Instagram copies Snapchat's QR codes with new 'nametag' feature

Instagram wants to make it easier to find and follow people you know and it’s — surprise, surprise — turning to a feature originally made popular by Snapchat. The app is adding a new “nametag” feature, which is essentially the Instagram version of Snapchat’s Snap Codes. The feature is rolling …

Peace and quiet at work? Here are ten of the best and most far out solutions

Any survey that sets out to establish what people believe cuts their productivity and annoys them most about their workplace almost invariably throws up the same result; the noise and distractions generated by other people. So it will come as no surprise to learn that the same surveys usually find …

Flexible hours and opportunities for growth help reduce graduate job-hopping

The latest generation of workplace recruits, the so-called Gen Z graduates, are more likely to stay in their first role if flexible working and mentoring is on offer, new research claims. According to graduate jobs board Milkround, while over half (55 percent) of new graduates’ plan to stay in their …

6 Ways AR and VR Can Elevate Your Brand

Text-based content is no longer enough to make even a strong personal brand stand out from the crowd. In what way do you use or are you interested in using VR and/or AR to elevate your brand in today’s crowded environment? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization …

CIPD offers new guidance on non-traditional work roles

Following the recent government consultation on improving the rights of variable hours workers, the CIPD has published new employer guidance to help ensure that ‘atypical working arrangements’ benefit both the organisation and individuals. The guidance, Atypical Working: A guide to successfully implementing atypical work in your organisation, defines atypical working as …

How to Start and Market Your Own Pest Control Franchise

A pest control business that is based from home as a lot of potential to earn you steady profit. After extensive research regarding pest control reviews online you may have already come to the decision to start your own extermination business that will help people get rid of vermin naturally …

Nearly a quarter of London office take up is in financial sector, says CBRE

Despite political and economic uncertainly and the aftermath of the global monetary crisis in 2008, London remains a leading global financial centre, with nearly a quarter (24 percent) of the capital’s office take-up attributed to banking and finance occupiers over the last ten years. London is by far the most active …

8 domain name ownership tips for your web design clients

Dealing with domain names can be a daunting task for your clients, especially if they are unaware of the subtleties of the domain management process. Domain name ownership requires a bit of knowledge in order to keep everything running smoothly and maintain a secure site. Related: DNS records — A …

Episode 82 – Cross-Selling, Up-Selling, Line Extension and Other Powerful Growth Levers with Michael Jackness of EcomCrew

Michael Jackness is the President & CEO of Terran.com – owner of multiple commerce brands including tactical.com, wildbaby.com, icewraps.com, color it and more. He’s also the host of the EcomCrew podcast and is a fantastic trainer and speaker. I got to hang out with Mike recently at an event and …