3 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Getting Around the Conventional College Route

Attending a university and living on campus is all part of the traditional college life that many students expect to encounter, but in recent years many entrepreneurial millennials are looking for alternatives to this time-honored process that in many ways has become akin to a coming of age ceremony. The …

The Strategic Advantages of Headless Web Design

This article was created in partnership with Duda. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Kentico’s most recent State of the Headless CMS report claims that the concept of the headless content management system is “becoming the industry standard for future-proofing and streamlining content creation.” In fact, …

Wi-Fi security — 10 wireless security basics to secure your wireless network

Wi-Fi as we know it was created a mere 20 years ago. Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find a corner of the world untouched by wireless internet, with billions of people accessing it daily to work, connect with friends, shop, and everything else imaginable. However, with the convenience of wireless …

Groundhog Day marketing ideas for your small retail business

For small retailers looking for marketing opportunities, Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day are no-brainers. But don’t forget about the smaller holidays. Give your business a boost with these Groundhog Day marketing ideas. “This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting …

Gulf between the values of businesses and those of employees

A new study from The Institute of Leadership & Management claims there is a significant gulf between the organisational values held by UK businesses and the personal values of their workers, and highlights the different values considered important to men and women, younger and older workers and between sectors. The …

Digital and mobile tech at work is still not being used to full advantage

Just a third of businesses are using mobile technologies for their administration tasks, and as organisations struggle to digitise, many employees admit to finding pen and paper simpler to use. The vast majority (91 percent) of workers still prefer to use a desktop or laptop for administrative tasks, according to …

Majority of large UK firms to address climate change in annual reporting

Two-thirds (67 percent) of UK corporations will be disclosing climate change related risks and opportunities in their 2019 annual reporting, according to new figures released by the Carbon Trust. However, fewer than a quarter (23 percent) of companies are expecting to fully report in line with the recommendations of the …

Why you need a secure website right now — avoid the Chrome ‘Not Secure’ warning

UPDATE — JULY 24, 2018: Today Google began rolling out Chrome 68. Now, Google’s browser will display a “Not Secure” warning next to the website in the address bar if the site is not secured with HTTPS. When the next version of Google Chrome launches in July it’ll have a whole …

This Credit Card Is Perfect for Entrepreneurs, With No Annual Fee and Big Cash Back Rewards

This is an exciting time to be a small business owner: The economy is chugging along, with consumer spending robust and demand for goods and services of all types surging. If you’ve decided now is the time to ditch your 9-to-5 and take the plunge into a new business venture, …

Oculus talks the controller tracking limitation of Quest

Oculus Quest, the latest VR headset from Facebook, enables full six degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking for both head and hands using the company’s new inside-out system called Insight. This brings the standalone headset closer to Rift-quality tracking than ever before, but it’s still not perfect. Gabor Szauer, Developer Relations …

How to sell a content creation service to earn recurring revenue

Recurring revenue is glorious. Once you reach that elusive land of automatic money coming in every month that isn’t requiring you to constantly close new sales, everything gets easier. Selling a content creation service can be an essential component of your plan to serve your clients better and bring in …

Kahoot, the educational gaming startup, has raised another $15M, now at a $300M valuation

School’s back in session and a startup that’s building games to help students learn has moved to the top of the class. Kahoot — the educational gaming startup out of Norway that has been a quick hit with schools in the US and elsewhere — today announced that it has …