Country walks and writing letters among twenty ways Brits are “embracing reality”

A UK wide study commissioned by photographic tech company Popsa claims that as many as 66 percent of the nation feel frustrated with the online world, and are actively seeking more “authentic” experiences, with meeting people for coffee face to face (31 percent), going to the cinema with friends (23 …

4 Handpicked Design & Dev Collaboration Tools You Should Know About

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. If you’re a web designer or developer, your work involves some teamwork and collaboration. Even when you’re working on a personal project it never hurts to have someone you can rely on. …

Interview with Nightlife Maven Brent Bolthouse: Creator of Coachella 2018’s Most Anticipated After-Party

The annual Coachella Music & Arts Festival is about to arrive! All lifestyle entrepreneurs know that first weekend of Coachella is always a celebrity marketing honeypot filled with VIP parties that provide endless opportunities for brands to connect with stars. Out of all the Coachella Weekend 1 parties, the top …

Time for a Personal Re-Brand? Here’s What You Need to Know.

The 3 transformative steps every personal brand should follow It’s no secret to any reader of this blog that an intentional, carefully-managed personal brand is critical to take control of your career in today’s professional landscape. As Mark Schaefer elaborates in his most recent book KNOWN, “You need to be …

The satisfaction of self-employed people depends on skills development rather than business growth

Developing skills and knowledge is more important for self-employed people’s sense of career progression than increasing their rate of pay, a new report by IPSE (the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed) and the IPA (the Involvement and Participation Association) claims. The report, Working well for yourself: What makes for …

Only a quarter of women and minority employees believe they benefit from corporate diversity programmes

Investment in diversity programmes has become commonplace: 98 percent of companies offer such programs. But that investment is falling far short of the mark: three-quarters of employees in diverse groups—women, racial/ethnic minorities, and those who identify as LGBTQ—do not indicate that they have personally benefited from their companies’ diversity programmes. …

Affiliate Marketing And Promotional Ideas For Creating A New Affiliate Membership Site!! 

  Here are some promotional materials that a new affiliate marketer should consider preparing for his affiliate membership site. These promotional materials are quite basic and you may try other methods that are less conventional and more revolutionary. In the meantime, these are great for any affiliate marketing membership program …

Acting like an extravert increases wellbeing (and the reverse is true too)

Although researchers have long recognised a correlation between extraversion and general levels of happiness and wellbeing in individuals, the idea that simply acting in more extraverted could make people happier has been a source of contention. Now a new study from researchers at the University suggests that not only does …

Tower in Norway confirmed as tallest timber building in world

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has verified the status of Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, Norway as the World’s tallest timber building. At 85.4 meters, it is also the third-tallest building in Norway and the country’s tallest with mixed functions. This news coincides with the …

Gig workers like the work-life balance but would prefer permanent roles

More than one in ten (12 percent) so-called gig workers in the UK are working multiple roles and consider temporary work as their main role, taking advantage of improved work-life balance, greater variety of work and the ability to see more of their families, according to a new report. The …

BlueCargo optimizes stacks of containers for maximum efficiency

Meet BlueCargo, a logistics startup focused on seaport terminals. The company was part of Y Combinator’s latest batch and recently raised a $3 million funding round from 1984 Ventures, Green Bay Ventures, Sound Ventures, Kima Ventures and others. If you picture a terminal, chances are you see huge piles of …