The cargo cult of modern office design

The idea of the cargo cult derives from anthropological observations made about the behaviour of societies that encounter more technologically advanced societies, especially the rituals and objects created by Pacific islanders in an attempt to attract modern goods and technology and generally earn favour with people who they thought could …

Being a Solar CEO: What It’s Taught Me About Workplace Energy

As a solar company CEO, I’ve learned many unexpected lessons about a form of energy seemingly different yet related to solar energy – energy in the workplace. I know how to manage people’s electricity usage within the walls of their homes, helping them reduce power bills and establish energy independence. …

8 ways to give back to your local community as a small business

You don’t have to be a large corporation with a budget in the millions in order to look for ways to give back to your local community. Even businesses of one can build philanthropy into their models and use their business as a tool for contributing to society. Before we get …

Holiday sales headstart: 10 things you can do now to prep for the upcoming holidays

As we head into the last quarter of 2018, smart business owners shift their thinking and planning to the upcoming winter holidays. Time to start mocking up your calendar and planning for your holiday sales, promotional activities and duties! 10 steps to more holiday sales Increase your business’s holiday sales …

YouTube Community Tab: How YouTube Is Changing

Want to keep your YouTube subscribers engaged? Interested in new YouTube features that help promote your videos? To explore big changes from YouTube, I interview Tim Schmoyer. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help …

Effectively managing retail inventory during the holiday sales rush

Before we know it, the holiday season will be upon us. You know this, and you’re gearing your retail business up for the massive sales rush you look forward to. And that means managing retail inventory is a top priority. Those soaring sales are awesome, but you know from experience that …

Podcast: Thrive in the Gig Economy – Interview with Olga Mizrahi, National Speaker and Marketing Expert

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Hiring for ecommerce, then and now

What’s the best method for hiring ecommerce employees? I have struggled with the issue over the years. In this post, I’ll describe FringeSport’s hiring process. When we were a bootstrapped startup, … The post Hiring for ecommerce, then and now appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished by …

Episode 75 – Growth Ideas You’re Probably Under Utilizing with Ro Bhatia of Limelight

Ro Bhatia has some serious eCommerce chops.  He started his career at Google, then spent 5 years at Yahoo, then worked for eBay with merchants, then ran the dot com division for Home Depot.  Now he’s the Chief Product and Strategy officer at Limelight Ecommerce. In this episode we dig …

Quickly Deploy WordPress & phpMyAdmin on Alibaba Cloud with ROS

This article was originally published on Alibaba Cloud. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Think you got a better tip for making the best use of Alibaba Cloud services? Tell us about it and go in for your chance to win a Macbook Pro (plus other …

The 5 Most Popular Front-end Frameworks Compared

There’s a deluge of CSS front-end frameworks available nowadays. But the number of really good ones can be narrowed down to just a few. In this article, I’ll compare what I think are the five best front-end frameworks available today. Each framework has its own strengths and weaknesses, and specific …

4 ways to spot a fake email and what to do if your email is hacked

Email is one of the most frequently used forms of communication. It’s no wonder then that many cyber criminals are using fake emails to not only hijack your email account but also to steal your identity and more. In most cases, it’s a potential entry way into your social media accounts, …

4 Handpicked Design & Dev Collaboration Tools You Should Know About

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. If you’re a web designer or developer, your work involves some teamwork and collaboration. Even when you’re working on a personal project it never hurts to have someone you can rely on. …

Everything you need to know about Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a paid service Amazon offers businesses looking to streamline the fulfillment process of goods purchased online. In other words, eCommerce businesses can utilize Amazon’s storage centers, delivery logistics and customer service team to increase operational efficiencies and mitigate supply chain bottlenecks. Rather than exhausting internal resources …

What Have Cryptocurrencies Got to Do with Immigration?

The remittance market is growing again. A World Bank report says that remittances topped $596 billion in 2017, of which $450 billion was sent to developing nations. After two years of decline the market is recovering, fuelled by rising migration, particularly in Europe. The majority of this money is being sent across …

9 Characteristics Of Human, NOT Automated Social Media Marketing

There are a few highly important things that separate big brand social media marketing from everyone else, and that is the human component. Big brands are able to focus their social media marketing on their brand, branding and advertising components that are centered around the company’s image and other major …

How to turn your web design side hustle into a full-time business

So you’ve got a successful web design side hustle building websites. You’ve been moonlighting on the side of your normal nine-to-five job to pursue your passion and/or earn some extra income and things are going really well — so well that you’ve taken the family on a fabulous vacation, paid …

Using Twitter for restaurants — 4 tips to reach more customers

Using Twitter as an outreach tool for restaurants is a time-saving and cost-effective way to attract new customers and build relationships with existing customers. Why? Because consumers are on Twitter, and they are there to have conversations. In fact, there are 336 million monthly active users on Twitter. And, 85 percent of …

Building Ethereum DApps: Whitelisting & Testing a Story DAO

In part 3 of this tutorial series on building DApps with Ethereum, we built and deployed our token to the Ethereum testnet Rinkeby. In this part, we’ll start writing the Story DAO code. We’ll use the conditions laid out in the intro post to guide us. Contract Outline Let’s create …

10 website tips to help consumers trust your alternative health products

Alternative health products can be difficult to market, thanks to a healthy dose of consumer skepticism. Regardless of how well-supported your alternative health product is with evidence or customer reviews, health claims are frequently met with disbelief. Still, the alternative medicine industry is booming, and consumer trust might actually be …

The Anxious Mind of an Entrepreneur – Coping with What Lies Ahead

If you think back to all the movies you watched about famous entrepreneurs, you’ll see a pattern. Most of them are portrayed as socially awkward & restless. It’s almost a stereotype. Just think back to the most recent example – Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing at the Senate. Within 24 hours the …