Kit Harington Is Planning a Very Drastic Change to Mark the End of Game of Thrones

Jon Snow has many attributes that are worthy of note on Game of Thrones: his heroism, his selflessness, his leadership. But if we’re all being honest with ourselves, the character’s most defining feature has always been and will always be his hair. Unfortunately, it seems as though Kit Harington is …

How to Turn Valentine’s Day into a Branding Opportunity

Building a successful and viral campaign for your business is not as simple as offering a great deal for current customers. Instead, a bit of creativity is required in order to truly stand out in a highly competitive social media era, and learning new ways to promote your company in …

Fixing a website for your client (after you accidentally broke it)

We all desire smooth relationships with our clients and customers. Issues and emergencies only drive up our stress level and make us doubt our career choice. As a website professional, breaking your client’s live website is one of the most stressful situations you can deal with. This emergency is made …

The FDA is majorly restricting the sale of flavored Juul pods to fight teen vaping

It’s like taking candy away from a baby. The FDA will move to ban Juul’s fun flavors from most convenience stores to fight teen use of the product, reports the New York Times. The agency will also require stricter age verification measures for buying Juuls online. SEE ALSO: It’s going …

Where to Submit Short Stories: 23 Magazines and Websites That Want Your Work

Not sure where to send those great short stories you’ve written? As with writing contests and fellowships, sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin. To help you figure out where to submit short stories, we’ve put together this guide to 23 publications that publish short fiction. The list …

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 …

What most financial consultants get wrong when writing a business call-to-action

Financial consultants typically have more experience with numbers than they do with words. So when they write a business call-to-action (CTA), they can make fundamental mistakes that compromise their results. A business call-to-action means any meaningful action taken by a visitor, such as purchasing a product or watching a video. For …

Basic best practices for professional email support

If everything is equal, the methodology you apply for professional email support can be the difference between you and the competition. Let’s be honest, your business email support is definitely not where you want to be outperformed. Offering best-in-class professional email support gives you the competitive edge! Business email policy If …

Innovation and culture are key ingredients of successful cities

CBRE has released Our Cities, Knowledge for the future, a report and microsite which explores how British cities might look and feel in twenty years’ time. The research claims to cast new light on the complexity of the future city. The project examines what will make a successful city through …

Explore New Content Monetization Opportunities with NING

This article was created in partnership with NING. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Remember when Facebook was only starting out? These were the mid-2000s, and online social networking as we know it today was just shaping up. At that time, in 2004, NING came onto …

Employers struggle to understand what motivates people in new generation of megacities

Mercer has published the results of an extensive study that examines the needs of workers in the world’s fastest-growing cities across four key factors – human, health, money and work. The study provides insight into the motivations of workers against the backdrop of fierce competition for their talent. The study, People …

Three ways to grow your traffic and capture audience

According to a number of studies published over the last 12 months, only 25% of all websites get more than 5,000 unique visitors per month, which (unfortunately!) means that 75% of the internet aren’t reaching anywhere near their traffic (and therefore their monetisation) potential. For context, at SitePoint we tend …

I’m very sorry, but you’re going to have to learn to love the blockchain

I apologize. I get it. You hear “blockchain” and you immediately think “shady get-rich-quick schemes” or “bubble of magical fake Internet money” or “libertarian enfants terribles,” and when a true believer tries to explain to you why you should care, why it will change the world beyond just minting a …

5 awesome podcasts for entrepreneurs who want to start, grow or improve their ventures

Forget the so-called golden age of television. This is the golden age of podcasts. According to Edison Research, some 73 million Americans tune into a podcast each month, signaling that this is no longer some niche form of audio-blogging. This is closer to the second coming of radio. But podcasts for …

How to Quickly and Easily Remove a Background in Photoshop

This article was first published in 2009 and remains one of our most popular posts. Recently we asked Gabrielle Gosha to update it for 2016 Photoshop users. Enjoy. Background Eraser Tool Photoshop offers many different techniques to remove an unwanted background from an image. For simple backgrounds, using the standard …

MobileRVing Adds European Campground listings To RV Travel Search

MobileRVing.com now has RV Campground Listings throughout Europe. Plantation, FL – SEPI Marketing, the parent company of MobileRVing.com, has announced that it has added over 8,500 European RV Resorts and Campgrounds to its RV travel search engine. Brian McGuinn, Director of Digital Business Development states, “We have learned through our …

Apple needs a feature like Google’s Call Screen

Google just one-upped Apple in a significant way by addressing a problem that’s plaguing U.S. cellphone owners: spam calls. The company’s new Pixel 3 flagship Android smartphone is first to introduce a new call screening feature that leverages the built-in Google Assistant. The screening service transcribes the caller’s request in …

Banksy Shredded a Piece of Art That Sold for $1.4 Million. Now It’s Worth Double, According to an Art Expert

Just moments after it was auctioned off for $1.4 million to an undisclosed bidder at Sotheby’s in London, Banksy’s “Girl With Balloon” appeared to self-destruct. The canvas — bearing one of the mysterious artist’s most famous pieces — slid down its thick frame, shredding half of the piece, much to …

Ecommerce Briefs: Casper, PayPal Options, Amazon Ads

“Ecommerce Briefs” is my occasional series of news and developments from online merchants. In this installment, I’ll address how an online brand is providing an experiential option for consumers, new … The post Ecommerce Briefs: Casper, PayPal Options, Amazon Ads appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished by …

Our 100 Favorite CSS Libraries, Frameworks and Tools from 2018

With all of the changes and rapid advancements CSS has gone through over the last few years, we should not be surprised at the vast volume of open-source resources and tools that are continually being released. These time-saving CSS libraries, frameworks, and tools have been built to make our lives …

FedEx is adding 1,000 Chanje vans to electrify its fleet

FedEx is turning to a relatively new and unknown startup as it ramp up its efforts to electrify its fleet of delivery vans. The company announced Tuesday plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vehicles from Chanje Energy, a California-based and China-backed startup founded in 2015. FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from …

Darth Vader and Elvis spotted on the International Space Station

Some 250 miles above Earth, the Halloween spirit is in impressive, weightless form. After spending 147 days in space, the three crewmembers currently aboard the International Space Station decided to have a little Halloween fun, high above the planet.  European astronaut Alexander Gerst — who is typically a geophysicist and …

Medical device maker Medtronic finally fixes its hackable pacemaker

Medtronic, a maker of medical devices and implants, has pulled the plug on its internet-based software update system, which security researchers had found had a dangerous security vulnerability The company said in a notice this week that it’s switching off the software distribution network after researchers found that a hacker …

This Is the Dirtiest Part of an Airplane, According to Flight Attendants — And It’s Rarely Cleaned Between Flights

During the busiest travel week of the year, there’s something you need to know. Tray tables may be handy for working on your laptop or for placing your pretzels and Ginger Ale, but flight attendants revealed some travelers use the tables for less hygienic uses: changing baby diapers. Treasure Elise, …