Alex Littlechild

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Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

11 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>That old sound of the cash register ringing in sale after sale was every brick-and-mortar business owner’s dream. Sales coming in the front door meant there was money in the cash drawer. You don’t necessarily get that same thrilling sound when …

Marketing

The Only Way to Get Really, Really Rich

No matter how you define rich, this is the only way to get there.<p>Want to be remarkably successful? Want to get really rich? (While there are many ways to feel "rich," in this case we're talking about monetary wealth.) Then check out this little gem of an investment opportunity.<p>It's a simple …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn

An entrepreneur reveals how he generated leads and revenue with his LinkedIn blog and show how you can do the same.<p>16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more …

LinkedIn

Here are the 10 most common interview questions with advice on how to ace them: http://onforb.es/1fyg2f6

Do You Know What Life Will Be Like In 5 Years? IBM’s Top Scientist Does

The company’s annual report of five predictions for the next five years is all about the benefits of big data: stores, cities, classrooms, and hospitals.<p>Find out how IBM is doing on last year’s predictions here.<p>In the 5 in 5 report IBM’s top scientists report on what the world, supported by smart …

Personal Information

Is Bitcoin about to change the world?

The past weeks have seen a surprising meeting of minds between chairman of the US Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke, the Bank of England, the Olympic-rowing and Zuckerberg-bothering Winklevoss twins, and the US Department of Homeland Security. The connection? All have decided it's time to take Bitcoin …

The internet mystery that has the world baffled

For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301<p>One evening in January last year, Joel Eriksson, a 34-year-old computer analyst from Uppsala in …

This map shows what each country leads the world in: http://f-st.co/7SEBzQs Spain takes the top slot in cocaine use, and Australia has more deadly animals and melanoma than any place else in the world. Now that we know Mongolia leads the globe in velociraptor bones, we will never look at that country the same way again.

The Perfect Elevator Pitch: In 20 Seconds or Less, Tell Me What You Do

<i>The following guest post is by Craig Malloy, cofounder and CEO of Bloomfire.</i><p>As simple as it sounds, one of the most difficult challenges I’ve experienced as a CEO of a new technology company is figuring out our elevator pitch.<p>I get to test this quite often talking to my wife’s friends, neighbors, …

Quit Multitasking: How To Unitask And Get More Done

<i>When I sat down to start writing this piece, I received three emails, my phone rang twice, and a colleague stopped by my cubicle to ask a question–all within the first minute. It didn’t faze me, because, like most people in the workforce today, I’ve become accustomed to juggling several tasks at</i> …

5 Online Habits That Can Sabotage Your Finances

Like most working moms, I do most of my shopping online. Who wants to drag two screaming kids to buy paper towels at Target when I can buy them with the click of a button (and let my kids scream in the comfort of our own home)?<p>But that convenient one-click buying power has a dark downside—it’s too …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

Property investment is all location, location, location

Ainslie McLennan of the Henderson UK Property unit trust tells Emma Wall where there are investment opportunities.<p>Those readers who are tenants in their homes will know residential property rents have significantly risen in recent years.<p>In June this year the cost of renting a home in the UK hit a …

How the Help to Buy schemes work

Help to Buy's second phase - open to all - starts next year. Mark Harris of SPF Private Clients explains how the two parts of the scheme operate.<p>Help to Buy was a policy unveiled by the Government in the March 2013 Budget.<p>The first phase began in April 2013 and the second is due for launch in …

From working out which are the best places to look for a property to negotiating a good price, Patrick Collinson takes you through the homebuying process in our new video guide http://gu.com/p/3fydv

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …