How People Search: Understanding User Intent

What is User Intent How People Search: Understanding User Intent Dean Johnston, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co In the most basic terms, digital marketing and SEO can be boiled down to understanding user intent and then structuring your strategy to provide that as comprehensively as possible. As a business, you want …

The Mister Rogers Google Doodle is here to fill your Friday with joy

Google knows when we need a smile and a hug from an old friend that feels warm and comfortable like an old cardigan, so they rolled out a wonderful Doodle on Friday honoring the famous Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  The cute stop-motion-style animation is chock-full of references and …

Toyota’s autonomous mobility lead to speak at Startup Battlefield MENA

Hard to believe, but Startup Battlefield MENA is just over a week away. We’ve got some of the top founders and investors in the region speaking, including Magnus Olsson of Careem, Imad Kreidieh of Ogero, Mai Medhat of Eventtus, Konstantinos Papamiltiadis of Facebook and Henri Asseily of Leap Ventures, and …

IFMA UK joins forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against Plastic

With over 12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals, it is estimated that by 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in our seas. Humans produce nearly 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. …

The boss’s guide to creating construction proposals

The world of construction is competitive, but there is always something that needs to be built, designed, or renovated. As the boss, it’s your responsibility to create and develop construction proposals that will convince potential clients to use your services. And if you embrace the dawning of the digital age, …

London’s West End office market stays strong despite slow start to year

The volume of transactions in London’s West End was down 45 percent, the lowest for January in over 10 years. This is to be expected with the continued ongoing Brexit negotiations, according to Savill’s, who expect to see a lower volume of transactions complete over the first quarter of this …

Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out

Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this contributor As tasks wane, skills rise Blockchain technology could be the great equalizer for American cities Scott Andes Contributor Share …

This Chart Shows Which Airline Is the WORST When It Comes to Delays

Flight delays around the holidays are about as sure a thing as families bickering over Thanksgiving. This year will be no exception. In the first eight months of 2018, a whopping 19.37% of all domestic flights were delayed according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The average amount of …

How To Build Affiliate Marketing Websites – A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Build Affiliate Marketing Websites – A Step-by-Step Guide Today we are going to walk you through how to set up your own Affiliate Website using WordPress. Secondly, we’ll briefly outline how to publish your first WordPress blog post and then how to capture email addresses using ConvertKit. ConvertKit will …

A worthwhile workplace trends list, permanent beta, nudge nudge, think think and some other stuff

If there’s just one thing that makes my heart sink more precipitously than the word ‘trends’, it’s when it’s preceded by the words Top and Ten. So it’s nice to have been surprised by this list of workplace trends that displays the wherewithal and insight to call on those people …

Likes, Comments, and Sometimes Sales – How Instagram Is Shaping Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is tough. Competition is fierce, and you need to take every advantage you can if you’re going to keep your venture alive. Instagram is just one tool which entrepreneurs are using to stay ahead of the competition. It now boasts of 500 million daily active users, and about 800 …

Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy

At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up comprehensive Federal consumer privacy protection legislation, Apple’s VP of software technology described privacy as a “core value” for the company. “We want your device to know everything about you but we …

Majority of large UK firms to address climate change in annual reporting

Two-thirds (67 percent) of UK corporations will be disclosing climate change related risks and opportunities in their 2019 annual reporting, according to new figures released by the Carbon Trust. However, fewer than a quarter (23 percent) of companies are expecting to fully report in line with the recommendations of the …

Is the 4-day workweek right for your business?

Businesses are always trying to figure out the best way to get the most out of their employees to increase productivity and enhance the overall employee experience. Some are offering higher salaries; some are offering better benefits and vacation plans; some are starting to question the number of hours and …

What is a domain name? Everything you need to know about domain names.

Knowing what a domain is can go a long way in setting your online presence up for success — particularly if you are a business looking to use a website to increase sales. Your domain name is the backbone of your digital presence. It’s one of the most important things …

Government announces protections for pregnant mums and new parents returning to work

Pregnant women and new parents returning to work after having children are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the UK government.  The consultation, launching today (25 January 2019) and running to 5 April, proposes that the legal protection against redundancy for …

How many jobs are at risk from artificial intelligence?

How many jobs are at risk from artificial intelligence? Accenture Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Paul Daugherty on how artificial intelligence will impact the workforce in America in the future. Artificial Intelligence Training Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Disruption in Business. Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning – is your …

14 Surprising Ways to Boost Brand Engagement

What’s one lesser-known tip for getting people to engage with your brand more often? These answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created tens of …

7 team management tools for website development

As startups and small businesses — including web development companies — evolve and continue to grow, so do their processes and demand for tools that can handle the complex task of project management. The proper team management tools are vital to ensure that you’re managing the needs of your business …

With six months to go before Brexit, only 630 finance jobs have left UK, claims Reuters

As few as 630 UK-based finance jobs have been shifted or created overseas with just six months to go before Brexit, a far lower total than banks said could move after Britain’s surprise vote to leave the European Union, according to a new Reuters survey. Many bankers and politicians predicted …

Using Facebook and Instagram ads to grow your franchise’s presence online

In 2018, social media marketers saw organic reach on Facebook decline to as little as 2 percent of their total audience. Still, Facebook and Instagram remain the highest trafficked online platforms. In fact, one out of every minute spent online on a mobile device is spent on Facebook or Instagram. …

Many of Europe’s small firms to reinvent businesses over next five years

Europe’s small and medium sized businesses are fundamentally re-evaluating their market offerings as they aim to keep pace with consumers’ demands in the digital age. According to new research commissioned by Ricoh Europe (registration required), a quarter (24 percent) of the 3,300 business leaders surveyed from across 23 countries expect …

How to Turn Valentine’s Day into a Branding Opportunity

Building a successful and viral campaign for your business is not as simple as offering a great deal for current customers. Instead, a bit of creativity is required in order to truly stand out in a highly competitive social media era, and learning new ways to promote your company in …

Professional Line Sitters Make Up to $35 an Hour — And This Is Their Busiest Time of the Year

This Black Friday, turn off your 4 a.m. alarm and leave your folding chair at home. You don’t need to spend hours waiting in line in order to score great deals — you can pay someone to do it for you. One of the nation’s newest side hustles is line …