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Is Apple Watch Series 3 Really A Hit, Or Is It All PR Hype?

The Apple Watch has been struggling to gain mainstream acceptance in the United States. However, according to <i>Forbes</i>, the struggle is over.<p>“70% of …

Smartwatches

9 Myths About Freelancers And Freelancing

Share!<p>Many people are mistaken by what a freelancer actually is and how they use their time. There are many myths that clients think about …

Employment

Invoicing Etiquette for Small Business Owners

If ever there was a time for being firm but polite, and patient but insistent, it is when you are owed money for work done.<p>There are times when getting an invoice paid is more challenging than the work you just completed. After all, it’s not exactly an easy task to track down late payments. It …

Small Business

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.

Data Science

Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet

Google has just launched a set of new features to make it harder to break into your account.<p>Last year, hackers working for the Russian government tricked John Podesta, one of Hillary Clinton's top advisers, into giving away his Gmail password. Months later, his private emails started appearing on …

Security

Inside Two-Factor Authentication Apps

Passwords are in a pretty broken state of implementation for authentication. People pick horrible passwords and use the same password all over the …

Cybersecurity

Free trial scams and why you shouldn't click that link

Also: Sears to close remaining stores and Quebec's sugary booze problem<p>Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the …

Financial Planning

You have almost certainly been hacked

<i>Hackers are breaking into the systems of companies, government agencies, and individuals. Is any information safe? Here's everything you need to know:</i><p>…

Security

What Every Webmaster Should Know About DNS

<Brief/> History of DNSBehind every website is a little-known system that is the glue holding the internet together. It’s called the DNS, or the …

SEO

The Lies Entrepreneurs Tell Themselves While Starting Up

It is essential that budding business people stay true to their ideas and expectations<p><i>Entrepreneurial enterprises are mushrooming in every top-notch city. It means something for business. With the start-up culture is being accepted widely, countries are witnessing many successful entrepreneurs with</i> …

Entrepreneurship

How to Completely Optimize Your Google My Business Listing by @searchmastergen

Learn how to optimize your Google My Business listing to boost your local SEO strategy.The post How to Completely Optimize Your Google My Business …

SEO

6 Ways To Use Google Analytics To Better Understand Your Site’s Traffic

Stock photoI’m sure you’ve heard of Google Analytics.It’s a free web analytics tool that website owners can use to track and analyze their site’s …

SEO

It's Probably Time to Quit if You See Any of These 7 Signs Of a Toxic Workplace

If any of these resonate with you, it could be time for you to quit.<p>An amazing thing happens when you decide to quit your job: Co-workers who you never really spoke to, decide to invite you to a conference room and tell you everything they hate about the job.<p>When I quit a toxic workplace early in …

The Workplace

Facebook Is the Least Trusted Tech Company...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 — Survey: Facebook is the big tech company that people trust least.</b><p>With Facebook being scrutinized for its handling of data privacy, ad targeting, and propaganda recently, people …

Small Business

What Is A Domain Name?

Publisher : vishalhost.com Dated: 2012-04-28<p>A Domain Name is a textual version of an IP Address, the number that points to a particular website. For …

Web Design

How to Deal With Image Heavy Website Design

If a picture really is worth 1,000 words, then why aren’t you using them to tell your brand’s story?Flowery, poetic copy is great, but images bring …

Web Design

This Founder Shares How She Was Able to Attract Better Customers By Increasing Her Price

Pricing isn't just about a number. It's about your value, what you're really worth and who you want to work with.<p><i>Introducing our new podcast,</i> Problem Solvers with Jason Feifer<i>, which features business owners and CEOs who went through a crippling business problem and came out the other side happy,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

10 Reasons Why 7 Out of 10 Businesses Fail Within 10 Years

There's a fierce tide of potential for failure in business. Half of all businesses won't make it to the five-year mark.<p>While startup life seems glamorous at best when it comes to dizzying valuations and unsustainable bubbles that help to prop up newly-formed businesses in the hottest sectors, the …

Entrepreneurship

Small Business Natural Marketing Solutions

Do you ever feel like you're banging your head against the wall when it comes to marketing your small business? In today's always connected world, …

Small Business

Study: Startups that don’t set firm goals actually do better

New data, from a study done by my team at Bunch, could redefine what we see as the trademark characteristics of early startup success. Our study collected data from 62 early-stage startups over the course of a year to find the factors that correlate directly to higher revenues. And what we found …

Management

5 tips for designing the perfect logo

We all know that branding is a vital part of any business. If it wasn’t, you wouldn’t have well-established brands spending many thousands of dollars each year promoting it, and protecting it. Branding improves recognition, establishes trust, and it represents you and your promise to customers. …

Identity

How to Determine a Graphic Design Hourly Rate

01<p>of 07<p>The Importance of a Graphic Design Hourly Rate<p>Setting a graphic design hourly rate is often considered a difficult process, but it must be …

6 Mistakes Smart People Make When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Virtual assistants can make running your business easier -- if you avoid these pitfalls.<p>"Hiring people is like making friends. Pick good ones, and they'll enrich your life. Make bad choices, and they'll bring you down," says Jason Fried, the founder of Basecamp.<p>Fried is a guy who knows what it …

Entrepreneurship

No, a chatbot can’t automatically sue Equifax for $25,000

Making the rounds today is a chatbot that claims it will let you sue Equifax for thousands of dollars in small claims court without using a lawyer.<p>The Verge boldly stated you can claim up to $25,000 dollars, and the chatbot says that it’s the “first case of a fully automated lawsuit.” While it …

Chatbots

Hey, Turn Bluetooth Off When You're Not Using It

You intuitively know why you should bolt your doors when you leave the house and add some sort of authentication for your smartphone. But there are …

Information Security

Ditch These 28 Boring Words and Use These Instead (Infographic)

Make your writing more exciting by putting a little creativity into it.<p>Whether you’re composing a cover letter or drafting an email, it’s important to keep it catchy and lively. Because who wants to read something boring? To make sure your readers don’t start yawning while reading your message, …

Writing

Yellow Pages to stop printing directory after 51-year run

<b>The local business directory that helped JR Hartley find his book on fly fishing is set to go out of print.</b><p>The Yellow Pages will no longer be published on paper from next year onwards, more than five decades after it launched in the UK.<p>Its owner, Yell, has announced that the first of its 104 final …

Small Business

The Problem with Saying “Don’t Bring Me Problems, Bring Me Solutions”

It’s time to retire the saying “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” Even though advocates of this approach believe it reduces whining, increases empowerment, helps employees manage up, and boosts careers, it’s fraught with challenges.<p>Not every problem has an easy solution. Tackling the …

Management

3 Things You Must Know Before You Start Your Etsy Business

Etsy isn't for everyone, and these three guidelines will help you determine if you could be a success on Etsy.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Staff at Entrepreneur Media Inc. and Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Start Your Own Etsy Business<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound If …

Small Business