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.
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
This article is contributed by Allen Peters.
For a long time I had wanted to run the London Marathon. It seemed like a great challenge, a great thing to say that I’d accomplished and a fun and historic event to be a part of.
The only flaw in my plan was the fact that it was so difficult to actually get a place. So many apply to run the Marathon each year, that most people would apply multiple times and still not get accepted. If you apply and get refused four times in a row then you get a place automatically, but that’s assuming that you haven’t given up on the idea after the second attempt… as I did. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Humphrey Omondi.
We get reminded on a regular basis about the importance of creating quality content that engages with the reader. The concept of content creation is at the heart of inbound marketing; it increases visibility, improves your ranking in the search engines and helps to grow your business. We all know the importance of creating smart content, but it is not easy to create high quality content in high volumes. It gets even more difficult when your site is in multiple languages. In that case, it is better to use native speakers who produce content in the language that the particular site is targeting, but where do you find them? Continue reading
This article is contributed by Nancy Baker.
If you are starting off as a clothes designer and are thinking of ways to get your brand and name out there, look no further! Social media is an incredible way to make new friends and generally build up your own community of likeminded individuals. It is also a killer way to bring people’s attention to whatever it is that you are selling, but it is not exactly straightforward. There is a particular set of rules that, if adhered to, can bring you an incredible return. This article looks at how fledgling designers can harness this phenomenal platform in a way that sometimes belies belief. So please take a few minutes out of your busy schedule and see if you can pick up some value from the rest of this piece. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Ryan Hall.
The most impressive feature of the web is its ability to level the playing field, to give the general public a voice and create tools for new startups to compete with huge businesses. This is the ultimate tool for self-expression and for democracy, and puts incredibly powerful tools in the hands of everyone around the world. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Mike Spalding.
Business is all about communication. Without communication, you have no clients, no suppliers, no way to discover or connect with prospective new clients. Communication is the lifeblood of every business.
A lot of people make an assumption that communication simply involves the act of communicating itself – phoning someone, emailing someone, connecting with an individual on LinkedIn – the connection itself. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Todd Ramos.
Certain aspects of creating and running a website tend to get a lot more attention than others. We’ve all read a million times for instance how important it is to choose your niche carefully, and most people are sick of being told that their website needs to be easily navigated. We’ve read it a thousand times, and all the smart webmasters have already done that by now. Continue reading
This article is contributed by Matt Smith.
Social media has definitely influenced the way we work and live. With more than 90% of the population using the internet every day and a majority of them using some type of social media network, there’s no doubt that social media has the potential to change the world. But how, and in what specific ways? Continue reading
This article is contributed by Adrian Matthews.
For all the horrors of the current economic climate, there is one good thing to come out of the recession; there’s never been a better time to look for new staff. Jobs are scarce and as a result, there’s never been more talented people without one. Continue reading