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The WordPress team worked hard to produce the ultimate in website builders. Their hard work paid off. The ultimate builder, in this case, is a platform featuring an abundance of tools and plugins. They allow website builders to create, tweak, and adjust their products any way they want to. There …

4 ways to show employee appreciation this Labor Day

Labor Day is a public holiday honoring the U.S. and Canadian workforce — which naturally, we celebrate by taking the day off work. Companies will recognize Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. While most employees will spend this three-day weekend relaxing with their family and friends, organizations should welcome this …

5 ways to manage your restaurant’s online reviews — good and bad

Restaurant owners know that handling online reviews can be difficult, especially when it comes to dealing with negative reviews that come in on Yelp, Facebook, Google and TripAdvisor. But, feedback is important to make sure you’re creating the best possible experience for customers at your restaurant. And, with the right …

UK workforce increasingly concerned with impact of Brexit on employment

More than a third (34.25 percent) of UK residents believe that Brexit would affect their current employment in a negative way, and only a negligible 3 percent of respondents think that Brexit will positively affect their current employment. Compared to the survey from Personal Group in 2018, there are some …

How to Use a Pre-built Website to Refresh a Website’s Look

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. There are a host of websites out there sorely in need of an update. Designers can do so by incorporating one or more of the current web design trends. Current trends involve …

How to craft a better proposal to close more deals

Forget what you tell your kids in youth soccer — in business, winning is everything. Especially when you’re a salesperson. Successful selling can be a long and sometimes spine-jarring roller coaster that culminates, typically, in a win or loss. Get a head start by crafting a better proposal. One important step …

Personal and social factors impact return to work after ill-health

Support from managers and colleagues, as well as a positive attitude, are most likely to enable a more long-term return to work for employees after a sickness absence, according to a new review of research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). The review evaluated the impact of personal …

Hulu launches add-on bundles focused on entertainment and Spanish programming

Earlier this month, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said the company would be revamping its Live TV service by dropping some entertainment channels and adding on smaller bundles. Now, that change has come about. The streaming service announced this week the launch of two new add-ons which focus on entertainment and Spanish …

How to Use Social Media the Right Way for Building More Leads

Information overload and our ability to become commercial free has changed the old fashioned marketing funnel.  Attention getting tactics will no longer sell your products and services. Your brand audience now controls what they want to see whether this be on a smart phone, tablet, computer or television. Old methods …

10 Best Entrepreneur Tips from Industry Experts

Like many entrepreneurial-minded professionals, you’re probably sufficiently motivated about what the future holds. Even so, you might wish you could get advice from people who’ve been in your place. It’d be nice to meet with hard-working business professionals who were once starting too but have since achieved incredible success. When …

When to Point Web Design Clients Towards Third-Party Services

Freelance web designers are often asked to provide clients with a wide array of services. Design, custom development, mobile applications, SEO and social media management all come to mind. And, while some designers do attempt to wear these many hats, it can be quite difficult to master them all. There’s …

Build a Single-Page App with Go and Vue

This article was originally published on the Okta developer blog. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Single-Page Applications (SPAs) improve user experience by offering rich UI interactions, fast feedback, and the relief of knowing you don’t need to download and install a traditional application. Browsers are …

5 Super Bowl promotions to help your small business score during the big game

Most advertisers will pay more than $5 million to run a TV ad during Super Bowl LIII this February. It’s not uncommon for companies to invest billions in Super Bowl promotions in hopes of capturing the attention of America. If you don’t work for one of the companies that can …

5 Terrible Trading Mistakes That Rookie Investors Keep Making

Mistakes are very common in the business world. Most experienced businessmen will almost always have an account of some of the memorable mistakes that they made when starting their career. Mistakes help investors learn about the market and how they should approach new challenges. While it is nice to view …

Optimizely A/B Testing Tools: Knowing Which is Right for You

Optimizely has grown to be one of the major A/B testing tools. It’s suitable for companies of all sizes — from startups and small businesses to major corporations. Optimizely’s tools and integrations allow anyone to quickly learn more about their audience and experiment with design and content changes non-destructively through …

Should You Sell Web Hosting Services to Your Clients?

Web design is an industry that is loaded with opportunities for upsells and extra revenue. Odds are that your clients will benefit from services that go beyond basic design and development. However, just because you can offer extras doesn’t necessarily mean that you should. One such area is web hosting. …

Supercharge the WordPress Gutenberg Editor with Custom Blocks

In a default installation, the WordPress Gutenberg editor contains a number of useful blocks. All of your basic text and image formatting, along with multicolumn layouts are included. But that’s only the start of what this new content creation tool can do. One of the most powerful features of Gutenberg …

Venice's worst flood in 10 years couldn't stop this restaurant from serving pizza

Venice is currently experiencing the worst flooding it’s seen in a decade, but one restaurant refuses to let the knee-high water impact business. As the city begins to recover from the intense storms that recently hit Italy, killing several people, the restaurant in Venice has its doors open and is …

Still healthy demand for construction work on fit outs and office refurbishment

Although the new commercial development sector may be subdued, specialist contractors are seeing a continued demand for construction work on fit outs and office refurbishment. According to Glenigan the construction sector has been buoyed up by a series of major refurbishments of government offices while some large private sector groups are …

'Iron Fist' was canceled and the internet has strong opinions

Iron Fist, Marvel’s least-loved Netflix series, has been canceled after two seasons. With pretty poor reception of the first season in 2017 and mixed reactions to its recent second season, the immortal Iron Fist (a.k.a. Danny Rand) will no longer have his own show like Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and …