How to design a website when you’re not a website designer

This post was originally published on June 15, 2016, and was updated on Sept. 14, 2017, and June 5, 2019. In today’s information age, every successful business needs a website — even small, independent ventures. But a great-looking website doesn’t have to cost thousands of dollars. With the right tools and …

How Do You Tackle WordPress for Small Business Websites? Start with These Brilliant Themes Sponsored

Promoting a small business or a startup online has become very popular these days. It has advanced from being a great idea to a practice that is for all practical purposes mandatory today. Fortunately, building suitable websites for these enterprises has become easier and less expensive. Not just any old …

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but is there a U.S. market? Nigerian consumer data …

Verified Expert Growth Marketing Agency: Bell Curve

Bell Curve founder Julian Shapiro describes his team as talented growth marketers who have a long tail expertise of various channels and who aren’t afraid to play part-time therapists. As an agency, they’re comfortable grounding founder expectations by explaining “No, virality isn’t a dependable growth strategy,” but “Hey, we can …

India’s FreshToHome raises $20M to grow its fish, meat, vegetable, and milk e-commerce platform

FreshToHome, a Bangalore-based e-commerce startup that sells fresh fish, chicken, and other kinds of meat, has raised $20 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its footprint in the nation. The Series B round for the startup was led by Iron Pillar, with Joe Hirao, the …

Childhood’s end for work and the need for a grown-up conversation about it all

Arguably Arthur C Clarke’s finest novel, Childhood’s End is the story of an Earth that is invaded by a force of alien Overlords. This is not a destructive colonial invasion, which is why there’s no Hollywood blockbuster in the tale, but a seemingly benevolent intervention which ushers in a golden …

Enrich brainstorming sessions with Office 365 collaboration tools

Making sure your team meetings and collaborative sessions are efficient and productive is always important, especially as they’re directly related to your bottom line. This could lead you to implement various hacks and techniques, but the best solution could actually be right under your nose. Let’s talk about Office 365 …

Facebook is losing its last Oculus co-founder

Facebook spent billions on Oculus in 2014, and in the years since the organization has been absorbed deeper into Facebook while the startup’s co-founders have stepped back in prominence. Today, the final Oculus co-founder remaining at Facebook, Nate Mitchell, announced he was leaving the company in an internal memo sent …

Kabbage raises a record $700 million in debt for its SMB loans platform

Loan platform Kabbage — which offers quick assessment and approvals for small business loans using machine learning algorithms that pull data from dozens of sources — has closed another large securitization as it continues to grow its operations. The company said has closed an asset-backed securitization of $700 million, which it …

How to test website security for your consulting business

We live in an age where most of the world exists online. And, with digital technology evolving at an increasingly rapid rate, there are more devices connected to the internet than ever before. While this presents a wealth of opportunity for budding businesses hungry for success, conducting the vast majority …

Birth control delivery startup Nurx introduces STI home-testing kits

Nurx, the “Uber for birth control,” will allow customers to test themselves for many of the most common sexually transmitted infections within the comforts of their own homes with its new STI home-testing kits. Nurx, a graduate of Y Combinator, has raised about $42 million in venture capital funding from …

How to spot a Trojan horse virus — and how to remove the virus if your website is infected

When it comes to online security threats, a Trojan horse virus is one of the most common type of malware files that affects websites. It’s not just big brands and popular websites that are getting targeted — small business owners with a website are also at risk of getting infected …

Risks and rewards of digital therapeutics in treating mental disorders

Madeline Stein & Michael Stein Contributor Share on Twitter Madeline Stein is a first year Doctorate student at Saybrook University studying Applied Psychophysiology within the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. Michael Stein (@MichaelStein16) is an attorney and angel investor, with a focus on technology companies that want to …

Advent of artificial intelligence demands HR managers look at the world in new ways

The HR profession must undergo a mindset shift in order to reap the benefits from artificial intelligence (AI), according to an new white paper. In preparing organisations for the potential gains from AI whilst minimising its risks, HR needs to become more proactive in engaging with change to secure a strategic …

Google says it will do more to prioritize original reporting in search

Google says it’s taking new steps to ensure that original reporting gets prioritized in its search results. In other words, articles that kick off a major news cycle should have a prominent in search results for a longer time, rather than getting buried under more recent coverage (some of which …

Email Copy Tips Your Subscribers Will Love

EMAIL COPY TIPS Email Copywriting Tips Your Subscribers Will Love Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co According to 80% of professionals, email marketing is an efficient tool that drives customer acquisition and retention. Since your audience opts in to receive these messages, they’re one of the most certain ways to …