Advanced OOP for WordPress: Customizing REST API Endpoints

This article on advanced OOP for WordPress was originally published by Torque Magazine, and is reproduced here with permission. I’ve written a lot about object-oriented PHP and the WordPress REST API for Torque over the past few years. I’ve also touched on using Composer for dependency management and to provide …

Content subscription: How to use your freelance written content for subscription-based sales

  Are you a freelance writer looking to increase your income? If so, then this is the article for you. Today, I’ll share with you what I consider to be an innovative business model for using your previously written content to create a monthly membership platform re-selling your goods to clients. …

Managers lack confidence in their ability to develop employee skills

Despite acknowledging the importance of new skills, 45 percent of managers don’t feel confident in their ability to develop the skills employees need today, according to a poll by Gartner. In addition to a lack of confidence, Gartner research also claims that managers lack time to coach their direct reports, …

Flexible office space transforming US commercial property sector

A new report from CBRE claims that the US market for flexible office space will generate significant growth over the next decade, even in the event of a recession, as flex operators consolidate and forge financial partnerships with building owners. The CBRE report outlines several growth scenarios for the flexible …

10 productivity strategies for eCommerce pros

The eCommerce industry is demanding, requiring even casual entrepreneurs to spend countless hours and significant effort polishing their websites to perfection. There are plenty of articles providing tips for how to get higher conversion rates, increase engagement, and make your products visible to your target audience. But sometimes we focus too …

How eCommerce business owners prep for global sales during the holidays

When it comes to running an eCommerce business, the holiday selling season can be a real challenge — and a profit-booster, provided you prep accordingly. I asked four eCommerce CEOs a handful of questions about how they plan, prepare and execute global sales during holiday crunch time. Meet the CEOs …

10 Instagram Stories ideas to engage your retail company’s fans

While the introduction of Snapchat into the social media world amused us for hours on end with its so-ridiculous-it’s-funny filters, Instagram had a new feature up its sleeve, ready to shift the game again. Its borderline obsessive popularity amongst the general public already put Instagram leaps and bounds ahead of …

The best UK deals for Tuesday: Hive smart bulbs, Amazon Echo devices, Xbox One X bundles, and more

Have you engaged in any DIY lately? We aren’t really talking about knocking walls down here. More like giving a tired old room a breath of life. This might come in the form of a fresh coat of paint, or even some new lighting. Anyone familiar with decorating knows the …

Green Building Council sets out to define net zero carbon building

The UK Green Building Council has published a consultation paper inviting feedback on a proposed definition for net zero carbon buildings. The consultation sets out the initial proposals from the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Task Group which is developing a framework definition in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate Agreement. …