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 …

Online Content: Tips for Borrowing Responsibly and Protecting Your Own

By Kim Shepherd, Chairwoman With Tom Brennan, Manager, Creative Services You have a successful home business for a lot of reasons, one of which is a habit of posting regularly on social media. Congratulations! However, unless you have a marketing or legal department in your living room, you may not …

Staff prefer consumer digital comms platforms to corporate ones

A new report claims that the way that workers wish to communicate digitally differs from the platforms that are actually sanctioned by their employers. The research by Maintel claims a substantial proportion of employees would like to use consumer-grade tools such as Snapchat or Facebook Messenger for work. According to …

Celebrate Black History Month: How to prepare your nonprofit

Black History Month isn’t a holiday in the conventional sense, but it’s an observance that deserves your nonprofit’s attention. Now’s the time to determine how to prepare your nonprofit — and make changes and additions to your strategy to take advantage of it — as you celebrate Black History Month. …

Live Chat Hacks – Top Tips for a Smooth Conversation

You’ve no doubt heard of life hacks, but what about live chat hacks? For those of you who work in a customer service role, the two can often overlap. Communicating with customers using live chat is great in many aspects: it’s quick, it lets you multi-task, and there’s usually a …

5 Tips to Applying for a Federal EIN Number

Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a nine-digit number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), an agency responsible for collecting taxes and enforcing tax laws in the United States. The IRS uses these EIN numbers to track any financial transactions that businesses, partnerships, trusts, estates and individuals carry out for …

Study examines consequences of workplace bullying

New research reveals how frequently being the target of workplace bullying not only leads to health-related problems but can also cause victims to behave badly themselves. The study, led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in collaboration with Uninettuno Telematic International University in Italy, found that in some cases …

Badis Diab: Businessman and Humanitarian

In the realm of the soccer industry, everyone wants to work as an agent for professional players. Whether it be TV rights, sponsors, important salaries, media coverage, there are so many reasons why the soccer industry is an attractive option for any entrepreneur. Everyone wants to become like these important …

Tight on space for gardening? Try starting your own window sill herb patch

This is You Won’t Regret It, a new weekly column featuring recommendations, tips, and unsolicited advice from the Mashable culture team. Growing your own veggies or plants can be a total pain, especially if you only have a limited amount of space. Even if you’re a city dweller who somehow …

Traffic congestion cost UK drivers nearly £8 billion in 2018, study claims

Inrix has published its annual Global Traffic Scorecard that claims to identify and rank congestion and mobility trends in more than 200 cities across 38 countries. In the UK, the 2018 Traffic Scorecard analysed congestion and the severity of it in the top 20 urban areas. It claims drivers lost …

How to create a client management system

A client management system manages the education, support and care of your clients to make sure they feel valued and have an extraordinary experience. Active client management is about improving the project experience, simplifying the process, exceeding expectations, and reducing stress for the client. Client management focuses on creating powerful client …

Majority of SMEs lack a health and wellbeing strategy

New research from AXA PPP healthcare claims that eight out of ten (82 percent) SME business leaders don’t have a health and wellbeing strategy in place. The same research found two-thirds (24 percent) report experiencing job-related stress or anxiety and just 15 per cent believe their company provides a culture …

Solve, MIT’s take on social innovation challenges, may be different enough to work

Since McKinsey released a report on how best to use prizes to incentivize innovation nearly a decade ago, an entire industry has grown around social innovation challenges. The formula for these “save the world” competitions has become standard. Drum up a lot of buzz around an award. Partner with big …