Chris Mendicino

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Optimizing Your Homepage With These 3 Things in Mind Will Help It Attract More Visitors

Home is a place where you don't have to think too much -- you simply walk inside and everything you need is waiting for you. A homepage should provide customers with a similar experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a reason the word “homepage” begins with …

All-TIME 100 Novels

Making the List<p>How We Picked the List<p>A - B<p><i>The Adventures of Augie March</i>• <i><br>All the King’s Men</i>• <i><br>American Pastoral</i>• <i><br>An American Tragedy</i>• <i><br>Animal Farm</i>• <i><br>Appointment</i> …

Literature

Camera Exposure: Aperture, ISO & Shutter Speed

CAMERA EXPOSURE<p>A photograph's exposure determines how light or dark an image will appear when it's been captured by your camera. Believe it or not, …

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

10 Things I Wish I Knew When Starting Photography

When you're first starting out with photography, growth seems to happen in leaps and bounds. You'll measure your growth by the changes that you see …

Buy & Sell Music Gear Online

Introducing The Record Marketplace<p>Reverb Protection has you covered. We provide a safe, secure community for finding the gear you want.<p>List as many …

Shopping

Matthew Bellamy's Equipboard

Matt uses Senheiser SKM D1during the Live Lounge performance more<p>Matthew Bellamy's effects rack includes two Shure UR4D Wireless Receivers. more<p>Muse …

The Best Indie Rock Albums of All Time

Ron Howard’s Beatles Doc ‘Eight Days a Week’: 10 Things We Learned

It’s widely believed that the Beatles didn’t get truly serious until 1966. That was the year of <i>Revolver</i>, their first “on purpose” LP masterpiece, and …

Amazon Go Is Proof That Business Partnerships Rarely Work

Earlier this month, online retail giant Amazon unveiled its first convenience store concept. At Amazon Go, shoppers would buy perishable goods like …

Retail Innovation Shout Out: Amazon Go – the End of the Checkout

The future of checkout-free shopping has sparked interest among consumers, and could be a game-changer for brick-and-mortar retailers.

eCommerce

Design Your Employee Experience as Thoughtfully as You Design Your Customer Experience

Improving customer experience is often a top business priority, but what about employee experience?<p>Temkin Group reports a correlation between employee engagement and success in customer experience. In its 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, the firm showed that companies that excel at …

The Distribution of Users’ Computer Skills: Worse Than You Think

<b>Summary:</b> Across 33 rich countries, only 5% of the population has high computer-related abilities, and only a third of people can complete …

Northern Europe

Use a strategy practiced by everyone from Darwin to Google to be more productive without becoming a workaholic

The parts of your brain that drive creativity, he says, are actually most active when you don't have to focus.<p>Business Insider Netherlands met the Silicon Valley technology forecaster and strategy consultant when he visited Amsterdam for a lecture. "The simple truth is that I wrote a book that my …

The Chrono S - Blue/Black - Vincero Watches

Returns are only accepted for items purchased directly from the Vincero website. Returned items must be received in new, unused and re-sellable …

Salesforce serves as training ground for SaaS startup execs

When startups go looking for executive talent, they want someone with some experience working for a successful organization. When it comes to the cloud, there is a dearth of expertise — with one notable exception — Salesforce. Perhaps, that’s why Salesforce, by far the most successful pure SaaS …

Startups

The Kairos - Blue/Black - Vincero Watches

Returns are only accepted for items purchased directly from the Vincero website. Returned items must be received in new, unused and re-sellable …

Watches

The future of front-end development is design

Carson Miller Contributor<p>Carson Miller is head of digital at Fahrenheit 212, an innovation strategy and design firm now part of Capgemini Consulting.<p>Should we make our kids learn to code? This question was posed to me at a recent dinner party. As one of the only people in our social circle who has …

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CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

How to make responsive web apps with container queries

Responsive web design has been around for years now, and in that time we’ve seen a drastic shift in how we approach website development. Media …

Web Development

Here’s what the best salespeople do to close more deals and make tons of money

Sales is a tough job.<p>But when it's done right, it can make you rich.<p>We took a look at Salesforce's latest annual State of Sales report and a separate survey of 280 salespeople from Quotable to find out what the best performing salespeople and teams do in common to sell more and make tons of …

Selling

How to Write a Small Business Marketing Plan

Starting a small business takes grit, passion, determination, and focus. Coming up with an idea that is profitable and fills a market need is no …

Best Courses to Become a Complete Web Developer

Web development has been steadily growing as a career, with many people finding their passion for coding and problem solving. Development has also …

Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

Internet pioneer Bruce Schneier issued a dire proclamation in front of the House of Representatives’ Energy & Commerce Committee Wednesday: “It might …

Behind the Scenes: How We’ve Built a $5M/Year Business in 3 Years With Content Marketing

We’re pulling back the curtain on three years of intensive learning and doing.<p>Last Thursday, I shared the story of how our startup almost died.<p>We …

Marketing

5 Little-Known Tips to Improve Mobile Customer Happiness

One of the things many smart brands have in common is a unified experience across desktop and mobile that paves the way for customer satisfaction.<p>Your customer experience extends far beyond the storefront or a branded website. Today, businesses looking to make customers happier must deliver a …

D-Link’s Smart Plug lets you control anything with your iPhone, Android or Alexa

In the future, everything is connected. Of course for some people the future is already here, and awesome smart accessories like the D-Link Energy …

Technology Stack (Basic) — A Guide for Non-Tech Co-founders

I am tired of seeing non-technology entrepreneurs being taken for ride by programmers, specially by outsourcing companies. It’s difficult to learn …