How to Avoid Chargeback and Fraud Tips for Online Retailers

Internet-related deception has been stealing billions of dollars from online stores for years. Upon being founded to track cybercrime, the Internet Crime Complaint Centre receives nearly 800 complaints from US consumers every day. The complaints range from identity theft and failed delivery of items or payments, to bank card chargebacks. …

Pro community update: Be your client’s local web expert

I love working on the web, and I love supporting local small businesses. That’s why I started freelancing as a web developer while in college. I wanted to help people get their ideas online, even if it just meant building a simple website. As an experienced web developer, a simple …

Following flaws to find solutions: SSL tools that make sites more secure

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on December 8, 2014. It was updated on July 27, 2018. If you follow what’s happening in computer technology, you probably know about SSL, the network security protocol that protects data as it travels across the Internet. SSL is often in the news …

Behind the Scenes of ClassicPress – the WordPress Alternative

WordPress 5.0 brought with it a lot of change and controversy. Most of the buzz surrounded the switch to a new block-based editor named Gutenberg. It seemed to have left a lot of people both frustrated and uncertain about the direction of their websites and even their careers. And for …

Many UK freelancers feel lonely and isolated following leap to self-employment

The solo self-employed are now a vital element of the UK economy, contributing around £271 billion to the government’s coffers in 2017, of which around £125–140 billion came from freelancers. But with some predicting that by 2020, half of the workforce will be freelancing, we need to take an objective …

Women are less likely to negotiate terms of a job offer than men

A survey commissioned by CV-Library claims that one of the most significant differences between men and women in the workplace is that men are generally less afraid to ask for what they want from an employer. The study of over 1,200 people claims that over half (55.1 percent) of men …

5 Things You Should NEVER Buy at Trader Joe’s, According to a Professional Reviewer

Trader Joe’s inspires a cult-like following that other stores envy. There are numerous Instagram accounts dedicated to just-released products. People camp outside at 5:30 a.m. ahead of new store openings. Even kids catch the excitement: One Reddit user asked for advice on throwing a TJ’s-themed birthday party for their five-year-old …

How to write product descriptions to increase sales

When it comes to setting up and managing an eCommerce business, learning how to write product descriptions may seem like a relatively simple task. On the other hand, if you sell multiple products, it can feel monotonous and repetitive. However, product descriptions shouldn’t be glossed over or written in a …

 Stressed UK bosses admit they put wellbeing behind demands of the job

Almost half of UK bosses admit they’ve felt forced to compromise their own health and wellbeing as a result of pressure at work, new research from Vistage has claimed. According to the study, 40 percent of business leaders say the demands of work have caused stress in their personal lives, while nearly …

Utilising Blockchain Technology in Your Home Business

In recent months, cryptocurrency and their blockchain technology have become the most widely used buzzwords across multiple industries. The evolution is so strong, that some even believe that blockchain technology could become more predominant than the internet – which certainly says something! With Bitcoin in the limelight, Litecoin and other …

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern brings baby to UN General Assembly, makes history

Three months ago, Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, gave birth to her daughter Neve while running a country.  Now, Ardern and baby Neve are making history at the UN general assembly.  SEE ALSO: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is putting children first On Sept. 24, Ardern brought Neve …