Workers ignore security concerns by bringing own devices to the office

Workers are increasingly introducing technology devices, software and other tools into the workplace without their employer’s approval, claims a new report from NextPlane that examines the extent of this growing rift and its impact on collaboration and productivity. Nearly half of professionals (46 percent) said they or their team have …

Top WordPress Tools & Services That Make Your Life Easier Sponsored

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 …

A Book with a Great Author Bio Resonates With Your Brand Followers

Establishing credibility for your personal brand begins with great content. A great way to showcase your expertise is a published book both in print and in the digital realm. You want to ensure that all of your time and effort gets the most visibility with a well-written biography. A personal …

Digital Advertising Success 101: Strategies That Can Make Growth Happen

While many business owners dream of attaining high levels of digital advertising success, it’s important to know that simply dreaming is not enough. Rather, corporate leaders who want to make big things happen online must think, strategize, and consistently act in ways that regularly facilitate positive outcomes like increased conversion, …

National Coaliltion of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) Annual Convention & Trade Show

National Coaliltion of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) Annual Convention & Trade Show BMM Staff Thu, 05/23/2019 – 21:29 Event Description National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) 44th annual convention, board meeting & trade show. An opportunity to directly interact with 7-Eleven store owners and vendors from across …

Laptops and tablets on sale this weekend: Apple iPads, Dell 2-in-1s, MacBook Pro, Samsung, Lenovo, Acer, and more

The weekend is here, so it’s time to kick back, relax, and check out these killer deals on tablets and laptops from Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart. (If binge-watching the entire season of Netflix’s new Haunting of Hill House from bed is on the top of your to-do list, then …

Anthropology might hold some answers to the most difficult workplace challenges

Many recent discussions have centered on the drawbacks of the open-plan office, a major format in the UK, and possible pathways to the communal workplace of the future. As part of this, it has been acknowledged that the factors responsible for determining the open-plan office’s performance are complex, and a …

Burger King Franchisee Carrolls Posts $11.5 Million Net Loss

Burger King Franchisee Carrolls Posts $11.5 Million Net Loss The largest Burger King franchisee in the U.S., Carrolls Restaurant Group Inc., announced a net loss of $11.5 million in the quarter that ended on March 31. The franchisee owns 1,010 Burger King and 55 Popeyes restaurants. That’s compared to a …

Going Back to College: How to Fund Your Education as an Adult

Embarking on a new study journey for the purpose of career development, changing careers, or self-discovery is a popular choice for many Americans. Close to 8.1 million adult students currently attend colleges nationwide, with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) predicting the increasing trend for students over age 25 …

Strategies to Improve Your Site’s Conversion Rate in 2019

With a host of marketing channels available today, it’s easy for your website to take a backseat to all the trending platforms like Facebook marketing and paid stories. But your website is still where the conversions that matter happen, which means you need to pay close attention to the strategies …

What you need to know about selling on eBay vs. Amazon

If you sell products online, you are probably considering or might already be selling your goods on third-party marketplaces like eBay and Amazon. While creating an eCommerce store on your own website is a great place to start, many eCommerce businesses are drawn to the appeal of these marketplaces — …

The 4 Types Of Social Media Spammers – Which One Are You?

One of the worst things about spam, whether traditional email spam or today’s more prevalent social media spam is that it preys on the inexperienced and most vulnerable user. They typically don’t know what they don’t know and therefore are easily taken advantage of by others. New social media users …

Career opportunities with SMEs are growing, but graduates not convinced

Small and mid-sized businesses have hired three times more people than larger businesses over the past five years and could overtake large companies by 2030, according to new analysis of the latest ONS data commissioned by Santander Business Banking. However, separate research commissioned by the bank has found that significant numbers of …

Steelcase announces acquisition of Orangebox

Steelcase Inc. has announced the acquisition of Orangebox Group Limited, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of furniture for the changing workplace, the latest in a rapid expansion of products designed for the new ways people work. Established in 2002, in the village of Hengoed, South Wales, Orangebox created a concept they …

The Ghost Nebula glows in new photo just in time for a spooky Halloween

Nearly 550 light-years away lies the Ghost Nebula, which haunts the constellation Cassiopeia like a shadow.  Named after a vain queen in Greek Mythology, the constellation Cassiopeia forms a highly-recognizable ‘W’ in the sky, with gigantic star Gamma Cassiopeiae marking the central point. Radiation from the nearby Gamma Cassiopeiae is …

Google's Home Hub is an incredible digital photo frame that's also a smart speaker

Google Home Hub $149 View Product The Good Smartly pulls pictures from Google Photos • Slick • compact design • Decent sound • Works as well as any Google Home The Bad No camera for video calling The Bottom Line Google’s Home Hub is a kickass digital photo frame that …

Add Cool Effects with CSS Blend Mode

By Eric Karkovack on July 3rd, 2019CSS, Inspiration Web design, and particularly CSS, has taken on a predictable pattern in recent years. First, we create special effectsthat make heavy use of images, outside libraries or both. Then CSS comes along and adds these capabilities – greatly reducing the need for outside resources. That means much …

Coco VR: How Magnopus brings Pixar’s magic to life

FEATURE: “Pixar originally didn’t want to do the project [Coco VR] because they didn’t think we could hit the quality bar that they found acceptable,” said Ben Grossmann, the cofounder of Magnopus. “We had to prove ourselves.” And they did just that. Magnopus is an entertainment experience company founded by people …