12 Analytics Plugins for WordPress

With the right analytics plugin, a WordPress ecommerce merchant can access extensive data to track visitors and discover what they like and what they don’t, to convert more visitors. Here is … The post 12 Analytics Plugins for WordPress appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished by Blog …

The problem with predictions, the cult of Facebook, WeWork woes and some other stuff

If it makes you feel better about Blue Monday (today – ‘officially’ the year’s glummest day), it also marks the closure of the Predictions Window in my view. If somebody still has an unpublished list of forecasts for the coming year on their specialist topic, they’ve missed their chance. At …

Podcast: Tips to Making 2018 a Kinder Year – Interview with Life Coach Edith Paul

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Business Owners’ Love of Work May Hinder Succession Planning

Nationwide Draws Parallel Between Number of Business Owners with No Plans to Retire and Lack of Succession Plan Over 70 percent of business owners polled in a recent Nationwide survey noted that they are not planning to retire, don’t know when they’ll retire or do not plan to retire for …

How a team of innovators overcame the odds to create water from thin air

Today, 790 million people — 11 percent of the world’s population — live without access to clean water. Two years ago, XPrize, an international nonprofit organization, announced a global competition enticing innovators to find a sustainable and affordable way to bring potable water to those who aren’t privileged enough to …

It Could Get a Lot Easier to Invest in Startups. Here’s Why That’s Bad

The SEC may soon make it easier for small investors to bet on so-called unicorns, billion-dollar start-ups like Uber, Lyft, AirBnB. But while big-time venture capitalists may have made millions betting on these companies, that doesn’t mean you will. Last month, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton stated that …

13 ways to promote your restaurant business to local customers

Owning a local restaurant is a great way to get involved in your community, make new friends and create memories. But just because you build it (your restaurant) doesn’t mean they (local customers) will come. You need to actively promote your restaurant business if you want it to succeed. 13 …

Older workers need more support in the workplace, claims report

Longer working lives have become a reality for millions, yet a significant number of older workers feel unsupported in the workplace, according to new findings from Aviva which claim to highlight the need for UK businesses to boost support for their older workforce. Almost two thirds (63 percent) of the …

This City Has the Greatest Income Inequality in the U.S.

Atlanta now takes the crown as the city with the greatest income disparity in America, surpassing Miami after a two-year reign in the top spot, according to a Bloomberg analysis. Bloomberg ranked large cities — those with populations of at least 250,000 — based on the Gini coefficient as calculated …

Facial recognition startup Kairos founder continues to fight attempted takeover

There’s some turmoil brewing over at Miami-based facial recognition startup Kairos . Late last month, New World Angels President and Kairos board chairperson Steve O’Hara sent a letter to Kairos founder Brian Brackeen notifying him of his termination from the role of chief executive officer. The termination letter cited willful …

Logitech is reportedly offering $2.2 billion to bring Plantronics headsets into its hardware empire

Logitech, the manufacturer best known for its computing peripherals like keyboards and web cameras, is in talks to buy Plantronics, a maker of bluetooth-enabled headsets, according to Reuters. The company is reportedly offering as much as $2.2 billion for Plantronics, according to the Reuters report, in what would be Logitech’s biggest …

Case Study: AO.com Builds Single Customer View with MongoDB

This article was originally published on MongoDB. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Transforms customer experience, fights fraud, and meets the demands of the GDPR with MongoDB Atlas and Apache Kafka running on AWS. In a world where standards and speed in online retail are getting …

Customer Acquisition and Blogs: Word of Mouth, Search, Advertisement

Improve Site Traffic Customer Acquisition and Blogs: Word of Mouth, Search, Advertisement Steven Briggs, Technology Content Specialist @ Article-Writing.co If you’re creating content for your blog, you have a lot of options when it comes to sharing your content with audiences around the world, all with the goal of acquiring …

Transformers godfather Simon Furman: Rolling out on his first video game

Simon Furman has been involved with Transformers since the brand turned from a Japanese toy into a Western phenomenon in the 1980s. He started on the fan-favorite British run of Marvel’s original Transformers comics, joining the U.S. books later in their run. He wrote stories for later Dreamwave and the …

How to find international customers using social media

Editor’s note: This post was adapted from Laurel Delaney’s book, “Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably.” If you would like to find out more about the author, the book, how to find international customers, or about exporting in general, Laurel’s blog is an excellent source of information. How do …

Proven strategies to help you stay safe online

The web can be a virtual minefield of security risks. Your online presence is vulnerable to attack from hackers, bots and spam, among other nuisances. I’m sure you’ve seen the headlines in recent years of major corporations having their networks and websites hacked. It’s big news whenever this happens to …

Tight on space for gardening? Try starting your own window sill herb patch

This is You Won’t Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Growing your own veggies or plants can be a total pain, especially if you only have a limited amount of space. Even if you’re a city dweller who somehow …

Instagram launches scannable Nametags, tests school networks for teen growth

When your feed and Stories tray go stale, or your follower count stops rising, you drift away from Instagram . That’s why the app is rolling out two big new features designed to connect you to new people and diversify your graph so there’s alwasy something surprising to look at …