How to guard against computer malware on your government or nonprofit site

No website is immune from attack. And when a hacker wants to attack a site to send a message, government and nonprofit sites are at the top of the list. Back in 2016 the Library of Congress site was hit with a massive DDoS attack that took the entire site offline and …

Is Real Estate Crowdfunding Sustainable? RealtyShares Shuts Down

There is bad news in the RE crowdfunding world. RealtyShares, one of the leading real estate crowdfunding platforms, has shut down part of their operation. That’s very scary for investors. I’m an investor at RealtyShares and I was a vocal supporter. After all, one of my financial goals this year …

4 of the Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Became Very Successful

If you were asked to imagine what it takes to start a successful venture, you would probably visualize the owner spending sleepless nights thinking of the perfect idea. You could also think of the stress, strain and pure agony that a person must have gone through to get their business …

Report into the glass cliff claims women still need to break the glass ceiling

Given the latest U turn regarding Brexit, with beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing the cancellation of a commons vote on the agreement, a new report into the so called “glass cliff” appointment of women is pretty timely.  The term “glass cliff” was coined by researchers Ryan and Haslam …

An intersectional approach to trends in workplace design at Orgatec 2018

There are perhaps three characteristics that ensure the European office furniture and workplace design fair Orgatec continues to attract so many exhibitors and visitors to Cologne. Firstly, it takes place every two years, so offers a snapshot of a sector, framing the most important workplace developments in a particular time …

Workplace productivity plummets during January

Around a quarter (26 percent) of British workers believe that January is their least productive month with the nation still recovering from the Christmas period, according to a new report from Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance. The report also claims that December is the second least productive month (14 percent) whist …

Core Innovation Hub secures funding to transform the way buildings are designed, built and managed

An alliance of experts specialising in digital, manufacturing, building performance standards and construction technology has been awarded leadership of a new national Hub to drive innovation and technological advances in the UK construction and infrastructure sectors. Following a nationwide competition, Innovate UK has awarded £72 million to the Transforming Construction …

Employees call for radical new approach to address stress at work

Today marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week, 5th – 9th November 2018, and new research claims that two-thirds of employees (64 percent) have ‘poor’ or ‘below average’ mental wellbeing according to the Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (SWEMWBS). The research, conducted by The Stress Management Society and commissioned …

All About WordPress Themes – A Basic Guide

If you are looking for an effective and efficient platform for creating, editing and maintaining websites, then you would find no better option than WordPress, which is not only a website designing platform, but also an efficient software application which allows the user the privilege of an easy-to-use and simple …

Bitcoin Prediction – Factors That Could Significantly Influence Its Price

What is the future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? In a situation of such a downturn on the crypto market, this seems to be a pressing question. The future development of the cryptocurrency is discussed by many including the world’s leading entrepreneurs. John McAfee, the founder of the McAfee security …

How to plan out your Instagram feed in Photoshop

There’s no doubt that it’s important to learn about an Instagram feed in Photoshop for your business. After all, there are more than 800 million monthly active users on Instagram. So clearly there’s good reason to have a presence on Instagram. But once you set up your account and start looking …

Too Many Cancer Promises & Too Much Professional Arrogance?

When Science and related cancer journals ignore the sciences of diet and nutrition in the cause and possible treatment of cancer we all lose. The post Too Many Cancer Promises & Too Much Professional Arrogance? appeared first on Center for Nutrition Studies. Written by T. Colin Campbell, PhD. Source: Nutritionstudies …

Majority of UK employees want Britain to adopt French out-of-hours email ban

Over a third (35 percent) of UK workers continue to work when then get home from the office, claims research from Insurance2go into whether British workers are struggling to stick to working within their designated office hours. The survey found that a third (35 percent) of continue to answer work …

6 of the best inventory programs for your eCommerce business

The backbone of any eCommerce business is inventory management. While many entrepreneurs start out manually managing their eCommerce inventory, with success comes the need for inventory programs to help manage inventory. Scaling a business just isn’t possible without this essential software. Leveraging software to manage inventory programs helps the small eCommerce …

4 Ways to Make a Great Impression at Your First Ever Client Meeting

Meeting with your business’ first ever client can be a thrilling and daunting experience for any new entrepreneur. The impression that you have on your first client during the meeting will set the tone for the type of relationship that you’ll have with them in the future and may even …

MailOptin is the Complete Email List and Automation WordPress Plugin

There is still great value in capturing email addresses through your website. Keeping users informed of new content and promotions helps to build brand loyalty. When you think about it, this is one of the key methods for turning visitors into customers. Doing this within WordPress has often required a …

How to Use Instagram Hashtags for More Exposure

Do you need to up your hashtag game on Instagram? Looking for tips to use Instagram hashtags more effectively? In this article, you’ll learn three ways to use hashtags on Instagram to achieve your marketing goals. Why Instagram Hashtags Matter Hashtags are an integral part of Instagram. They can do …

The secret to getting eyes on your Halloween gift guide

Gift guides are a sales staple for eCommerce stores, especially during the holidays. Halloween is approaching so it’s the perfect time to create a Halloween gift guide. Once customers see it, you know they’ll be drooling over every image, frantically pulling out their credit cards to buy — right? The …

Customer Journey Maps: A Day in the Life of a Customer

How do you measure customer engagement? Likes, clicks, and purchases are often the default metrics to turn to, but they don’t tell the whole story. You need to know how much customers feel they’re in a relationship with your product, business or brand to truly measure customer engagement. Is your …