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The Business of the Brain on the Internet: Marketing Scare Tactics And Your Business

Erika Dickstein | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Erika Dickstein

What do advertisers, politicians, and mischievous kids on Halloween all have in common? They all know that fear has a powerful influence over human be...

Receive $1,000 This Week?

Samantha Bennett | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Samantha Bennett

Since their homework last week was to each receive $1,000 (yes, they got coaching from me on how to do that) they have collectively received over $15,000 in cash, gifts, investments, expanded credit and sales.

Long Live the Website: The Essential Source of Vital Information

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Michael D. Shaw

Far from being an artifact of the early years of the Internet, and despite several claims to the contrary, a website is still a necessity for a variety of organizations, from start-ups to health care companies to government agencies. And yet, based on this report from a business-to-business research firm, 46% of small businesses do not have a website for their respective brands.

Branding is More Than Just a Logo and a Website

Sophie Andrews | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

When your prospective customers and clients hear your name, and the name of your products and services, what image and thoughts come to their minds? Are you making a good impression, and is it the impression that you want?

5 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website with Facebook

AJ Agrawal | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

A good book is useless if no one reads it. Similarly, your marketing efforts go in vain if there are no readers, or in other words, traffic to your we...

Crucial Missteps to Avoid When Building Your Own Website

Sam Cohen | Posted 09.02.2016 | Technology
Sam Cohen

Shockingly though, about half of all small businesses still don't have a website. Most realize they need one, but the biggest issue they face, is getting one.

A Website in a Box - This Serial Entrepreneur's Solution to Your I-Don't-Have-a-Website Problem

Vicky Law | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

According to a survey, 46 percent of small businesses don't have a website. Shocking, isn't it? You would have expected that the ever-growing need for an online presence would have geared small businesses to jump at it.

What You Need to Know About Running a Profitable and Engaging Membership Site - What This Membership Site Expert Learned on His Journey

Vicky Law | Posted 08.22.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Membership sites make it possible for you to build your own community and make money of it as well. The best part of that is it's your own platform.

You Don't Need a Website Before You Start Your Business -- How This Web Designer Made it Happen

Vicky Law | Posted 08.12.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

A website will give your business value, a chance to communicate with your target audience and showcase your products and services. That's probably the reason why the desire to have a website is almost like second nature for entrepreneurs, especially online entrepreneurs.

New Website Allows White People To Offer 'Reparations' Directly To People Of Color

The Washington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.03.2016 | Black Voices

One Louisiana native just wanted some books. A mother from Oklahoma simply wanted some help to buy a new laptop battery....

The Basics of Your Author Platform

Kylie Dunn | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Kylie Dunn

"You must have an author platform!" Everyone keeps saying this, but what does that mean? And how do you go about it? Basically, your author platform...

The Right Way For Marketing Teams To Build Websites

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Websites.  Those interactive, responsive, digital brochures and sources of information that come in more shapes and sizes than the Muppets.  Most ma...

EXCLUSIVE: The Top Secret Outline of GOOP's Next "Sex Issue"!

Em & Lo | Posted 05.13.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

This week, Gwyneth Paltrow launched the first ever Sex Issue on her "much-discussed" lifestyle blog, GOOP.com.  It's been a long-time coming from th...

Liz Hausle trades Music Industry job to Empower Women

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Danai P. Maraire

Amidst the clutter of the internet and the constant stream of content meant to entertain and mass marketed toward women; think "best dressed" lists, w...

Is Having a Blog or a Website Make You More Organized?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 04.12.2016 | Technology
Marianna Glynska

I am a creative person and I like doing a lot of things in life. I think the majority of people nowadays have multiple interests that might or might n...

The 4 Things Your Business or Technological Company Needs for a Clear Brand

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

Branding is a big topic that leaves many entrepreneurs and businesses scratching their heads. How do I go about branding my products and services? M...

Will Lebanese Papers Become Extinct?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.17.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The ax is falling fast on Lebanese journalists as word of newspapers going fully online or facing shutdown spread this week amid a sea of political, f...

3 Steps to Creating a Compelling About Page for Your Website

Dorit Sasson | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

Most people think of an About page as a sales pitch or a biography. You About page is the most important "story" webpage you will ever need for your s...

The Paper Chase

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As an old newspaperman living in a digital age, I am often asked if print will survive. My answer is yes, and for a very important reason: You can't wrap fish in a website. Besides, what are you supposed to do, housebreak your dog on an iPad?

Mother Caught Trying To Sell Her Baby Online For $346

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.01.2015 | Crime

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 30 (Reuters) - A mother pleaded guilty in a South African court on Monday to having tried to sell her baby on the Internet for 5,000...

Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation Present the Second Annual Good Food Org Guide

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

by Danielle Nierenberg and Sarah Small The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of more than 70 food system ...

Do Lebanon's "Future" Media Have a Future?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.03.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's a rough ride for one of Lebanon's media firms whose employees threatened strike action this week to protest 6-8 months of back pay, no viable alternative, and no light at the end of the tunnel.

Why Your Website Needs to Pass the "First Date Test"

Mui Tsun | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Mui Tsun

When someone lands on your website for the first time, will they spend some time reading more about you, make a note to come back another time for more, or will they hit the back button and move on to the next site?

8 Ways Your Web Hosting Service Can Go Horribly Wrong

Debra Carpenter | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Debra Carpenter

This is one of the most important elements in the process of building and managing a website, because in owning a business you have to take responsibility for every aspect of it.

craigconnects.org 2.0 -- Better, Nerdier

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.23.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, many of you may know that I don't tend to change things that are working just fine. You may have noticed this from all the change that's happen...