The Importance of Leadership Training for New Managers

Being promoted to a leadership position is a great feeling. It means the company values your work ethic and your opinion about how the company should run. The transition from regular employee to an executive position is a big change, though. Even if you are completely prepared for it, there are going to be some things that take some getting used to. Continue reading “The Importance of Leadership Training for New Managers”

Digital marketing – changing the way luxury brands engage with customers

Now that digital marketing has gone mainstream, luxury brands have started looking for new ways to engage with customers. The luxury industry must adapt or die. Whether we like it or not, print as a marketing medium is no longer influential; and top-tier luxury brands must find a way to preserve engagement without losing their core values. Continue reading “Digital marketing – changing the way luxury brands engage with customers”

Grow Your Event Planning Business With Mobile Apps

Event planning is a challenging but rewarding job that requires a very special kind of person. It requires a keen eye for detail, meticulous organization, and saint-like patience. It can be tedious, unpredictable, and even dangerous – but there’s an app for that. Several.

Despite the inherent advantages of mobile technologies built specifically for event planning, a recent survey showed that 59 percent of event professionals do not use mobile apps in their event planning, but that 53 percent of those were interested in getting one. That’s a sure sign of a market on the brink of explosion.

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Why Website Downtime Hurts Your Business

When businesses start looking for website hosts and developers, they will often find cheap offers that seem like they would be easy on the company budget. In many cases, cheap hosting services are only made possible because the service is willing to accept a high amount of downtime compared to more expensive hosts. If you are thinking about going with a cheap solution for your hosting, then check this out and see several ways by which  downtime hurts your business. Continue reading “Why Website Downtime Hurts Your Business”

The Thrill of Working in a Restaurant

When you cook in your own home, you know where every single utensil is. When you are cooking food for your own family, there are no time pressures. And even if you have guests coming over for dinner, there’s no rush. If they get to your house at 5:30 PM and the food is not ready until 7 PM, no one cares. They are still going to eat the food, and they are still going to enjoy it. At the end of the day, whether or not you prepare a meal at home on time has no real life consequences.

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Fire safety is for everyone

In most cities and communities, residents rely solely on their fire department in order to be sure they are safe from fires. Whenever they are needed, these firemen, in both paid and volunteer departments, drop what they’re doing and run to the fire trucks to take care of people and their property when disaster strikes a home, business, or vehicle. While knowing that firemen are there to help in a time of need is great for your sense of security, one thing that is even better is knowing that your space is as fire safe as possible. Continue reading “Fire safety is for everyone”

Searching For The Flavour Stack

A new program from Your Inspiration At Home, the fast-growing Australian flavour products company illustrates the difficulties you can sometimes run into when so many use Google to find information. The new program involves a new website titled The Flavour Stack. You might guess the problem is the difference between the Australian spelling of flavour and the US spelling of flavor. However the problem is much larger than that largely because of the way Google suggests new searches that you might be looking for. Continue reading “Searching For The Flavour Stack”

This blog now shows Contributor advertisements

contributor adYou may have noticed in the sidebar a small advertisement that looks like the image to the right. This is for Google Contributor which has now gone live after running for a time on an invitation basis to certain publishers. We received notice of this via the AdSense newsletter on November 5. It certainly would be handy to be receiving more revenue as a result of this initiative. Continue reading “This blog now shows Contributor advertisements”

Misconceptions That Many People Have About WordPress

This article is contributed by Lucy Barret.

WordPress is the most prominent software platform and is used by millions of people to create and develop a professional looking website. Indeed most businesses and organizations are building their websites on WordPress. It is one of the easiest platforms that allow even a non-technical person to make changes in their site or blog without any complications. Continue reading “Misconceptions That Many People Have About WordPress”