7 Plugins for Adding Structured Data to Your WordPress Website

Structured data (sometimes called “Schema” or “microdata”) has emerged as an important part of SEO strategy. Search engines are making use of this information to enhance listings and provide users with more immediate answers. Even if you’re not 100% sure what structured data is, you’ve undoubtedly run across it in …

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 …

Mistakes This Entrepreneur Made With Her Startup’s Finances (and How to Learn From Them)

Business owners are dealing with unprecedented times right now. Many entrepreneurs are struggling to keep their businesses afloat, with financial struggles as their main priority. Prior to this crisis, I began thinking about my own company’s finances. I considered myself adequately adept at managing this aspect of my business, but …

How to Supercharge Product Reviews on WooCommerce

It is no secret that product reviews can help merchants increase sales. Reviews are proof that others found a product valuable, or not. WooCommerce provides the structured data to display rating stars in search results. But product reviews, properly utilized, can do much more.  They can greatly increase conversions.  In this …

Detroit Startup Week feat. Kyle Bazzy and Marc Hudson

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/664717325″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] This episode of StartupNation Radio was recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned …

How to use Smarp to improve employee engagement in your business

The most successful businesses are usually the ones that look for new ways to improve employee engagement. However, while the idea of a constantly motivated workforce sounds appealing, it can be more difficult to accomplish in practice. One way to achieve a state of near-perpetual employee engagement is to keep …

A round up of some of the best recent workplace content from around the web

All the workstyles we have ever loved Open plan v private offices déjà vu Britain’s productivity crisis in eight charts Investors discount office buildings with high WeWork occupancies Perceptions of pay fairness Agile humans, and therefore organisations. Just a dream? Excessive hours and intense work is (sic) bad for your …

The paradox of how routines can help us be more productive and creative

Former US president Barack Obama famously had a wardrobe full of identical suits. As a world leader, life presents more than enough big decisions – Obama’s reasoning was that it made sense to minimise the complexity of the small decisions. Artists are often thought of as rather different. Francis Bacon, for …

Bitcoin Prices Just Hit a New Low. Here’s How Much You Would Have Lost If You Bought at the 2018 Peak

“Bitcoin prices drop”: That’s been the news throughout pretty much all of 2018. But on Thursday morning, Bitcoin prices dropped even lower—to $5,300. That’s a dip of more than 15% in one day and a new low in 2018 for the cryptocurrency. According to Coinbase.com, Bitcoin was trading at $5,249 …

How This Entrepreneur Produced Passive Income With Her Business

Spring is in the air, and with it happy thoughts of sunshine and flowers. Amy McCord Jones, however, has flowers on her mind throughout all four seasons. The founder of Flower Moxie, an online business that sells flowers to DIY brides nationwide, is committed to helping DIY-ers create gorgeous florals …