Celebrate Black History Month: How to prepare your nonprofit

Black History Month isn’t a holiday in the conventional sense, but it’s an observance that deserves your nonprofit’s attention. Now’s the time to determine how to prepare your nonprofit — and make changes and additions to your strategy to take advantage of it — as you celebrate Black History Month. …

DHL Executive on International Selling, Logistics

Selling across international borders can provide helpful revenue to merchants. But the complexity of laws, transit times, and delivery cost can be daunting. Dr. Eugene Laney is an authority on … The post DHL Executive on International Selling, Logistics appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical Ecommerce Republished by Blog …

How to test website security for your consulting business

We live in an age where most of the world exists online. And, with digital technology evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, there are more devices connected to the internet than ever before. While this presents a wealth of opportunity for budding businesses hungry for success, conducting the vast majority …

‘Suddenly, I Have Purpose Again.’ Former Toys ‘R’ Us Employees Are Spending the Holidays Fighting for Their Severance Pay

Sarah Woodhams lost her job not long after she lost her son. The Babies ‘R’ Us registry department supervisor was rushed in an ambulance from her home in Harleysville, Pa., to the hospital when she delivered her son – and he was stillborn. She was still in the hospital when …

CIB sets out a roadmap for the creation of intelligent and responsive buildings

The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) has published a free roadmap written by members of the W098 Commission and CIBSE Intelligent Buildings Group, which presents collective ideas for the creation of intelligent and responsive buildings for current needs and the future. Intelligent buildings present …

Quarter of people who work during twilight hours add billions to UK economy

New research from Huawei has suggested how much the dusk-to-dawn workforce is significantly boosting the ‘twilight economy’ by contributing an estimated £487 billion annually to the UK economy. The study of more than 2,000 UK workers found that a quarter (25 percent) of us now work outside of the traditional …

Tencent is launching its own version of Snap Spectacles

Some were surprised to see Snap release a second version of its ‘face-camera’ Spectacles gadget, since the original version failed to convert hype into sales. But those lackluster sales — which dropped as low as 42,000 per quarter — didn’t only fail to dissuade the U.S. social firm from making …

Post digital era offers the chance to create personalised experiences at work

The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organisation’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalised realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to the Accenture Technology Vision 2019 annual report that sets out to predict …

Why Content Marketing Can Be Your Company’s Biggest Asset for Growth

By now, there’s a good chance that you have heard of content marketing. Content marketing can be your company’s biggest asset for growth since it helps build credibility and establish authority online. A well-researched and well-written blog post is more persuasive than a generic advertisement. Let’s look at the following …

How to use Beaver Builder to build a WordPress website

In this article, I’m going to show you how to use Beaver Builder to build a WordPress website. Beaver Builder is one of the most popular and versatile page builders for WordPress, a favorite among web designers and developers for its speed, responsiveness and intuitive interface. There are a lot …

Fetching content ideas for your pet store Facebook and Instagram profiles

If you aren’t using social media for your pet store, grooming salon or training center, now is the time to start. Every day, consumers are looking online for a business just like yours to bring their four-legged friends and to buy food, toys and products to keep them happy and …

An Embarrassing Website I Made in College Has Followed Me for a Decade. Here’s How I Finally Erased It From My Google Search Results

When I was 20 years old, I made a website for a college course about building a digital identity. Today, it makes me cringe—largely because the site has become such a stubbornly resilient piece of my digital identity. At the time, I was proud. In a matter of weeks, I …

This is the Best Credit Union in America. Here’s How You Can Join.

Credit union membership is on pace to increase by at least 3% this year, with more than 117 million people. If that rate continues, 2018 will mark the fifth consecutive year that membership has grown by 3% or more, according to the latest data from the Credit Union National Association. …

Huawei Watch GT reportedly lasts 14 days with sleep and heart monitors

Huawei hasn’t had the best 2018 thanks to controversies over the security of its phones and networking gear, but that’s not stopping the company from continuing to innovate in the wearables space. Based on details gathered by Israeli site Wisebuy, the company is around two weeks away from introducing the …

The World’s Youngest Male Billionaire Is a 25-Year Old Model With a Massive Fishing Fortune and a Dog That Rides Jet Skis

Gustav Magnar Witzøe is the third-youngest billionaire on earth, according to Forbes’ 2018 ranking. But that’s only part of what makes the Norwegian fish scion so fascinating. Witzøe’s estimated $3 billion net worth is a direct result of his family’s salmon empire. He owns nearly half of SalMar ASA, one …

Should your church use a website to attract church donations?

Churches need lots of money to maintain operations, whether it’s to keep people on payroll, make repairs to the building, improve community awareness, or fund outreach efforts. And with more than $390 billion given to charitable causes per year, there’s no shortage of people willing to donate their money to opportunities …

Creating Impactful and Professional Business-Oriented Content

Business-oriented content is tough to write. It is not something a run-of-the-mill writing agency worth pennies can accomplish. Writing business content requires experience, dedication, knowledge and an impressive writing style. If you’re struggling to create high-quality content, follow these steps and you will be good to go. #1 Strategize No …

Central London office investment last year reached highest level since 2014

Investment in Central London offices totalled £5bn in the final quarter of 2018, bringing the year-end total to £17.6bn, a 10 percent rise from 2017 and the highest level since 2014, according to data from CBRE. The final quarter of 2018 saw a 16 percent quarterly rise in investment volumes …

7 Housekeeping Tips to Ensure Health and Safety in the Workplace

If you have your own business, ensuring the health and safety of your employees is paramount. As an employer, we have responsibilities to keep our staff safe, just as they have a responsibility to keep themselves safe too. Having a safe and clean work environment reduces the risk of any …