Beyond the lead magnet: Next steps to draw your prospect down the funnel

Dr. John Wilkins had a plan to get mankind onto the moon. He wrote about it in his books and discussed it with whoever he spoke to. His vision: “flying chariots” breaking out of Earth’s pull and into the void of space before gently landing on the moon. It was revolutionary …

New workplace trends will bring people back to the office, Gensler report suggests

The next generation of office buildings will draw employees back to the workplace, a new report from architect and design firm Gensler suggests. It suggest that an increased number of employees are set to be drawn back to the office, as the importance and power of face-to-face interaction grows, and …

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 …

Impostor syndrome may have serious impact on mental health

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Houston, impostor syndrome can have serious consequences for mental wellbeing and can affect people’s personal relationships and home life. Those affected by impostor syndrome – the persistent feeling somebody has that they are not qualified or able to be …

A Practical Guide to CSS Variables (Custom Properties)

Preprocessors like Sass and Less certainly help to keep your CSS codebase organized and maintainable. Features like variables, mixins, loops, etc. — by adding dynamic capabilities to CSS coding — contribute to minimize repetition and speed up your development time. In recent years, a few dynamic features have started to …

12 Fantastic Examples of Incorporating Lines in Web Design

There are many tiny trends in web design these days. We have already discussed lonely but eye-catching mouse tails, manipulations of the mouse cursor and triangles as decor. Each month brings us some exciting ideas that blossom into outstanding user interface features. They make interfaces truly engaging and refreshing, saving …

Northern English cities held back by lack of opportunities for low skilled workers

Despite higher living costs, southern English cities such as Oxford and Exeter lead the country in their ability to provide opportunities for people with low skills.  A new report from the Centre for Cities on low-skilled workers claims that employment opportunities are greater for people with fewer or no qualifications …

This 31-Year-Old Sold All of His Furniture to Start a Coffee Business. Now It’s Pulling in $1 Million a Year

Jordan Karcher saves dogs and sells coffee at the same time. Not exactly intuitive, but the entrepreneur has built his niche company into millions of dollars in sales and attracted top-level investors. And he owes much of it to his Craigslist couch-selling skills. Karcher, 31, found the inspiration for his …

6 Things Every Company Should Know Before Starting a Subscription Box Service

There has been a recent surge in the popularity of subscription boxes. Customers enjoy receiving a box of products every month, whether it’s ingredients for meals, beauty products, alcohol, coffee or even specialty products such as Japanese snack foods. There seems to be no shortage of new ideas for niche …