Why Tiny Turkeys Are All the Rage This Thanksgiving

Small birds are having a big moment. Tiny turkeys will increasingly grace Thanksgiving tables next week, thanks to the millennial generation’s ongoing campaign to remake American gastronomy. The holiday depicted by Norman Rockwell—Grandma showing off a cooked bird so plump it weighs down a banquet plate—is still common. But smaller …

Now’s the time to start marketing for Valentine’s Day sales

We’re coming up on the end of 2018, and that means it’s time for online retailers to start thinking about how they’re going to position themselves for Valentine’s Day sales — and yes, it’s worth planning this early. In 2018, Valentine’s Day was responsible for injecting more than $19.6 billion …

Match says Bumble is dropping its $400M lawsuit, but this battle isn’t over

Bumble and Match’s ongoing legal battles are continuing today. According to a statement released by Match Group this morning, Bumble is dropping its $400 million lawsuit against Match, which had claimed Match fraudulently obtained trade secrets during acquisition talks. However, Bumble is preparing to refile its suit at the state …

The satisfaction of self-employed people depends on skills development rather than business growth

Developing skills and knowledge is more important for self-employed people’s sense of career progression than increasing their rate of pay, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and the IPA (the Involvement and Participation Association) claims. The report, Working well for yourself: What makes for …

Episode 64 – Leveraging Affiliate Marketing for Massive Growth with Nate Lind

If you’re like me then you’re not overly familiar with affiliate marketing.  It is a bit of a mystery for a lot of us marketers and ecomm entrepreneurs. However it does have some huge positives:  Scalable: Once you attract the right affiliates and have the right offer, you can go …

11 Best Site Builders for Small Businesses

The Time-Poor Startup If you’re short on time, you want a website builder that can cut through the detail without compromising on quality, and you’re probably already thinking about the one-page website strategy. One page websites are now commonplace. They rely on large photos, headers and lists to get the …

Online Slots Bonuses Entrepreneurs Should Know About

One of the main reasons why a great multitude of gamblers prefer to play at online casinos is because of the wide variety of promotions offered by them, compared to the land-based casino establishments. Bonuses related to online slots are the most popular among such promotions, and can be very …

Seasonal vs. evergreen content: How to tailor your content for Valentine’s Day and beyond

Most bloggers, content writers and content marketers are faced with the same question at least once a week: What do I write about next? And while there are myriad ways we can classify different pieces of said content, for the purposes of this article we will reach for two distinct …

In-N-Out Manager Pay Surprisingly Good

In-N-Out Manager Pay Surprisingly Good QSR managers work hard, but in spite of that are not generally thought to have particularly good wages. That’s not the case for In-N-Out Burger managers. They make substantially more than college graduates with some of the better marketable degrees. A typical architect in California …

The bumpy road to automation, dancing elephants, free beer and some other stuff

The World Economic Forum’s Annual Summit in Davos offers the world’s elite the chance to rub shoulders and address important themes of capitalism and society. Its output has largely consisted of making assured noises about Big Subjects, and especially globalisation and the effects of technology on the economy, now typically …

How to Test Your WordPress Website for PHP 7.x Compatibility

There are a number of benefits to running your WordPress website on a recent version of PHP. Among the most noticeable perks is the massive increase in speed. PHP 7.3 runs about three times as many requests per second when compared with PHP 5.6. While performance is important, there is …

We might spot patterns in office design, but a global picture is beyond us

The ongoing evolution in the design of the places we work has much in common with evolution in the natural world. But whereas natural selection is dependent on its ‘Blind Watchmaker’ to indirectly shape creatures in response to the constantly changing forces in their environment own, office design is anything but …

Hosting24 Moves to Hostinger Platform: Top-Notch Hosting for Your Business

You will want to choose a web hosting provider that provides high-quality web hosting when it comes to creating a blog, business website, or e-commerce website. Hosting24 (hosting24.com) offers world-class web hosting services at some of the most affordable prices available in the hosting market. With a constantly growing client …

Pennsylvania Man Won $1 Million Lottery Prize Using Numbers He Got From a Fortune Cookie

Every now and then a fortune cookie really does bring good luck. That was the case for Ronnie Martin, who won $1 million in the New Jersey Lottery by playing numbers he received inside a fortune cookie years ago. While most people use numbers that hold personal significance like family …

Half of employees prefer to discuss health issues with colleagues than loved ones

Almost half (49 percent) of UK employees admit they speak to colleagues about health concerns before sharing it with a partner or loved one, claims new research by Bupa Health Clinics. Stress, sleep, anxiety and weight problems are among the main concerns being discussed by employees at work, before confiding in those …

Change Organic Search Snippets to Drive Motivated Buyers

In “How to Increase Click-throughs on Organic Search Listings,” I addressed the importance of compelling messages in organic snippets. In this article, I will dig deeper. I will explore how … The post Change Organic Search Snippets to Drive Motivated Buyers appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished …

A 360° tour of Ocado’s automated warehouse

A 360° tour of Ocado’s automated warehouse  Ocado’s automated warehouse is filled with automation.  If you haven’t heard of Ocado you will.  It is the world’s largest online-only supermarket. Automation Blogs Automating the Grocery Warehouse. Blogs about Big Data, Blockchain, IoT, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Augmented …

5 Unquestionable Advantages of Using Business Checks

Although many people use debit and credit cards to make payments, a lot of businesses still prefer business checks over plastic. That’s because there are tons of benefits of using checks for business purposes. A lot of retailers still accept checks to give their customers an extra payment method to …

New analysis sets out to define fastest growing sectors in London in 2018

A new analysis from Instant Offices sets out to identify the largest business sectors driving London’s economy. It claims that the three most prominent are information and communication, financial and insurance, and professional, scientific and technical services. The UK Business Register and Employment Survey (BRES) showed distinct trends in growth …

Korean beauty startup Memebox relaunches its U.S. e-commerce platform and signs Sephora deal

Beauty startup Memebox is relaunching its United States e-commerce business, about one year after putting it on hold to focus on building a review and community platform. Beginning today, the company will sell its in-house brands, I Dew care and Nooni, through the site before adding makeup line Pony Effect …

16 Entrepreneurs Share Their Personal Branding Idols

What public figure is your personal branding idol, and what about their branding strategy inspires you the most? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. YEC has also launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. …