Spam calls getting annoying? SmartLine users now have protection from spam calls with Hiya

We’ve all been on the receiving end of unsolicited spam calls –  those you receive at the most inconvenient times , attempting to sell a product or service, or worse, attempting to gather your personal data to use your credit card or social security info without your consent.  For entrepreneurs …

This Stock Market Trend Has Only Happened 5 Times Before. It’s Almost Always Good News

Investors who are enjoying the stock market’s current six-month long rally may be set for even more good news. After a rough patch during the first three months of the year, the S&P 500 has posted six-straight months of gains — rising roughly 11% since April 1. Even better: It’s …

Playing with Fire: Examples of Creating Flame Effects with Code

It’s hard to think of a natural (or manmade) phenomena that grabs the attention quite like fire. You see it and can’t look away. Maybe it has something to do with that old fight-or-flight response? But it’s not just the natural world taking notice. The web has long been home …

Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes

Proving that even Halloween isn’t immune from the political division our country is currently embroiled in, an Idaho school district has issued an apology after it faced stiff backlash to pictures of staffers in pro-Trump, anti-Immigrant costumes for the holiday. In one photo, several staffers are lined up forming a …

How Great Images Make Customers More Likely to Interact With Your Brand

GREAT IMAGES How Great Images Make Customers More Likely to Interact With Your Brand Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co You already have stellar written content – but as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. To increase awareness of your brand and continue to nudge customers …

HTTP vs. HTTPS: The great migration

Editor’s note: This HTTP vs. HTTPS article was originally published on October 25, 2016, and was updated on July 25, 2018. Cybersecurity has spent the last few years emerging from a relative obscurity to a topic grabbing worldwide headlines. But despite internet security’s growing importance, a lot of folks are unaware …

This Credit Card Can Help You Repair Your Credit. Here’s Why It’s the Best of 2018

If you have a checkered credit history or none at all, secured credit cards can be the best way to build a positive credit file. If you’re going to apply for credit card with bad credit, there are a few things you need to know: These cards generally come with …

Employee cybersecurity only getting worse as digitised workplace grows

New research suggests as the supposed ‘technologically savvy’ millennials enter the workforce they are more likely than older workers to break the most basic of security rule, reusing passwords across different accounts. This is according to the results of the 10th Annual Market Pulse Survey from SailPoint Technologies Holdings, which finds that despite an …

Flexible workspace market in Asia-Pacific outpaces global markets

The flexible workspace market in Asia-Pacific has been the fastest growing in the world over the past 12 months, according to a new study from Instant Offices. Supply of flex centres in the regions key cities has grown consistently above 15 percent with the only inhibitor to growth being a …

Web design estimates, quotes, bids and proposals: What’s the difference?

Sooner or later — well, usually sooner — prospective web clients want to talk about money. But what they are looking for? It could be: a ballpark figure to evaluate budget compatibility an overall total cost a full and complete breakdown of costs, to identify deferrable features an itemized list …

83% of Small Biz Owners Seek Tech Advice from Their Accountant

83% of Small Biz Owners Seek Tech Advice from Their Accountant According to results of a survey of over 400 North American firms, 83 percent of small business owners ask their accountant for technical advice. Small Business Trends contacted Andy North at AccountingWeb to learn more. North put the survey …