Critical items for a builder’s storm-preparedness plan

A builder’s storm-preparedness plan should be completed early in the year and updated during every storm season. A storm-preparedness plan is typically required by project owners and insurance companies in order to reduce discounted rates and other benefits. The plan can become quite complex depending on the type of business …

Secure a Node API with OAuth 2.0 Client Credentials

This article was originally published on the Okta developer blog. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Securing server-to-server API services can be tricky. OAuth 2.0 is an excellent way to offload user authentication to another service, but what if there is no user to authenticate? In …

eBay now wants to sell you a wireless plan with your secondhand smartphone

Those on the hunt for a bargain smartphone will often turn to eBay for a second-hand device or unwanted present that someone is selling at a knockdown price. Now, eBay wants you to buy a prepaid wireless plan at the same time. The ecommerce giant has partnered with mobile virtual …

Bird unveils custom electric scooters and delivery

Bird, the electric scooter sharing startup worth $2 billion, is further differentiating itself from the rest of the pack with the launch of custom, rugged electric scooters. These will roll out in the “coming weeks” post-beta testing in Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlanta, Baltimore, Austin and Salt Lake City. Dubbed Bird Zero, …

Finance professionals prioritise protection of employment rights in Brexit deal

Securing employment rights for workers must be one of the key priorities of any Brexit deal, according to a fifth of finance professionals surveyed by REED. The recruitment agency asked almost 800 senior finance professionals about company preparations for leaving the EU, finding that only prioritising a free trade deal …

16 tips to earn client referrals and create raving fans

If you have freelanced or owned your own business for any length of time, you know how difficult it can be to create a constant, steady stream of qualified clients who are happy to pay you what you’re worth. From marketing and social media efforts to networking and advertising to strategic …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: Docker, Phoenix, VS Code + More

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. Phoenix Web Development Learn functional programming through building a high-performance functional prototype of a web …

Crowdfunding Campaign to Unseat Susan Collins in 2020 Surges Past $3 Million

A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $3 million to unseat Sen. Susan Collins in 2020 after she voted on Saturday to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Although the campaign began in mid-September, after Collins announced that she would support Kavanaugh Friday in a 45 minute-long speech, donations …

Domain Age: What It Is And Why It’s Important For Search Engines

If you’ve been working in the digital marketing field for a while, with focus on SEO strategies, you most likely know some basic notions about the term domain age. Even if the term does not have a complicated definition, not everyone is familiar with how it can influence their website’s …

Revolutionize Your Home Office with the New imageCLASS MF424dw Printer by Canon U.S.A ., Inc.

Many home business owners experience a slight slowdown each summer, so now is the perfect time to assess how you can enhance your productivity and keep the slump at bay. One way to do this is by ensuring your home office has innovative essentials that will amplify workflow efficiency. For …

HR offers the key to enhanced employee financial wellbeing, claims report

With poor financial wellbeing impacting on productivity, a new paper claims that, despite growing interest, there remains a lag in employers taking action in this area – and that Human Resources departments are key to building a business case for support. Published by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), the …

How to use personalization to increase sales

Learning how to use personalization in your marketing can be the difference between you creating ineffective messages that fly right past your target audience or you building high-performing sales campaigns your ideal prospects couldn’t ignore if they wanted to. The rest of this post will look at how to use personalization …

How to create a social media content calendar, then post engaging content

The first step to building an active, engaging social media strategy is to plan out what you’re going to post and when you’re going to post it with a shiny, organized social media content calendar. You can set it up either digitally or on paper — but it’s important to …

The death of desks, the truth about smart cities and a long list of things architects should know

You can’t judge an international marketplace by wandering around an exhibition of its products for a day or two. This is a simple fact overlooked by a new piece in Dezeen which declares that desks are finished. This notion is based on a trip to the Orgatec furniture fair in …

Blockchain Vendors with Solutions for Ecommerce

Blockchain uses are evolving, with many new vendors and participating merchants. The key benefits include lower costs, increased security, improved tracking, and enhanced convenience. In this posit, I’ll list examples of vendors that use blockchain technology in their products The post Blockchain Vendors with Solutions for Ecommerce appeared first on …

Weekly News for Designers № 482

A Gutenburg-Powered Newsletter – Learn the process behind converting the CSS-Tricks newsletter to use the new WordPress block editor. Maizzle – A framework for rapidly developing email prototypes with CSS. Website Audit Checklist – A simple checklist to audit your site for proper formatting, performance, accessibility, and security. Stop using …

GoDaddy Q&A with Bionic Yarn co-founder Tyson Toussant

GoDaddy is honored to partner with Bionic Yarn co-founder Tyson Toussant for our “Make the world you want campaign” — empowering makers to change your world if it doesn’t quite fit you. What can you do with recovered plastic waste and a little help from music superstar Pharrell Williams? You …

How Your Small Business Can Find Dropshipping Wholesalers

With e-commerce becoming highly competitive, dropshipping has become the easiest way to sell products. When it comes to dropshipping, a small business owner does not need to stock the inventory themselves. Through a direct connection with the wholesaler, they can have the goods delivered to buyers straight from the warehouse …

Facebook now says 30 million users had access tokens, personal data stolen in recent breach

Today, Facebook gave users an update on a recent data breach that allowed hackers to steal users’ access tokens — the tokens that allow users to login to Facebook. Facebook now says that 30 million users had their access tokens stolen — initially, Facebook said that up to 50 million …

The Right Way to Offer Product Comparison Tools

The ability to compare products that fulfill similar needs helps shoppers make educated decisions on the fly. This feature can be vital for stores that sell, as examples, tools, electronics, … The post The Right Way to Offer Product Comparison Tools appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished …

What Richard Dawkins can teach us about ergonomics and the value of pain

In his book The Greatest Show on Earth, the evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins devotes a section to the biological rationale for pain. Although this is an ethical issue as far as humans are concerned, and most of us might think it’s one thing we could easily do without thank …