These Companies Want You To Work From Home Full Time. And The Benefits Are Amazing.

There are a lot of ways to earn money from home. You can freelance. You can start your own online business. You can even turn your hobby into a money-making enterprise. And that doesn’t even scratch the surface  of home-based income generators when you factor in all the extra income …

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 …

UK businesses still aren’t providing the flexible working employees want

According to new research from Tiger Recruitment, UK businesses still aren’t offering workers enough flexibility. While the pandemic has required many to work more flexibly from home, more than a quarter of employees questioned say they still aren’t happy with the flexible working options available to them, and men are …

Workers demand green office technology from their employers

Almost half (46 percent) of workers expect their employers to provide them with green technology equipment, such as laptops, printers and other devices, according to new research from Epson. The research of 4,000 workers claims that, rather than being a ‘nice to have’, employees say the following are now essential …

Cornerstone Innovation Lab unites data scientists across the company to advance AI in the workplace

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD), has announced the formation of the Cornerstone Innovation Lab for AI, a new centre of excellence within the company composed of data scientists and machine learning experts who specialise in innovating practical and ethical ways to apply AI technology to the workplace. This year, organisations …

5 Ways to Give Back on a Budget: Giving Season for Businesses

The season of giving is upon us. In fact, consumer behaviors are continuing to change in favor of giving businesses that stand for something. For instance, 73% of Americans make buying decisions based on companies’ charitable giving. Additionally, employees are more engaged and have more job satisfaction when they work for …

Innovast Digital Marketing: Brand presence, elevated

Karen Etchells runs Innovast Digital Marketing, a creative web agency specializing in informational websites and content creation. You can find Innovast on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. You can connect with Karen on LinkedIn. Tell us about yourself. Who are you? Where are you based? I’m Karen Etchells. Mom of five, …

8 things solopreneurs must do to finish the year on the right track

This information contained in this blog is provided for general information purposes only and should not be construed as an endorsement or advice from GoDaddy or legal or tax advice Always consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation. Ready to say goodbye to the …

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 …

11 best pricing strategies for your dropshipping store

Dropshipping is an eCommerce solution for entrepreneurs who want to do business online without the hassle of carrying physical goods. The pricing strategy can be a significant source of competitive advantage for your dropshipping store. Choosing the right products and suppliers is essential. However, if you get your pricing wrong, …

The great lesson of 2020 for small businesses is to be ready for anything

The repercussions of Covid-19 for the small business community have been particularly ruinous. Recent figures paint a worrying picture, revealing that approximately 76,300 SMEs in London alone ceased operations completely as a direct result of the pandemic, with lockdowns costing from £30,000 to £75,000 for one in ten small businesses. …

Rise of remote work monitoring technology to be investigated by taskforce

Union body the TUC has today launched a new taskforce to look at the “creeping role” of artificial intelligence (AI) in managing people at work. The taskforce launch comes as a new TUC report, Technology managing people: the worker experience, claims that many workers have concerns over the use of …

We need to understand and channel workplace conflict in the right way

Earlier this month, in a sudden and unexpected turn of events, the prime minister’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, walked out of 10 Downing Street for the last time, having resigned/been asked to leave, depending on whose account of the episode you believe. However, the affair unfolded in reality, it seems …

Real-life advice to make the most of increased digital holiday traffic

Online traffic and shopping have skyrocketed in 2020 due to the pandemic and brick and mortar closures. And as the holidays approach, this trend will continue as we begin to see increased digital holiday traffic. In August, online sales increased 42%, year over year, and consumers spent $63 billion, according …

Successful mompreneurs’ advice for balancing work + kids during summer break

When you’re a mom trying to run a business while raising your kids, it’s hard enough working during the school year. Throw summer break into the mix, and it’s a recipe for stress and lowered productivity. So, I went straight to the source — successful mompreneurs who are in the trenches on …

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 …

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. …

8 ways small businesses can be profitable during the 2020 holiday shopping season

This article was originally published on GoDaddy’s OpenWeStand.org website. As we enter the 2020 holiday shopping season, in the middle of a pandemic, consumers are concerned about shopping near others and shopping indoors and businesses are adapting rapidly to meet their needs. 75% of U.S. shoppers said they will shop online more …

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 …

10 simple small business SEO tactics that you can do in-house

One of the most effective ways to grow your venture online is to perform well in search, which is why small business SEO (search engine optimization) is a skill that’s worthwhile for entrepreneurs to know. You’re already well on your way to establishing your business’s credibility if your website is …

Here’s how to prepare your dropshipping store for the holidays

Here’s how to prepare your dropshipping store for the holidays NOVEMBER 6, 2020 Ah! The holidays! Shopping season in the US. It is that time when consumers get the biggest deals for the most coveted items, and sellers make the biggest profits. The events this year (Covid-19) indicate that shopping …

How to prepare your sites for the holiday shopping season

A version of this post was originally posted on Media Temple’s blog. Every year, holiday shopping seems to exceed expectations. Case in point, last year’s holiday shopping season set all-time records. Check out these 2019 digital revenue growth numbers from Salesforce: Thanksgiving – +24% Black Friday – +16% Cyber Monday …

Hacked: What to Do When Your WordPress Website Has Been Compromised

It starts with a sinking feeling that something is amiss with your WordPress website. Maybe your security plugin has alerted you to a changed file that you know you didn’t touch. Or you see some unfamiliar content within your post listing. Whatever the indicator, it leads to one conclusion: Your …

Neither bosses nor staff feel confident about future UK business environment

Two new reports published this week, show a lack of confidence amongst employers and employees within the UK business environment. The latest data in Gartner’s Global Talent Monitor report shows employee confidence in near-term business conditions and long-term economic prospects reaching an index score of 55.6 for the last quarter …

How to start the process of reopening your small business

This article originally published on GoDaddy’s OpenWeStand.org website. Many states are loosening their stay-at-home orders and this means businesses will be opening again soon. However, many small business owners are still feeling quite nervous about the prospect of reopening, and understandably so. It’s not like COVID-19 has gone away. In …