Why Ecommerce Businesses Should Sell on Walmart Instead of Amazon

Small business owners are faced with a difficult decision when it comes to reaching a larger audience online: either they can invest valuable resources in marketing in order to drive customers to their ecommerce store, or they can opt to sell on marketplaces where customers go already. There are several …

The Whirly Board Helps You Stay Active & Focused When Using A Standing Desk

Many home business owners love using standing desks, but they sometimes experience fatigue from standing for too long or from sitting still when their desks are lowered. Luckily, there is a fantastic innovation that will help entrepreneurs stay active and boost their creativity, motivation, and focus all day: The Whirly …

Healthcare Coverage and Global Priorities

According to the World Health Organisation, healthcare or “universal healthcare coverage” is a global priority. In developing countries, access to universal healthcare is deemed “urgent”, while in developed nations, governments focus on increasing access to additional private healthcare coverage to supplement government-run universal coverage. Reportlinker reveals country statistics to help understand …

Non-Compete Clauses in Franchise Agreements

Non-Compete Clauses in Franchise Agreements Non-compete clauses in franchise agreements are often a significant stumbling block for franchisees leaving their franchisor. They prohibit the franchise owner from engaging in similar work for a set period of time immediately after his departure. Non-competition agreements are — often to the surprise of …

How to Get Started with CSS Animation

The following is a short extract from Tiffany’s upcoming book, CSS Master, 2nd Edition, which will be available shortly. Think of CSS animation as the more sophisticated sister to CSS transitions. Animations differ from transforms in a few key ways: Animations don’t degrade gracefully. If there’s no support from the …

Podcast – Be a Social Media Celebrity to Promote Your Home Biz

Listen to Episode At Blog Talk Radio Interview with Click Funnels Executive Dave Woodward DAVE WOODWARD, CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER FOR CLICK FUNNELS We’ve gone from TV to Twitter and in today’s marketplace, that can be confusing for home-based business owners. For others, it can be a dream come true. …

6 Tips for Getting Started as a General Contractor

As you consider your career options for the upcoming year, you may not want to rule out starting your own business as a general contractor. Starting your own business is no small feat, and becoming a general contractor requires a special set of skills and knowledge. If you’re looking to …

How to ask for testimonials and reviews from your clients

When it comes to attracting new clients, few things are more powerful than social proof. If you haven’t heard the term before, it basically means that shoppers are herd animals — more likely to jump on the bandwagon than to opt for the road less traveled. While individuals might not …

Biophilia in the corporate HQ: an historical perspective

In recent years, the concept of biophilia and the inclusion of greenery in the working environment has captured the media’s attention, which has depicted it as an important aspect of wellbeing in the workplace, seemingly the crucial indicator of a great office. For this reason, and beyond the superficial or …

How to spin up superfast websites using local WordPress development tools

You’re likely familiar with local WordPress development, which is a good sign. However, if you’re still sticking with XAMPP at this point, you might find there’s a better choice available for your needs. In fact, many tools are specifically tailored to WordPress and its intricacies. In this post, we’ll talk …

What to include in a purchase order form for your eCommerce business

Purchase orders play a vital role in money management and bookkeeping, and they should be incorporated into any small business’s company procedures. But, if you have never dealt directly with purchase order forms, you might not understand what their true value is or what should be included when designing an …

Travel industry digital marketing trends to watch in 2019

The travel industry has been steadily evolving online, becoming more integrated in the digital space and the social media landscape. When people travel, they are tapping into all kinds of digital media. They use their smartphones to research and book hotel rooms; post about their vacations on Facebook, Twitter and …

Smart Advertising: The Many Applications of Video Mounts

When it comes to promoting productivity, the complicated solution isn’t necessarily the way to go. For small business owners, all operations and activities should be simplified to maximize each workday. While some might be impressed with layered and complex products, more often than not a basic solution can get the …

The Internet and a pile of turtles that goes all the way down

In his 1998 book A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking relates the following anecdote: “A well-known scientist (some say it was Bertrand Russell) once gave a public lecture on astronomy. He described how the earth orbits around the sun and how the sun, in turn, orbits around the centre …

The small retail business guide to spring campaign ideas

When winter slowly melts away and a hint of spring floats in the air, consumers will be feeling optimistic and ready to try new things. And for savvy businesses looking to promote their products, services or online store, these spring campaign ideas offer the chance to boost the bottom line. …

Youngest workers prefer simple perks such as free coffee, flexi hours and birthday leave

  As fresh graduates from generation Z, i.e. those born between the mid 1990’s and 2000 are enter the workplace, new research from Perkbox claims that over 1 in 3 (36 percent) admit that the workplace perks are one of the most important deciding factors on whether to accept a …

People working in fully open plan spaces are generally fitter and less stressed

The open plan debate grinds on, and the latest grist to its mill is a study from researchers led by Esther Sternberg of the University of Arizona which suggests that it is those people who work in open plan spaces that are fitter and happier than their associate employee contemporaries …

Tips for Avoiding a Backache Whilst Working from Home

If you’re used to spending long hours sitting at your computer behind your desk, then it’s likely you’ve had your fair share backaches and discomfort; however, it needn’t be this way. There are ways of keeping the dreaded backache at bay. A backache can be completely debilitating, and since our …

Sound In Motion’s Malaa Show Shines the Spotlight On Minneapolis’s Booming EDM Scene

Twin Cities EDM lovers flock to Sound In Motion’s Malaa show at Skyway Theatre. Every spring and summer, Minneapolis amplifies its nightlife offerings for residents who are excited to take advantage of the nice weather. In the city’s thriving EDM scene, there are already many must-attend spring and summer shows, …

Social media marketing for doctors with HIPAA in mind

In today’s market, doctors and caregivers need to  manage their social media strategy, monitor their online reputation, and build relationships with their online audience in order to engage with current and potential patients. But unlike other small businesses, they also need to ensure that they are providing the same security …