How Entrepreneurs Can Find the Perfect Vacation Home

If you’re considering buying a vacation home, you’re not alone. According to the National Association of Realtors, more than 10% of homes purchased are intended as vacation homes, and the rate has been increasing since the Great Recession ended. However, you shouldn’t let the market dictate when and what you …

More needs to be done to bridge the digital gender divide, says OECD

Barriers to access, education and skills, as well as ingrained socio-cultural biases, are driving a digital gender divide that is holding back women’s participation in the digital economy, according to a new OECD report. Bridging the Digital Gender Divide: Include, Upskill, Innovate says women are not currently empowered to take advantage of …

Huawei Watch GT reportedly lasts 14 days with sleep and heart monitors

Huawei hasn’t had the best 2018 thanks to controversies over the security of its phones and networking gear, but that’s not stopping the company from continuing to innovate in the wearables space. Based on details gathered by Israeli site Wisebuy, the company is around two weeks away from introducing the …

Standout tools: GoCentral Yelp Business Listing feature

Small business owners who want to be discovered in their local area know the importance of an online business presence. Consumers increasingly turn to online reviews when using the internet to research local businesses. Many trust online reviews just as much as personal recommendations. (How else do you choose a restaurant …

Do You Have What It Takes To Work From Home? These Are The Top Traits Employers Look For In Remote Workers

You know you want to work from home. And you’re pretty sure you have what it takes to be a remote worker. But did you know that there are a specific set of traits that employers look for when making remote hiring decisions? It’s true! Because remote work is a …

How to Build a Coach Holiday Showcase with WRLD

This article was created in partnership with WRLD. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Since the late 2000s, maps have been a staple of the web, and today are more ubiquitous than ever. They have a variety of uses, from complementing a company’s contact page to …

Shortlist for Business Book Awards features more on workplace and wellbeing than ever before

This year’s shortlist for the Business Booko Awards features more books than ever on wellbeing and happiness in the workplace as well as career self-development,  company culture and business ethics. A record number of women authors have also made the shortlist. On 16th January authors, past winners, publishers and journalists gathered …

Episode 65 – Holiday Recap & Prep for Next Year with Chris Brewer

The Cyber Five (Thanksgiving – Cyber Monday) this year broke all kinds of records and was an interesting departure from years past in several ways.  In this episode I welcome back to the podcast my business partner, Chris Brewer. We look at this holiday shopping season from a few different …

Netflix will create a ‘story universe’ based on the work of Roald Dahl

Netflix and The Roald Dahl Story Company announced today that they’ve signed a deal for the streaming service to create a slate of animated “event series” based on a long list of titles by the classic children’s author, including “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Matilda” and “The BFG.” All of …

UAE Restaurant Franchise Owner Sours on Global Brands

UAE Restaurant Franchise Owner Sours on Global Brands Dubai, UAE-based Mansour Bin Jabr vows, after establishing a franchise relationship with two international F&B (food and beverage) brands, to never again invest in a non-UAE-based global franchise.  Mansour Bin Jabr, founder of Mr Miyagi’s, warned against ‘ridiculous’ franchise fees and mistakes …

Some of the great ways progressive firms are increasing productivity in the workplace

Productivity in the office is a big thing, as the more productive employees are, the more successful the business will be as a result. While most people go through peaks and troughs of productivity during their working life, it’s important for employers to give it their all when it comes …