The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up & Running a WordPress Site

So you’ve decided to run a WordPress site but have no idea where to start? This tutorial is aimed at absolute beginners. Some IT knowledge will help but I presume you want to learn the essentials within a few hours. Let’s get started. Step 1: What Do You Want to …

London remains preferred destination for global corporate real estate investors

London is still the world’s top destination for investment in commercial real estate despite ongoing uncertainty about Brexit, well above both Manhattan and Paris, the next two biggest markets, new research claims. Around£16.2 billion was invested in central London’s commercial offices in 2018 compared with £14.3 billion in Manhattan, £12.1 …

When workplace strategy builds bridges between people and place

The world of work is changing rapidly and profoundly in a way that we haven’t seen since the time of the industrial revolution. Yet even as we stand at a momentous, game-changing inflexion point, the 21st century workplace strategy sector is still dithering about whether to join in the revolution. …

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Writing Service

Composing a book about your industry by working with a writing service can truly benefit your business. Regardless of whether you are a practiced writer or not, you can come up with adequate content based on your own experiences and knowledge. Without any background in content writing or workshops taken, …

How to use discounts and coupons to increase eCommerce revenue

As an eCommerce business owner, you already have a lot on your plate — from making sure orders are fulfilled to managing day-to-day operations. On top of that, you also have to take care of common headaches associated with running a website, so it’s no wonder that you want to …

Uber’s financials, Qualtric’s $8B exit and what’s going on at WeWork

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had the excellent Connie Loizos on the air, we had Danny Crichton on the horn from New York, I was in the studio mostly hacking up one lung or the …

5 tips for establishing domestic shipping costs for your eCommerce business

When starting up a new eCommerce business, one of the most difficult and confusing aspects is establishing domestic shipping costs. This is a substantial overhead expense that typically gets passed onto the consumer but has become a common sales marketing tool by offering free shipping. That makes understanding the best …

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Your Foreign Amazon Listing

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Creating Your Foreign Amazon Listing   Today we are going to let you in on a little secret: Amazon Foreign Product Listings. If you’re already selling on Amazon and making money, then is perhaps the easiest way to scale your sales super quick. Creating foreign …

13 Strategies Your Brand Can Learn From YouTube Celebrities

What’s one thing that all professionals can learn from the success of unlikely brand stars like YouTube celebrities? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have …

Sherpa, the Spanish personal assistant, launches an API for its predictive AI with Porsche as 1st customer

Sherpa, a personal assistant startup that has carved out a niche for itself by focusing on the Spanish-language market (alongside English) and predictive suggestions, is expanding. The company is launching a set of APIs called the Sherpa Platform, which will let other businesses tap into its predictive recommendations and use …

Lana Del Rey showed up to make everyone cry at the Apple event

You know when you’re watching a 70-minute Apple ad and you’re like, I really wish I could burst into tears right now? Lana Del Rey made dreams come true on Tuesday. The singer closed out Apple’s special event in Brooklyn, performing two songs from her upcoming album Norman Fucking Rockwell. …

The Powerball Jackpot Is Up to $750 Million. Here’s When You Need to Buy Tickets

Just a few days after somebody won the highest Mega Millions jackpot ever of nearly $1.6 billion, another enormous lottery grand prize is on the line: The Powerball jackpot is up to $750 million. No one had the winning Powerball numbers on the last drawing on Wednesday, when the jackpot …

Women in technology: How tech companies can (and should) get more female applicants

Hiring more women for roles in technology companies — especially in leadership positions — is a positive step forward for our culture and society … and a smart business decision. In this article we’ll look at why we need more women in technology, some obstacles faced by females in the …

These Techniques Will Buffer Your Business Cash Flow

If you find yourself always cash-strapped before the next payday, your problem is cash-flow. In times like the post Brexit and Trump financial administration, it is best to practice managing your cash flow more effectively, when there are lots of business expenses such as travel, property, rent, taxes and investments …

How to build a website maintenance sales page that wins clients over

Offering website maintenance in your web business is the best way to establish recurring revenue, provide quality support for your clients, and build relationships so you stay in business for years to come. Featuring a website maintenance sales page on your website is the best way to begin this conversation with …

Throwing open the window to a new world of work

While working at a Viennese Obstetric Clinic in the mid 1840s, a Hungarian physician named Ignaz Semmelweis noticed that mothers were far less likely to succumb to a potentially fatal infection called puerperal fever when the medical staff treating them washed their hands. When he started collecting data to confirm …

LoopMe closes $17M growth investment led by BGF to expand further into the US

In 2013 LoopMe was a start-up which started out trying to solve the problem of intrusive ads on a mobile screen by consolidating them into an “ad inbox”. In 2014 they dumped that idea to become a mobile video ad business, using AI to retarget ad campaigns instead of ad …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: DevOps Security, jQuery & Vue Projects

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books and mini-books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. Learning jQuery 3 Fifth Edition A step-by-step, practical tutorial on creating efficient and …

Flexible working mothers more likely to work the most unpaid hours

Flexible working is supposed to be a boon to working parents, but it seems it’s not without its disadvantages, as a new academic study has found that part-time working mothers who have the ability to control their own schedule often end up working an increased amount of unpaid overtime.  The …

10 customer service rules every web professional should follow

As website professionals, we function mainly as a service-based business. And like any service based business, customer service is critical to our growth. It’s also critical to manage a client list that doesn’t drive you crazy. As some would say: happy client, happy web pro! Since we are our own …

How to Build Passive Income Through Real Estate

Some might be looking to create multiple revenue streams to diversify their monthly incomes. Others may be looking toward retirement and realizing they’ve saved too little. Whichever the reason, creating passive income is one of the most important steps towards financial freedom. With passive income, you possibly could live the …

Square details compensation and promotion practices

When tech companies explore diversity and inclusion initiatives, there’s a risk that marginalized groups may feel “othered” and reduced to a number. That’s what Square has found, the company revealed in the first of a series of posts on Square’s diversity and inclusion efforts. So instead of emphasizing demographic data, Square is …