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After a year of lockdowns, people are burnt-out but happier

Glint’s latest insights report shows that there is a worrying increase in employees experiencing challenges with their mental health, with burnout risk trending upwards year-over-year. That spiked in late March 2020 and climbed by nearly 4 percent between August and December 2020. That’s not a big surprise, given the first …

Dave Kerpen On Selling Popcorn, Loving Family and Finding Great Partners

Dave Kerpen is an entrepreneur, investor, author and speaker. With his wife Carrie, they launched, grew, and recently sold Likeable Media. He spoke about this on an interview with Randi Zuckerberg in the Likeable Business club room on Clubhouse. Dave Kerpen started selling “Crunch and Munch” popcorn in Boston arenas. …

Employee experience is top priority for CIO’s but UK held back by lack of tools

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, have announced a new study, claiming that employee experience has become a new priority for IT leaders as they reinvent their infrastructures to support remote workforces. The Changing Role of the IT Leader was conducted by Forrester Consulting on …

Companies use skills as the new currency for workforce transformation

Skills have become the new currency of workforce and talent strategies, as more than half of organisations that responded to the 2021 Mercer Global Talent Trends survey are targeting upskilling and reskilling of critical talent pools to drive workforce transformation. For most organisations, from COVID-19 to technological advances, the nature …

Learn Remotion: Create Animated Video with HTML, CSS & React

Creating a video with text, animations, colors, and shapes traditionally requires specialist software and potentially years of motion graphic training. What if you could use your existing toolset, training, and background in web development to do the same? Remotion allows JavaScript developers to reuse the skills and knowledge they’ve built …

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 …

Time is running out to register for the Expand 2021 free virtual event 

If you were planning to register for Expand 2021 but never got around to it, the time is now. This free virtual event for web designers, developers and other digital pros runs April 27 and 28, with a schedule packed with knowledgeable experts — including pros from Google, WooCommerce and …

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 …

4 Best Practices To Help Digital Marketers Work From Home

The current pandemic caused severe economic effects. Businesses of all sizes suffered and some had no choice but to declare bankruptcy and close their doors permanently. Or, they had their workers work from home. Amidst this unfortunate situation, one of the businesses that continues to thrive is digital marketing. And …

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 …

Stack up, back up: Practice safe web dev on World Backup Day 

If there were a formal education for budding web designers and developers, it would need to include something like that cringey class we all had to endure as teenagers. You remember… diving into the facts of life? In the web professional curriculum, World Backup Day would be a particularly important …

The true cost of a “quick change” for web designers and developers

If you’re like most web freelancers who’ve been around the block, you’ve done plenty of small freebie jobs for clients, friends and family, and maybe even for former clients. In fact, you may even have built entire websites for free. I’ve been there, done that, and bought the T-shirt. We …

Is Thought Leadership Worth It? Your Questions Answered

Content Marketing Is Thought Leadership Worth It? Your Questions Answered David Tile, Founder & Director @ Article-Writing.co Posted On: March 29, 2021 Have you heard the term thought leadership tossed around and don’t feel it applies to you?  Often, exceptional industry experts don’t recognize their potential to inform and inspire …

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 …

How to create beautiful WooCommerce pages using only the free storefront and Gutenberg editor

Let’s talk about how to create great-looking pages that highlight products and sales on a WooCommerce website — barebones, no artificial flavor, color or preservatives. We’ll only be using WordPress, WooCommerce, the WooCommerce Storefront theme and its default widgets. And yes, it can certainly be made to be beautiful. Let’s …

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 …

Starting a movement: Q&A with FFFL.co founder Dr. Sophia Yen

Inspired by the book “Half the Sky” by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, FFFL (pronounced “full”) is an awareness campaign and movement that encourages women and their allies to choose companies that are Female Founded & Female Led (FFFL).  Their mission is to bring visibility to, increase the numbers of, …

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 …

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 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 …

Cheat Sheet: Managed WordPress Ecommerce Hosting

Our Managed WordPress Ecommerce Hosting lets you create a robust ecommerce store quickly and easily. That means building the exact store your clients need for hundreds, even thousands, less per year.  Build more store for less    Powered by WooCommerce, our Managed WordPress Ecommerce Hosting features powerful flexibility with easy-to-use extensions and client-management tools. That …

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 …

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 …

Ecommerce in 2021: 10 trends to expect in dropshipping

Ecommerce has dramatically grown in 2020 due to the pandemic’s effects. The industry has hit about $25.6 trillion in sales. More retailers have gone online. Other entrepreneurs have taken on eCommerce ventures like dropshipping. Such effects are, therefore, likely to spill over into 2021 and influence online businesses. Ecommerce is …

GoDaddy Q&A with Corona Mamas founder Erin King-Mullins

Soon after experiencing the traumatic birth of her daughter in February, Dr. Erin King-Mullins, a colorectal surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia, faced the coronavirus pandemic and sheltering-in-place. The anxieties and stressors associated with this prompted her to search for support and resources. She didn’t find what she was looking for, so …

5 elements of landscaping websites that drive traffic and make money

According to BrightLocal, 97 percent of consumers use the internet to find local services. With that kind of number, it’s pretty clear that all landscaping businesses should not only invest in a website but create a high-quality landscaping website that drives traffic and revenue. 5 landscaping website elements that drive traffic …

No financial incentive to tackle climate change for 90 percent of CEOs, study claims

Fewer than 10 percent of UK CEOs have financial incentives in place to be environmentally friendly in their business practices and thus tackle the climate change emergency, according to new research from Vlerick Business School. In fact, the researchers found that only 6 per cent of UK CEOs have in …