SAHD Cooking – Oyakodon

Hey everyone! Welcome to another installment of our SAHD Cooking show. Today, we’ll cook oyakodon. This is a chicken & egg dish from Japan. Oyako means parent and child, get it? It’s a pretty easy dish, but you need a few Japanese ingredients. Check out the video at the end …

Work-At-Home After Covid-19—Our Forecast

Work-At-Home After Covid-19—Our Forecast What is your work-from-home forecast for after Covid-19? To help answer the question of how many employees will work-at-home after the Covid-19 crisis, we have launched a Global Work-from-Home Experience Survey in partnership with Dr. Anita Kamouri, co-founder of Iometrics and several global associations. In the meantime, here is our …

GoDaddy & Felons.io – The life of an unregistered domain

GoDaddy was accused of using customer domain search inquiries to register names for itself on September 17. These accusations are 100% false. This type of behavior is predatory, unethical, and goes against everything we stand for as a company. To put any rumors or speculation to rest below is a …

Business vs. personal credit cards — How to choose your best option

The information contained in this blog is provided for general informational purposes only, and should not be construed as an endorsement or advice from GoDaddy on any subject matter. For business owners, understanding business vs. personal credit cards is key. It isn’t just a matter of using one credit card …

When it comes to describing the new world of work, the Scandis have a name for it

We have very clearly arrived at a point of inflection in the world of work right now, with more time than ever spent pondering some of its bigger questions. Like what will individuals expect from their place of work? What will employers be willing to offer them? How will the …

Is there a confidence gap between businesses and their people?

  Cornerstone OnDemand have published a new workforce trends report from the Cornerstone People Research Lab (CPRL) titled A License to Skill: Embracing the Reskilling Revolution. The research report claims that while organisational leaders and employees have rallied around the importance of skills, there remains a confidence gap in the …

The value of tech and talent investment through COVID-19

For middle-market and small businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the vital importance of investing in new technology, facilitating remote work, and maintaining the tech-savvy workforce needed to make it all happen, according to a survey conducted by The Harris Poll for CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT). The survey claims …

Big Security Risk for Small Businesses Concerning Employee Social Media

A new Cyber Readiness Institute survey finds that small business owners say employee social media use is a security risk. More than one-in-five employees admit to skirting company cybersecurity policies on a weekly basis. More than 80% of companies allow employees to use personal devices for work, but 46% are …

Can Money Buy More Happiness?

A while back, I wrote the 3 Ways to Avoid Downgrading Your Lifestyle After Retirement. We did this by saving a large portion of our income when I was working full-time. We put an artificial cap on our monthly expenditures. That made it easy to maintain the same lifestyle when …

Working from home may be more productive, but at the cost of wellbeing

New research by the CIPD claims the shift to home working over the pandemic has been a positive experience for most employers, who report people’s improved work-life balance (cited by 61 percent of employers), enhanced employee collaboration (43 percent) and improved focus (38 percent). Overall, 28 percent of employers report …

From The Hill: America’s hidden resilience factor

GoDaddy and The Hill hosted an event on Tuesday, September 15 about microbusinesses and their impact on the U.S. economy. GoDaddy’s CEO, Aman Bhutani, opened the event by sharing data that illustrates the impact microbusinesses make on local economies throughout America. These are businesses and ventures run with fewer than …

Zoho Workplace Reimagines Business Context and Continuity Across Apps

The latest update to Zoho Workplace has brought a focus on business context and continuity to the productivity, collaboration, and communication platform. Zoho Workplace is a suite of nine technology tools, which are integrated to their users’ business processes. It’s essentially a platform that ensures all its component apps are …

Get used to the idea of work as an experience rather than a place

Suck it up. The role of property in supporting organisational performance has changed forever. The obsession with bricks and mortar has to shift to the employee-as-consumer experience. If we understand that user experience, then organisations can make the right decisions. The problem is, experience is now scattered across millions of …

COVID Fuels Small Business Innovation, QuickBooks Study Finds

Some entrepreneurs are looking to small business innovation to stem the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the sector. In the new What’s next for the small business economy? report, Intuit QuickBooks surveyed 965 small business owners to gauge both the state of small business and what’s in its future. It …

Mental health support is lacking, despite a rise in anxiety

A survey carried out by mental health organisation, TalkOut, claims that 56 percent of UK workers haven’t received any mental health support or advice from their employer since the pandemic hit in March. The study – which surveyed 1,500 UK workers – suggests that 68 percent of respondents had felt …

Almost a third of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020

A report by HR software and employment law advice service BrightHR claims that 28 percent of UK workers have cancelled annual leave in 2020. The report, which uses data from over 300,000 BrightHR users, also claims that, predictably, the two highest months for cancelled leave were while the UK was …

10 Franchise Business Lessons to Learn From a Successful Duo

From their pasts as a network administrator and a principal at the same school district, you’d be forgiven to not think about Stuart and Kelly Josberger as a couple to ask about franchise business lessons. However, we bet many entrepreneurs would, once they learn what the Josbergers have been building …

We are still overlooking the importance of air quality

The impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on commercial buildings was immediate – offices emptied overnight as people made the sudden shift to home working. Several months later, and although restrictions are being lifted, an unease about the possibility of localised lockdowns and an uncertainty about the potential health implications of …

The case for net zero carbon buildings explored in new guidance

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published a new report, ‘Building the case for net zero: A feasibility study into the design, delivery and cost of new net zero carbon buildings’. Research earlier this year by JLL suggested that more sustainable buildings can have increased rental value of 6-11 …

Parents dedicate two extra working days a month to new Covid school routine

New research by Vita Health Group claims British parents are set to spend the equivalent of more than two working days extra a month on the school routine due to the additional childcare management needed due to the pandemic and employers will have to consider this in their workplace policies …

Why Developers Should Design Their Own Niche Portfolio Sites

This post presents seven valuable guidelines for developers to help them create niche portfolios that will instantly impress potential clients. A well-designed niche portfolio is one of the most powerful marketing tools a developer can have to attract clients and customers. What is the number-one thing you want your developer …

Pandemic Schooling 2020

Hey parents, is school going well so far? Our son’s school year started 2 weeks ago and it’s easier than I thought. Earlier this year, his school shut down in March and never reopened for spring. That was a tough quarter for everybody. The teachers weren’t prepared, the parents had …

6 ways to establish authenticity and credibility with a .press domain name

The news industry has grown by leaps and bounds ever since the advent of digital media, thanks to the ease it affords in accessing information in real-time. Almost every newspaper, magazine and TV channel now needs an active online presence to be able to cater to the consumers’ demands of …

Redundancies set to double the peak reached in the 2008 recession

New analysis of official data released to the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) claims that between May and July 2020, employers notified government of nearly 380,000 potential redundancies. This is more than double the peak reached in the Great Recession, when 180,000 staff were notified as being at risk between …

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 …

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 Free Slideshow & Gallery Templates for Adobe After Effects

Slideshows are a great way to grab your audience’s attention. Whether you’re making a business presentation or simply want a unique way to preserve precious moments, a slideshow can help you make it more memorable. That’s why in this article, we’ve selected the best After Effects slideshow and gallery templates …

Digital Transformation Is Crucial for Longevity According to Cisco Study

A new study reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating small business digital transformation. With this modernization increasingly becoming a necessity, both networking giant Cisco and market intelligence firm IDC recommend eight steps entrepreneurs can take now. These insights are from the 2020 Small Business Digital Maturity Study, …

The 12 Best Double Exposure Effect Photoshop Action Sets

When you’re working on post-production for your photographs, it’s vital to have some time savers on hand. With this in mind, Photoshop actions are the most likely choice for achieving the end results you want. So, if you want to create cool double exposure effects without having manually captured this …

Thriving Small Businesses Often Have This Trait, Says NetSuite Leader

What’s one trait that thriving small businesses often have? Ranga Bodla says that from interactions with countless businesses, the successful ones often have one characteristic that stands out. Ranga heads industry marketing at Oracle NetSuite. The technology giant’s arm makes a host of applications for small- and medium-sized enterprises. As …

The next chapter for office life, remote work and the stories we tell about it all

One of the few interesting things about the deluge of tedious work-related stories over the last few months has been watching the narratives about remote work, office life and all the rest of it develop. Of course, you’ll still get the odd piece like this, a rambling, lazy string of …

Jobseekers still looking to work for organisations that share their values

Covid-19 has changed the profile of today’s jobseekers and as such, an organisation’s purpose is valued more than ever suggests new research from the recruitment agency Hays. Of the 13,500 surveyed, four in five (81 percent) professionals say working at an organisation that has a strong and positive purpose aligned …

The mental health consequences of COVID grow increasingly clear

The number of self-employed people saying they have “poor” or “very poor” mental health has increased from 6 percent to 26 percent since the beginning of the pandemic (a 300 percent rise), claims new research by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed). The number saying they had …

The link between wellbeing and green design is driving material innovation

One of the most interesting developments in the way we talk about the design of buildings in recent years is how the issue of wellbeing has found an overlap with environmental concerns. We know instinctively that these are natural partners. What is good for the environment almost always has a …

Progression is hard, but promotion is rewarding

Highly talented workers join prestigious firms, claims new research by the University of Cologne, Bielefeld, Braunschweig and the California State University, East Bay. The study, conducted by Professor Oliver Gurtler, suggests that it is harder to advance in a competitive firm, but the promotion is higher valued by the labour …

Back to school and back to business: How to run a business with kids at home

This article originally published on GoDaddy’s OpenWeStand.org website. As the hot days of summer are winding down, parents are getting wound up, thinking about how to run a business with kids at home — whether those kids are doing online learning, a hybrid schedule, moving to homeschool or even just …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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. …

WordPress Plugins You Shouldn’t Live Without as a Site Owner

There are at least two ways to extend the functionality of your WordPress site. (1) The DIY approach, which can be time-consuming and is not always totally successful. Or (2), using plugins that offer immediate solutions to your website enhancement needs. Your website’s type or niche determines which plugins you’ll …

Younger workers risk missing out on career opportunities by shunning SMEs

Young people leaving education and looking for work may be missing out on potential employment opportunities by failing to consider Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the advantages they offer, new research from Santander UK claims. ‘Gen Z’ and Millennials do not believe SMEs offer the same job security or …