Preparing Your Freelance Design Business for an Unexpected Absence

Today, we’re going to discuss a rather difficult subject. But it’s one that every web designer should think about: If something happens to you, what happens to your business? This is something that not only affects you as a business owner, but your family, colleagues and clients as well. And, …

The Pixel 3’s dual cameras are a tacit admission that AI can’t do everything — yet

OPINION: Google’s latest flagship smartphones — the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL — are finally shipping to customers, and the reviews are unanimous: The rear camera and dual selfie cams are best in class. But as good as those cameras might be, they’re a bit puzzling — and sort …

Top website security posts by Sucuri – May edition

Our Malware Research and Incident Response teams work diligently around the clock to identify and stay ahead of the website security threat landscape—and we’re dedicated to sharing our knowledge and publishing our findings. In the spirit of security education, we’ve curated a selection of our most popular posts and discoveries …

Facebook takes down more ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ linked to Iran

Facebook has removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated out of Iran. The social networking giant discovered the “inauthentic behavior” late last week, according to a blog post by the company’s cybersecurity policy chief Nathaniel Gleicher. He said the operation relied on posing as U.S. and U.K. citizens, …

9 Characteristics Of Human, NOT Automated Social Media Marketing

There are a few highly important things that separate big brand social media marketing from everyone else, and that is the human component. Big brands are able to focus their social media marketing on their brand, branding and advertising components that are centered around the company’s image and other major …

Best Tips for Increasing Your Networking Effectiveness

Becoming unemployed is likely a sudden, unexpected event, and most people do not have the networking skills needed to immediately switch gears and begin efficiently developing job leads. There could be many reasons: feeling uncomfortable with the networking process, not knowing the process, being shy by nature, or never having …

How to add schema to WordPress

Adding schema to WordPress is an easy way to help Google better understand your website content. You’re helping the algorithm by using a markup language which has been specifically devised for search engines. Google keeps making efforts into understanding content on websites, through Natural Language Processing techniques and more, then rewarding and …

Quiz: Is your professional services business ready for the end of the year?

The new year is approaching, so you know what that means — your business needs to be ready for the end of the year. Whether you run an accounting firm or a consulting business, an insurance company, marketing gig, law firm or other business that offers professional services, it’s time …

Proportion of flexible space within corporate portfolios to increase dramatically

Despite the proliferation of coworking and serviced office operators the majority of global corporates still occupy office space on a traditional lease model, with two thirds of companies in a survey by Knight Frank reporting that co-working, serviced and flexible office space comprise 5 percent or less of their current …

Constant switching between tasks kills productivity

A new report claims that the modern habit of switching constantly between tasks is draining productivity. In a study of live desktop activity, the results suggest employees are forced to switch between up to 35 job-critical applications nearly once a minute – or more than 1,100 times every day –  adding …

Smart cities spend to top $189 billion in next five years

Global spending on smart cities will reach $189.5 billion in 2023, according to the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide. The report claims that the main priorities  for investment will be resilient energy and infrastructure projects, followed by data-driven public safety and intelligent transport. It suggests that these …

Third of working parents worry about their children’s mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day and new research from Bupa has found that concerns over mental health is not confined to adults, as a third of employees say they worry about their children’s mental health while at work. The research, conducted among working parents of 4-18 year olds reveals …