Ashleigh E Cameron

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Shopify’s growth story may be coming to an end

It takes guts to publicly short a stock, but it requires a special set of cojones to invoke the name Herbalife in your campaign.<p>That's because investor William Ackman's crusade against the nutritional-supplement seller, now approaching its fifth anniversary, is widely regarded as one of the …

8 Critical Tests to Run Before Launching Your New Website

Drag and drop website builders like Wix and Weebly have many people thinking that publishing a website is as simple as pressing a button and basking …

WordPress

How to Pick the Right Camera Settings for Every Scenario

Fresh from telling us to stop asking about camera settings, Tony Northrup is back with a 17-minute video going in depth on the general camera …

YouTube Director app helps business owners on a budget create DIY video ads

YouTube today announced a new suite of tools to help business owners get started with creating video ads on a budget.<p>The YouTube Director suite comes in three parts: the first is a free iOS app that lets you shoot your own commercial using a template and step-by-step instructions of what to shoot. …

Apps

Google Fonts just got a huge Material Design overhaul, and it’s beautiful [Video]

Google has today completely revamped its longstanding Google Fonts website with Material Design, making it easier — and more beautiful — than ever to browse and try out the site’s huge collection of open source designer fonts. The old Fonts site — which first launched in 2010 — was practically …

Typography

First Look: Ikea’s Wildly Experimental New PS Collection

From 3-D knitted chairs to vases made from waste material, Ikea turned its designers loose for its next PS Collection.<p>Every few years, Ikea releases its limited-edition PS Collection–a series of experimental products that aren’t intended to supplant its perennial offerings, but rather to add a jolt …

10 Unforgettable Destinations For Your Honeymoon

Whether you're looking for a luxurious yet affordable island accommodation, the adventure of a lifetime, or a private and romantic getaway, there are plenty of destinations that will meet and even exceed your expectations.<p>The old standbys like Hawaii are great, and have become established for a …

World’s “ugliest” Pantone colour 448C is being used to deter smokers

Deemed the world’s ugliest colour, Pantone 448C opaque couché is now being used on cigarette packaging to deter smokers.<p>The initiative began in 2012, …

7 Factors of Great Office Design

Smart companies understand that workspaces are a business tool. An office environment reflects and reinforces a business’s core values, through the placement of different teams and functions and design elements that reflect culture, brand, and values.<p>For example, we’ve seen an explosion of open …

More places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Read the first part of our guide here<p>22. Punta Ala, Tuscany<p>It's popular with Italians, but - as Telegraph Travel's Andrew Purvis discovered after a holiday there - very few Britons have discovered the forgotten stretch of coast between Pisa and the tourist honeypots of the Costa d’Argento and the …

Italy

You hired some star designers. Great! Now what?

Memo to the C-suite: Lean into design thinking, building and communication as core to your leadership team.<p>Innovative tech companies know that great technology and marketing will get you partway to success. Great design — and talented designers — must be central to your company to truly unlock the …

Design Thinking

This Innovative Notebook Is Like MagSafe for Moleskines

The Rekonect notebook lets you reorder and replace pages in your notebook using a magnetic spine which doubles as a pen holder.<p>I’m fussy with my notebooks. I want them to be orderly, chronological compendiums of my ideas, my creative processes, and my life. But all too often, they become …

Why Well-Treated Employees Are More Innovative

New research suggests that employees are more innovative when they are given good benefits and perks and feel less pressure to deliver short-term results.<p>If your company has stopped innovating, you might need to take a look at how you're treating your employees.<p>You might think billion-dollar …

The Workplace

What Role Can a Website Play in Today’s B2B Lead Generation?

Whether you’re an MD that likes them or loathes them, websites are here to stay – and the good news is they can be a very valuable tool when it comes …

Yieldify launches new customer platform and hires new CTO and Head of Engineering from Google

Yieldify launches faster and more intuitive customer platform and announces new hires - CTO Richard Sharp and Head of Engineering Andrew Sadler from …

Why It's a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking

Head of Small Business and Government Banking Distribution for TD Bank<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs starting a business face many decisions about how to best set up and operationalize their company, including whether to register a business; where to set …

Small Business

Sharp Photography Tips & Techniques

There are lots of ingredients that go into making a spectacular photograph, but the most important is for the picture to be in sharp focus. Even the …

Landscape Photography

Emoji Keyboards put ghosts and smiling poop at your fingertips

As humanity evolves, we find more efficient ways to communicate. Grunting led to talking, which led to writing, which led to letters. We put those letters down with giant feather quills, then with printing presses, then with small plastic keys, and sent them out into the world first as bound books, …

Zenchef Picks Up €6M To Help Restaurants Build Online Presence

French startup Zenchef helps restaurants build out their online presence, including website creation tools and the ability to take bookings direct. The latter offers an alternative to relying purely on online reservation platforms such as Opentable or Lafourchette, which, incidentally, have also …

The 6 Freelance Work Models For All Organizations

Whether you call them contingent workers, freelancers, 1099 workers, or anything else, it appears that organizations around the world are thinking of ways to tap into this new workforce. While the size of this group is still not known (reports vary quite a bit), all of the business leaders I have …

The Workplace

Water-Activated Street Murals Come to Life When It Rains

PANTONE recently collaborated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago‘s designers and art directors to transform Seoul, Korea's streets during the dreary monsoon season. The appropriately titled Project Monsoon venture began with the creative team painting Seoul's somber roads with …

Modern Art

Innovative "More Sky" Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called <i>More Sky</i> that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from …

Architecture

Your Desire to Create is Stifling Your Creativity

Photography is tough. There's no doubt about that. The gear and the numbers are the easy parts. These can be practiced, learned, and applied over …

Creativity

Airbnb’s $8M campaign against Prop. F in San Francisco appears to be working

<i>(By Heather Somerville, Reuters) –</i> Airbnb has spent more than $8 million and hired a top political operative to defeat a San Francisco initiative on the ballot Tuesday that could threaten the growth of one of the most valuable global technology companies.<p>Proposition F, which would limit short-term …

Hospitality

This is how much money you can REALLY make working at a startup

Coding school One Month has a tool called JobSignal that analyzes this job market to figure out which skills pay the best.<p>Working at a startup comes with the promise of striking it rich one day from stock options. But until then, employees still need to be paid. It turns out, some of them are paid …

Employment

What Are The Web’s Most Played Out Fonts?

Fontreach is a new tool that can tell you what fonts are hot, and what fonts are not.<p>There was a time not too long ago when all the fonts on the web were pretty much the same: Arial, Courier New, Times New Roman, Comic Sans, Impact, Georgia, Trebuchet, Webdings, maybe some Verdana. But with …

How to Cross the Chasm from Idea to Product

UX Designers must not only create concepts and designs; they must also make the process of creation transparent and communicate the basics of UX …

UX Design

10 of the best places to stay in Italy for foodies

Explore Italy’s most fertile and interesting regions at these atmospheric guesthouses where you’ll feast on fantastic local food and wine<p>Agriturismo Funghi e Fate, Emilia-Romagna<p>Whimsical drawings of fate, or sprites, adorning the walls aren’t the only reason this agriturismo has a touch of magic. …