Wondering how to sell website security? Try pitching care plans.

As a web pro, you’re already familiar with the need and steps to set up a WordPress maintenance business, why all clients should be required to sign up for a care plan, and why maintenance is an ongoing process, not just an occasional task. You’re convinced it’s the way to …

3 Compelling Reasons You Should Hire a Superb Bookkeeper

As a business owner, the more attention you pay to managing your money, the more successful your company will be. While you may currently enjoy an abundant revenue stream because your revenues exceed your overheads, you won’t position your business for long-term success until you also master the art of …

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 …

What is DocuSign and how can it improve the way you do business?

Despite living in the modern digital age, many of our workflows and daily business necessities are still built on a foundation of paper-based and manual processes. For example, when most small businesses want to close a deal with a partner, they often still rely on physical contract signatures — even …

McDonald's Franchisees Concerned about Delivery Fees

McDonald’s Franchisees Concerned about Delivery Fees McDonald’s National Owners Association (NOA), the newly formed franchise owners group, is grousing that Uber’s delivery fees, compounded by corporate’s rent and service fees, are not sustainable for owners with the resulting margins they are currently experiencing. The organization’s third meeting is coming up …

The Right Way to Offer Product Comparison Tools

The ability to compare products that fulfill similar needs helps shoppers make educated decisions on the fly. This feature can be vital for stores that sell, as examples, tools, electronics, … The post The Right Way to Offer Product Comparison Tools appeared first on Practical Ecommerce. Source: Practical eCommerce Republished …

4 steps to use social media to attract new customers to your salon or spa

Are you using social media to attract new customers to your salon or spa? Almost 90 percent of marketers say their social media marketing efforts have increased exposure for their business, and 75 percent of marketers say social media has increased traffic, according to Small Business Trends. You can see …

Why are graduates favouring Manchester over London?

The economic performance of UK cities is increasingly dependent on the skills of their workforce. Cities across the UK face the challenge of both attracting and retaining high-skilled talent. The Great British Brain Drain investigates migration within the UK, specifically within cities. It finds that many university cities lose their …

Project44 raises $45 million to grow its predictive visibility platform for shippers

Project44, a real-time “visibility” platform that lets companies such as logistics firms track their shipments of goods, has raised $45 million in a round of funding led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from Insight Venture Partners, 8VC, Chicago Ventures, Emergence Capital, Omidyar Technology Ventures, OpenView Venture Partners…Read More Source: Venture Beat Republished …

Importance of Profit and Loss Statements of Your Business

Business fundamentals that are very important to your success in business involve the financial side of your venture. This is the profit and the loss. Balance sheet and cash flow statements are the two important statements that help in evaluating the progress of the business each month, but the profit …

The Difference Between Computed Properties, Methods and Watchers in Vue

For those starting out learning Vue, there’s a bit of confusion over the difference between methods, computed properties and watchers. Even though it’s often possible to use each of them to accomplish more or less the same thing, it’s important to know where each outshines the others. In this quick …

How our body clocks affect our mental and physical performance

Whether you’re a morning person or love burning the midnight oil, we’re all controlled by so-called body clocks. These body clocks (which regulate your circadian rhythms) are inside almost every cell in the body and control when we feel awake and tired during a 24-hour period. But as it turns out, our …

The Benefits of Using CSS Grid for Web Form Layout

Form layout and design is a fundamental yet frustrating part of web design and development. Ask anyone who’s ever tried to style a <select> box or align a label consistently in all browsers. In 2016 I wrote “Make Forms Fun with Flexbox”, which identified how several form difficulties could be …

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: How to Help the Tree of Life Victims

Eleven people were shot and killed inside their synagogue in Pittsburgh over the weekend by a man who reportedly told police he “wanted all Jews to die.” The anti-Semitic attack left the Squirrel Hill community in Pittsburgh reeling, and Americans across the country scrambling to find ways to help. Among …

Governments must do more to prepare people for the future of work

Governments need to overhaul their approach to employment and jobs to reduce further social and economic tensions, according to a new report from the OECD which explores the future of work. Without rapid action, many people, particularly the low skilled, will be left behind in the fast-changing world of work. …

Majority of organisations fail to offer menopause support

Forth With Life, a company that provides blood sample analysis and bio-marker tracking to promote and support health and wellbeing, recently undertook a survey exploring the existence and effectiveness of menopause support options available in the workplace. Their sample group consisted of 1000 women, all over 45 years of age …

Ask Your Developer To Do These 6 Simple Things To Spice Up Your Site

You designed a new website, and you’re excited about it. You spent hours poring over the smallest details–finding just the perfect font, moving that icon down two pixels and over one, concocting a pleasantly eccentric color palette. What an incredibly perfect Sketch file, you think: Are there museums for this? …

ONS says Ill health and caring duties biggest barriers to work for older people

The two most important barriers to working for those in their 50s and early to mid-60s are health and caring; according to the latest analysis from the ONS. Living longer: Fitting it all in – working, caring and health in later life, advises that although people in their 50s and …

The Philadelphia Flyers have a new mascot, and WTF???

The Philadelphia Flyers revealed its new mascot Gritty — and he will haunt you for the rest of your foreseeable days. The scraggly, googly-eyed, orange-haired mascot was made public Monday morning, and looks like the result of an unholy union between the Babadook and a Muppet from Fraggle Rock. SEE …