SwiftKey taps Microsoft Translator for real-time translations in more than 60 languages

Microsoft-owned mobile keyboard company SwiftKey has announced a new translation feature in its Android app, one that leverages Microsoft Translator to convert your mobile messages into more than 60 languages. For the uninitiated, SwiftKey is a popular keyboard app for smartphones that enables users to type more quickly on touchscreens — it …

By Bailey and Insidesource merge to form global furniture dealership

UK furniture dealer By Bailey has joined forces with US-based dealer Insidesource to create a first of its kind, global furniture dealership. The merger grew out of the need to offer high level service to international clients, especially those with a significant presence in North America and the UK. The …

What is user-generated content and can it help your business?

It might be hard to imagine, but there was a time when people got the bulk of their news and information from one primary source. Whether that information came from your daily newspaper, favorite radio station or TV channel — you had limited options for content consumption. Back then, user-generated …

How Smart Brain Aging hopes to hold off dementia with brain training games

My 85-year-old mother has dementia, a memory loss disease that affects about 60 million people in the U.S. And so I can relate to the challenges of fighting the disease that John DenBoer has dedicated his life to fighting. He has started a company called Smart Brain Aging that has …

Workers are focused on shorter hours and more flexible working

New research released today by McDonald’s UK, reveals more than half of UK adults want to move away from traditional working patterns, choosing jobs that enable them to enjoy more flexible working and prioritise commitments outside of work. This study was conducted in July and August, with YouGov as well …

Google Play gets better support for larger Android app bundles, subscription improvements, and in-app updates

Google Play is getting better support for larger Android app bundles, subscription improvements, in-app updates, and an expanded Google Play Instant.Read More Source: Venture Beat Republished by Blog Post Promoter

CIPD and Mind launch guidance for managers to support mental health at work

The CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, and Mind, the mental health charity, have today jointly published a revised mental health guide for managers to improve support for those experiencing stress and mental health issues at work.   The updated guidance follows recent CIPD research which found that …

Time for a Personal Re-Brand? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The 3 transformative steps every personal brand should follow It’s no secret to any reader of this blog that an intentional, carefully-managed personal brand is critical to take control of your career in today’s professional landscape. As Mark Schaefer elaborates in his most recent book KNOWN, “You need to be …

Change Organic Search Snippets to Drive Motivated Buyers

In “How to Increase Click-throughs on Organic Search Listings,” I addressed the importance of compelling messages in organic snippets. In this article, I will dig deeper. I will explore how … The post Change Organic Search Snippets to Drive Motivated Buyers appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished …

Black Friday 2018 ads are already dropping and we are not even surprised

It’s happening. The first Black Friday ad scans are coming through.  Dollar Tree is the first we’ve seen thanks to BlackFriday.com, which is basically a police scanner for deals to help you create your plan of attack. (Note: Mashable and BlackFriday.com are owned by the same parent company.) Sale items …