Setting up WordPress: Configuring settings, changing admin username and more

WordPress is installed and ready to go — what’s next? Setting up your new website! In this article, we’ll show you the basics of setting up WordPress. Here’s what we’ll cover: WordPress General Settings that you need to get in place. How to change your WordPress admin username and why …

6.5 Million Pounds of Beef Were Recalled Due to Salmonella. Here’s How to Check If Your Meat Is Safe

(TOLLESON, Ariz.) An Arizona company voluntarily recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 kilograms) of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials announced Thursday. An investigation found the products, including ground beef and beef patties likely came from JBS Tolleson Inc., a meat packing plant west of Phoenix. …

Interview with Elisa Castagna: A Survivor’s Guide to Working from Home

It isn’t always easy working from home. Despite hating homework in our childhoods, homeworking is now considered the modern day employee’s dream. But is it as cushy as it seems? There are so many traps to fall into, from staying in bed too long to telling yourself you’ll start work …

Defining the Customer Funnel: Evaluation

EVALUATION   Defining the Customer Funnel: Evaluation Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co Now that customers have engaged with your brand, they’re going to start digging in to the deeper details. Enter the evaluation stage of the customer funnel. During the evaluation stage, your customer is considering your product or …

Rise in employment led by self-employed and older workers

As with the last few months, the latest UK employment figures look like a sea of tranquillity. The number of people in work is up ever so slightly (setting another record), unemployment down slightly again (ditto) and earnings continuing to grow. After a couple of months where there were hints …

Starting a dog resort — What to include in your luxury boarding services

So you’ve decided you want to open a dog resort that offers high-end luxury boarding services, but you have no idea where to start. I can help you with that! In many places across the country, there is a huge demand for high-end grooming services and boarding facilities. Amenities at …

What’s Next for Increasingly Popular Handwriting Tech?

Handwriting technology moved forward in a big way in 2017. Hardware vendors were cognizant that handwriting capable 2:1 tablets had been the only growth sector of the tablet market in 2016. Since 2:1 tablets almost always included an option for an active pen—which exploits the latest handwriting interpretation technology and …

I Spent $64 to Get Life Advice From Celebrities. Here’s What They Told Me

I have an avocado problem I’m tired of trying to fix. Every week, I buy one at the grocery store with grand plans of making guacamole — and every week, I throw it away upon realizing it’s gone bad. It really bums me out. So recently, I did what any …

What the humble avocado can teach us about why we will always work in offices

  People have been talking about the death of the office for at least a quarter of a century. Leaving aside the often misleading conflation of flexible working with homeworking that is often involved, the underlying premise of such talk has been the same for all of that time. The …

How to write a pitch that gets an editor’s attention

Whether you’re a freelance writer looking for new gigs, a startup founder hoping to get a guest post published in a major industry publication, or a creative soul yearning to tell your story to an engaged audience, learning how to write a pitch is an essential skill. While it’s easy …

Popular Chinese selfie app Meitu now includes 3D editing

You’ve probably had the experience of posing awkwardly for a photo while everyone else looks great. Now China’s top photo-editing firm Meitu has a solution that helps you resist the urge to trash that photo. Meitu’s namesake app, which claims over 100 million monthly active users as of August, recently launched …

In defence of open plan office design

Noisy, distracting, toxic and disastrous. These are just a few words that have been used to describe open plan office layouts. Though the open office layout model was originally conceived to promote collaboration, innovation and stronger workplace relationship, if recent press is to be believed, it’s had the opposite effect …