Emerging megacities will outperform developed megacities by 2025

As urban world is moving towards the developing world, GlobalData, a data and analytics company, forecasts that 88 percent of the world megacities will be based in the developing economies of Asia, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America and Middle East & Africa by 2025. Out of 44 megacities in …

Mirabella Aims to Break Barriers with a ‘Fresh Face’

Beauty is a lifestyle. If you do not agree, scroll #makeupjunkie on Instagram feed, or just ask Mirabella’s new owners Layne and Miranda Coggins. While the brand adopted this philosophy in early 2014, the Coggins have vowed to embrace it; spending the first seven months of ownership improving product formulations …

Creating Impactful and Professional Business-Oriented Content

Business-oriented content is tough to write. It is not something a run-of-the-mill writing agency worth pennies can accomplish. Writing business content requires experience, dedication, knowledge and an impressive writing style. If you’re struggling to create high-quality content, follow these steps and you will be good to go. #1 Strategize No …

Can the startup building a Fortnite for VR become the Fortnite of VR?

Virtual reality hasn’t proven itself to be the lucrative escape of the every-man, but the medium has done a fairly good job enticing the gaming community and keeping that niche (mostly) happy. While a couple of big titles have gotten some halfway-decent ports to VR, for the most part VR …

Huawei Watch GT reportedly lasts 14 days with sleep and heart monitors

Huawei hasn’t had the best 2018 thanks to controversies over the security of its phones and networking gear, but that’s not stopping the company from continuing to innovate in the wearables space. Based on details gathered by Israeli site Wisebuy, the company is around two weeks away from introducing the …

What Are the Best Ways Real Estate Agents Can Advertise in the New Digital Age?

There is no doubt that marketing and advertising have changed dramatically since the inception of the internet. Just a couple of decades ago, building a business or clientele base was all about print advertising, flyers, and good old-fashioned reputation, which in some industries could take decades to build. Being a …

How to educate your clients about website security basics

Website security needs to stop being viewed as an optional add-on and start being viewed as a critical element of website development, ownership and maintenance. No matter what your role, if you’re selling website services, it’s important to educate clients about website security basics. Waiting until the end of a …

Belfast office sector has enjoyed its most successful year ever

The office sector in Belfast has enjoyed its most successful year on record, with 885,023 sq ft of take-up reported across 84 transactions, more than double that was achieved last year, according to CBRE’s Offices Marketview research. Notable office deals completed in 2018 include PwC’s move to Merchant Square, Northern …

Entrepreneurs Can Choose from 7 Unexpected Men’s Wedding Band Styles

When it’s time to tie the knot, more couples than ever are choosing rings that break from the traditional gold and silver to express their unique personalities. In the past, women had all the variety with countless options of styles and gems to choose from. However, recent trends are bringing …

Streamline Your Shipping Processes with the DYMO LabelWriter Wireless

Any innovation that enhances business efficiency and streamlines processes is a must-have for a home office. For the many entrepreneurs out there who have to constantly ship items (like product samples), wouldn’t it be great if there was a more efficient way to print shipping labels? Luckily, there finally is! …

Website typography basics for online businesses

First things first: What is website typography? I know the word “typography” sounds fancy, like only famous designers or college art professors would ever really know what it means, but you can understand it, too, I promise. Wikipedia defines typography as “…the art and technique of arranging type to make written …

What is web accessibility, why does it matter, and how do you get started?

In many ways, the web is a great equalizer, granting access to a treasure trove of information and connections to all who log on. But imagine for a moment that you can’t use your keyboard due to a severe tremor or paralysis and that operating your mouse is impossible. How …

How to Avoid Chargeback and Fraud Tips for Online Retailers

Internet-related deception has been stealing billions of dollars from online stores for years. Upon being founded to track cybercrime, the Internet Crime Complaint Centre receives nearly 800 complaints from US consumers every day. The complaints range from identity theft and failed delivery of items or payments, to bank card chargebacks. …

Ease Anxiety During Virtual Presentations & Throughout the Workday with SensaCalm Blankets

As a hardworking home business owner, do you ever feel stressed out over everything you have to manage each workday? Or, do you ever sometimes feel anxious during conference calls, virtual presentations, and online Skype meetings with employees or clients? If you do, there is a fantastic, subtle, and easy …

More than half of employees have experienced some form of workplace bullying

More than half (52 percent) of employees in global organisations have encountered workplace bullying and felt psychologically unsafe at work, according to a new study conducted by City & Guilds Group. The report also claims that only one in ten firms proactively take steps to support staff mental health, and found …

When are business taxes due and how can you prepare now?

This article was originally published on Aug. 18, 2017, and was updated on Jan. 10, 2019. As the expression goes, “nothing is certain but death and taxes.” Everyone knows you have to pay the IRS when you earn an income, but not just individually. Companies, whether giant corporations or sole …

UK skills and labour shortage being driven by a fall in non-EU migrants

A sudden reversal in the growth in the number of both EU and non-EU migrants in employment in the UK could hit employer plans to take on more staff and worsen skills and labour shortages, according to the latest quarterly Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and The Adecco Group. …

3 key Instagram content ideas to use this summer

Summertime is the perfect time for your business to capture the attention of new customers on Instagram with compelling, creative content. But, it can be difficult to come up with engaging content ideas while you’re busy running your business. Don’t worry, we have you covered.  Use these content ideas to …

10 best practices for creating and securing stronger passwords

There’s never been a better time to beef up your security with stronger passwords. A Consumer Reports survey found that more than 50 percent of U.S. adults have six or more password-protected accounts online. Other research suggests that by 2020, there will be 100 billion online passwords in use all around the …