Maximum …

Website Terminology Glossary: Domains, Vol. 1

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, use this glossary …

Websites + Marketing: Schedule & publish posts directly to Instagram

When it comes to succeeding online, small business owners know it takes more than a website to grow. They need to be where their customers are – whether that be on social media or in their inboxes. But being everywhere takes time, especially when trying to manage and maintain multiple …

Smart spaces and the other top technology trends for 2021

  Technology researcher Gartner has highlighted the top strategic technology trends it believes organisations should be aware of in 2021. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with ‘substantial disruptive potential that is beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, or which are …

Website Terminology Glossary: Website Builders, Vol. 1

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, quickly find …

Website Terminology Glossary: Website Design, Vol. 1

When you’re hustling, time is money and that money comes in coins, not bills. It’s why we made our Website Terminology Glossary for web pros. This free resource for designers, developers, marketers or anyone else makes it easier explaining technical stuff to clients. Rather than a lengthy back-and-forth, quickly look …

Women in technology: How tech companies can (and should) get more female applicants

Hiring more women for roles in technology companies — especially in leadership positions — is a positive step forward for our culture and society … and a smart business decision. In this article we’ll look at why we need more women in technology, some obstacles faced by females in the …

Using Google Analytics and Google Search Console to find out what’s bringing people to your website

Most established online businesses harness the use of Google Analytics and Google Search Console to find out what’s bringing people to their site. However, if you’re an established business recently moving online due to COVID-19 or you’re a new business, then you might feel a little intimidated. There’s so much …

People working from home have the same legal protections as they do in offices

Even as the COVID-19 lockdown eases, it is predicted that many people will continue to work remotely for the foreseeable future. Government advice remains that those who can work from home should do so. This throws up a key question for employers both in the current circumstances and going forward. …