Perkins and Will to design offices of European Commission

The London studio of designers Perkins+Will working with Madrid-based architects Rafael de La-Hoz has won the competition to design the new European Commission offices in Brussels. The consortium’s design was chosen over nine other entries from international teams in a blind competition for the project. The winning team will oversee the creation of …

Meaningful Communities: The Common Thread of Small Businesses That Thrive

Pick up any book for entrepreneurs and you’re bound to find a chapter on networking. It’s no secret networking is a vital force for small businesses, and it’s often handled with more gusto in the early years of business development. Referrals flow in, potholes are avoided thanks to key learnings …

Biggest Career Barriers

Everybody has dreams of getting ahead in their careers and become very successful. Nonetheless, this is easier said than done. Everyone will face some challenges and barriers in their careers but the important thing is not to give up and find ways to overcome those barriers. Below are the most …

China is capable of destabilizing or destroying Bitcoin, new research suggests

In 2008, Bitcoin was envisioned by its pseudonymous founder Satoshi Nakamoto as a trustless, decentralized peer-to-peer electronic cash system.  Ten years and numerous crazy price jumps later, Bitcoin appears to have withstood the test of time. But is it really decentralized and thus resilient to attacks? A new paper, signed …

Content Marketing Strategy with a Custom Service: 5 Benefits

Visibility on the web is one of the biggest concerns for online businesses. But without a proper plan and a clear direction, prospects about future business sustainability through content marketing would only remain a mirage. The question is; how can professional paper writers help with a great kick-starter marketing campaign? …

Why SMBs Need SEO

Considering the fact that small businesses have limited budgets and a lack of brand awareness, growing the company is quite challenging. To raise awareness of your products, services, and brand as a whole, you need to invest in marketing through different channels. However, most small and medium enterprises simply give …

UKGBC issues circular economy guidance for construction clients

New guidance has been launched by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) to assist client organisations to include more ambitious circular design and construction best practices in project briefs for non-domestic projects. It addresses the commercial realities associated with making this practically happen and provides support and evidence to assist …

Facebook retargeting: How to retarget website visitors with Facebook Ads

More than 50 million businesses use Facebook Business Pages to grow their audiences. It makes sense since over 2 billion people use Facebook every month. But with the changing algorithms and all the competition (including baby pictures, engagement announcements, politics and happy cat videos), business owners like you need more than …

New report aims to debunk myth that AI will be intrinsically bad for people at work

The latest report that claims to debunk the myths surrounding AI in the workplace arrives from Tata Communications who worked with academics at UC Berkeley to interview 120 business leaders about their attitudes to AI. The report, AI and the Future of Work (registration required) claims to shift ‘the conversation from …

5 kinds of Facebook content for your bowling alley marketing plan

If you aren’t using Facebook for your bowling alley marketing, now is the time to start. Every day, consumers are looking online for a local business just like yours for their next happy hour, tournament, birthday party or team building event. You need to stand out on social media so they choose …

Facebook can’t keep you safe

Another day, another announcement from Facebook that it has failed to protect your personal information. Were you one of the 50 million (and likely far more, given the company’s graduated disclosure style) users whose accounts were completely exposed by a coding error in play for more than a year? If …

4 Ways to Maintain Concentration in Mentally Exhausting Jobs

Some jobs are sprints, others are marathons. There are lots of roles, such as those in retail, hospitality and logistics, where you are likely to be bouncing between quiet, calm periods and busy, highly demanding periods several times in the same day. Others, such as marketing, copywriting and many office-based …