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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 10.03.2015 | 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 09.11.2015 | 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 09.03.2015 | 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...

Now You Can Emoji-fy Any URL

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

Fun fun fun!

10 Ways to Keep Your Visitors on Your Website Longer

Mui Tsun | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Mui Tsun

The real challenge is making your visitors stay on your website long enough to find out more about what you have to offer and, even better, come back for more. So, what makes people click the back button? What can you do to make your visitors stay beyond the first few seconds?

{Insert Listening Skills Here.}

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.01.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

As owner of www.HostMamas.com, a web hosting and design firm, I have a lot of conversations surrounding the term "Consultants." But what exactly does ...

Site Stroke

Dean Opperman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Technology
Dean Opperman

I've done some imbecilic things in my life but nothing tops trying to build my own website without professional help. What I thought would be a fun weekend project made me go gray in places I didn't know I had hair.

Designing Something? Protect Your Trade Dress

Brad Reid | Posted 05.30.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Trade dress involves the overall nonfunctional appearance and design characteristics of items including such elements as shape, color, graphics, and packaging. Great trade dress can make an already good product sizzle. It is that important.

7iber's Virtual Ink Runs Again

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.05.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

7iber.com (Hiber, Arabic for ink) is running again after bowing to Jordan's licensing requirement and being blocked four times, but it hasn't veered from a mission to produce good, professional, and critical content.

This Holiday, Give Yourself the Gift of Health

Carol J. Carter | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Carter

This holiday season, some people are facing health care decisions for themselves or a loved one. And for those not facing those decisions now, inevita...

How to Prep Your Website for the 2014 Holiday Season

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

Whether you are a B2B or B2C business, the holidays are the most important times of year to make sure your website is performing as well as it can be so that you don't miss out on the estimated 72.4 billion dollars of sales that will be made this season.

How to Diagnose a Sudden Drop in Website Traffic

James Parsons | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
James Parsons

There are several possible explanations for a sudden drop in rankings, but more often than not, it is due to a Google penalty or due to poor SEO practices.

7iber, Jordan's Gutsy Media Platform

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.02.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was blocked four times, going from dot.com, to dot.org, to dot.net, to dot.me, but 7iber (Hiber, or ink in Arabic, with an emphasis on the guttural "H") plans to continue fighting for the right to publish content it deems important in Jordan.