YouTube Music and YouTube Premium expand to Canada and 11 European markets

YouTube today expanded YouTube Music and YouTube Premium to the services’ first new markets since they officially debuted last month. The Google-owned video-streaming platform announced the two services in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Mexico on May 16, and revealed at the time that they would be …

The Fortitude of Solitude: Critical Gains and Losses of Working from Home

Are you looking for a route to begin your venture with the least investment feasible? Then do not hesitate to consider launching a home office rather than a commercial location to start things at your pace. Working actively from home can be an excellent idea when you are starting a …

Google partners with tech retailer b8ta to let people demo smart home products

Try before you buy is the new name of the game. With items costing upwards of $100, people want to know what they’re getting themselves into before they commit to a costly gizmo — at least that’s what Google is betting on right now. Aligned with Google’s Made by Google …

Designing from Scratch vs Pre-built Websites: Is One Better Than the Other? Sponsored

Some designers take great pride in starting every project from scratch. They are successfully seeing it through to the end. Others have no problem using whatever tool or aid they can get their hands on. Such tools will help them meet their objectives. Neither group is wrong. Something worth bearing …

Trump administration defends FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules

(Reuters) — The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge. In a 167-page court filing late on Thursday, the Justice Department and FCC urged the court to reject the suit filed …

Need More Conversions? Improve the Customer Journey

The concept of a customer journey can serve as a practical guide for ecommerce merchants who want to grow their businesses. It tells them where to invest their marketing efforts, … The post Need More Conversions? Improve the Customer Journey appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished by …

Employers struggling to attract skills needed for digitalised workplace

More than half of CEOs (53 percent) admit they can’t find candidates with the necessary skills to help them navigate an increasingly digitalised business landscape a new survey from Robert Half has claimed. These include data analysis and digital skills, as well as softer skills such as resilience, adaptability to …

‘I Should Have Been Greedier.’ Stan Lee Created the Marvel Universe, But He Didn’t Always Profit From It

Stan Lee, the comic book legend and creator of iconic superheroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, and the Fantastic Four, died at the age of 95 on Monday. While Stan Lee was easily the world’s most famous comic book writer and editor, he might not be as rich …

Declutter Your Office With JR William’s Design-Forward & 100% Acrylic Organizational Essentials

With the big spring spruce-up just around the corner, are you looking for essentials that will help you organize your workspace while adding a dash of sophisticated style? No need to search any further! JR William offers an array of functional organizational supplies that also double as sleek decorations for …

6 tips to keep freelance finances flowing even when times are tough

For now, the general economy is riding high, but that won’t necessarily always be the case. And the feast and famine cycle is a common feature of the freelancer’s life, especially when starting out. These financial uncertainties mean that every freelancer needs to find ways to keep the cash coming …

This entrepreneur spent $900,000 on great.com — Is a premium domain worth the investment?

How much would you spend on a premium domain? Well, entrepreneur Erik Bergman recently dropped almost $1 million on his perfect domain — great.com. To be exact, Erik spent $900,000 in a domain auction to win his dream domain name. “I’m trying to build something truly great — I needed a …

How Can Running a Business Improve Your Family Life?

After a long day at work, you’re looking forward to spending some time with your family, but instead you find yourself getting distracted by more customer comments on your company’s Facebook page. You may be enjoying some well-deserved downtime with your kids, but as the sole owner of your business, …

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The WordPress team worked hard to produce the ultimate in website builders. Their hard work paid off. The ultimate builder, in this case, is a platform featuring an abundance of tools and plugins. They allow website builders to create, tweak, and adjust their products any way they want to. There …

4 ways to show employee appreciation this Labor Day

Labor Day is a public holiday honoring the U.S. and Canadian workforce — which naturally, we celebrate by taking the day off work. Companies will recognize Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. While most employees will spend this three-day weekend relaxing with their family and friends, organizations should welcome this …

5 ways to manage your restaurant’s online reviews — good and bad

Restaurant owners know that handling online reviews can be difficult, especially when it comes to dealing with negative reviews that come in on Yelp, Facebook, Google and TripAdvisor. But, feedback is important to make sure you’re creating the best possible experience for customers at your restaurant. And, with the right …

UK workforce increasingly concerned with impact of Brexit on employment

More than a third (34.25 percent) of UK residents believe that Brexit would affect their current employment in a negative way, and only a negligible 3 percent of respondents think that Brexit will positively affect their current employment. Compared to the survey from Personal Group in 2018, there are some …

How to Use a Pre-built Website to Refresh a Website’s Look

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. There are a host of websites out there sorely in need of an update. Designers can do so by incorporating one or more of the current web design trends. Current trends involve …

How to craft a better proposal to close more deals

Forget what you tell your kids in youth soccer — in business, winning is everything. Especially when you’re a salesperson. Successful selling can be a long and sometimes spine-jarring roller coaster that culminates, typically, in a win or loss. Get a head start by crafting a better proposal. One important step …

Personal and social factors impact return to work after ill-health

Support from managers and colleagues, as well as a positive attitude, are most likely to enable a more long-term return to work for employees after a sickness absence, according to a new review of research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA). The review evaluated the impact of personal …

Hulu launches add-on bundles focused on entertainment and Spanish programming

Earlier this month, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said the company would be revamping its Live TV service by dropping some entertainment channels and adding on smaller bundles. Now, that change has come about. The streaming service announced this week the launch of two new add-ons which focus on entertainment and Spanish …

How to Use Social Media the Right Way for Building More Leads

Information overload and our ability to become commercial free has changed the old fashioned marketing funnel.  Attention getting tactics will no longer sell your products and services. Your brand audience now controls what they want to see whether this be on a smart phone, tablet, computer or television. Old methods …